There are 10 ways to get from Barcelona to La Spezia by plane, train, bus, car ferry 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 Barcelona to Pisa, train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Pisa (PSA) BCN - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to La Spezia C.

$52 - $290

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Train to Girona, fly to Pisa, train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Girona
  2. Fly from Girona (GRO) to Pisa (PSA) GRO - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to La Spezia C.

$45 - $204

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Fly Barcelona to Florence, train  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Florence (FLR) BCN - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  3. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to La Spezia C.

$79 - $296

Fly Barcelona to Genoa, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Genoa (GOA) BCN - GOA
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale

$58 - $273

Fly Barcelona to Milan Malpensa, train  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BCN - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$65 - $242

Fly Barcelona to Bologna, train  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Bologna (BLQ) BCN - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Parma
  3. Take the train from Parma to La Spezia C.

$55 - $273

Train  •  13 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station Tgv
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marseille-St-Charles Ic
  3. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe Ec
  4. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale Fb / ...

$139 - $201

Bus  •  15 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Genoa, Genoa N728 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genova to La Spezia 26

$59 - $95

Car ferry, train  •  21 h 58 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Genoa
  2. Take the train from Genova Brignole to La Spezia Centrale Reg / ...

$82 - $119

Drive  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to La Spezia 603.2 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to La Spezia. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at La Spezia via Genova - Doria Metro Principe and Genova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona station to La Spezia. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants Station and arriving at La Spezia Centrale via Montpellier Saint-Roch, Marseille-Saint-Charles and Genova Piazza Principe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 33 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and La Spezia is 694 km. The road distance is 965.2 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to La Spezia without a car is to train which takes 13 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Barcelona to La Spezia, including transfers.

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Barcelona to La Spezia bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Barcelona station.

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Barcelona to La Spezia train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Barcelona Sants Station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to La Spezia is to train which takes 13 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 15 h 53 min.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Pisa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Barcelona to La Spezia bus services, operated by Marino Autolinee, arrive at La Spezia station.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to La Spezia.
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  • Distance: 433.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 35 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and La Spezia, Italy?

You can take a train from Barcelona to La Spezia via Montpellier St. Roch Station, Montpellier Saint-Roch, Marseille-St-Charles, Marseille-Saint-Charles, and Genova Piazza Principe in around 13 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to La Spezia via Genoa, Genoa, Genova - Doria Metro Principe, Genova - Via XX Settembre, and Genova in around 15 h 53 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Barcelona to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $3,400
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Girona to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
Trenitalia

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 Pisa C.Le to La Spezia C.
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $13
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Bologna C.Le to Parma
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Parma to La Spezia C.
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
Train from Genova Brignole to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $15
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Girona
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
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 Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Genova to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Book at
booking.marinobus.it
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Genoa to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Ferry operators

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Barcelona to La Spezia train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at La Spezia Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to La Spezia is 965 km. It takes approximately 9 h 24 min to drive from Barcelona to La Spezia.

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Vueling Airlines and Alitalia offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Pisa Airport.

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There are 3201+ hotels available in La Spezia. Prices start at $74 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 .

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