There are 4 ways to get from Malta to Barcelona by plane, bus and ferry or bus

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  •  5h 9m

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

36€ - 113€

3 alternative options

Bus and ferry, bus  •  39h 10m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Valletta to Catania
  2. Take the bus from CATANIA - Via Archimede to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps
  3. Take the bus from Genova to Barcelona Nord

Bus and ferry, bus via Padua  •  44h 30m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Valletta to Catania
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Padova
  3. Take the bus from Padova to Barcelona

Bus and ferry, bus via Rome  •  2 days 13h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Valletta to Catania
  2. Take the bus from Catania, Catania to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
  3. Take the bus from Roma to Barcelona

288€ - 370€

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

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Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Spain from 5/9/2020.

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International flights leaving Malta are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Source Type: Government | Last updated: 5/2/2020

Data sourced from: CDC, ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Malta to Barcelona is to fly which costs 35€ - 120€ and takes 5h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Malta to Barcelona is to fly which costs 35€ - 120€ and takes 5h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Malta to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Birkirkara and arriving at Barcelona Nord via Valletta, CATANIA - Via Archimede and Genova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 10m.

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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 bus and ferry and bus which takes 39h 10m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 9m to get from Malta to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Malta to Barcelona bus services, operated by Virtu Ferries Ltd, depart from Valletta station.

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The quickest flight from Malta Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Malta to Barcelona bus services, operated by Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord, arrive at Barcelona Nord station.

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Ryanair, Air Malta, easyJet and three other airlines offer flights from Malta Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Map of how to get from Malta to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 1227.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 9m

What companies run services between Malta and Barcelona, Spain?

Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and four other airlines fly from Qormi to Barcelona 5 times a day.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Malta to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 150€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Malta to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 350€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malta to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 160€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Malta to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
70€ - 270€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malta to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 240€
Bus operators
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Phone
(+356) 22069999
Email
res@virtuferries.com
Website
virtuferries.com
Bus and ferry from Valletta to Catania
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
82€
Website
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from CATANIA - Via Archimede to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Baltour
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Genova to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Catania to Padova
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Padova to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
atlassib.es
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Catania, Catania to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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
43h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
170€ - 240€
Website
alsa.com

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