About Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport (BRI)
Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport serves the city of Bari, capital of the Puglia region of Italy. Our Bari Airport guide includes airport contact details as well as information regarding terminal facilities, public transport access and nearby accommodation options.
Further enhancements to the terminal complex, which received a significant modernisation in the mid-2000s, are currently at the planning stage.
There is an information desk at the main entrance to the terminal. Tourist information is also available in Arrivals.
From central Bari, follow Viale Europa (SP73) west out of the city. This road leads directly to the airport. The total drive time to the airport is approximately 20 minutes.
The airport is located about 8km (5 miles) northwest of Bari city centre.
+39 080 580 0200
Public transport road:
Bus: Bus route 16 operates regularly between the airport and Piazza Moro in the city centre. Services depart the airport at 40-50 minute intervals between 0445 and 2300 (less frequent on holidays). Additionally, the TEMPESTA express bus (tel: +39 080 521 9172; www.autoservizitempesta.it) links the airport with Bari Central station, journey time is 30 minutes and the single fare is €4. Buses also operate from the airport to other cities in the region, including Taranto, Foggia and Brindisi.
Taxi:Taxis (tel: +39 080 554 3333; www.taxibari.it) are readily available outside the terminal. Journey time into the city is 15-30 minutes, and fares start at around €25.
Public transport rail:
Direct trains operate from the airport station into Bari Centrale (tel: +39 080 529 9111; www.ferrovienordbarese.it). The single adult fare is €5, which can be pre-booked online, and the journey time is about 15 minutes. Connections from Bari run to the rest of the region and country.
ATMs are available in both Arrivals and Departures, and a bureau de change is available in the arrivals area.
Restaurants, a pub and a wine bar are available within the terminal complex.
Several shops offer local goods and souvenirs, while duty free is available for departing non-EU passengers.
Baggage trolleys are provided, and a lost and found service (tel: +39 080 580 0200) is on-hand to assist with queries regarding luggage lost in the terminal.
There is a chapel in the terminal.
The airport is fully accessible to physically disabled passengers, with lifts, specially designed toilets, and designated parking close to the terminal. The airport recommends that any passengers requiring additional assistance contact their airline before travelling.
Long- and short-term parking is available opposite and adjacent to the terminal, while a lower cost parking area is situated a little further away. Additional parking information is available from the airport (tel: +39 080 536 5929).
Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Maggiore are among the international car hire companies represented at the airport, along with several regional and independent outfits.