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Train Information between Barcelona and Florence

distanceDistance489 miles (789 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Barcelona to Florence cover the 489 miles (789 km) long route taking on average 26 h 15 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Firenze Santa Maria Novella.

Trains from Barcelona to Florence

Since there is no direct connection between Barcelona and Florence, the best option for scheduling this train journey is to make a first trip to Marseille and then take the connection to Florence. The first journey, of which there are 13 connections, is made in 4 hours and 39 minutes, while the only option for the second culminates in about 14.

What trains go from Barcelona to Florence?

To travel by train Barcelona Florencia it is usual to use vehicles from Renfe, SNCF and Trenitalia Thello, all of them reference companies in the countries crossed during this journey. Although it is necessary to make several stopovers, the truth is that the trips are made in a comfortable and quiet.

How long is the train from Barcelona to Florence?

Travelling by train Barcelona Florence requires an investment of almost 19 hours, which can be extended depending on the time of arrival and departure to and from Marseille. The distance between the Spanish city and the Italian city is 789 kilometers. However, it is necessary to make several stops and railroad changes.

How many trains are there from Barcelona to Florence?

For the first stretch by train from Barcelona to Florence it is possible to choose between 13 daily frequencies, of which only 1 is direct. The rest includes stops in cities such as Montpellier, Avignon or Lyon. For the Marseille-Florence route, there is only one possibility, with an early afternoon departure and stopovers in Vertimiglia and Genoa.

Where do the trains from Barcelona to Florence depart from and arrive at?

Sants Barcelona Station: the main train station of Barcelona is located in a central location, in the district of Sants. It is easily reached by bus lines 109, D40 and H10, trains R1, R2N and R4 or metro lines 3 and 5. It is a very wide and very complete installation, with all the necessary services, commerce and information for travellers.

Station of Florence Santa Maria Novella: located in the center, just 10 minutes from the basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore, enormous and equipped with a wide commercial equipment, is the largest in Tuscany and a constructive masterpiece of Italian Rationalism. It is possible to move from it to the Duomo, or any other central Florentine point, walking, as the journey just over the kilometer, as well as using the bus line 14.

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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Barcelona, Spain to Florence, Italy?

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Florence, Italy by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Italy from Spain?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • 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 Florence, Italy?

When traveling in Italy, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/27/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Barcelona and Florence before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Spain from Florence, Italy?

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

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

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

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

What are the requirements?

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

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

Last checked on 11/27/21. 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 train to Barcelona from Florence here.

What is the distance between Barcelona and Florence by train?
The train distance from Barcelona to Florence is around 489 miles (789 km).
What is the Barcelona to Florence train travel time?
On average the Barcelona to Florence train travel time is 26 h 15 min  for the 489 miles (789 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Barcelona to Florence depart from? Which Florence train station do I come into from Barcelona?

When taking the train to Florence from Barcelona, you can choose to depart from train stations like Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. Your journey can end in train stations such as Firenze Santa Maria Novella, Firenze Rifredi and Firenze Campo di Marte.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Barcelona Sants   and arrive in Firenze Santa Maria Novella.

Where do I find the Barcelona train station to Florence? Where is the Florence train station?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Barcelona Sants, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Barcelona. The most popular arrival train station in Florence, called Firenze Santa Maria Novella, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city center.

How many train services per day are there between Barcelona and Florence?
The average number of trains departing Barcelona for Florence is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Barcelona Sants is the most popular Barcelona railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Barcelona for your trip to Florence.
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