• Our partners include:

  • RailEurope
  • Deutsche Bahn
  • Trenitalia
  • SNCF
  • Flixbus
  • RENFE
  • Ouibus
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner

There are 6 ways to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Barcelona by plane, train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  2h 17m

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

$36 - $187

5 alternative options

Train  •  13h 37m

  1. Take the train from Novara to Chambery-Challes-E Tgv
  2. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...

$165 - $244

Bus  •  14h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Milan Malpensa Airport Terminal 1 to Turin Corso Bolzano Autostradale - Sadem
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Barcelona N740

$63 - $112

Train, bus  •  19h 7m

  1. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Cadorna Xp1
  2. Take the bus from Milano to Barcelona/Sants

$75 - $113

Train, car ferry  •  24h 3m

  1. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale R28 / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe Rv / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Genoa to Barcelona

$88 - $150

Drive  •  9h 35m

  1. Drive from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Barcelona 624.3 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Barcelona is to fly which costs 30€ - 170€ and takes 2h 17m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Barcelona is to fly which costs 30€ - 170€ and takes 2h 17m.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Milan Malpensa Airport Terminal 1 and arriving at Barcelona via Fermata 3563 - DUCHESSA JOLANDA EST and Turin, Torino. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 37m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Busto Arsizio Fn, Novara, Chambery-Challes-E and Valence TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 37m.

More details

The distance between Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) and Barcelona is 707 km. The road distance is 998.9 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 13h 37m and costs 140€ - 220€.

More details

It takes approximately 2h 17m to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Barcelona, including transfers.

More details

Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Barcelona bus services, operated by Autostradale, depart from Milan Malpensa Airport Terminal 1 station.

More details

Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Barcelona train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Novara station.

More details

The best way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Barcelona is to fly which takes 2h 17m and costs 30€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 140€ - 220€ and takes 13h 37m, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 100€ and takes 14h 37m.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Barcelona.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 441.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 17m

What companies run services between Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP), Italy and Barcelona, Spain?

easyJet, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines fly from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Barcelona every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Barcelona via Busto Arsizio Fn, Novara Fn, Novara, Chambery-Challes-E, and Valence TGV in around 13h 37m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Novara to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $120
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
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
4h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Cadorna
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
Malpensa Express
Trenitalia

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 Milano Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Bus operators
Autostradale
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 Turin, Torino to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
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 Milano to Barcelona/Sants
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators

Want to know more about travelling around Spain

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

Search flights

Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Barcelona station.

More details

Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Barcelona train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Barcelona is 999 km. It takes approximately 9h 35m to drive from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Barcelona.

Get driving directions

Singapore Airlines, Swiss, easyJet and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Barcelona Airport.

Search flights

There are 3665+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

More details