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How to get from Bari Airport to the City Centre

Bari is a beautiful historic city located on the coast of Italy’s Puglia region. Be sure to explore the winding streets of its Old Town to see the impressive 13th-century Basilica di San Nicola, the wonderful 19th-century architecture and the many boutique restaurants and shops. 

When it comes to travelling from Bari airport to the city centre, you have three options; taxi, bus or train. Taking a Bari airport taxi is the quickest and most convenient option as it takes just 25 minutes and costs a set fare of €23. Taking the bus is the cheapest option as it costs just €4 per traveller and takes 30 minutes to reach the Bari centre. The final option is the train, which also takes 30 minutes, but costs €5 one-way. 

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €23 25min 24/7
Bus €8 30min 19:30–00:10
Train €10 30min 05:56–23:38

How to get from Bari airport to the City Centre by Taxi

The quickest and most comfortable way to get from Bari airport to the city centre or your hotel is to take a Bari airport taxi, especially if you have large luggage or small children travelling with you. The journey time is just 25 minutes and the local drivers offer a flat fare of €23, no matter the time of day.

Cost of a taxi from Bari Airport to Bari Centre

The local drivers offer a set fare for the journey from Bari airport to Bari Centre. You can pay your driver in the local currency, Euros. However, be sure to bring change as the Bari taxi drivers may not be able to break large notes.

Cost

€23

Trip Duration

25 Min.

*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?

Taxis are readily available outside of the arrivals hall at Bari airport. You can collect a taxi 24/7 from the airport.

Convenience

As taking a taxi from Bari airport to the city is the only door-to-door transfer option, it’s the most convenient. If you’re travelling with large luggage items or small children, waiting for public transport or transferring from train and bus stations to your hotel can be difficult and stressful, but taking a private taxi eliminates this hassle.

Editor’s Note

If you're landing after midnight, taking a taxi is your only transfer option as the train and bus stop running.

Useful Tips

All official taxis are white in colour with a 'TAXI' sign on the roof.
Taxis in Bari don't accept card payments.
Standard taxis can take up to 4 passengers for the set rate fare.

How to get from Bari Airport to the City Centre by Bus

There’s a direct TerraVision bus from Bari airport to the city that runs from 07:30 to 00:10 daily. The total travel time is just 30 minutes and the cost of a one-way ticket is €4, making it the cheapest transfer option available.

How much is the bus from Bari airport to the City?

The cost of a one-way ticket from Bari airport to the city centre is just €4. You can purchase your tickets at the airport or online in advance.

Cost

€4

Trip Duration

30 Min.

*There's a waiting time of 60 minutes for the bus.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The bus from Bari airport to Bari centre runs from 07:30 to 00:10.

Where do I find the bus at Bari Airport?

The TerraVision buses run from just outside the arrivals area at Bari airport.  Simply follow the signs for ‘Ground Transportation’.

Convenience

Taking the bus from Bari airport to Bari is a convenient option if you’re travelling with little luggage or solo. However, once you arrive in Bari city centre, you will need to find alternate transport to your hotel, which adds time and cost to your journey.

Editor’s Note

If you're travelling in a large group and are looking for a quick way to get from Bari airport to Bari Centre, I recommend splitting the cost of a taxi instead of taking the bus.

Useful Tips

There's very limited storage space on the bus for large luggage items.
Try to arrive at the stop at least 10 minutes before your bus departs.
You can purchase your bus tickets online in advance to save time at the airport.

How to get from Bari airport to the City Centre by Train

The FM2 Line train runs from Bari airport to the city every day from 05:26 to 23:38. The cost of a one-way ticket is €5, making it a good transfer option for budget-conscious travellers. However, the journey time is 30 minutes, which includes a 10-minute walk, so it’s not the most convenient transfer.

How much is the train from Bari Airport to Bari?

The cost of a one-way ticket on the FM2 Line train is €5. You can purchase your tickets from the automatic machines in the airport or online in advance.

Cost

€5

Trip Duration

30 Min.

*There's a waiting time of up to 10 minutes for the train.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The FM2 train runs from 05:26 to 23:38.

Where do I find the train at Bari Airport?

The train station isn’t located in the airport terminal, you will need to walk around 10 minutes to get there. Follow signs from the terminal and walk through the tunnels ahead, this will lead you to the train station.

Convenience

Although a cheap transfer option, taking the FM2 train from Bari to the city centre is the least convenient. You will have to walk at least 10 minutes with any heavy luggage to get to the train station, and then once you’re in the city centre, you will need to take a taxi to your hotel.

Editor’s Note

If you're looking for a budget transfer option, taking the bus is much more convenient than the train and costs €1 less.

Useful Tips

Be sure to get your ticket validated at the ‘Yellow Box’ before getting on the train.
You can also purchase your train tickets online in advance.
The train station isn't located at the airport, it's a 10-minute walk away, however, it is well signposted from the terminal.

Frequently asked questions

What’s the cost of a taxi from Bari airport to the city centre?

The local taxis have a set price for the journey from Bari airport to the city centre of €23. This can be paid to the driver in Euros only, as most local drivers can’t accept card payments. 

How do I get from Bari airport to the city centre?

There are three ways to get from Bari airport to Bari centre; taxi bus or train. Taking a Bari airport taxi is the quickest option at just 25 minutes journey time, however, it does cost €23. Taking the bus or train will take 30 minutes to reach Bari, and they cost €4 and €5 respectively. 

How far is Bari airport from the city centre?

The distance from Bari airport to the city is 12 km. That means a Bari airport taxi will take 25 minutes to reach the centre, and a train or bus will take approximately 30 minutes. 

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