If you are flying into Bari International Airpot (BRI), there are several ways of reaching the city center:
BY TRAIN (approximately 20 minutes) - There is a train line which connects the airport to the main train station in the city center, Bari Centrale. This line is called the FM2 line (or FR2 line) and it is operated by the Bari metropolitan railway service - Ferrotramviaria S.P.A. More info here.
BY BUS (25-40 minutes) - There are one urban bus and two shuttle buses that can take you to and from the centre of Bari. These buses are run by:
BY TAXI (20-25 minutes) - Taxis are available 24 hours a day from the taxi rank that is located just outside of the arrivals hall. There are 2 main taxi companies who are officially regulated and serve the airport. These are:
Taxi rides have mandated flat fares as per links above. A typical ride to the city center is 25€.
Most taxis accept credit card as a payment method, however it is still advisable to confirm with the taxi driver before your ride, especially if you do not have any cash with you.
RENTING A CAR - Bari Airport has many rental car options, for more information click here.
Trains from Bari connect to major cities throughout Italy, including high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca service to places such as Rome, Milan, Bologna, and Venice. The strategic position of the central train station allows reaching the main attractions of the city in a few minutes walk. Tickets for the major train routes can be purchased here.
There are several reasons that can lead you to choose the ferry to reach Bari, especially if you start from Durazzo, Dubrovnik, Bar, Greece and Montenegro. Below you can find the link to the website of some companies which provide ferry service to and from Bari:
For the attendees of the 7th DualSPHysics Workshop, the following hotels have a special discount of 15% on their standard room rates. If you plan to stay at one of these hotels, please register to the Workshop first, then send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, indicating at which of the two hotels below you plan to stay. A coupon code will be provided to you to finalize your hotel booking. It is recommended to book your accommodation as early as possible as these hotels may become fully booked closer to the Workshop date.
In addition to the conference-affiliated hotels, below you can also find a non-exhaustive list of hotels located at walking distance from both the city center and the Workshop venue. These hotels do not offer special rates for Workshop attendees.