There are 6 ways to get from Barcelona to Formentera by plane, car ferry, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly, car ferry  •  3h 33m

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

32€ - 284€

5 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla Eur
  2. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Gandia Ic
  3. Take the car ferry from Valencia - Gandia to Formentera

77€ - 114€

Bus, car ferry  •  10h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord to Gandia 262 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Valencia - Gandia to Formentera

67€ - 108€

Bus, car ferry via Valencia  •  12h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord to Valencia 262 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Valencia to Denia
  3. Take the car ferry from Dènia to Formentera

64€ - 246€

Car ferry  •  12h 59m

  1. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Palma de Mallorca
  2. Take the car ferry from Palma de Mallorca to Ibiza
  3. Take the car ferry from Ibiza to Formentera

88€ - 551€

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 9m

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

79€ - 252€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Formentera is to fly and car ferry which costs 30€ - 290€ and takes 3h 33m.

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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 3h 33m.

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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 train and car ferry which takes 9h 5m and costs 75€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 3h 33m 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 1h.

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

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There are 552+ hotels available in Formentera. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Formentera.
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  • Distance: 305.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 33m

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

There is no direct connection from Barcelona to Formentera. However, you can take the train to Aeroport, 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 vehicle from Barcelona to Sant Francesc de Formentera via Valencia Joaquin Sorolla, Gandia, Gandia, Passeig Marítim - Alcoi, Valencia - Gandia, and Formentera in around 9h 5m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Ibiza
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
20€ - 120€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Ibiza
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
15€ - 90€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Ibiza via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 210€
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 30€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Gandia
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Gandia
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
25€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Valencia
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Eurolines FR
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Gandia, Gandia
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Valencia
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
19€ - 23€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Valencia to Denia
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Valencia
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Valencia to Denia
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
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
5€ - 180€
Website
Balearia
Cabin
130€ - 180€
Seating
5€ - 50€
Balearia
30€ - 45€
Lobby Bar
35€ - 50€
Car ferry from Dènia to Formentera
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
29€ - 180€
Website
Balearia
Cabin
130€ - 180€
Seating
29€ - 55€
Balearia
40€ - 55€
Lobby Bar
45€ - 65€
Car ferry from Barcelona to Palma de Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 180€
Website
Balearia
Cabin
130€ - 180€
Seating
61€ - 66€
Balearia
50€ - 70€
Lobby Bar
55€ - 80€
Car ferry from Palma de Mallorca to Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Website
Balearia
Cabin
130€ - 180€
Seating
30€ - 60€
Balearia
40€ - 60€
Lobby Bar
45€ - 65€
Trasmapi
Phone
+34 971 31 44 33
Email
info@trasmapi.com
Website
trasmapi.com
Car ferry from Ibiza to Formentera
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 27€
Website
Trasmapi

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