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

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Fly  •  4h 31m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Bari (BRI) VIE - BRI

€34 - €156

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Train  •  15h 32m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre Rj
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bari Centrale Fb

€161 - €300

Bus  •  21h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Hbf to Rome, Largo Mazzoni RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Bari N573 / ...

€55 - €73

Bus, car ferry  •  26h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Dubrovnik
  2. Take the car ferry from Dubrovnik to Bari 54

€63 - €86

Night train, train  •  16h 48m

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Ancona Nj
  2. Take the train from Ancona to Bari Centrale Fb / ...

€104 - €199

Drive  •  12h 45m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Bari 1407.6 km

€170 - €260

Vienna to Bari by train

The train journey time between Vienna and Bari is around 20h 36m and covers a distance of around 1400 km. The fastest train normally takes 15h 57m. Operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB) and Trenitalia Frecce, the Vienna to Bari train service departs from Wien Hbf and arrives in Bari Centrale. Typically 13 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
20h 36m
Fastest train time:
15h 57m
Trains per week:
13
Cheapest price:
€161
Carbon emissions:
73 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:25
Last train departs at:
12:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vienna to Bari train schedules

Austria → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Austria

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Austria

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Austria
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and United States
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This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom
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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from Austria

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Austria.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bari is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bari is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bari is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Austria from Italy.

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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Bari is to bus which costs €55 - €75 and takes 21h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Bari is to fly which costs €30 - €160 and takes 4h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Bari. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Hbf and arriving at Bari via Rome Tiburtina Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Bari. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Bari Centrale via Venezia Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 32m.

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The distance between Vienna and Bari is 789 km. The road distance is 1407.6 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Bari without a car is to train which takes 15h 32m and costs €160 - €300.

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It takes approximately 4h 31m to get from Vienna to Bari, including transfers.

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Vienna to Bari bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Vienna, Hbf station.

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Vienna to Bari train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Bari is to fly which takes 4h 31m and costs €30 - €160. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €160 - €300 and takes 15h 32m, you could also bus, which costs €55 - €75 and takes 21h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Bari.
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  • Distance: 789 km
  • Duration: 4h 31m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Bari, Italy?

Ryanair, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Vienna to Bari twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Bari via Venezia Mestre in around 15h 32m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€18 - €110
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €440
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€17 - €110
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Bari via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €1900
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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 Venezia Mestre to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €160
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€55 - €75
Base Standard
€90 - €130
Base Premium
€110 - €160
Train from Ancona to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €100
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€30 - €45
Base Standard
€55 - €80
Base Premium
€70 - €100
Nightjet
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 Ancona to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Hbf to Rome, Largo Mazzoni
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
RegioJet
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 Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Bari
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Wien to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Bari Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Vienna to Bari bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bari station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Bari is 1408 km. It takes approximately 12h 45m to drive from Vienna to Bari.

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Ryanair, Austrian Airlines, Wizz Air and two other airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Bari Airport.

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There are 172+ hotels available in Bari. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to line 9011 train which takes 16 min and costs €12.

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