There are 6 ways to get from Rome to Bari by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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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Train  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Bari Centrale Fa

$55 - $85

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Bus  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Roma to Bari Marozzi / ...

$24 - $55

4 alternative options

Rideshare  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Rome to Bari 315.6 miles

$26 - $29

Drive  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Bari 314 miles

$75 - $110

Fly to Bari  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Bari (BRI) FCO - BRI

$35 - $108

Fly to Brindisi, train  •  4 h 52 min

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

$51 - $175

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Bari is to rideshare which costs 22€ - 25€ and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Bari is to fly which costs 29€ - 95€ and takes 3 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Roma and arriving at Bari. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Bari Centrale. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 59 min.

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The distance between Rome and Bari is 373 km. The road distance is 502.4 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Bari without a car is to train which takes 3 h 59 min and costs 45€ - 70€.

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The train from Roma Termini to Bari Centrale takes 3 h 59 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Rome to Bari bus services, operated by Marozzi VT, depart from Roma station.

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Rome to Bari train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Bari is to train which takes 3 h 59 min and costs 45€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 45€ and takes 6 h 21 min, you could also fly, which costs 29€ - 95€ and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Bari Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Rome to Bari bus services, operated by Marozzi VT, arrive at Bari station.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Bari.
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  • Distance: 233.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 59 min

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Rome to Bari 5 times a day. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 3 h 59 min. Alternatively, Marozzi VT operates a bus from Rome to Bari every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 21 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Flights from Rome to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Flights from Rome to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $170
Train operators
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 Roma Termini to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Brindisi to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Roma to Bari
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome to Bari
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to Bari - L.Go Sorrentino Dietro Staz. Fs
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rome to Bari
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $29
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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