There are 9 ways to get from Spain to Italy by plane, bus or car

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Fly Barcelona to Bologna  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Bologna (BLQ) BCN - BLQ

$34 - $213

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Fly Barcelona to Turin, line 11 bus  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Turin (TRN) BCN - TRN
  2. Take the line 11 bus from Fermata 3016 - DORA GTT to Fermata 200 - PORTA PALAZZO SUD

$33 - $201

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Fly Barcelona to Florence  •  4 h 27 min

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

$68 - $270

Fly Valencia to Bologna  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Bologna (BLQ) VLC - BLQ

$49 - $409

Fly Madrid to Milan Linate  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Milan Linate (LIN) MAD - LIN

$69 - $278

Fly Barcelona to Naples  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Naples (NAP) BCN - NAP

$38 - $189

Bus via Aix en Provence  •  33 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Aix En Provence
  2. Take the bus from Aix en Provence to Rome

$174 - $324

Bus  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Roma

$135 - $216

Drive  •  18 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Rome 1221.5 miles

$290 - $430

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Spain to Italy. However, there are services departing from Cibeles and arriving at Via Di Porta Maggiore via Madrid, Aix en Provence and Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 11 min.

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The distance between Spain and Italy is 1421 km. The road distance is 1954.5 km.

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The best way to get from Spain to Italy without a car is to bus which takes 33 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Spain to Italy, including transfers.

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Spain to Italy bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid station.

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The best way to get from Spain to Italy is to fly which takes 4 h 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 33 h 11 min.

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

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Spain to Italy bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Rome station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Spain to Italy is 1954 km. It takes approximately 18 h 42 min to drive from Spain to Italy.

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Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Bologna Airport.

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Map of how to get from Spain to Italy.
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  • Distance: 888 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

What companies run services between Spain and Italy?

Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and three other airlines fly from Barcelona to Bologna every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid to Rome via Intercambiador de Avenida de America, Madrid, Aix En Provence, Aix en Provence, Rome, and Termini in around 33 h 11 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Barcelona to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Barcelona to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Barcelona to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Barcelona to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from Valencia to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $750
Flights from Barcelona to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Naples
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Valencia to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Valencia to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Valencia to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Naples
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Barcelona to Naples via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Florence via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Bus operators
5T Torino
Email
info@5t.torino.it
Website
5t.torino.it
Bus from Fermata 3016 - DORA GTT to Fermata 200 - PORTA PALAZZO SUD
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
5t.torino.it
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 Madrid to Aix En Provence
Ave. Duration
17 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid to Roma
Ave. Duration
2 days 6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Aix en Provence to Rome
Ave. Duration
13 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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