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12:15PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina20h15 08:30AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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07:45PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina22h15 06:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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The fastest buses from Rome to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Aug 4

Fastest Journey

20 h 15 m

Average

21 h 15 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

859 km

It's difficult to get from Rome to Barcelona without transferring at least once.

Fastest
12:15PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina20h15 08:30AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
1 changes
$1651One-way
2nd Fastest
07:45PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina22h15 06:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
1 changes
$1331One-way

COMPARE Prices across different modes

Tue
Aug 3
$142Flixbus
$43Ryanair
Wed
Aug 4
$133Flixbus
$27Ryanair
Thu
Aug 5
$143Flixbus
$22Ryanair
Fri
Aug 6
$152Flixbus
$50Ryanair
Sat
Aug 7
$161Flixbus
$45Ryanair
Sun
Aug 8
$131Flixbus
$65Ryanair
Mon
Aug 9
$149Flixbus
$60Vueling
Tue
Aug 10
$142Flixbus
$39Vueling
Wed
Aug 11
$121Flixbus
$50Ryanair
Thu
Aug 12
$136Flixbus
$71Vueling
Fri
Aug 13
$195Flixbus
$56Ryanair
Sat
Aug 14
$172Flixbus
$48Ryanair
Sun
Aug 15
$136Flixbus
$50Ryanair
Mon
Aug 16
$142Flixbus
$48Ryanair
Tue
Aug 17
$121Flixbus
$36Ryanair
Wed
Aug 18
$112Flixbus
$19Ryanair
Thu
Aug 19
$162Flixbus
$22Ryanair
Fri
Aug 20
$146Flixbus
$19Ryanair
Sat
Aug 21
$138Flixbus
$19Ryanair
Sun
Aug 22
$126Flixbus
$22Ryanair
Mon
Aug 23
$109Flixbus
$22Malta Air

The cheapest buses from Rome to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Aug 4

Cheapest

$133

Average

$149

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Rome to Barcelona will cost around $ 149 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 133.

Cheapest
07:45PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina22h15 06:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
1 changes
$1331One-way
2nd Cheapest
12:15PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina20h15 08:30AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
1 changes
$1651One-way

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Bus Information from Rome to Barcelona

distanceDistance533 miles (859 km)
durationAverage bus duration19 h 25 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$145 (€115)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companies

Buses from Rome to Barcelona cover the 533 miles (859 km) long journey taking on average 19 h 25 min with our travel partners like. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $131 (€104)], but the average price of bus tickets is $145 (€115). Travelers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.

Bus companies

Alsa and FlixBus buses from Rome to Barcelona

For as little as $131 (€104) you can travel by bus between Rome and Barcelona with Alsa and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

Alsa
FlixBus

Looking for a budget-friendly way to travel 533 miles (859 km) by bus between Rome and Barcelona? Alsa is Spain’s main bus company that offers premium services and the most comfortable travel experience on a budget. Not only does Alsa sell standard tickets for its plethora of national and regional routes, but it also provides travelers special offers like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible bus tickets on select routes. Check out Alsa bus schedules and tickets available for the Rome to Barcelona trip on Omio to find the best deal on Alsa buses between Rome and Barcelona, whether you're looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest bus.

Alsa offers an impressive fleet of buses with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer for its millions of customers every year. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal buses with basic amenities like free WiFi, restrooms, footrests and onboard entertainment, others may want to check out the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium buses, which provide more upscale amenities on specific routes.

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Alsa when booking your bus tickets from Rome to Barcelona due to the coronavirus:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Buses from Rome to Barcelona

Buses in Europe are an affordable way to travel between cities, with a variety of companies offering both domestic and international routes. Buses from Rome to Barcelona are operated by Flixbus, and Alsa. Most bus services depart from Rome's Tiburtina bus station. Buses from Rome to Barcelona take between 20 hours–22 hours, terminating at Barcelona's Estacio del Nord bus station. Alsa offers a direct route, and most FlixBus services require one change in Genoa or Milan.

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Rome to Barcelona Bus Cost

Average prices for buses from Rome to Barcelonas when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€59

1 Day in Advance

€59

1 Week in Advance

€59

2 Weeks in Advance

€59

1 Month in Advance

€53

3 Months in Advance

€53

Rome to Barcelona Buses: General Information


While taking a bus is slower than flying or taking the train, it is significantly cheaper and can take as little as 20½ hours to arrive in Barcelona.

  • autobus Most Rome to Barcelona buses are run by either Flixbus or Alsa.
  • autobus Most buses are direct, depart from Rome's Tiburtina bus station and arrive at Barcelona's Estacio del Nord bus station.
  • autobus Traveling from Rome to Barcelona by bus takes as little as 20 hours and 30 minutes.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Rome to Barcelona bus ticket 1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Rome to Barcelona buses decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • Rome to Barcelona bus tickets are 10% cheaper on average when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a bus ticket the day of.

About Rome

Rome, the Eternal City, is the world famous center of history, fashion, art, and cuisine even three millennia after its mythical creation. From the Colosseum to the Villa Borghese to the Spanish Steps, Rome's timeless splendor will be sure to captivate travelers from around the world. No trip to Rome would be complete without a visit to Vatican City, which located entirely within the city of Rome. Vatican City is the home of the Pope, St. Peter's Basilica and the Sistine Chapel.

About Barcelona

Barcelona's Mediterranean climate provides the perfect backdrop for the city's unique architecture and vibrant nightlife. Travelers can soak in the Iberian sun on one of Barcelona's beaches or explore the city's lengthy history with an architectural tour. Sample Catalan food at one of Barcelona's tapas bars before viewing the world-famous artworks of Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali. The variety of activities and lifestyles available in Barcelona makes it a necessity for anyone traveling in Spain.

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Buses from Rome to Barcelona
Take the bus to Barcelona easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Rome to Barcelona.
FAQs
Is travel by bus currently allowed from Rome, Italy to Barcelona, Spain?

Travel by bus between Rome, Italy and Barcelona, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Barcelona from Rome restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Rome?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the safety rules to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 8/2/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Barcelona from Rome closer to your date of departure here

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Rome, Italy from Barcelona, Spain?

The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Barcelona to Rome is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Italy from Spain?

Reentry to Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Barcelona?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt 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
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Rome, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 8/2/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Rome from Barcelona here.

What is the price of the cheapest bus from Rome to Barcelona?
Bus tickets from Rome to Barcelona for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $131 (€104)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a bus from Rome to Barcelona?
If you are looking to purchase your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Rome to Barcelona bus to cost on average $145 (€115)  one way.
What is the distance to Barcelona from Rome by bus?
You should expect to travel around 533 miles (859 km)  between Rome and Barcelona by bus.
How long is a bus from Rome to Barcelona on average?
The Rome to Barcelona bus duration is on average 19 h 25 min, which is to be expected when traveling 533 miles (859 km) from Rome to Barcelona. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
Which bus station from Rome to Barcelona do I depart from? Which Barcelona bus station from Rome do I arrive in?

Some of the Rome bus stations to Barcelona you can start your journey from include Rome, Tiburtina Station, Rome, Termini (G) and Rome, Roma Ostiense. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Barcelona include Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, Barcelona, Aeropuerto Josep Tarradellas-El Prat (T1) and Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Roma Termini   and arriving in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.

Where is the Rome bus station located? Where is the Barcelona bus station located?

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Roma Termini and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the bus station to the city center in Barcelona.

What are the first and last departure bus times from Rome to Barcelona?
You can take the first bus from Rome to Barcelona at 10: 15 AM. The last bus from Rome to Barcelona that you can take departs at 7: 55 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Rome to Barcelona schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How far in advance should I purchase a bus ticket from Rome to Barcelona to get the best deals?
If you buy a bus ticket from Rome to Barcelona within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $145 (€115) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets from Rome to Barcelona are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Barcelona, Estacion de Autobuses de Sants
Amenities
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona-Nord
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