Bari Airport

General information

Bari Airport, named after Pope Saint John Paul II, is the largest airport in Apulia (Puglia). It is also called Palese Airport, referring to the nearby residential area of Palese.


Where is Bari Airport situated?

Bari Airport is west of Bari, the capital of Italy’s most eastern region. The airport is easily accessible via the Autostrada A14 and a short stretch of Strada Provinciale SP54.

How many terminals does Bari Airport have?

The airport has one modern terminal.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Bari Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Italy.

Airport Distance
Brindisi Airport 113km



The distance from Bari Airport to the centre of Bari is 12 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of Bari.

From BRI Airport to Bari City centre by Car
12 km
25 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Bari Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Bari Airport you can travel by train and bus. Visit the Bari Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Bus services

You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Bari Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.

Bus services

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Bari Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Bari is about € 30.-. Book your taxi at Bari Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From BRI Airport to Bari City centre by Taxi
12 km
25 min
€ 30.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Bari Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar, Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Bari Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Bari Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Bari Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Bari Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Bari Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Bari Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Ryanair
  • Wizz Air
  • Volotea
  • Eurowings


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Bari Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Parco Dei Principi Hotel Congress & SPA, Bari

Located right next to Bari Airport, this new 4-star hotel offers free parking, free Wi-Fi and conference facilities. Set in 13,000 m² of private land, it has excellent motorway and national road connections.


La Dimora, Bari

A 3-minute drive from the beach, La Dimora offers rooms with free WiFi in Bari Palese. It has a shared lounge area, where breakfast is served, and a communal garden-view terrace.


Hotel Riva Del Sole, Giovinazzo

Hotel Riva Del Sole offers free parking, guest rooms, and apartments. It is set in a quiet area by the Adriatic Sea, surrounded by a natural park near Giovinazzo, Trani and Castel del Monte.

Hotels in Bari

Looking for the best hotels in Bari? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Hotel Imago, Bari

The Imago is a design hotel located in the heart of Bari, a 7-minute walk from Bari Q. Sella Metro Station and 15 minutes' walk from the cathedral. It offers free WiFi and air-conditioned rooms.


Palace Hotel, Bari

Palace Hotel is located on Bari's central Via Lombardi, close to the seafront. Rooms are unique and elegant, featuring a mix of period furnishings and contemporary art.


iH Grande Albergo Delle Nazioni, Bari

Right on the seafront, Grande Albergo Delle Nazioni features a heated outdoor pool, a gourmet restaurant, and a spacious terrace with sea views. Rooms are modern and air conditioned, and Wi-Fi is free throughout.

Things to do

It is possible to book tours in the city and near Bari Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Bari Walking Tour

Discover beautiful Bari with an experienced local guide. Spend 2 hours exploring the quaint alleyways of the old town and the glamours streets of the French part of town. Feel like a local as you wander the city and sample delicious local ice-cream.

Tour & transport

From Bari: 2-day Tour to Matera and Alberobello

On this 2-day minitour, you'll visit two UNESCO sites, Matera and Alberobello and enjoy beautiful ancient architecture and delicious street food.


Bari: Guided Tour of the Old City

Discover the charming Old City of Bari on a 2-hour guided tour. Explore with your guide and see the many monuments and sights found throughout the Old City.


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