There are 11 ways to get from Genoa to Barcelona by plane, bus, train, 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 from Genoa  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Barcelona (BCN) GOA - BCN

$42 - $241

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Bus to Nice, fly  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Genova Brignole Stazione FS to Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Barcelona (BCN) NCE - BCN

$59 - $175

Train to Turin, fly  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Torino Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Barcelona (BCN) TRN - BCN

$42 - $242

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Barcelona (BCN) MXP - BCN

$66 - $243

Train to Milan Bergamo, fly  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Barcelona (BCN) BGY - BCN

$60 - $290

Train, train to Bologna, fly  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
  3. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Barcelona (BCN) BLQ - BCN

$78 - $313

Train  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Marseille-Saint-Charles Ec
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Barcelona Sants Ave

$133 - $186

Bus Eurolines IT  •  12 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Genova Piazza della Vittoria to Barcelona Nord N758

$50 - $85

Bus Autocares Grupo Samar  •  16 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Genova to Nice
  2. Take the bus from Nice to Barcelona

$63 - $91

Car ferry  •  19 h 30 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Genoa to Barcelona

$70 - $110

Drive  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Genoa to Barcelona 539.3 miles

$130 - $190

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Genova Piazza della Vittoria and arriving at Barcelona Nord. Services depart five times a week, and operate Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 12 h 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Genoa and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 19 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Genoa to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Genova Piazza Principe and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Marseille-St-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 15 min.

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The distance between Genoa and Barcelona is 645 km. The road distance is 862.9 km.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 11 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Genoa to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Genoa to Barcelona bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, depart from Genova Piazza della Vittoria station.

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Genoa to Barcelona train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Genova Piazza Principe station.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Barcelona is to fly which takes 4 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 11 h 15 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 12 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Genoa to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 403.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 52 min

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

Vueling Airlines flies from Genoa to Barcelona 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Genoa to Barcelona via Marseille-Saint-Charles and Marseille-St-Charles in around 11 h 15 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Genoa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Nice to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Turin to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Nice to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Turin to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $290
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
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 Genova Brignole to Torino Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$22 - $26
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.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
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 Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
italotreno.it
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 Marseille-St-Charles to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Eurolines IT
Phone
+39 0861 199 1900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
eurolines.it
Bus from Genova Brignole Stazione FS to Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Bus from Genova Piazza della Vittoria to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
12 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
eurolines.it
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 Genova to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
36 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
alsa.com
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 Genoa, Genoa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Genova to Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Genoa Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Genoa to Barcelona bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, arrive at Barcelona Nord station.

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Genoa to Barcelona train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Genoa to Barcelona is 863 km. It takes approximately 8 h 15 min to drive from Genoa to Barcelona.

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Vueling Airlines offers flights from Genoa Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Book your Genoa to Barcelona bus tickets online with Busbud and FlixBus.

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There are 3377+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Genoa Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs .

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