Bari airport (BRI)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Bari Karol Wojtyla Airport, also known as Palese Airport and opened in 1934, is the largest in the Puglia region, in Italy. It operates with domestic flights and some important destinations in Europe.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 5 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +39 805 800 200. E-mail: [email protected] There is an information booth next to the entrance to the Departures area and touch screens with information.


The airport is located 8 km (5 miles) west from the city centre.

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What services does Bari airport (BRI) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureau (7:00 am to 10:00 pm), plugs for electric devices and free Wi-Fi access. Meeting and conference rooms are available on the second floor. The VIP Lounge, situated on the first floor, opens from 4:30 am to 11:00 pm and offers Wi-Fi, newspapers and magazines, air conditioning, TV, refreshments (access with Priority Pass membership, through online booking or by paying at the door - €26.00).

Food and Drinks- There are restaurants, fast food outlets, bars and coffee shops in the Arrivals and Departures areas.
Shopping- Duty-free shop in the Departures lounge and stores with books, jewellery, accessories, clothing, souvenirs, handicrafts, tobacco.
Baggage- The lost and found office is situated in the Arrivals area, next to the baggage reclaim hall (Tel +39 805 800 200).
Other Services- Chapel, nursery rooms, first aid clinic, pharmacy, travel agencies.


Car rental agencies

Car rental desks are located in the Arrivals Hall.

Auto Europa (Tel +39 805 375 835 / 345 731 3640 - 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Autovia (Tel +39 805 383 600)
Avis/Budget (Tel +39 805 316 168 - 7:30 am to 11:30 pm)
Europcar (Tel +39 805 316 144 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Hertz (Tel +39 805 316 171 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:30 am to 0:00 am, weekends from 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
JoyRent (Tel +39 808 756 699 - 8:00 am to 11:30 pm)
Locauto (Tel +39 805 378 995 - 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Maggiore (Tel +39 805 316 180 - 7:30 am to 11:30 pm)
Sixt (Tel +39 294 757 979 - 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Win Rent (Tel +39 805 370 842 - weekdays from 7:30 am to 11:30 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm, Sunday from 8:00 am to 11:30 pm)


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Parking services at Bari airport (BRI)

There are several parking areas for short and long stays, available 24 hours a day. More information: Tel +39 805 365 929 / 348 761 4301. Rates

P1A-B - Short-term car parks in front of the terminal. The first 15 minutes of stay are free of charge.
PM - Multi-storey facility for medium stays directly opposite the main building.
P2A-B-C - Outdoor lots next to the terminal building.
P3 - For longer periods, a little farther away.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Accessible restrooms, special waiting room, elevators, reserved parking and ambulifts to board and disembark from the airplane. Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs are advised to inform their airline about their needs at least 48 hours in advance.

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Latest updates: May 17, 2019