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There are 4 ways to get from Barcelona to Formentera by plane, car ferry, train or bus

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Fly, car ferry  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Ibiza (IBZ) BCN - IBZ
  2. Take the car ferry from Ibiza to Formentera

$38 - $326

3 alternative options

Car ferry  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Ibiza
  2. Take the car ferry from Ibiza to Formentera

$65 - $427

Train, car ferry  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla Em
  2. Take the train from València-Estació del Nord to Platja i Grau de Gandia C-1
  3. Take the car ferry from Valencia - Gandia to Formentera

$93 - $140

Bus, car ferry  •  12 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Denia
  2. Take the car ferry from Dènia to Formentera

$72 - $272

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Formentera is to fly and car ferry which costs 30€ - 290€ and takes 3 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Formentera is to fly and car ferry which costs 30€ - 290€ and takes 3 h 27 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Formentera is 305 km.

The best way to get from Barcelona to Formentera without a car is to car ferry which takes 8 h 58 min and costs 55€ - 380€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from Barcelona to Formentera, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Ibiza Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Ryanair, Iberia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Ibiza Airport.

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There are 366+ hotels available in Formentera. Prices start at $136 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Formentera.
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  • Distance: 190.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 27 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Formentera, Spain?

There is no direct connection from Barcelona to Sant Francesc de Formentera. However, you can take the train to Barcelona Airport, take the walk to Barcelona airport, fly to Ibiza, take the walk to Ibiza Airport, take the bus to Ibiza Port, take the walk to Ibiza, take the car ferry to Formentera, then take the taxi to Sant Francesc de Formentera. Alternatively, you can take a car ferry from Barcelona to Sant Francesc de Formentera via Ibiza and Formentera in around 8 h 58 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Ibiza
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from Barcelona to Ibiza via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $160
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Ibiza
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $160
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Ibiza
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $160
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 Barcelona Sants to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Valencia Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from València-Estació del Nord to Platja i Grau de Gandia
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona to Denia
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Balearia
Phone
+34 912 66 02 14
Email
reservas@balearia.com
Website
balearia.com
Car ferry from Ibiza to Formentera
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $210
Schedules at
balearia.com
Cabin
$150 - $210
Seating
$6 - $55
Balearia
$35 - $55
Lobby Bar
$40 - $60
Car ferry from Barcelona to Ibiza
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Schedules at
balearia.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Cabin
$110 - $210
Seating
$50 - $90
Balearia
$60 - $90
Lobby Bar
$50 - $95
Car ferry from Dènia to Formentera
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Schedules at
balearia.com
Cabin
$150 - $210
Seating
$30 - $65
Balearia
$45 - $65
Lobby Bar
$50 - $75
Trasmapi
Website
trasmapi.com
Car ferry from Ibiza to Formentera
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $32
Schedules at
trasmapi.com
Acciona Trasmediterranea
Phone
+34 (0) 917369957
Website
trasmediterranea.es
Car ferry from Valencia - Gandia to Formentera
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
trasmediterranea.es

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