There are 8 ways to get from Barcelona to Tuscany 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Florence  •  4h 32m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Florence (FLR) BCN - FLR

53€ - 241€

Cheapest option

Fly to Bologna, train  •  6h 55m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Bologna (BLQ) BCN - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pistoia

48€ - 603€

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Fly to Pisa  •  4h 36m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Pisa (PSA) BCN - PSA

62€ - 342€

Train  •  13h 51m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S. Tgv
  3. Take the train from Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S. to Firenze S.M.N. Fr

142€ - 259€

Bus via Genoa  •  19h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Genova Barcelona - Bologna
  2. Take the bus from Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps to FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 Baltour

86€ - 117€

Car ferry, train  •  24h 1m

  1. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Genoa
  2. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Pisa Centrale Fb / ...
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. Re

83€ - 159€

Bus  •  24h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord to Bologna Barcelona - Bologna
  2. Take the bus from Bologna Autostazione Piazza XX Settembre to Florence, Piazzale Montelungo 536

Drive  •  10h 39m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Florence 1092.7 km

140€ - 220€

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Tuscany is to fly which costs 50€ - 250€ and takes 4h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Tuscany is to fly which costs 50€ - 250€ and takes 4h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Tuscany. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 via Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Tuscany. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Firenze S.M.N. via Lyon Part Dieu and Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 51m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Tuscany is 771 km. The road distance is 1092.7 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Tuscany without a car is to train which takes 13h 51m and costs 140€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 4h 32m to get from Barcelona to Tuscany, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Tuscany bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Barcelona station.

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Barcelona to Tuscany train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Tuscany is to fly which takes 4h 32m and costs 50€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 140€ - 260€ and takes 13h 51m, you could also bus via Genoa, which costs 85€ - 120€ and takes 19h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Tuscany.
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  • Distance: 770.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 32m

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

Vueling Airlines, Alitalia and two other airlines fly from Barcelona to Florence 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Florence via Lyon Part Dieu and Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S. in around 13h 51m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 750€
Flights from Barcelona to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 280€
Flights from Barcelona to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 250€
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 250€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 650€
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 750€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
11€ - 15€
Base Standard
25€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
Train from Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S. to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
35€ - 120€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
35€ - 55€
Base Standard
65€ - 90€
Base Premium
80€ - 120€
Train from Genova Brignole to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
15€ - 21€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
14€ - 20€
Smart Low Cost
12€ - 17€
Smart Flex
26€ - 40€
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 Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pistoia
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 6€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
5€ - 6€
Train from Genova Brignole to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
11€ - 22€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
20€ - 22€
Train from Pisa Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
7€ - 10€
Train from Genova Brignole to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
Renfe SNCF
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S.
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
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 Barcelona to Genova
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
alsa.com
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Genova
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Bologna
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps to FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
Baltour
Consorzio Autolinee S.r.l.
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 Bologna, Bologna to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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

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Barcelona to Tuscany bus services, operated by Baltour, arrive at FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 station.

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Barcelona to Tuscany train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Firenze S.M.N. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Tuscany is 1093 km. It takes approximately 10h 39m to drive from Barcelona to Tuscany.

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Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti, Alitalia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Florence Airport.

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There are 3192+ hotels available in Tuscany. 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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