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There are 4 ways to get from Istanbul to Bari by plane, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  3h 21m

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Bari (BRI) IST - BRI

113€ - 286€

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  25h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Struga
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Struga to Bari

44€ - 53€

2 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  33h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Gostivar
  2. Take the bus from Gostivar, Gostivar bus station to Drač, Durres
  3. Take the car ferry from Durrës to Bari

84€ - 193€

Drive, car ferry  •  28h 32m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Brindisi
  3. Drive from Brindisi to Bari

180€ - 290€

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No, entry into Italy from Turkey is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bari is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bari is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bari is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Turkey from Italy.

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Last updated: 11 Apr 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Bari is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 380 ₺ - 470 ₺ and takes 25h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Bari is to fly which costs 950 ₺ - 2.500 ₺ and takes 3h 21m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Bari is 1012 km.

The best way to get from Istanbul to Bari without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 25h 55m and costs 380 ₺ - 470 ₺.

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It takes approximately 3h 21m to get from Istanbul to Bari, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Bari Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Bari is 1h behind Istanbul. It is currently 7:11 AM in Istanbul and 6:11 AM in Bari.

Turkish Airlines offers flights from Istanbul Airport to Bari Airport.

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There are 462+ hotels available in Bari. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Airport is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs 150 ₺ - 190 ₺.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Bari.
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  • Distance: 1012 km
  • Duration: 3h 21m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Bari, Italy?

Turkish Airlines flies from Istanbul to Bari 5 times a week.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Bari
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 260€
Bus operators
Durmo Tours
Phone
+389 42 217 370
Email
durmotours@yahoo.com
Website
durmotours.com.mk
Bus and ferry from Struga to Bari
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
15€ - 23€
Schedules at
durmotours.eu
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Istanbul to Gostivar
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Schedules at
ms.mk
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Gostivar, Gostivar bus station to Drač, Durres
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Ventouris Ferries
Adria Ferries
Phone
071 50211621
Email
booking@adriaferries.com
Website
adriaferries.com
Car ferry from Durrës to Bari
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 110€
Website
Adria Ferries
Deck
60€ - 70€
Car
95€ - 105€
Inside cabin 2 beds
90€ - 100€
Inner cabin 2 beds
95€ - 110€
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Patras to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 80€
Website
Grimaldi Lines

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