Bari Catania bus

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The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Bari to Catania is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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Bus times from Bari to Catania

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Fastest Journey

8 h 25 m


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Buses per day



430 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Bari for Catania every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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Overview: Bus from Bari to Catania

distanceDistance266 miles (429 km)
durationAverage bus duration8 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$42 (€37)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus providersItabus, Sais Autolinee, Flixbus, Big Bus, Bus Center, BlaBlaCar or Infobus

Buses from Bari to Catania cover the 266 miles (429 km) long route taking on average 8 h 10 min with our travel partners like Itabus, Sais Autolinee, Flixbus, Big Bus, Bus Center, BlaBlaCar or Infobus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $42 (€37), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $33 (€29). Travelers depart most frequently from Bari, Via Giuseppe Capruzzi (Stazione Centrale) and arrive in Catania, Autostazione.

Bus companies: FlixBus from Bari to Catania

For as little as $33 (€29) you can travel by bus between Bari and Catania with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.


FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

Bari to Catania bus information with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 9 h 20 min
  • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

Buses from Bari to Catania

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.

How long is the journey by bus from Bari to Catania?

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.

How many buses are there from Bari to Catania?

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.

What is/are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Bari to Catania?

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.

Which bus companies travel from Bari to Catania?

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 Bari to Catania

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.

Bari to Catania Bus: Services on Board

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.

Travel Tips: Bus to Catania from Bari

Travel Tips: Take the bus to Catania easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bari to Catania.
Bus tickets to Catania from Bari for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $33 (€29)  one way in the next 7 days.
The Bari to Catania bus ticket price is on average $42 (€37)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
The bus distance from Bari to Catania is around 266 miles (429 km).
The Bari to Catania bus duration is on average 8 h 10 min, which is to be expected when traveling 266 mile (429 km) between Bari and Catania. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

Some of the Bari bus stations to Catania you can start your journey from include Bari, Via Giuseppe Capruzzi (Stazione Centrale), Bari, Via Giuseppe Capruzzi / Via Giulio Petroni and Bari, Via Giuseppe Capruzzi (fronte DEA Cafe). Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Catania include Catania, Autostazione, Catania, Via D'Amico and Catania, Aeroporto di Catania-Fontanarossa.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bari, Via Giuseppe Capruzzi (Stazione Centrale)   and arriving in Catania, Autostazione.

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Bari, Via Giuseppe Capruzzi (Stazione Centrale) and travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Catania, Autostazione and need to travel approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from the bus station to the city center in Catania.

For the route from Bari to Catania you can take a bus with Itabus, Sais Autolinee, Flixbus, Big Bus, Bus Center, BlaBlaCar or Infobus. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services to Catania from Bari on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day to Catania from Bari. If you’re looking for a direct bus, consider traveling with Itabus. Nonstop bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your bus tickets.
On average, there is 1 bus a day from Bari to Catania. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first bus from Bari to Catania at 10: 00 PM. The last bus from Bari to Catania that you can take departs at 10: 00 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Bari to Catania schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
If you buy a bus ticket from Bari to Catania within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $42 (€37) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets to Catania from Bari are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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