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Travel from Catania to Bari by train in 12 hours 6 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Catania to Bari by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Catania to Bari by train is 14 hours 29 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 12 hours 6 minutes. You'll usually find 6 trains per day traveling the 431 km between these two destinations. You'll need to make 2 changes along the way as there are no direct services to Bari.

Book train tickets from Catania to Bari in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $29.10. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Catania to Bari by train

It takes an average of 14h 29m to travel from Catania to Bari by train, over a distance of around 268 miles (431 km). There are normally 6 trains per day traveling from Catania to Bari and tickets for this journey start from $29.10 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 12h 6m
PriceFrom $29.10
Distance268 miles (431 km)
Frequency6 trains per day
First train06:17
Last train22:25
Departure stationCatania
Arrival stationBari
Changes2 changes
Train and bus operatorsItabus, Flixbus, Sais_Autolinee

Catania to Bari train times

Check out the next trains departing from Catania to Bari for mardi sept. 27 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
05:17 18:05 12h 48m, 4 changes
07:41 19:47 12h 6m, 4 changes
07:41 20:14 12h 33m, 2 changes
10:18 04:54 18h 36m, 2 changes
17:36 10:43 17h 7m, 5 changes
21:25 11:11 13h 46m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Catania to Bari

The price of train tickets from Catania to Bari starts at $29.10 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Catania to Bari by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Catania to Bari

Want to know more about your journey from Catania to Bari? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Catania to Bari take?

The average journey time by train between Catania and Bari is 14 hours and 29 minutes, with around 6 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Catania and Bari by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Catania to Bari is 12 hours and 6 minutes.

How much does the train from Catania to Bari cost?

Train tickets from Catania to Bari can start from as little as $29.10 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Catania to Bari?

No, there are no direct train services from Catania to Bari. Travelling from Catania to Bari by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Catania to Bari leave?

The first train from Catania to Bari leaves at 06:17. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Catania to Bari leave?

The last train from Catania to Bari leaves at 22:25. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Catania and Bari by train?

Trains travelling from Catania to Bari cover a distance of around 268 miles (431 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Bari to Catania.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Catania to Bari for a typical week day using timetable data for 09/27/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 05/21/2022 for travel on 05/21/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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