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There are 10 ways to get from Barcelona to Padua by plane, train, shuttle, 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 to Venice, train  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Venice (VCE) BCN - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Padova

$55 - $278

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Fly to Bologna, train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Bologna (BLQ) BCN - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Padova

$48 - $257

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Fly to Verona, train  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Verona (VRN) BCN - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padova

$90 - $489

Fly to Milan Bergamo, shuttle  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) BCN - BGY
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Orio al Serio Airport to Padova

$66 - $567

Fly to Florence, train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Florence (FLR) BCN - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Padova

$92 - $314

Train  •  14 h 14 min

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

$186 - $274

Bus Atlassib  •  18 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Padova N740

$70 - $120

Bus ALSA  •  23 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Venecia

$75 - $117

Car ferry, train  •  24 h 27 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Genoa
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Padova Fr

$120 - $168

Drive  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Padua 755 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Padua is to bus which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 23 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Padua is to fly and train which costs 45€ - 250€ and takes 5 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona and arriving at Padova. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Padua. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Padova via Valence TGV, Chambery-Challes-E and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 14 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Padua is 902 km. The road distance is 1208 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Padua without a car is to train which takes 14 h 14 min and costs 160€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Barcelona to Padua, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Padua bus services, operated by Atlassib, depart from Barcelona station.

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Barcelona to Padua train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Padua is to train which takes 14 h 14 min and costs 160€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 110€ and takes 18 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Padua.
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  • Distance: 564 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 20 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Padua, Italy?

You can take a train from Barcelona to Padua via Valence TGV, Chambery-Challes-E, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 14 h 14 min. Alternatively, Atlassib operates a bus from Barcelona to Padua twice daily, and the journey takes 18 h 15 min. FlixBus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Bergamo via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Barcelona to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Barcelona to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Barcelona to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Barcelona to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Venice via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Barcelona to Venice via Naples
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Verona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
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 Venezia Mestre to Padova
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$5 - $7
Train from Bologna C.Le to Padova
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $20
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padova
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $14
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre to Padova
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padova
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Padova
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Padova
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.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 Firenze S.Maria Novella to Padova
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Padova
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Padova
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
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 Station to Gare de Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
renfe.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 Valence TGV to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Bus operators
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Barcelona to Padova
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
atlassib.es
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 Padua, Padova
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
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 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 Venecia
Ave. Duration
22 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Barcelona to Padua bus services, operated by Atlassib, arrive at Padova station.

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Barcelona to Padua train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Padova station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Padua is 1208 km. It takes approximately 11 h 20 min to drive from Barcelona to Padua.

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Ryanair, Alitalia, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Venice Airport.

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Book your Barcelona to Padua bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 942+ hotels available in Padua. Prices start at $51 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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