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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 Dec 1 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:30PMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h40 04:10PMBologna Airport
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$591One-way
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02:30PMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h40 04:10PMBologna Airport
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$591One-way
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09:05AMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h50 10:55AMBologna Airport
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$1231One-way
04:55PMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h50 06:45PMBologna Airport
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$2041One-way

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Wed
Dec 1
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$58Vueling
Thu
Dec 2
$72Flixbus
$83Vueling
Fri
Dec 3
$95Flixbus
$172Vueling
Sat
Dec 4
$89Flixbus
$147Malta Air
Sun
Dec 5
$82Flixbus
$117Vueling
Mon
Dec 6
$71Flixbus
$226Iberia
Tue
Dec 7
$78Flixbus
$64Vueling
Wed
Dec 8
$67Flixbus
$64Vueling
Thu
Dec 9
$62Flixbus
$33Ryanair
Fri
Dec 10
$72Flixbus
$28Malta Air
Sat
Dec 11
$62Flixbus
$24Malta Air
Sun
Dec 12
$83Flixbus
$19Malta Air
Mon
Dec 13
$79Flixbus
$25Malta Air
Tue
Dec 14
$67Flixbus
$26Ryanair
Wed
Dec 15
$94Flixbus
$16Malta Air
Thu
Dec 16
$78Flixbus
$21Ryanair
Fri
Dec 17
$125Flixbus
$23Malta Air
Sat
Dec 18
$107Flixbus
$21Ryanair
Sun
Dec 19
$119Flixbus
$33Malta Air
Mon
Dec 20
$124Flixbus
$25Malta Air

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Travel from Barcelona to Bologna
Travel to Bologna 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 Bologna.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Bologna, Italy from Barcelona, Spain currently allowed?

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Bologna, Italy is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Spain enter Italy?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Bologna from Barcelona?

Conditions of entry into Italy:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Bologna, Italy?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Italy has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 11/30/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Barcelona to Bologna.

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

The restriction level for your return to Barcelona, Spain from Italy is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Barcelona from Bologna restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Barcelona from Bologna?

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 11/30/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Barcelona from Bologna closer to your date of departure here.

How do I get from Barcelona to Bologna?

There are 2 ways to get from Barcelona to Bologna: bus or flight.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Bologna from Barcelona?

The cheapest way to travel between Barcelona and Bologna is by taking a flight with an average price of $57 (€48).

This is compared to other travel options to Bologna:

Taking a flight is usually $10 (€8) less than taking a bus to Bologna, which costs on average $67 (€56) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Barcelona to Bologna?

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

Other travel options to Bologna can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 18 h 10 min.

What is the distance from Barcelona to Bologna?

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

When traveling between Barcelona and Bologna, what are the departure and arrival points in Barcelona and Bologna?

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

  • Buses from Barcelona to Bologna most often leave from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Bologna, Autostazione.
  • Flights most often depart from Barcelona at Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Bologna at Bologna Airport.
Who can get me from Barcelona to Bologna?

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:

  • Flixbus can get you to Bologna by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Barcelona to Bologna for $67 (€56) on Omio.
  • Vueling can take you to Bologna by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Vueling from Barcelona to Bologna for $57 (€48).
Can I find a direct route between Barcelona and Bologna?

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

  • You'll find direct buses with.
  • You'll find direct flights with Vueling or Malta Air.

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

Where should I go next after I travel from Barcelona to Bologna?
Omio customers who travel from Barcelona to Bologna often also extend their vacation to go to Milan, Rome or Florence. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bologna and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I purchase tickets to Bologna from Barcelona online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Barcelona to Bologna, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $67 (€56) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $57 (€48) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Barcelona to Bologna tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.