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How to get from Bari Airport to Ostuni

Ostuni is a picturesque white-washed city, located in Italy’s Apulia region. Filled to the brim with history, Ostuni is the perfect place for any culture lover or history buff. Be sure to visit the Ostuni Cathedral, the medieval gate Porta San Demetrio, and the Civic Museum and Archaeological Park during your stay.

There are three different transfer options from Bari Airport to Ostuni; taxi, bus or train. Taking a Bari Airport taxi is the quickest transfer option, as it takes just 1 hour and 20 minutes and costs around €120. Taking the train is another fast transfer option, as it takes around 1 hour and 30 minutes to reach Ostuni and costs just €12 one-way. Your final option is to take the bus, which is the cheapest and slowest option. The journey time on the bus is 3 hours and 20 minutes, but it costs just €8.

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €120 80min 24/7
Bus €16 200min 05:40–19:00
Train €24 90min 05:26–23:02

How to get from Bari Airport to Ostuni by Taxi

After your long flight, if you’re looking for a fast and relaxing way to get from Bari airport to Ostuni, taking a taxi is the one. The journey time in a Bari airport taxi is just 1 hour 20 minutes and the cost is around €120.

Cost of a taxi from Bari Airport to Ostuni

The local taxi drivers at the airport don’t offer set rate fares for their long-distance journeys. Instead, they will use a taximeter to calculate your fare. The average cost of a taxi from Bari airport to Ostuni will be around €120, but this could change depending on the number of passengers and traffic levels.

If you’d prefer a set rate fare you can rely on, we recommend booking your Bari airport taxi with Welcome Pickups in advance.

Cost

€120

Trip Duration

1 Hr 20 Min.

*Prices may vary unless booked in advance.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

You can take a taxi 24/7 from Bari Airport.

Where do I find a taxi at Bari Airport?

The official taxi stand is located just outside of the arrivals hall doors at Bari airport.

Convenience

Bari airport taxis are not only the most convenient way to travel, but they are also the safest. You won’t have to worry about leaving your luggage unattended on public transport or navigating through different bus and train stations. Instead, you can make your way directly to the door of your hotel in a private vehicle.

Editor’s Note

If you land after 23:00, there won't be an. alternate mode of transportation. If this is the case, we recommend booking your taxi transfer in advance.

Useful Tips

Ensure your driver restarts the taximeter before you begin your journey.
Standard Bari Airport taxis can take up to 4 passengers.
You can tip your driver by rounding up to the nearest Euro.

How to get from Bari Airport to Ostuni by Bus

There are no buses that run from Bari Airport to Ostuni. You will first need to take bus line 16 into the city centre of Bari, then switch to an FDE bus from there to Ostuni, but note that this leg of the journey also has changes. As this journey has multiple changes, the total trip time is estimated to be around 3 hours 20 minutes and the total cost is about €8.

How much is the bus from Bari Airport to Ostuni?

The cost of a one-way ticket on bus line 16 is €1. Then, the cost of a ticket for the FDE bus to Ostuni is €7. That’s a total journey cost for the bus from Bari airport to Ostuni of €8.

Cost

€8

Trip Duration

3 Hrs 20 Min.

*There's a waiting time of 60 minutes for bus line 16, and 2 hours for the FDE bus.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The bus line 6 runs from 05:40 to 22:20 and the FDE buses run from 05:45 to 19:00.

Where do I find the bus at Bari Airport?

There’s no direct bus from Ostuni to Bari airport or visa versa. You will first have to take the bus line 16 into the city centre of Bari, then switch to an FDE bus from there to Ostuni. However, it’s worth noting that all buses from Bari centre to Osttuni also have at least one change.

Convenience

Taking the bus from Bari airport to Ostuni is the slowest and least convenient transfer option. You will have to make multiple changes, which adds a lot of time and stress to your journey, especially if you’re travelling with large luggage items.

Timetables

Editor’s Note

If you're looking for a cheap transfer option from Bari airport to Ostuni, I strongly suggest taking the train over the bus, as it's much quicker.

Useful Tips

You can purchase your bus tickets online in advance.
The FDE buses from Bari to Ostuni could have up to 2 changes along the way, be sure to check this before travelling.
There's very little storage space on the bus, be sure to travel light.

How to get from Bari Airpot to Ostuni by Train

If you’re looking to make the journey from Bari Airport to Ostuni by train, you will first need to take the FM2 train into Bari Centrale, then switch to a Trenitalia train from there to Ostuni. The total journey time is around 1 hour 30 minutes, and the cost is just €12, making it a very affordable transfer option. 

How much is the train from Bari Airport to Ostuni?

The cost of a ticket on the FM2 train is €5, then the cost of a one-way journey on the Trenitalia train is around €8. That makes the journey from Bari airport to Ostuni cost a total of €12.

Cost

€12

Trip Duration

1 Hr 30 Min.

*There's a waiting time of 30 minutes for the trains.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The FM2 train runs from 05:26 to 23:38 and the Trenitalia trains run from 05:02 to 23:02.

Where do I find the train at Bari Airport?

The train station at Bari Airport is located a 10-minute walk from the main terminal building. The way is clearly signposted from the arrivals hall.

Convenience

Although the train is the most convenient public transfer option, it’s not the overall best way to travel. You will need to walk at least 10 minutes with any heavy luggage to reach the train at Bari airport, then you will need to navigate your way through Bari Centrale station, which can be stressful during peak travel times.

Timetables

Editor’s Note

Booking your train tickets in advance will save you from queueing in the train station, and it will also ensure you get a seat during peak travel times.

Useful Tips

Be sure to validate your train tickets before getting on the train.
There's some luggage storage at the end of each train cabin.
You can purchase your train tickets online to save time at the train stations.

Frequently asked questions

How far is Ostuni from Bari airport?

The distance from Ostuni to Bari Airport is around 99 km. Taking a Bari Airport taxi will take 1 hour and 20 minutes to get to Ostuni, the train will take approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes, and the bus will take much longer, at 3 hours and 20 minutes.

How do I get from Bari airport to Ostuni?

There are three different ways to get from Bari Airport to Ostuni; taxi, bus or train. Taking a Bari Airport taxi is the only direct option, so it takes just 1 hour and 20 minutes to reach Ostuni and costs around €120. The train is also fairly quick, with a journey time of 1 hour and 30 minutes and a cost of €12. The bus is the cheapest option at €8 a ticket, but it takes at least 3 hours and 20 minutes to reach Ostuni.

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