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There are 10 ways to get from Bologna to Spain by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus or car

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Fly Bologna to Barcelona  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Barcelona (BCN) BLQ - BCN

$32 - $211

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Fly Bologna to Valencia  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Valencia (VLC) BLQ - VLC

$47 - $407

Fly Bologna to Madrid  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Madrid (MAD) BLQ - MAD

$44 - $218

Fly Bologna to Sevilla  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Sevilla (SVQ) BLQ - SVQ

$77 - $508

Train to Florence, fly to Barcelona  •  5 h 35 min

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

$74 - $296

Train to Florence, fly to Madrid  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Madrid (MAD) FLR - MAD

$86 - $353

Train via Barcelona Sants  •  17 h

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa Station
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants Ave
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$253 - $347

Train  •  19 h

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Genova Piazza Principe Reg
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Marseille-Saint-Charles Ec
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$212 - $335

Bus and ferry, bus  •  25 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Valencia
  2. Take the bus from Valencia to Madrid Auto Res

$139 - $207

Drive  •  16 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Madrid 1081.6 miles

$260 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Spain is to fly which costs 28€ - 190€ and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Spain is to fly which costs 28€ - 190€ and takes 4 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bologna to Spain. However, there are services departing from Bologna and arriving at Neptuno via Ferran el Catòlic, Valencia and Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 55 min.

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The distance between Bologna and Spain is 1355 km. The road distance is 1730.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Spain without a car is to train which takes 17 h and costs 220€ - 310€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Bologna to Spain, including transfers.

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Bologna to Spain bus services, operated by Autolinee Gambioli, depart from Bologna station.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Spain is to fly which takes 4 h 40 min and costs 28€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 220€ - 310€ and takes 17 h.

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The quickest flight from Bologna Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Bologna to Spain bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, arrive at Madrid station.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Spain.
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  • Distance: 847.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Spain?

Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and three other airlines fly from Bologna to Barcelona every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bologna to Madrid via Torino Porta Susa Station, Torino Porta Susa, Lyon Part Dieu, Barcelona Sants, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, and Atocha-Renfe in around 17 h.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Bologna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Bologna to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Bologna to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Bologna to Sevilla via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Florence to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Florence to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from Bologna to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $750
Flights from Bologna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Bologna to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Bologna to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Florence to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Bologna to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Bologna to Valencia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Bologna to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Bologna to Sevilla via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Bologna to Sevilla via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Bologna to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Bologna to Sevilla via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Florence to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Florence to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Florence to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Train operators
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 Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
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 C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Bologna C.Le to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $120
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways AVE
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 Genova Piazza Principe to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Valencia
Ave. Duration
19 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna to Spain is 1731 km. It takes approximately 16 h 25 min to drive from Bologna to Spain.

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Air Dolomiti, Lufthansa, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Bologna Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Bologna Airport is to line 40 bus which takes 13 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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