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There are 11 ways to get from Italy to Barcelona by plane, bus, train, taxi, car ferry, bus and 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 35 min

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

$67 - $270

Cheapest option

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

9 alternative options

Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  4 h 54 min

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

$44 - $204

Fly from Rome  •  5 h 4 min

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

$43 - $224

Fly from Bologna  •  5 h

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

$33 - $212

Fly from Naples  •  5 h 2 min

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

$37 - $190

Train  •  15 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E Tgv
  3. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
  4. Take the train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...

$218 - $324

Taxi, car ferry  •  21 h 4 min

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

$212 - $278

Bus and ferry  •  23 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Barcelona

$112 - $172

Bus  •  44 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Roma to Barcelona

$112 - $172

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 5 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Italy to Barcelona is to fly which costs 55€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Italy to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from P.le Tiburtino and arriving at Barcelona via Rome Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 40 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 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 180€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Italy to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Italy to Barcelona bus services, operated by Autolinee Gambioli, depart from Rome 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 35 min and costs 55€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 180€ - 290€ and takes 15 h 45 min, you could also bus, which costs 95€ - 150€ and takes 44 h 58 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 35 min

What companies run services between Italy and Barcelona, Spain?

Vueling Airlines, Swiss and Alitalia fly from Florence to Barcelona 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Barcelona via Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E, and Valence TGV in around 15 h 45 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Florence to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 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 Rome to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Rome to Barcelona via Alicante
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $320
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
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Naples to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Turin to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 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 Rome to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Rome to Barcelona via Alicante
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $320
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
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Turin to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from Naples to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Naples to Barcelona via Bologna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Naples to Barcelona via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Turin to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $290
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Rome to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Naples to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Rome to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Naples to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Naples to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Naples to Barcelona via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
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 Naples to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 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 Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
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
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.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 Roma to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
43 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Civitavecchia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
grimaldi-lines.com
Other operators
Taxi from Rome to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 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 40 min.

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

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Italy to Barcelona train services, operated by inOui 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 3504+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $72 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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