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Rome to Bari by train

The journey from Rome to Bari by train is 232.5 mi and takes 5 hr 6 min. There are 20 connections per day, with the first departure at 7:28 AM and the last at 11:58 PM. It is possible to travel from Rome to Bari by train for as little as $13.24 or as much as $162.06. The best price for this journey is $13.24.

Lowest Price$13.24
Journey Duration5 hr 6 min
Connection per Day20
Lowest Price$13.24
Highest Price$162.06
First Departure7:28 AM
Last Departure11:58 PM
Distance232.5 mi
DepartureRome
ArrivalBari
CarriersDB - Intercity, Italo TrenoMore

Rome to Bari Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Jun 19, 2024

Travel by train from Rome to Bari

The average journey from Rome to Bari takes on average 5 hr 6 min. Around 20 trains depart a day from Rome to Bari. The average price is $45.41, and the lowest ticket pricing starts at around $13.24.

If you travel from Rome to Bari by train you will leave from Roma Termini train station, which is located in the heart of the city. There are some trains to Bari that also leave from Roma Tiburtina station, located in the northern part of the city.

Transportation is provided by the Trenitalia train company, and there are several possible trains to take:

  • Frecciarossa and Frecciargento: the fastest and most expensive trains. The Frecciargento train offers a direct connection between Rome and Bari.
  • Regional Train: the slowest train.
  • Regional Fast Train: is a faster alternative to the Regional Train, at the same price.
  • Intercity: in this train you can select your seat for free. This train is direct, no changes with other trains.
  • Italo: this is the other train company with which you can cover your trip. Here your train will be direct and will arrive at Roma Termini station. 

Within the #2 and #3 train types, you will not have WiFi service or a choice of seats. These are the most economical alternatives, but we recommend that you change trains and upgrade to a higher category at some point in your journey, or select a direct train so that your journey is more comfortable and faster.

Inside Frecciarossa and Frecciargento trains you will have free Wi-Fi, choice of seats and places to store your luggage. Starting with Premium Class, there is an on-board welcome service with snacks and hot and cold beverages, served at your seat.

As for seating, you can choose from the following alternatives, listed from cheapest to most expensive:

  • Standard Class
  • Premium Class
  • Business Class
  • Executive Class

Transportation can also be provided by the Italo train company, however, check if this option is available on the day of your departure.

Inside the Italo train you will have free Wi-Fi, and as for seats, you can choose from the following alternatives, listed from cheapest to most expensive:

  • Smart: you will find a snack area, where you will find convenient vending machines to buy espresso coffee, cold drinks and snacks.
  • Prima: the seats are wider and more comfortable and you can take advantage of the free Italo welcome service with snacks, coffee and drinks, served directly to your seat.
  • Club Executive: you have a dedicated entrance to the train, to skip the lines, you can sit in comfortable seats and if you choose the Lounge, you will travel in a private environment. Food service is always available to you, items are served directly to your seat. Personal 9" screens available at your seat to enjoy all the exclusive entertainment content of the on-board portal and surf the internet for free.

From Rome to Bari, the train is one of the best ways to travel/move. Once you reach Bari's central station, you won't run out of things to do or see. A short walk from the train station is the Basilica of St. Nicholas, the city's patron saint, and the Swabian-Norman castle, one of the most important monuments in Italy if we refer to the Romanesque style. Don't forget to take a walk in Bari Vecchia, where you will discover the true essence of the city. 

If you are planning to visit Bari from Rome by train, let Virail advise you. We compare thousands of train, bus and flight destinations to help you find the best price. Check our convenient price calendar below and find the best prices among all available public transportation between Rome and Bari.

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Cheap train tickets from Rome to Bari
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Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Rome to Bari, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Rome to Bari.

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Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $17.04 to $55.47 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 69% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Rome to Bari

The cheapest Rome - Bari train tickets can be found for as low as $27.62 if you’re lucky, or $33.50 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $43.01.

Find the best day to travel to Bari by train

When travelling to Bari by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Frecciargento is a high-speed train service operated by Trenitalia, the national railway company of Italy. The name "Frecciargento" means "silver arrow" in Italian, and the trains are known for their sleek, modern design and fast speeds. Frecciargento trains run on high-speed lines and conventional lines, connecting major cities across Italy, including Rome, Verona, Milan, Venice, Florence, and Naples. Frecciargento is one of several high-speed train services offered by Trenitalia, including Frecciarossa and Frecciabianca.

Frecciarossa, operated by Trenitalia, the national railway company, is a renowned high-speed train service in Italy. FRECCIAROSSA trains, reaching speeds of up to 300 km/h, connect major cities including Rome, Milan, Naples, Florence, and Turin.

Italo, a subsidiary of the Italian railway company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV), operates a high-speed train service throughout Italy. The 2012 launch of Italo trains, which are both conventional and high-speed, provides travelers with speedy and comfortable travel across Italy. The 300 km/h speed ensures regular and comfortable transportation to major cities like Rome, Naples, Florence, and Milan.

While not as swift as the high-speed ICE trains, Deutsche Bahn’s InterCity trains boast speeds up to 200km/h, offering spacious carriages and dining options. Operating across numerous German routes, such as Cologne-Hamburg, these trains also extend to international destinations, including Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Some routes even feature double-deck trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Rome to Bari

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Frecciargento, Frecciarossa and Italo when traveling from Rome to Bari.

Second Class

In Frecciargento's Standard Class, you can spend time on the FRECCE Portal, enjoy a comfortable journey in adjustable seats, charge your devices using electrical outlets, and taste delicious food and drinks at the FrecciaBistrò bar.
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First Class

In Frecciargento's First Class, you'll enjoy all the amenities found in Second Class plus more spacious and comfortable seats. Additionally, you'll be treated to complimentary snacks and a small welcome drink of either coffee or prosecco.
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Premium

Premium service includes a wider seat, more legroom, and access to additional amenities such as a welcome drink and a choice of newspapers. Coach 4 on the Frecciarossa 1000 train is reserved for the Premium level.
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Standard

Standard is the basic level of service and includes a comfortable seat and access to basic onboard services. Coaches 5-8 are for the Standard level with seats covered in gray eco-leather.
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Executive

Executive is the highest level of service and includes all of the amenities of the Business level, as well as a personal entertainment system, and gourmet meals served by a dedicated onboard chef.
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Business

Business service is designed for business travelers and includes all of the amenities of the Premium level, as well as access to a dedicated Business Lounge and priority boarding. Coaches 2 and 3 of Frecciarossa 1000 are reserved for the Business level of service.
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Smart

With the Smart ambiance, experience all the comforts and services of Italo at an affordable price.
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Prima

Experience the best of Italo with the Prima ambiance, providing you with maximum comfort and top-notch services for your entire journey.
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Club Executive

For an even more luxurious and relaxing trip, opt for the Club Ambiance. Here, you'll delight in ultimate comfort and pampering with spacious individual seating arrangements.
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Second Class

On SBB Intercity trains, in addition to basic amenities for Second Class ticket, there's a Family Zone specially designed to offer comfort for families with children. If you get hungry during the journey, you can enjoy tasty meals in the restaurant carriage.
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First Class

On Deutsche Bahn IC trains, if you have a Flexpreis First Class ticket in addition to the standard second class offerings, you can access Fast Track and DB lounges at some German stations for free and enjoy the complimentary refreshments. Plus, experience a quieter travel environment and savor the view.

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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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On Frecciargento trains, free WiFi is available. Use their Portale FRECCE service to watch movies, TV, and catch up on news. It also provides travel updates and additional booking options.
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Every seat comes with its power socket to keep your devices charged.
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On Frecciargento trains, you won't face any restrictions on the amount of luggage you can bring on board. You can easily stow small bags and items in overhead racks or under your seat, while larger suitcases can be placed in the luggage racks situated in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Special assistance is a call away for those who require it. Dial the toll-free 800 90 60 60 from Italian landlines or the international number +3902323232 from any phone, including from abroad.
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On Frecciargento trains, the FrecciaBistrò café-bar offers snacks, meals, and drinks. Use the Portale FRECCE portal for easy in-seat ordering or approach the staff. First Class travelers enjoy complimentary water, coffee, and a snack choice.
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No matter the weather outside, stay comfortably cool with onboard air-conditioning.
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Folding bikes are allowed as hand luggage, while non-folding bikes need to be disassembled and placed in travel cases shown to the conductor or platform staff before boarding, and stowed in a specific part of the train.
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On Frecciarossa trains, free WiFi is available. Use their Portale FRECCE service to watch movies, TV, and catch up on news. It also provides travel updates and additional booking options.
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Seek serenity? Frecciarossa offers designated quiet zones for Business Class to ensure a peaceful journey, free from distractions.
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No matter the model – be it ETR 500, ETR 600, ETR 700, or ETR 1000 – every seat comes with its power socket to keep your devices charged.
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On Frecciarossa trains, you won't face any restrictions on the amount of luggage you can bring on board. You can easily stow small bags and items in overhead racks or under your seat, while larger suitcases can be placed in the luggage racks situated in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Special assistance is a call away for those who require it. Dial the toll-free 800 90 60 60 from Italian landlines or the international number +3902323232 from any phone, including from abroad.
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Satiate your hunger at the FrecciaBistrò, stationed at the train's center. Or, for added convenience, order directly to your seat through the Portale FRECCE's EasyBistrò. Premium and Business Class travelers receive complimentary snacks and drinks, while Executive Class passengers delight in gourmet meals curated by chef Carlo Cracc.
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No matter the weather outside, stay comfortably cool with onboard air-conditioning.
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Folding bikes are allowed as hand luggage, while non-folding bikes need to be disassembled and placed in travel cases shown to the conductor or platform staff before boarding, and stowed in a specific part of the train.
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Italo trains come equipped with free WiFi and the ItaloLive entertainment portal, featuring an array of movies, shows, news, and more.
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All Italo trains provide power sockets at each seat.
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Your train ticket comes with a luggage allowance, which you need to store in specified areas on Italo trains. In Smart ambience coaches, there's a size limit, so ensure your luggage doesn't exceed 75 x 53 x 30 cm. Adhering to these guidelines helps you avoid any penalties.
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For travelers with reduced mobility, Italo trains have priority seating located near an accessible restroom, which includes tactile and Braille signage.
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On Italo trains, while there's no dedicated dining carriage, vending machines in Coaches 3 and 7 (AGV trains) or Coaches 3 and 6 (EVO trains) offer snacks and drinks. Prima Ambience passengers receive a complimentary Welcome Service with a variety of snacks and beverages served at their seat. For an even more luxurious experience, Club Executive Ambience travelers enjoy an exclusive onboard catering service with espresso, pastries, and drinks delivered by attentive staff.
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All Italo trains are equipped with air-conditioning.
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Prams, pushchairs, and folding bicycles are considered standard luggage and should be stored in designated spaces on Italo trains. Oversized luggage and standard bicycles are not allowed. We recommend protecting your bicycle with a cover.
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Deutsche Bahn is rolling out free WiFi on their IC trains, with some already offering the service.
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All seats in both classes have power sockets on DB IC trains.
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On IC trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service provides assistance for boarding, disembarking, and train transfers. Staff are on hand to address questions and ensure a smooth trip.
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On the DB IC trains, there's a restaurant for meals or a bistro for snacks. You can eat at the bistro or in your seat. First Class passengers get free food at their seat. The menu changes but always has local food, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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Intercity trains have air-conditioned sections.
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For IC trains, a ticket and reservation are required for bicycles, with the reservation cost included. Bikes are typically stored in second class carriages, though your seat may be elsewhere.
Services on board DB - Intercity, Italo and Frecciarossa from Rome to Bari
Compare services on board when travelling from Rome to Bari by train.
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Rome to Bari CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
26.19kg
Bus
28.06kg
Flight
74.83kg
Car
59.87kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Rome to Bari by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Rome and Bari are 26.19kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Rome and Bari? By taking the train between Rome and Bari you will save 48.64kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.87kg compared to a bus and 33.68kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Rome to Bari?
A train ticket from Rome to Bari is $45.41. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $13.24.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Rome to Bari?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Rome to Bari is $13.24. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Rome and Bari by train?
Rome to Bari is 232.5 mi.
How long does the train between Rome and Bari take?
Rome to Bari is on average 5 hr 6 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hr 0 min.
Which companies operate from Rome to Bari?
The train journey from Rome to Bari is covered by 6 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: DB - Intercity, Italo Treno, Regionale Veloce, Italo, Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and InterCityNotte.
How many train connections per day go from Rome to Bari?
Rome to Bari has 20 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Rome to Bari leave?
The earliest train from Rome to Bari departs at 7:28 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Rome to Bari depart?
The latest train from Rome to Bari departs at 11:58 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Rome to Bari in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $13.24 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Rome to Bari?
There are on average 17 direct connection(s) from Rome to go to Bari.
What's the fastest journey time between Rome to Bari by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Rome and Bari is 4 hr 0 min.
Is there a direct train from Rome to Bari?
Yes, there is a direct train between Rome and Bari.
What are the CO2 emissions for Rome to Bari by train?
The train journey from Rome to Bari creates 26.19kg of CO2 emissions.

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