There are 7 ways to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Barcelona by plane, train, taxi, car ferry, bus 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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Fly to Barcelona  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Barcelona (BCN) FCO - BCN

$32 - $200

6 alternative options

Fly to Girona, train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Girona (GRO) FCO - GRO
  2. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona Sants

$242 - $1,197

Train  •  17 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Geneve Ec
  3. Take the train from Genève to Avignon TGV Tgv
  4. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants Ave

$222 - $402

Taxi, car ferry  •  20 h 45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rome Airport (FCO) to Civitavecchia
  2. Take the car ferry from Civitavecchia to Barcelona

$200 - $268

Bus Eurolines IT  •  22 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome Stazione Tiburtina to Barcelona Nord

$82 - $137

Bus Autolinee Gambioli  •  24 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina to Barcelona

$112 - $190

Drive  •  13 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Rome Airport (FCO) to Barcelona 872.8 miles

$210 - $310

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Barcelona is to fly which costs 27€ - 170€ and takes 2 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Barcelona is to fly which costs 27€ - 170€ and takes 2 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome Airport (FCO) to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Fiumicino Airport T3 bus platform 9 and arriving at Barcelona via Rome Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome Airport (FCO) to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Fiumicino Aeroporto and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Roma Termini, Milano Centrale, Genève and Avignon TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 34 min.

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The distance between Rome Airport (FCO) and Barcelona is 839 km. The road distance is 1396.4 km.

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The best way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 17 h 34 min and costs 180€ - 350€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Rome Airport (FCO) to Barcelona bus services, operated by Autolinee Gambioli, depart from Rome Tiburtina station.

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Rome Airport (FCO) to Barcelona train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Barcelona is to fly which takes 2 h 37 min and costs 27€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 180€ - 350€ and takes 17 h 34 min, you could also bus, which costs 70€ - 120€ and takes 22 h 18 min.

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Map of how to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 524.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 37 min

What companies run services between Rome Airport (FCO), Italy and Barcelona, Spain?

Vueling Airlines, Alitalia and four other airlines fly from Rome Airport (FCO) to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome Airport (FCO) to Barcelona via Roma Termini, Milano Centrale, Geneve, Genève, and Avignon TGV in around 17 h 34 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Rome to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Rome to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Rome to Girona via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Rome to Girona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Rome to Girona via Malta
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Rome to Girona via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Rome to Girona via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Rome to Girona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $29
1st Class
$42 - $44
Train from Genève to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
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 Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Geneve
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$30 - $110
First
$80 - $170
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 Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
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 Roma to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
43 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
alsa.com
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
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
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Rome Airport (FCO) to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Samarcanda
Phone
+39 06 5551
Website
065551.it
Taxi Aventino
Phone
+39 06 574 3636
Radiotaxi 3570
Phone
+39 06 3570
Website
3570.it
Asso Taxi
Phone
+39 339 33 33 414
Website
assotaxi.it

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