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There are 9 ways to get from Palermo to Bari by plane, train, bus, car ferry, bus and ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Palermo to Bari  •  3h 46m

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Bari (BRI) PMO - BRI

$44 - $202

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Fly Palermo to Brindisi, train  •  7h 25m

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Brindisi (BDS) PMO - BDS
  2. Take the train from Brindisi to Bari Centrale

$62 - $627

Bus to Trapani, fly to Brindisi, train  •  9h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Palermo - v.le Lazio to Trapani Birgi Airport
  2. Fly from Trapani (TPS) to Brindisi (BDS) TPS - BDS
  3. Take the train from Brindisi to Bari Centrale

$166 - $572

Fly Palermo to Naples, train  •  8h 8m

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Naples (NAP) PMO - NAP
  2. Take the train from Caserta to Bari Centrale

$77 - $225

Train, car ferry, bus  •  11h 29m

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Messina Centrale Rv / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Paola Reg / ...
  4. Take the train from Castiglione Cosentino to Sibari Reg
  5. Take the bus from Sibari to Bari

$49 - $142

Bus and ferry, bus  •  12h 26m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Palermo to Cosenza
  2. Take the bus from Cosenza to Bari

$78 - $114

Train, bus  •  13h 22m

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Salerno Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Salerno to Bari via Capruzzi 53801

$92 - $110

Bus  •  16h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli to Salerno - Via Vinciprova
  2. Take the bus from Salerno to Bari SITAsud

$134 - $188

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 55m

  1. Drive from Palermo to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Drive from Villa San Giovanni to Bari

$97 - $191

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Palermo to Bari is to train and car ferry and bus which costs 40€ - 130€ and takes 11h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Palermo to Bari is to fly which costs 35€ - 180€ and takes 3h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Palermo to Bari. However, there are services departing from Palermo and arriving at Bari via Cosenza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 26m.

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The distance between Palermo and Bari is 448 km.

The best way to get from Palermo to Bari without a car is to train and car ferry and bus which takes 11h 29m and costs 40€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 3h 46m to get from Palermo to Bari, including transfers.

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Palermo to Bari bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from Palermo station.

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The best way to get from Palermo to Bari is to fly which takes 3h 46m and costs 35€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 110€ - 170€ and takes 16h 44m.

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The quickest flight from Palermo Airport to Bari Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Palermo to Bari bus services, operated by Saj, arrive at Bari station.

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Map of how to get from Palermo to Bari.
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  • Distance: 279.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 46m

What companies run services between Palermo, Italy and Bari, Italy?

Volotea flies from Palermo to Bari twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Palermo to Bari via Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna, Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli, Salerno - Via Vinciprova, and Salerno in around 16h 44m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Palermo to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Palermo to Brindisi via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Trapani to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Trapani to Brindisi via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Trapani to Brindisi via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Trapani to Brindisi via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Trapani to Brindisi via Milan Malpensa, Rome
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Palermo to Brindisi via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Palermo to Brindisi via Verona
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Palermo to Brindisi via Pisa
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Palermo to Brindisi via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Palermo to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Trapani to Brindisi via Pisa
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Trapani to Brindisi via Bologna
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Palermo to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Flights from Palermo to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Palermo to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Train operators
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 Brindisi to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $19
Train from Palermo Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$31 - $37
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Paola
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$22 - $26
Train from Castiglione Cosentino to Sibari
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $11
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Caserta to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Palermo Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Palermo - v.le Lazio to Trapani Birgi Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Palermo to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Busitalia Simet S.p.A.
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Cosenza to Bari
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
saj.it
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli to Salerno - Via Vinciprova
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Salerno to Bari
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Website
Marozzi VT
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45
Bluferries
Phone
340 98 48 540
Website
bluferries.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it

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Volotea offers flights from Palermo Airport to Bari Airport.

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There are 914+ hotels available in Bari. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Palermo to Palermo Airport is to train which takes 46m and costs 2€ - 6€.

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