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There are 10 ways to get from Parma to Barcelona by shuttle, plane, train, bus and ferry, 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.

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Shuttle to Milan Bergamo, fly  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Parma to Orio al Serio Airport
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Barcelona (BCN) BGY - BCN

$64 - $511

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Train to Bologna, fly  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Parma to Bologna C.Le
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Barcelona (BCN) BLQ - BCN

$44 - $253

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Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Parma to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Barcelona (BCN) MXP - BCN

$46 - $224

Train, train to Florence, fly  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Parma to Bologna C.Le
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  3. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Barcelona (BCN) FLR - BCN

$81 - $311

Train, train to Pisa, fly  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Parma to Bologna C.Le
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  3. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  4. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Barcelona (BCN) PSA - BCN

$66 - $332

Train, train to Venice, fly  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Parma to Bologna C.Le
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
  3. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Barcelona (BCN) VCE - BCN

$71 - $332

Bus and ferry  •  13 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Parma to Barcelona

$75 - $120

Train  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Parma to Milano Centrale Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E Tgv
  4. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
  5. Take the train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...

$167 - $260

Train, car ferry  •  23 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Parma to Genova Piazza Principe Reg
  2. Take the car ferry from Genoa to Barcelona

$86 - $142

Drive  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Parma to Barcelona 658.3 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Parma to Barcelona is to bus and ferry which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 13 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Parma to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs 35€ - 220€ and takes 6 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Parma and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 13 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Parma to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Parma and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Milano Centrale Station, Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E and Valence TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 40 min.

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The distance between Parma and Barcelona is 763 km. The road distance is 1053.3 km.

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The best way to get from Parma to Barcelona without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 13 h 55 min and costs 65€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 37 min to get from Parma to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Parma to Barcelona bus services, operated by Autolinee Gambioli, depart from Parma station.

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Parma to Barcelona train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Parma station.

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The quickest flight from Milan Bergamo Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Parma to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 476.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 37 min

What companies run services between Parma, Italy and Barcelona, Spain?

You can take a train from Parma to Barcelona via Milano Centrale, Milano Centrale Station, Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E, and Valence TGV in around 14 h 40 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
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 Florence to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Pisa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Venice to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Florence to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Pisa to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Venice to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from Venice to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Florence to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Venice to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Venice to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Venice to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
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
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 Parma to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Parma to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $21
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Parma to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$25 - $30
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
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
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus and ferry from Parma to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
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Parma to Barcelona bus services, operated by Autolinee Gambioli, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Parma to Barcelona train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Parma to Barcelona is 1053 km. It takes approximately 10 h 1 min to drive from Parma to Barcelona.

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Ryanair offers flights from Milan Bergamo Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 3525+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Parma to Milan Bergamo Airport is to shuttle which takes 2 h 10 min and costs 30€ - 240€.

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