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How to get from Bari Airport to Alberobello

Alberobello is a quaint town nestled in Italy’s Apulia region. Famous for its amazing museums and unusual white-washed stone huts in the hilltop Rione Monti district, Alberobello is a truly unique town to visit while in Italy. 

There are two different ways to get to Alberobello from Bari airport; taxi or train. Taking a Bari airport taxi is by far the easiest way to travel as the journey time is just 1 hour, but the cost is around €100. A cheaper option is to take the train from Bari airport to Alberobello as it costs around €12 one-way, but it does take an average of 3 hours to get you there. 

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €100 60min 24/7
Train €24 180min 05:26–23:38

How to get from Bari Airport to Alberobello by Taxi

Taking a taxi from Bari airport to Alberobello is the only direct transfer option. Taxis are available 24/7 and take just 1 hour to reach the town centre of Alberobello. The cost of a Bari airport taxi is around €100, based on a taximeter.

How much is a taxi to Alberobello from Bari Airport?

The cost of a taxi to Alberobello from Bari airport will be around €100. However, there are no set rates for this journey, the local drivers at the airport will use a taximeter to calculate your fare.

If you’d prefer the peace of mind that comes with a set rate fare, we recommend pre-booking your Bari airport transfer with Welcome Pickups.

Cost

€100

Trip Duration

1 Hr.

*Prices may vary unless booked in advance.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Taxis are available 24/7 at Bari Airport.

Where do I find a taxi at Bari Airport?

All taxis serving Bari airport can be found just outside of the arrivals hall in the main terminal.

Convenience

As taking a taxi from Bari airport to Alberobello is the only direct transfer option, it’s the most convenient. You can save 2 hours of your journey time by taking a taxi, and there’s no need to worry about carrying your heavy luggage through different train stations.

Editor’s Note

If your group is larger than 4 people, there will be an additional 20% added to your fare for the extra passengers.

Useful Tips

Not all Bari airport taxi drivers speak English, be sure to write down the address of your destination to avoid any miscommunication.
Bari taxis can take up to 4 passengers as standard.
Tipping isn't expected, but if you had a great experience you can add on a couple of Euros to your final fare.

How to get from Bari Airport to Alberobello by Train

Unfortunately, there’s no direct train from Bari airport to Alberobello. You will first need to take the FM2 train into Bari Centrale, then switch to an FSE train to Putignano Station. Finally, you will take another FSE train from there into Alberobello. Due to the many changes, the journey time is around 3 hours. The average cost for this journey is around €12, depending on the time of day you’re travelling. 

How much is the train to Alberobello from Bari Airport?

The cost of a one-way ticket on the FM2 train is €5. The cost of a ticket on the FSE trains will depend on the day and time you’re travelling but will be around €3-4 each. That’s a total journey cost of around €12. You can purchase your tickets online in advance or from the automatic machines at the train station.

Cost

€12

Trip Duration

3 Hrs.

*There's a waiting time of up to 30 minutes for the FM2 and FSE trains.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The trains are available from 05:26 to 23:38.

Where do I find the train at Bari Airport?

The train station at Bari airport is located around a 10-minute walk from the terminal building. From here, you will need to make two train changes (one in Bari Centrale and one in Putignano) to reach Alberobello.

Convenience

Taking the train from Alberobello to Bari airport, and vice versa can be a long and tiresome journey. You will need to make multiple changes, navigate your way through 3 train stations with your luggage, and then find another form of transport to get to your final destination in Alberobello.

Editor’s Note

If you're travelling with young children or lots of luggage, I strongly advise against taking the train. Instead, pre-book your transfer with a trusted company such as Welcome.

Useful Tips

You need to verify your train tickets before getting on the train. You can do this at the "Yellow Boxes" at the train stations.
You will need to switch from the FM2 train to an FSE train in Bari Centrale.
Platforms may change suddenly, be sure to keep an eye on the arrival and departure boards for your train’s departure.

Frequently asked questions

How to get from Bari airport to Alberobello?

When it comes to travelling to Alberobello from Bari airport, you have two options; taxi or train. Taking a Bari airport taxi is quick and easy, as it takes just 1 hour to reach Alberobello and costs around €100. On the other hand, taking the train is a much cheaper option, at €12 each way, but it does take around 3 hours to complete its journey. 

How far is Alberobello from Bari airport?

The distance from Alberobello to Bari airport is around 70 km. Taking a Bari airport taxi will take around 1 hour to reach Alberobello, while the train will take an average of 3 hours, due to the many stops. 

What’s the cost of an airport taxi from Bari to Alberobello?

The local drivers at the airport don’t offer a set rate for the journey from Bari airport to Alberobello. Instead, they will use a taximeter to calculate the cost of your journey. The average price for a taxi to Alberobello from Bari airport will be around €100, but this is subject to change. If you’d prefer a set rate fare you can rely on, we recommend pre-booking your transfer with Welcome Pickups.

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