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There are 6 ways to get from Taormina to Bari by train, plane, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry, night bus 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

Train, fly  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Taormina to Catania Centrale
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Bari (BRI) CTA - BRI

$56 - $339

Cheapest option

Train, car ferry, bus  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Taormina to Messina Centrale Ic / ...
  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

$44 - $125

4 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Taormina to Sibari 582
  2. Take the bus from Sibari to Bari

$46 - $72

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Taormina to Messina Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Messina to Cosenza
  3. Take the bus from Cosenza to Bari Station

$100 - $137

Train, night bus  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Taormina to Lamezia Terme Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Bari Centrale Bus

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 7 min

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

$70 - $151

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Taormina to Bari is to bus which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 8 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Taormina to Bari is to train and fly which costs 45€ - 300€ and takes 4 h 24 min.

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The distance between Taormina and Bari is 387 km.

The best way to get from Taormina to Bari without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 12 min and costs 40€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Taormina to Bari, including transfers.

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

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Volotea, Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Catania Airport to Bari Airport.

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There are 841+ hotels available in Bari. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Taormina to Bari.
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  • Distance: 241.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

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

You can take a bus from Taormina to Bari via Taormina and Sibari in around 8 h 12 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Catania to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $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 Taormina to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Paola
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 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
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 Taormina to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Taormina to Lamezia Terme Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
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 Taormina to Sibari
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Busitalia Simet S.p.A.
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Messina to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $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
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
Night bus from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
$28 - $45
Bluferries
Phone
340 98 48 540
Website
bluferries.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it

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