The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Bari to Catania will cost around $ 64 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 64.
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|Distance||266 miles (429 km)|
|Average bus duration||9 h 30 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$50 (€41)|
|Bus frequency||1 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day|
|Bus companies||Bus Center, Big Bus, Flixbus, SAIS Autolinee or BlaBlaCar|
Buses from Bari to Catania cover the 266 miles (429 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 30 min with our travel partners like Bus Center, Big Bus, Flixbus, SAIS Autolinee or BlaBlaCar. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $31 (€25), but the average price of bus tickets is $50 (€41). Travelers depart most frequently from Bari Centrale and arrive in Catania, Autostazione.
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FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
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You will find that there are on average one to two daily buses from Bari to Catania, with the weekly total being approximately 10 journeys. While you may stop in additional cities before you finally arrive at your destination of Catania, this is almost always a direct route, meaning that you will not be required to switch buses during your trip. The travel time for this route can vary depending on factors like traffic, but in general, you can expect the bus ride to last around 8h 20min. There are many things to see once you arrive in Catania, including the Cathedral of Saint Agatha and the Castello Ursino.
The length of your journey will depend on several different factors, including what time your bus is scheduled to depart and how much traffic you face during your trip. Normally, you can plan on your trip taking approximately 8h 20min. As this route is direct and will not include any bus changes, this will help to save some time during your travels.
There are generally one to two daily buses from Bari to Catania. Per week, there are approximately 10 bus rides that are offered for this route. Keep in mind that the daily and weekly averages may vary. A majority of these trips are direct, so you will not have to worry about disembarking and boarding a second bus. Buses between these two cities will generally depart in the morning in order to reach the destination by nightfall.
Departure bus station: Your bus will more than likely depart from the G.Capruzzi bus stop in Bari. This station is located just next to the city center, and you can generally walk here in less than 10min. It is equipped with basic facilities for passengers to benefit from, including seating areas and nearby public restrooms. You should always try to arrive at the bus stop a minimum of 30 minutes before you’re scheduled to start boarding, as you will need time to organize and store your belongings, as well as get settled in your seat. You also do not want the bus to accidentally leave you behind.
Arrival bus station: Buses serving this route usually arrive at the bus station at Archimede in Catania. This station can be found in the eastern part of the city. If you would like to travel to the city center from here, you can do so in approximately 20min by taking local bus line 722. Like at the bus stop in Bari, this station has several basic facilities, including public toilets and sitting areas to rest at during your travels.
There is one primary transport company that services buses from Bari to Catania, which is known as Autoservizi Salemi Srl. An Italian company that dates back to the 1940s, Autoservizi Salemi Srl operates trips between many different cities in the country.
Autoservizi Salemi Srl usually services either one or two daily trips to Catania from Bari. Per week, you will find that there are usually around 10 voyages offered. Keep in mind that your trip will most likely be direct, so you will not have to worry about changing buses at any point during your journey. However, your bus may be scheduled to stop at additional cities along the way before arriving at the final destination of Catania. The duration of your journey can vary depending on factors like traffic conditions, but it will normally last approximately 8h 20min. Autoservizi Salemi Srl usually uses standard buses for its trips. Your bus will most likely leave from the G.Capruzzi bus stop in Bari and arrive at the bus station at Archimede in Catania. It’s important to note that your bus ticket is only valid for the day and route that you reserved. Unfortunately, it is not possible to receive a refund for your reservation or exchange your ticket for a different time or day, unless Autoservizi Salemi Srl is responsible for canceling your voyage. Autoservizi Salemi Srl’s timetable is usually the same during the week and on weekends, but there may be some variation on public holidays, with fewer than normal trips being offered.
On some of the buses used by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, outlets are provided for each individual passenger, making it easy for you to charge your electronic devices during your journey. The seats normally have ample amount of legroom, and can recline in order to give you extra space. While some buses may provide free WiFi for passengers, this is not the case for all trips. Each traveler is allowed to bring one small carry-on with them at no additional cost, which can be stored in the overhead compartment above your seat. If you would like to bring a larger item or suitcase, you can do so by paying an additional fee. This item of yours will be stored underneath the bus for the duration of your ride. You are also allowed to bring a bike with you during your journey for an additional fee. Make sure to contact the company ahead of time to reserve space, as there are a limited number of spots for bikes on each bus. Small animals can be brought on board, provided that they are properly placed in a carrier and that you purchase a full-price ticket for them. Assistance animals are always allowed on this company’s buses, without their owners having to purchase an additional ticket. All animals are required to be on the ground, and their carriers cannot be placed on seats. If you have reduced mobility, you can contact Autoservizi Salemi Srl ahead of time to ensure that an employee will be waiting to help you with your luggage and boarding, free of charge.
There are a few bus stations in Bari to start your journey from including Bari, Via Giuseppe Capruzzi, Bari, Via Giuseppe Capruzzi and Bari, Aeroporto di Bari-Karol Wojtyła. In Catania you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Catania, Autostazione, Catania, Via D'Amico and Catania, Via Fontanarossa (Aeroporto).
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Bari Centrale and arrive in Catania, Autostazione.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their buses from Bari Centrale and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this bus station.
Passengers arriving in Catania most often arrive at Catania, Autostazione and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this bus station to the city center.
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