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There are 7 intercity buses per day from Catania to Bari. Traveling by bus from Catania to Bari usually takes around 10 hours and 36 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 8 hours and 55 minutes.
|Distance||267 mi (430 km)|
|Shortest duration||8h 55m|
|Trips per day||5|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus|
How much is a bus ticket from Catania to Bari?
$62.16 is the average price of a bus ticket from Catania to Bari. Any tickets cheaper than $62.16 can be considered a great deal. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.
Monthly average prices
The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in October. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $45 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Catania to Bari in April, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $77 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.
What bus companies travel from Catania to Bari?
There are 3 bus lines from Catania to Bari available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 5 daily trips, FlixBus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Sais Autolinee||2||9h 28m||$83.70|
First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 5 trips from Catania to Bari, and usually makes the trip in about 10 hours and 55 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.
Itabus is an Italian bus company servicing the whole peninsula, including major tourist hotspots like Rome, Trieste, and Catania. The company has both single and double-decker buses with clean, comfortable seats, complimentary WiFi, power outlets, restrooms, and air conditioning. Upgrade to a premium ticket for even larger seats and extendable armchairs.
Book Sais Autolinee from Catania to Bari from $78. There are 2 Sais Autolinee schedules from Catania to Bari and you can expect on average to pay for a Sais Autolinee ticket to Bari. In Catania, Sais Autolinee departs to Bari from Catania CBS and no other station. In Bari, Sais Autolinee arrives at Via Giuseppe Capruzzi 166 and 1 other station.
An average trip on Sais Autolinee from Catania to Bari takes 9 hours and 28 minutes , while the fastest available Sais Autolinee trip will get you to Bari in 8 hours and 55 minutes .
On weekends, Sais Autolinee offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Bari.
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The bus takes an average of 10 hours and 36 minutes to cover the 430 kilometers from Catania to Bari. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours and 55 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
"Because many passengers travel from Catania to Bari at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go."
The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Catania to Bari, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
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Located in the Italian region of Puglia, Bari is a large port city on the Adriatic coast. Although often overlooked in favor of the more popular Lecce, Bari has much to offer visitors. Bari is home to a large university, meaning its student population injects youthfulness into the city to contrast with its historical appeal.
To explore the city's extensive history, visit the Basilica di San Nicola. This Norman church was one of the first of its kind to be built in southern Italy, and it takes its name from St Nicholas, better known as Father Christmas, whose remains are buried there. Next, take a walk through Bari Vecchia to experience the old town, situated on the peninsula above the old harbor. The charming cobbled streets and twisting alleys offer a relaxing place to meander through historic buildings and meet some of Bari's friendly locals.
The region is also famous for its Cucina Povera, or "food of the poor," a local cuisine that emphasizes delicious but straightforward foods using only local and seasonal ingredients. You can sample these traditional foods in the city's many restaurants and street food vendors.
Bari has its own airport, and metro services connect the airport to the central train station. In addition, numerous bus companies run services to Bari, and frequent trains connect the town to other Italian destinations.
Where does the bus leave from in Catania?
Main departure station: Via D'Amico 195
Buses to Bari leave from 3 stations in Catania.
All bus stations in Catania:
Via D'Amico 195
Where does the bus arrive in Bari?
Main arrival station: Via Giuseppe Capruzzi 178
Bari Centrale transit center is the main train and bus station in Bari with impressive architecture is from its founding in 1864. The station has 16 platforms for trains heading across Italy, including Milan, Bologna, Rome, Venice, and plenty of cities along the way. bus services also use the station as a bus stop. The transit center has a spacious waiting area, bar and cafe, snack kiosk, supermarket, vending machines, and ticket offices.
Bus stations in Bari:
Via Giuseppe Capruzzi 178
Via Giuseppe Capruzzi 166
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