How to get from Italy to Spain

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Recommended option

Fly from Milan Linate  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Barcelona (BCN) LIN - BCN

$53 - $280

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 Florence  •  4 h 40 min

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

$67 - $270

Fly from Bologna  •  5 h

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

$33 - $212

Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  4 h 54 min

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

$44 - $204

Fly from Naples  •  4 h 57 min

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

$37 - $190

Train  •  18 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants Ave
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$293 - $412

Bus Eurolines IT  •  30 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome Stazione Tiburtina to Barcelona Sants
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona Sants Station to Madrid

$134 - $197

Bus Autolinee Gambioli  •  36 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina to Valencia
  2. Take the bus from Valencia to Madrid 047 / ...

$178 - $270

Bus  •  3 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Roma to Madrid

$185 - $267

Drive  •  18 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Madrid 1223.4 miles

$290 - $430

Questions & Answers

The distance between Italy and Spain is 1421 km. The road distance is 1957 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Italy to Spain is to fly which takes 4 h 40 min and costs 55€ - 240€.

No, there is no direct bus from Italy to Spain. However, there are services departing from Principe Umberto and arriving at Callao via Rome Tiburtina, Marqués de Sotelo - Sant Pau, Valencia and Méndez Álvaro - Estación Sur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 43 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Italy to Spain, including transfers.

What companies run services between Italy and Spain?

Alitalia flies from Milan to Barcelona 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Madrid via Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Lyon Part Dieu, Barcelona Sants, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, and Atocha-Renfe in around 18 h 27 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 Bologna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Flights from Turin to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Naples to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
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
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
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 Turin to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $290
Flights from Naples to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
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
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona Sants Station to Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Roma to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 days 6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Website
alsa.com
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Valencia
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it

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