Travel Information

There are many travel options to Bari, Italy, with the most popular method to be flying.

Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport

  • Primary Airport in Bari
  • Located around 8km northwest from Bari city centre
  • Shuttle Buses are available from the airport to the city centre for around 4 EUR
  • 25 Minute Taxi or 25 Minutes on public transport to the city centre

Public Transport

There are a variety of public transport methods to use to travel around Bari. Bus services run on 35 different bus routes throughout the city, with 90 minutes tickets being available for less than 2 EUR. There is also a metro that runs through the city, with four separate lines (including the airport) available to travel on. The main station is directly in the city centre, just walking distance from the conference venue. Taxis are also available throughout the city with all taxis required to run the same meter rate.

Located below are multiple taxi companies that take reservations for any potential planned trips:

  • EuroTaxi
  • Puglia VIP
  • Taxi Apulia

Important Telephone Numbers

  • Emergency call: 112
  • Police: 113
  • Fire department: 115
  • Ambulance: 118
  • Non-Emergency Medical Advice (General): +39-06 570 600
  • Non-Emergency Medical Advice (English Speaking): +39-06 7730 6650

For more information, please see the tourist board website

Additional Information

Currency of Rome: The Euro - £1 = €1.15

Electrical Plugs: For Italy there are three associated plug types, types C, F and L. Plug type C is the plug which has two round pins, plug type F is the plug which has two round pins with two earth clips on the side and plug type L is the plug type which has three round pins. Italy operates on a 230V supply voltage and 50Hz.

COVID-19 Guidelines: For any travel restrictions regarding COVID-19, we recommend researching your own countries regulations in preparation for your travels. Italian COVID-19 guides still recommend wearing face masks on public transport within Bari.