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There are 9 ways to get from La Spezia to Bari by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Roma Tiburtina Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Bari Centrale Fa

61€ - 174€

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Bus via Pisa  •  15h 50m

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia, La Spezia to Pisa, Pisa 508 / ...
  2. Take the bus from PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio to Bari - L.Go Sorrentino Dietro Staz. Fs Baltour

37€ - 53€

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Bus  •  11h 8m

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia to Bari

60€ - 90€

Drive  •  7h 59m

  1. Drive from La Spezia to Bari 881.8 km

110€ - 170€

Train to Pisa, fly to Bari  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Bari (BRI) PSA - BRI

76€ - 369€

Train to Genoa, fly to Bari  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova Brignole
  2. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Bari (BRI) GOA - BRI

77€ - 291€

Train to Pisa, fly to Brindisi, train  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Brindisi (BDS) PSA - BDS
  3. Take the train from Brindisi to Bari Centrale

41€ - 345€

Train, train to Milan Linate, fly to Bari  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova P.Za Principe
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
  3. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Bari (BRI) LIN - BRI

54€ - 479€

Train, train to Bologna, fly to Bari  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  4. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Bari (BRI) BLQ - BRI

51€ - 390€

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The cheapest way to get from La Spezia to Bari is to bus via Pisa which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 15h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from La Spezia to Bari is to train and fly which costs 75€ - 370€ and takes 5h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from La Spezia and arriving at Bari. Services depart twice a week, and operate Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 11h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from La Spezia to Bari. However, there are services departing from La Spezia Centrale and arriving at Bari Centrale via Roma Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 27m.

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The distance between La Spezia and Bari is 665 km. The road distance is 881.8 km.

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The best way to get from La Spezia to Bari without a car is to train which takes 8h 27m and costs 60€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 8h 27m to get from La Spezia to Bari, including transfers.

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La Spezia to Bari bus services, operated by Autolinee Chiruzzi S.R.L., depart from La Spezia station.

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La Spezia to Bari train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from La Spezia Centrale station.

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The best way to get from La Spezia to Bari is to train which takes 8h 27m and costs 60€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 11h 8m.

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  • Distance: 664.7 km
  • Duration: 8h 27m

What companies run services between La Spezia, Italy and Bari, Italy?

You can take a train from La Spezia to Bari via Roma Tiburtina in around 8h 27m. Alternatively, Autolinee Chiruzzi S.R.L. operates a bus from La Spezia to Bari twice a week. Tickets cost 60€ - 90€ and the journey takes 11h 8m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Pisa to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 320€
Flights from Genoa to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
Flights from Pisa to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 140€
Flights from Milan Linate to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 370€
Flights from Milan Linate to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 370€
Flights from Bologna to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 270€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 150€
Flights from Genoa to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 190€
Flights from Pisa to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 130€
Flights from Bologna to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
24€ - 120€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 75€
Base Premium
65€ - 95€
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 80€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 40€
Base Standard
45€ - 65€
Base Premium
50€ - 80€
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
9€ - 14€
Base Standard
23€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
10€ - 14€
Base Standard
24€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
Train from Brindisi to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 17€
Base Standard
27€ - 40€
Base Premium
30€ - 50€
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
10€ - 15€
Base Standard
24€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 19€
Base Standard
29€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
11€ - 15€
Base Standard
25€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 13€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
11€ - 13€
Train from Brindisi to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 16€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
14€ - 16€
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 13€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
11€ - 13€
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
17€ - 20€
Train from Pisa Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
Train from Brindisi to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
7€ - 10€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
Thello
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
14€ - 20€
Smart Low Cost
12€ - 17€
Smart Flex
26€ - 40€
Bus operators
Autolinee Chiruzzi S.R.L.
Phone
+39 0835 522250
Email
biglietteria@chiruzzi.it
Website
chiruzzi.it
Bus from La Spezia to Bari
Ave. Duration
11h 8m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Schedules at
chiruzzi.it
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 La Spezia, La Spezia to Pisa, Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio to Bari - L.Go Sorrentino Dietro Staz. Fs
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Baltour

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The quickest flight from Pisa Airport to Bari Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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La Spezia to Bari bus services, operated by Autolinee Chiruzzi S.R.L., arrive at Bari station.

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La Spezia to Bari train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Bari Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between La Spezia to Bari is 882 km. It takes approximately 7h 59m to drive from La Spezia to Bari.

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Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Pisa Airport to Bari Airport.

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