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There are 7 ways to get from Como to Barcelona by train, plane, 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

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Como Lago to Saronno
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Barcelona (BCN) MXP - BCN

$42 - $206

Cheapest option

Train to Milan Bergamo, fly  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Barcelona (BCN) BGY - BCN

$36 - $266

5 alternative options

Train  •  13 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa Station
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E Tgv
  4. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
  5. Take the train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...

$163 - $255

Bus FlixBus  •  15 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Barcelona N740 / ...

$58 - $98

Bus ALSA  •  19 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Milano to Barcelona/Sants

$65 - $109

Train, car ferry  •  23 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe Rv / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Genoa to Barcelona

$88 - $151

Drive  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Como to Barcelona 642.6 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Como to Barcelona is to bus which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 15 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Como to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs 35€ - 180€ and takes 5 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Como to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Como and arriving at Barcelona via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Como to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Como S. Giovanni and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Milano Centrale Station, Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E and Valence TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 43 min.

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The distance between Como and Barcelona is 742 km. The road distance is 1028.1 km.

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The best way to get from Como to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 13 h 43 min and costs 140€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from Como to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Como to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Milan, Milan station.

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Como to Barcelona train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Como S. Giovanni station.

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The best way to get from Como to Barcelona is to train which takes 13 h 43 min and costs 140€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 15 h 4 min.

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Map of how to get from Como to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 463.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 25 min

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

You can take a train from Como to Barcelona via Milano Centrale, Milano Centrale Station, Torino Porta Susa Station, Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E, and Valence TGV in around 13 h 43 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Como to Barcelona 3 times a day. Tickets cost $55 - $95 and the journey takes 13 h 30 min. ALSA also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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 Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$5 - $16
First
$8 - $19
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
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 Como S.Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$5 - $16
First
$8 - $19
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
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 Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $95
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 Milano to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Milano to Barcelona/Sants
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Como to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Como to Barcelona train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Como to Barcelona is 1028 km. It takes approximately 9 h 48 min to drive from Como to Barcelona.

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Singapore Airlines, easyJet, Swiss and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Book your Como to Barcelona bus tickets online with FlixBus and ALSA.

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