There are 5 ways to get from Malta to Barcelona by plane, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry or train

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  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Barcelona (BCN) MLA - BCN

$58 - $262

4 alternative options

Car ferry, bus Baltour  •  36 h 59 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
  2. Take the bus from RAGUSA - Terminal Bus - Piazzale Zama to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps
  3. Take the bus from Genova to Barcelona

$267 - $639

Car ferry, bus  •  41 h 8 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
  2. Take the bus from Ispica - Viale Mario Rapisardi to Roma - Tiburtina
  3. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina to Barcelona

$365 - $582

Car ferry, bus and ferry, bus  •  41 h 30 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Ispica to Rome Stazione Tiburtina
  3. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina to Barcelona

$280 - $458

Car ferry, train, bus  •  42 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Catania
  2. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Pisa Centrale Icn
  3. Take the bus from Pisa Stazione FS to Barcelona Nord

$207 - $309

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Malta to Barcelona is to fly which costs 45€ - 230€ and takes 5 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Malta to Barcelona is to fly which costs 45€ - 230€ and takes 5 h 5 min.

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The distance between Malta and Barcelona is 1227 km.

The best way to get from Malta to Barcelona without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 36 h 59 min and costs 220€ - 550€.

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

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The quickest flight from Malta Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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Air Malta, Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Malta 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 Malta to Malta Airport is to bus which takes 8 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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Map of how to get from Malta to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 767 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 min

What companies run services between Malta and Barcelona, Spain?

Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Qormi to Barcelona 4 times a day.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Malta to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Malta to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malta to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Malta to Barcelona via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Catania Centrale to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
15 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from RAGUSA - Terminal Bus - Piazzale Zama to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps
Ave. Duration
20 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Ragusa - Capolinea Zama to Genoa - Piazza della Vittoria
Ave. Duration
20 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$220 - $320
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Ispica - Viale Mario Rapisardi to Roma - Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Genova to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Ispica to Rome Stazione Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
13 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Website
virtuferries.com
Car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Schedules at
virtuferries.com
Low season
$80 - $90
High season
$145 - $149
Mid season
$127
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Car ferry from Valetta to Catania
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
tirrenia.it

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