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There are 8 ways to get from NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa, Florence to Barcelona by plane, bus, train, car ferry or car

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Fly from Florence  •  4h 41m

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

€46 - €244

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Train to Bologna, fly  •  5h 38m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Barcelona (BCN) BLQ - BCN

€35 - €242

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Bus to Pisa, fly  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Piazza Stazione to Pisa Airport
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Barcelona (BCN) PSA - BCN

Train  •  14h 13m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux Tgv
  3. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud Ter
  4. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Barcelona-Sants Tgv / ...

€173 - €315

Bus via Florence  •  16h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Barcelona N758

€52 - €66

Train, car ferry  •  26h 30m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale Re
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Genova Brignole Fb / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Genoa to Barcelona

€82 - €162

Bus  •  40h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Barcelona

€150 - €210

Drive  •  10h 34m

  1. Drive from NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa, Florence to Barcelona 1087.1 km

€130 - €200

NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa, Florence to Barcelona by walk and train

The journey time between NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa, Florence and Barcelona is around 26h 18m and covers a distance of around 1353 km. The fastest journey normally takes 24h 38m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, TGV inOui, SNCF and others, the NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa, Florence to Barcelona service departs from NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa, Florence and arrives in Barcelona-Sants. Typically 12 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
26h 18m
Fastest journey time:
24h 38m
Services per week:
12
Cheapest price:
€147
Carbon emissions:
71 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
12:55
Last service departs at:
18:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa, Florence to Barcelona walk and train schedules

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Conditions of entry into Spain from Italy

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
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  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
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  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Barcelona is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Barcelona is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Barcelona is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

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The cheapest way to get from NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa, Florence to Barcelona is to bus via Florence which costs €50 - €70 and takes 16h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa, Florence to Barcelona is to fly which costs €45 - €250 and takes 4h 41m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Florence and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 40h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa, Florence to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Firenze S.M.N. and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Torino Porta Susa, Chambery Challes Les Eaux and Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 13m.

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The distance between NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa, Florence and Barcelona is 789 km. The road distance is 1087.1 km.

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The best way to get from NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa, Florence to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 14h 13m and costs €170 - €320.

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It takes approximately 4h 41m to get from NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa, Florence to Barcelona, including transfers.

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NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa, Florence to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Florence station.

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NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa, Florence to Barcelona train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.M.N. station.

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The best way to get from NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa, Florence to Barcelona is to fly which takes 4h 41m and costs €45 - €250. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €170 - €320 and takes 14h 13m, you could also bus via Florence, which costs €50 - €70 and takes 16h 41m.

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Map of how to get from NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa, Florence to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 788.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 41m

What companies run services between NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa, Florence, Italy and Barcelona, Spain?

Vueling Airlines, Swiss and three other airlines fly from NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa, Florence to Barcelona every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa, Florence to Barcelona via Firenze S.M.N., Torino Porta Susa, Chambery Challes Les Eaux, and Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud in around 14h 13m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €280
Flights from Pisa to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €260
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €320
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €230
Flights from Pisa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €100
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€20 - €120
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€13 - €120
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€13 - €120
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona via Alghero
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€13 - €120
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €390
Flights from Pisa to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €280
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€140 - €280
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €100
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€30 - €45
Base Standard
€55 - €80
Base Premium
€70 - €100
Train from Pisa Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€15 - €21
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€14 - €21
Smart Low Cost
€12 - €17
Smart Flex
€26 - €40
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Les Eaux to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€19 - €28
Rail 1st Class
€29 - €45
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Bus operators
People Mover
Website
pisa-airport.com
Bus from Piazza Stazione to Pisa Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
pisa-airport.com
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 Florence to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €60
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 Florence to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
40h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€150 - €210
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Florence Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa, Florence to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Barcelona station.

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NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa, Florence to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa, Florence to Barcelona is 1087 km. It takes approximately 10h 34m to drive from NH Collection Firenze Porta Rossa, Florence to Barcelona.

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Air Dolomiti, Lufthansa, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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