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from Barcelona to Bologna

You can get from Barcelona to Bologna by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Barcelona to Bologna on Sep 18 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:05AMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h40 11:45AMBologna Airport
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$491One-way
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10:05AMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h40 11:45AMBologna Airport
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$491One-way
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06:05PMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h40 07:45PMBologna Airport
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$551One-way
01:10PMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h40 02:50PMBologna Airport
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$541One-way
07:00AMBarcelona El Prat Airport4h55 11:55AMBologna Airport
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$3021One-way

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Fri
Sep 17
$97Flixbus
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Sat
Sep 18
$90Flixbus
$49Malta Air
Sun
Sep 19
$93Flixbus
$50Vueling
Mon
Sep 20
$97Flixbus
$55Vueling
Tue
Sep 21
$67Flixbus
$19Malta Air
Thu
Sep 23
$81Flixbus
$19Malta Air
Fri
Sep 24
$69Flixbus
$32Malta Air
Sat
Sep 25
$77Flixbus
$19Malta Air
Sun
Sep 26
$69Flixbus
$50Vueling
Mon
Sep 27
$67Flixbus
$42Malta Air
Tue
Sep 28
$67Flixbus
$19Malta Air
Wed
Sep 29
$67Flixbus
$27Malta Air
Thu
Sep 30
$69Flixbus
$16Malta Air
Fri
Oct 1
$69Flixbus
$17Ryanair
Sat
Oct 2
$69Flixbus
$22Malta Air
Sun
Oct 3
$69Flixbus
$45Vueling
Mon
Oct 4
$67Flixbus
$22Malta Air
Tue
Oct 5
$73Flixbus
$17Malta Air
Wed
Oct 6
$73Flixbus
$26Vueling
Thu
Oct 7
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$22Malta Air

Travel Information between Barcelona and Bologna

distanceDistance510 miles (822 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$60 - $70
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $60 (€48) • 1 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $60 (€48) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Take a bus or flight to travel 510 miles (822 km) from Barcelona to Bologna. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $60 (€48). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Barcelona to Bologna.

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FAQs
Does Italy have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling from Barcelona to Bologna?

International travel from Barcelona, Spain to Bologna, Italy is: Partially open.

Can I enter Italy if coming from Spain?

Entry into Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bologna if traveling from Barcelona?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 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 measures do I need to follow in Bologna, Italy due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Italy must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/15/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Barcelona and Bologna.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Spain from Bologna, Italy?

The current restriction level for returning to Barcelona, Spain from Italy is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Barcelona, Spain from Bologna, Italy?

Reentering Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Barcelona from Bologna?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Spain must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/15/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Barcelona from Bologna here.

What are the ways to get from Barcelona to Bologna?

You can travel between Barcelona and Bologna 2 different ways: bus or flight.

How do I get from Barcelona to Bologna the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Bologna from Barcelona is by taking a flight, which costs on average $60 (€48).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bologna:

Taking a flight is usually $10 (€8) less than taking a bus to Bologna, which costs on average $70 (€56) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Barcelona to Bologna?

The fastest way from Barcelona to Bologna is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 40 min.

There are alternative travel options to Bologna that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 18 h 10 min   of travel time.

What is the distance between Barcelona and Bologna?

The distance from Barcelona to Bologna is approximately 510 miles (822 km).

When traveling from Barcelona to Bologna, where do I depart from Barcelona and where do I arrive in Bologna?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Barcelona to Bologna:

  • Buses mostly leave from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and tend to arrive in Bologna, Autostazione.
  • Flights from Barcelona to Bologna most often leave from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Bologna Airport.
Which travel operators can get me to Bologna from Barcelona?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Barcelona to Bologna, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Bologna by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Barcelona to Bologna tickets on Omio for $70 (€56).
  • Travel with Vueling for flights to Bologna. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Vueling Barcelona to Bologna tickets on Omio for $60 (€48).
Is there a way to travel directly from Barcelona to Bologna?

Yes, there are direct routes from Barcelona to Bologna with the following travel companies:

  • You can book a direct bus with.
  • You can take a direct flight with Vueling or Malta Air.

Direct services to Bologna tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Barcelona and Bologna ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Barcelona to Bologna often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Milan, Rome or Florence. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Barcelona and Bologna itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Bologna and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy tickets from Barcelona to Bologna online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Barcelona to Bologna, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $70 (€56) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $60 (€48) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Barcelona to Bologna online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Bologna
Barcelona, Estacion de Autobuses de Sants
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Estació d'autobusos Barcelona-Nord
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Barcelona Estació De França
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