There are 11 ways to get from Italy to Barcelona by plane, bus, train, taxi, 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 Florence  •  4 h 40 min

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

$67 - $270

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Line 11 bus to Turin, fly  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 11 bus from Fermata 245 - GARIBALDI to Fermata 1547 - DORA GTT
  2. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Barcelona (BCN) TRN - BCN

$32 - $202

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Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Barcelona (BCN) MXP - BCN

$44 - $204

Fly from Bologna  •  5 h

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

$33 - $212

Fly from Naples  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Barcelona (BCN) NAP - BCN

$37 - $190

Fly from Rome  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Barcelona (BCN) FCO - BCN

$43 - $225

Train  •  15 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  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 / ...

$203 - $337

Bus  •  20 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome Stazione Tiburtina to Perpignan Gare Routière
  2. Take the bus from Perpignan to Barcelona 721 / ...

$84 - $147

Taxi, car ferry  •  21 h 1 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rome to Civitavecchia
  2. Take the car ferry from Civitavecchia to Barcelona

$217 - $288

Bus, train  •  44 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Roma to Figueres
  2. Take the train from Figueres to Barcelona P.Gracia Ir / ...

$119 - $200

Drive  •  13 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Barcelona 854.5 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Italy to Barcelona is to fly which costs 30€ - 170€ and takes 4 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Italy to Barcelona is to fly which costs 55€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Italy to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Principe Umberto and arriving at Barcelona via Rome Stazione Tiburtina and Perpignan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Italy to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Milano Centrale, Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E and Valence TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 45 min.

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The distance between Italy and Barcelona is 878 km. The road distance is 1367.2 km.

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The best way to get from Italy to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 15 h 45 min and costs 170€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Italy to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Italy to Barcelona bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, depart from Rome Stazione Tiburtina station.

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Italy to Barcelona train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Italy to Barcelona is to fly which takes 4 h 40 min and costs 55€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 170€ - 290€ and takes 15 h 45 min, you could also bus, which costs 70€ - 130€ and takes 20 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Italy to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 548.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

What companies run services between Italy and Barcelona, Spain?

Vueling Airlines, Alitalia and Swiss fly from Florence to Barcelona every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Barcelona via Milano Centrale, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E, and Valence TGV in around 15 h 45 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
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
Flights from Naples to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Rome to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Rome to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Turin to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Naples to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Rome to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
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 Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from Naples to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Rome to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Turin to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Naples to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Naples to Barcelona via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Naples to Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Rome to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Naples to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
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 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 Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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 - $85
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $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
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Figueres to Barcelona P.Gracia
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
5T Torino
Email
info@5t.torino.it
Website
5t.torino.it
Bus from Fermata 245 - GARIBALDI to Fermata 1547 - DORA GTT
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
5t.torino.it
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Perpignan to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
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 Perpignan to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Roma to Figueres
Ave. Duration
40 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Perpignan to Barcelona City Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Rome to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Samarcanda
Phone
+39 06 5551
Website
065551.it
Taxi Aventino
Phone
+39 06 574 3636
Radiotaxi 3570
Phone
+39 06 3570
Website
3570.it
Asso Taxi
Phone
+39 339 33 33 414
Website
assotaxi.it

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Italy to Barcelona is 1367 km. It takes approximately 13 h 4 min to drive from Italy to Barcelona.

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Vueling Airlines, Swiss and Alitalia offer flights from Florence Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 3404+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Italy to Florence Airport is to bus which takes 8 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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