There are 8 ways to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Barcelona by plane, train, taxi, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry or car

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Fly to Barcelona  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Barcelona (BCN) FCO - BCN

$32 - $200

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Fly to Girona, train  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Girona (GRO) FCO - GRO
  2. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona Sants

$241 - $1,203

Train via Valence TGV  •  17 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E Tgv
  3. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
  4. Take the train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...

$229 - $346

Train  •  17 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants Ave

$237 - $326

Taxi, carferry  •  20 h 49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rome Airport (FCO) to Civitavecchia
  2. Take the carferry from Civitavecchia to Barcelona

$196 - $259

Bus  •  22 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome Stazione Tiburtina to Barcelona Nord

$87 - $125

Bus and ferry  •  24 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Barcelona

$112 - $175

Drive  •  13 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Rome Airport (FCO) to Barcelona 872.8 miles

$210 - $310

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Rome Airport (FCO) to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Fiumicino Airport T3 bus platform 9 and arriving at Barcelona Nord via Rome Stazione Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome Airport (FCO) to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Fiumicino Aeroporto and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Roma Termini, Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E and Valence TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 13 min.

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The distance between Rome Airport (FCO) and Barcelona is 839 km. The road distance is 1396.4 km.

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The best way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 17 h 13 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Rome Airport (FCO) to Barcelona bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, depart from Rome Stazione Tiburtina station.

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Rome Airport (FCO) to Barcelona train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Barcelona is to fly which takes 2 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 17 h 13 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 22 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Rome Airport (FCO) to Barcelona bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, arrive at Barcelona Nord station.

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Map of how to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 524.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 37 min

What companies run services between Rome Airport (FCO), Italy and Barcelona, Spain?

Alitalia, Vueling Airlines and four other airlines fly from Rome Airport (FCO) to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome Airport (FCO) to Barcelona via Roma Termini, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E, and Valence TGV in around 17 h 13 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Rome to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Rome to Girona via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Rome to Girona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Rome to Girona via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $29
1st Class
$42 - $43
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
Ferry operators
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Civitavecchia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
grimaldi-lines.com
Other operators
Taxi from Rome Airport (FCO) to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Samarcanda
Phone
+39 06 5551
Website
065551.it
Taxi Aventino
Phone
+39 06 574 3636
Radiotaxi 3570
Phone
+39 06 3570
Website
3570.it
Asso Taxi
Phone
+39 339 33 33 414
Website
assotaxi.it

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Rome Airport (FCO) to Barcelona train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome Airport (FCO) to Barcelona is 1396 km. It takes approximately 13 h 14 min to drive from Rome Airport (FCO) to Barcelona.

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Swiss, Alitalia, Ryanair and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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