Palermo to Bari by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    12hr 49m
  • Distance
    450 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    15hr 41m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Palermo to Bari by train

Fast trains from Palermo to Bari take around 12 hours and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 450 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Palermo and Bari.

1. Are there direct trains from Palermo to Bari?

Journeys between Palermo and Bari usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 8 departures on the route from Palermo to Bari every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 5 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Palermo to Bari?

The Palermo to Bari train travel time is normally about 12 hours and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Palermo to Bari train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Bari is usually scheduled to depart Palermo around 06:50 and the last train is around 21:10. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Palermo to Bari train tickets?

Trains in Italy usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Palermo to Bari by train.

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Which train companies operate between Palermo and Bari?

More than one train company operates on the route from Palermo to Bari, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Frecciabianca
  • Frecciargento
  • IC Notte
  • InterCity
  • Regionale

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.