There are 7 ways to get from Palermo to Bari by plane, bus and ferry, bus, train, car ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  3 h 13 min

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

$109 - $287

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Palermo to Bivio Cantinella
  2. Take the bus from Cantinella to Bari

$35 - $50

5 alternative options

Train, car ferry, bus  •  11 h 42 min

  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

$50 - $142

Bus and ferry, bus  •  12 h 30 min

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

$79 - $115

Train, bus  •  13 h 22 min

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

$94 - $112

Train, ferry  •  13 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Messina Centrale Rv / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa S.Giovanni Trg
  3. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Paola Reg / ...
  4. Take the train from Paola to Sibari Reg
  5. Take the train from Sibari to Taranto Ic
  6. Take the train from Taranto to Bari Centrale Reg / ...

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 55 min

  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 bus which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 11 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palermo to Bari is to fly which costs 90€ - 250€ and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The distance between Palermo and Bari is 448 km.

It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from Palermo to Bari, including transfers.

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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 Cantinella. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 20 min.

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

Volotea and Alitalia fly from Palermo to Bari 3 times a day.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Palermo to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Palermo to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Palermo Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Paola
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$22 - $26
Train from Castiglione Cosentino to Sibari
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $11
Train from Paola to Sibari
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Taranto to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $18
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Palermo Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Sibari to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Ias Auto Linee
Phone
0983 565635
Email
ias@iasautolinee.it
Website
iasautolinee.com
Bus and ferry from Palermo to Bivio Cantinella
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
iasautolinee.com
Busitalia Simet S.p.A.
Phone
+39.0983.520315
Email
info@fsbusitaliafast.it
Website
fsbusitaliafast.it
Bus from Cantinella to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
simetspa.it
Bus from Sibari to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
simetspa.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Palermo to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Cosenza to Bari Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
saj.it
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
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$29 - $45
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
orario.trenitalia.com

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