There are 11 ways to get from Spain to Italy by plane, bus, train 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 Barcelona to Milan Linate  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Milan Linate (LIN) BCN - LIN

$53 - $275

Cheapest option

Fly Barcelona to Turin, line 11 bus  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Turin (TRN) BCN - TRN
  2. Take the line 11 bus from Fermata 3016 - DORA GTT to Fermata 246 - BERTOLA

$33 - $196

9 alternative options

Fly Barcelona to Bologna  •  4 h 25 min

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

$34 - $208

Fly Valencia to Bologna  •  4 h 46 min

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

$49 - $410

Fly Barcelona to Florence  •  4 h 17 min

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

$68 - $270

Fly Madrid to Milan Linate  •  5 h 22 min

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

$69 - $278

Train  •  19 h

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini Fr

$294 - $449

Bus Eurolines FR  •  33 h 15 min

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

$263 - $454

Bus Autolinee Gambioli  •  36 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Valencia 047 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Valencia to Rome Tiburtina

$183 - $285

Bus ALSA  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Roma

$155 - $226

Drive  •  18 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Rome 1221.5 miles

$290 - $430

What companies run services between Spain and Italy?

Alitalia flies from Barcelona to Milan 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Rome via Atocha-Renfe, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Barcelona Sants, Lyon Part Dieu, Torino Porta Susa, Roma Termini, and Termini in around 19 h.

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 Valencia to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Flights from Barcelona to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Barcelona to Florence via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 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
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
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 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
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 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Barcelona to Florence via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Barcelona to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Valencia to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
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 Barcelona to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from Valencia to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 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
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
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Torino Porta Susa Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
5T Torino
Email
info@5t.torino.it
Website
5t.torino.it
Bus from Fermata 3016 - DORA GTT to Fermata 246 - BERTOLA
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
5t.torino.it
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Madrid to Aix en Provence
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Aix en Provence to Rome
Ave. Duration
13 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $240
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Valencia to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Spain to Italy?

The distance between Spain and Italy is 1421 km. The road distance is 1954 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Spain to Italy?

The cheapest way to get from Spain to Italy is to fly and line 11 bus which costs 26€ - 160€ and takes 5 h 4 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Spain to Italy?

The quickest way to get from Spain to Italy is to fly which takes 4 h 17 min and costs 55€ - 220€.

Is there a direct bus between Spain and Italy?

No, there is no direct bus from Spain to Italy. However, there are services departing from Santo Domingo and arriving at Principe Umberto via Madrid, Pius XII - Tirso de Molina, Valencia and Staz.Ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 51 min.

How long does it take to get from Spain to Italy?

It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from Spain to Italy, including transfers.