Transportation from Bari Airport


Bari Airport is served by train, public buses and regional buses to destinations outside Bari.

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The FM2 and FR2 rail lines offer the fastest and most comfortable transport. They terminate in the city centre at Bari Centrale main station. The station is about 250 metres from the terminal and the way to it is via a signposted underpass.

  • Price - 5,20 eur one-way (valid only for the train, not for public transport buses in Bari)
  • Travel time - 21 minutes
  • Frequency - 13-50 minutes
  • First train to the airport - 4:55am (Monday-Saturday), 5:10am (Sundays and public holidays)
  • Last train from the airport - 23:33 (Monday-Saturday); 23:24 (Sunday and public holidays)
  • Tip for a hotel near the station: Hotel Adria ***

Ticket price is 5,20 eur and tickets can be purchased at the kiosk or ticket machine outside the station entrance. You can pay with cash or card. Please note that the airport is served by the regional company Ferrotramviaria and so tickets cannot be bought via the Italian railways Trenitalia website.

For information about Bari's public railways and timetables, visit

Public bus to Bari

The cheapest transport to central Bari is the suburban bus line 16 of the transport company AMTAB (timetables and information:, which runs every 30 to 60 minutes between Bari airport and the train station.

Compared to the train, the bus also has the advantage of going to the historic centre.

Tickets can be bought at the RELAY newsagent on the 1st floor at the airport, in town at any tobacconist, or via the MUVT app (available on Google Play or the App Store).

  • Price - 1 eur / 1 ride; 1,20 eur / transfer for 90 minutes
  • Ride time - 45 minutes
  • Frequency - 20-35 minutes
  • First bus to airport - 5:20am (Monday-Saturday), 5:40am (Sunday and holidays)
  • Last bus from airport - 22:10 (Monday-Saturday); 22:00 (Sunday and public holidays)
  • Tip for hotel at the "Garibaldi-Visconti" stop: Executive Business Hotel ***

For detailed information about public transport in the city, please refer to our guide to Bari.

The comfortable Terravision buses to Bari

The last alternative are the large, more comfortable Terravision buses in collaboration with Tempesta (some of the coaches can be described just as "Tempesta").

  • Price - 4 eur (return is not discounted)
  • Buy your ticket online at
  • Travel time - 30 minutes
  • Frequency - 50-60 minutes
  • First bus to the airport - 5:10 (every day)
  • Last bus from airport - 0:10 (every day)

The advantage is the later departures from the airport and the convenient non-stop journey to Bari Centrale Station.

Bus to Gargano

There are also direct buses from Bari Airport to the Gargano area, popular for its beautiful coastline and lovely pithy resorts. Timetables and details can be found at

Car rental

If Bari airport serves as a starting point for trips around the Apulian countryside, car hire is the best option. Many large international and smaller local car rental companies are based right at the airport.

Prices from smaller rental companies start at 120 eur for 4 days, but more reputable rental companies currently offer prices from 200 eur.

You can compare the prices of all car rental companies in Bari, for example, on, where you can also book a car directly.

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Taxis are the only form of transport available at night.

The price to the centre of Bari is fixed and is based on 23 eur.

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