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

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  •  3 h 2 min

  1. CTA - BCN

$59 - $335

5 alternative options

Train  •  31 h 28 min

  1. Icn
  2. Ec
  3. Ave

$232 - $341

Bus and ferry, bus  •  31 h 38 min

$139 - $193

Drive, car ferry  •  30 h 15 min

$202 - $341

Bus  •  36 h 5 min

  1. Baltour

$163 - $248

Train, car ferry  •  39 h 47 min

  1. Icn

$203 - $274

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

Vueling Airlines, Alitalia and four other airlines fly from Catania to Barcelona every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Catania to Barcelona via Genova Piazza Principe and Marseille-St-Charles in around 31 h 28 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Catania to Barcelona via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,900
Flights from Catania to Barcelona via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Barcelona via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Flights from Catania to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Catania to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Catania to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Catania to Florence
Ave. Duration
14 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from CATANIA-V.DAmico 195 Baltour to NAPOLI-C.so Lucci Metropark
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Caserta to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
24 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $30
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$3
Car
$29 - $30

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Catania and Barcelona is 1188 km.

The cheapest way to get from Catania to Barcelona is to fly which costs 50€ - 290€ and takes 3 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Catania to Barcelona is to fly which takes 3 h 2 min and costs 50€ - 290€.

No, there is no direct train from Catania to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Catania Centrale and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Genova Piazza Principe and Marseille-St-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 28 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Catania to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Catania and arriving at Barcelona Nord via Firenze Autostazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 38 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to get from Catania to Barcelona, including transfers.