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About the train journey from Bari to Rome

The average train time from Bari to Rome is 6h 5m, although it takes just 3h 54m on the fastest high-speed Frecciargento services. There are around 7 trains per day running from Bari to Rome, the first train leaves Bari Centrale station at 06:09 and the last train leaves at 22:09.

  • All trains depart from Bari Centrale station.
  • All trains arrive into Roma Termini or Tiburtina stations.

Trenitalia's high-speed Frecciargento trains are modern, comfortable and offer a relaxing experience all round, so let them whisk you from Bari to Rome in style. Once you arrive into the Italian capital, don't miss the Colosseum, the Basilica or the Trevi Fountain. 

Want to learn more about travelling from Bari to Rome? Start your search for tickets in our Journey Planner at the top of the page or keep reading for train times, FAQs about the journey and tips on how to find cheap train tickets from Bari to Rome.

Bari to Rome by train

It takes an average of 5h 3m to travel from Bari to Rome by train, over a distance of around 233 miles (374 km). There are normally 9 trains per day travelling from Bari to Rome and tickets for this journey start from €9.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 53m
PriceFrom €9.90
Distance233 miles (374 km)
Frequency9 trains per day
First train06:10
Last train22:10
Departure stationBari
Arrival stationRome
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsMarino, Itabus, Trenitalia, Flixbus, Italo

Bari to Rome train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bari to Rome for Friday 2nd December 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:10 Bari Centrale10:03 Roma Terminifrecciargento 8348 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 53m, direct
07:46 Bari Centrale11:55 Roma Terminifrecciargento 8302 Trenitalia Get tickets4h 9m, direct
08:46 Bari Centrale12:55 Roma Terminifrecciargento 8306 Trenitalia Get tickets4h 9m, direct
12:46 Bari Centrale16:55 Roma Terminifrecciargento 8314 Trenitalia Get tickets4h 9m, direct
14:55 Bari Centrale18:55 Roma Terminifrecciarossa 9560 Trenitalia Get tickets4h 0m, direct
16:05 Bari Centrale22:20 Roma TerminiIC 704 Trenitalia Get tickets6h 15m, direct
16:30 Bari Centrale22:20 Roma Terminifrecciarossa 8830 Trenitalia Get tickets5h 50m, 1 change

Frecciarossa, Italo, Trenitalia and Frecciargento trains from Bari to Rome

You can travel from Bari to Rome on Frecciarossa, Italo, Trenitalia and Frecciargento trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Frecciarossa trains are Trenitalia's flagship high-speed trains, capable of reaching speeds of up to 186 mph (300 km/h). The "red arrow" trains are distinguished by their comfort, their ultra-modern design and their reduced impact on the environment. All Frecciarossa trains are equipped with a food carriage, free WiFi connection and 4 levels of service – Standard, Premium (with drinks and welcome snacks served on arrival, as well as a morning newspaper), Business (with drinks and snacks, morning newspaper and larger seats) and Executive (with Fast Track, access to FrecciaClub lounges in selected stations, and gourmet meals served to your seat). You can now also travel with Frecciarossa between Milan and Paris via Turin, Modane and Chambéry. The new Frecciarossa trains have 4 levels of service – Standard, Business, Executive and Meeting Room – and two types of carriage: Silence Area, for those who want to travel in total tranquillity, and Allegro Area, for those who want to chat with their fellow passengers.

Italo is a high-speed train operator that runs services between many of the major cities across Italy. All Italo trains are modern, air conditioned, and have free WiFi available for all travellers. There are four comfort classes, or "ambiances", as Italo like to call them – Smart (the cheapest price), Comfort (with wider seats and extra legroom), Prima (with a welcome selection of food and drink, fast track boarding and extra space), and Executive Club (with all Prima services, extra-wide seats, access to Italo Club lounges and personal entertainment screens at your seat).

Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.

PhotoRob Dammers, under licence CC 2.0

Frecciargento "silver arrow" high-speed trains connect the main cities of the north-west, central and southern Italy at speeds of up to 155 mph (250 km/h). All Frecciargento trains are equipped with a food carriage, free WiFi, reclining seats and power sockets. There are two levels of service – First Class and Second Class. First Class travellers can enjoy reclining leather seats, welcome service with drink and a sweet or savoury snack, and a free morning newspaper.

Cheap train tickets from Bari to Rome

The price of train tickets from Bari to Rome starts at €9.90 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 Bari to Rome 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Bari to Rome? 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 Bari to Rome take?

The average journey time by train between Bari and Rome is 5 hours and 3 minutes, with around 9 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 Bari and Rome by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bari to Rome is 3 hours and 53 minutes.

How much does the train from Bari to Rome cost?

Train ticket prices from Bari to Rome can start from as little as €9.90 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Bari to Rome?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Bari to Rome without having to change trains. There are 7 direct trains from Bari to Rome each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Bari to Rome leaves at 06:10. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Bari to Rome leaves at 22:10. 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 Bari and Rome by train?

Trains travelling from Bari to Rome cover a distance of around 233 miles (374 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Rome to Bari. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Bari to Rome.
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in Italy. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bari to Rome for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/02/2022. 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 12/18/2022 for travel on 12/18/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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