Train from Barcelona to Rome

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Overview: Train from Barcelona to Rome

distanceDistance533 miles (859 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersRenfe SNCF

Trains from Barcelona to Rome cover the 533 miles (859 km) long trip taking on average 41 h 39 min with our travel partners like Renfe SNCF. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Roma Termini.

Train providers: Renfe-SNCF from Barcelona to Rome trains

Travel from Barcelona to Rome on Renfe-SNCF trains with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.


Enjoy a smooth and easy journey between Barcelona and Rome with Renfe-SNCF! As an official travel partner of Renfe-SNCF, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from Renfe-SNCF, compare the best routes from Barcelona to Rome as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Renfe-SNCF Barcelona to Rome train ticket available today. If you search for Renfe-SNCF tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train to Rome from Barcelona on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 533 miles (859 km) trip between Barcelona and Rome with ease and comfort on a train with Renfe-SNCF.

Barcelona to Rome train information with Renfe-SNCF:

  • Average Duration: 41 h 39 min
  • Renfe-SNCF frequency: 1 a day

Trains from Barcelona to Rome

The distance from Barcelona in Spain to Rome in Italy is about 864 miles. Ordinarily, there are 3 train trips between the two locations every day. Trains need to pass through France from Barcelona to get to Rome. The different trips have varying durations depending on the number of stops along the way as well as the train's speed.

Barcelona to Rome train times: daily departures

Approximately 3 trains leave Barcelona en route to Rome each day. The first train leaves Barcelona at around 10:10 a.m., the second train departs at 2:00 p.m. while the last train leaves at around 4:30 p.m. every day of the week.

How long is the journey by train from Barcelona to Rome?

The 10:10 am train is the fastest, taking approximately 19 hours 33 minutes, with 3 changes along the way. The longest trip takes about 26 hours 40 minutes, making an average of 4 change along the way.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Barcelona to Rome?

Departure station: Barcelona Sants is about 1.5 miles from Plaça de Catalunya and taxis and a fleet of buses ply the route. The train station offers facilities such as shops, tourist information, restaurants, WiFi, car rentals and parking.

Arrival station: The final train station is Roma Ostiense. Travelers have access to a range of facilities such as bars and snack points, waiting room, shops, a supermarket, a ticket office, help desk, and disability assistance.

Which train companies travel from Barcelona to Rome?

There are several train companies operating the route from Barcelona to Rome. Passengers may be changed from one train to another along the way to ensure that their journey is smooth and well catered for. The ticketing company is in charge of the changes and therefore clients do not need to worry. Some of the main train companies operating from Barcelona to Rome include: Thello, TGV, and RENFE-SNCF. An ordinary trip may involve the different companies as follows:

RENFE-SNCF Barcelona to Rome

From Barcelona Stans to Roma Tiburtina the train takes about 19 hours 33 minutes. The train service offers two main train packages: flexible and semi-flexible. Along the way, different services are offered to clients.  If a passenger gets a change from Valence to Chambéry Challes-les-Eaux, the train service offers a free bike compartment for the comfort of the passengers. In a train change from Barcelona to Valence TGV, free WiFi and socket is offered to passengers to keep them connected. For the journey, the train offers a standard non-reclining seat for the flexible and the semi flexible options. For travelers seeking to see more and enjoy different experiences along the way, one should be more flexible and opt for connecting and slower trains.

Barcelona to Rome trains: services on board

The whole journey on trains from Barcelona to Rome may include a couple of changes. In each train change, amenities may vary. However, some of the facilities that are bound to make your travelling easier may include free WiFi, electrical sockets, and free bike compartments

How to find cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Rome

In order to get the best deals on trains from Barcelona to Rome, passengers can book their tickets in advance. Train stations issue tickets three months in advance. Similarly, opting for the flexible travel plans, and connecting trains may reduce the fares significantly.

Travel Tips: Trains from Barcelona to Rome

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Rome 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 Barcelona to Rome.

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Rome, Italy by train is: Unrestricted.

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Rome, 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: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Barcelona to Rome before traveling.

The restriction level for your return train to Barcelona, Spain from Rome is: Unrestricted.

Is my return train into Barcelona from Rome restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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:

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

Last checked on 11/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Barcelona from Rome closer to your date of departure here here.

You should expect to travel around 533 miles (859 km)  between Barcelona and Rome by train.
The Barcelona to Rome train duration is on average 41 h 39 min, which is to be expected when traveling 533 miles (859 km) between Barcelona and Rome. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

When taking a train from Barcelona, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. When you arrive in Rome, your train can arrive in train stations including Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina and Roma Ostiense.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Barcelona Sants   to Roma Termini.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Barcelona Sants, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Roma Termini, located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city center.

If you're looking for trains from Barcelona to Rome, you can rely on Renfe SNCF to get you to Rome. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Barcelona to Rome trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Barcelona for Rome is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the earliest train from Barcelona to Rome at 4: 36 PM   or take the last train from Barcelona to Rome leaving at 4: 36 PM. Look for the latest Barcelona to Rome train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

Important Stations and Airports in Barcelona and Rome

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 Rome.
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Phone Number
+34 934956020
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 22: 00
Public transit options for Barcelona Sants
Metro lines: L3, L5
Bus lines: A1, A2
Train lines: AVE, Alvia, Euromed, Talgo, Trenhotel, TGV, Avant, Intercity, R1, R2, R2 Nord, R2 Sud, R3, R4, RG1, R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, R17
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