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

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Recommended option

Train, bus, car ferry  •  9h 13m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla Eur
  2. Take the bus from Valencia - Ave Estacion Interm to Denia
  3. Take the car ferry from Dènia to Formentera

76€ - 365€

Cheapest option

Fly, car ferry  •  4h 9m

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

49€ - 293€

4 alternative options

Car ferry  •  11h 15m

  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

106€ - 1229€

Bus, car ferry via Valencia  •  13h 16m

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

72€ - 376€

Bus, car ferry  •  13h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Gandia N1131
  2. Take the car ferry from Dènia to Formentera

69€ - 354€

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 9m

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

80€ - 375€

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Formentera is to fly and car ferry which costs 45€ - 300€ and takes 4h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Formentera is to fly and car ferry which costs 45€ - 300€ and takes 4h 9m.

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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 bus and car ferry which takes 9h 13m and costs 75€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 9h 13m 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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Ryanair, Air Europa, Iberia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Ibiza Airport.

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There are 142+ hotels available in Formentera. Prices start at 75€ 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: 9h 13m

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 Valencia Joaquin Sorolla, take the walk to Valencia - Ave Estacion Interm, take the bus to Plaza Archiduque Carlos, take the bus to Dénia, take the walk to Dènia, 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 Palma de Mallorca, Ibiza, and Formentera in around 11h 15m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Ibiza
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
26€ - 100€
Flights from Barcelona to Ibiza via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
26€ - 100€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Ibiza
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
26€ - 100€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Ibiza
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
18€ - 60€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Ibiza via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 150€
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
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. 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 Valencia - Ave Estacion Interm to Denia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Barcelona to Valencia
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Valencia to Denia
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
alsa.com
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 to Valencia
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Barcelona to Gandia
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Balearia
Phone
+34 912 66 02 14
Email
reservas@balearia.com
Website
balearia.com
Car ferry from Dènia to Formentera
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 310€
Website
Balearia
Cabin
190€ - 310€
Seating Neptuno
50€ - 70€
Seating Sirena
35€ - 55€
Car ferry from Barcelona to Palma de Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 700€
Website
Balearia
Cabin
80€ - 700€
Seating Neptuno
50€ - 70€
Seating Sirena
40€ - 60€
Lobby Bar
35€ - 65€
Seating
45€ - 80€
Car ferry from Palma de Mallorca to Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 360€
Website
Balearia
Cabin
180€ - 360€
Seating Neptuno
50€ - 70€
Seating Sirena
35€ - 55€
Lobby Bar
52€
Seating
63€
Car ferry from Ibiza to Formentera
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
24€ - 200€
Website
Balearia
Cabin
55€ - 200€
Seating Neptuno
50€ - 70€
Seating Sirena
35€ - 50€
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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