The Access Regulation (ZTL) of Bari covers part of the historic center.
Dates and details
During certain times no vehicles are allowed to enter the ZTL.
All vehicles except motorbikes.
Type of restriction
yellow area: pedestians only
red streets: ZTL activ from 20:00 - 07:00
blue streets: only vehicles with a permit can circulate
green streets: only bikes and motorcycles are allowed to circulate
Has signs similar to this, a banned vehicle sign with the requirements below:
Need to Register?
If you need to enter the ZTL in Bari contact:
Via Fornari, 12/14
Foreign vehicles affected?
Hours of operation
Red streets: Monday to Saturday from 20:00 - 07:00 and Sunday and public holidays 00:00 - 24:00.
Blue streets (ZTL): access only allowed to vehicles with a proper permission.
Green streets: only mopeds, motorcycles and bicycles are allowed to enter.
There is currently no Italian national scheme, but regional as well as individual city schemes.
National exemptions for all ZTL:
Categories stated by law: public transport, vehicles for disabled people with a registered disabled persons badge.
Resident’s vehicles, private car park owners, public utilities, hotel guests, vehicles owned by shops or companies inside the ZTL, delivery goods, car sharing, home care, visiting doctors, night-time surveillance, artisans, funeral company, voluntary organizations.
We focus on our website on information for people from outside of town. There are also exemptions for local residents, businesses and other operators. Go to the website Accessibilita à centri storici for more detailed information, in Italian.
Tourists who have their hotel in the ZTL are advised to talk to the hotel about the ZTL, to avoid fines.
Special exemptions may be granted, if there is an important need to enter the ZTL when it is in operation. For example loading / unloading, couriers, commercial activities etc. Talk to the local police about it, contact details below.
Loading and unloading is allowed in the pedestian area (yellow streets) from 09:00 - 10:00 - 15:00 - 16:00.
In the ZTL (blue streets) from 09.00 - 11:00 and 15:00 - 17:00.
In the red street from 07:00 - 20:00.
Local name for the scheme
Zona a Traffico Limitato (ZTL) or Limitazioni della circolazione, the general name for all access regulation schemes, also used for Low Emission Zones.
For further information about this scheme go to this useful website.
Via Fornari, 12/14
Bari city website