How to travel from Barcelona to Bologna

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from Barcelona to Bologna

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

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The best way to travel from Barcelona to Bologna is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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Travel Information to Bologna from Barcelona

distanceDistance510 miles (822 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$32 - $39
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $32 (€28) • 1 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $32 (€28) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Vueling Airlines or AVE

Travel 510 miles (822 km) by train, bus or flight from Barcelona to Bologna. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus, Vueling Airlines or AVE among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Barcelona to Bologna.

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Find the best journey to Bologna from Barcelona with FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus and Eurowings. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most popular trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Looking for a comfortable way to travel to Bologna from Barcelona? Reserve your Renfe AVE travel from Barcelona to Bologna with Omio today! Renfe is Spain’s national travel company that offers a wide variety of connections throughout the country as well as France and Portugal, including the Barcelona to Bologna journey. Omio shows you current AVE schedules and tickets to cover the 510 miles (822 km) distance. You can choose from ticket options like Promo, Promo + or Flexible for the best deals on this trip. Renfe discount cards, such as the Renfe Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card, can also be applied when purchasing your AVE ticket on Omio.

As the main high-speed travel service in Spain, AVE provides amenities like a restaurant, bathrooms, WiFi access, and onboard entertainment on its routes. AVE covers long distances and connects major cities in Spain in just a few hours thanks to its high speed. These travel can reach speeds up to 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes, making AVE travel one of the fastest in the entire world. AVE offers all travelers ultimate comfort, flexibility and convenience, and on Omio you can book AVE tickets in a few steps!

    BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French travel company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.

      Ryanair is one of the biggest and most popular low-cost airlines in Europe, headquartered in Ireland. Hopping on a travel and flying to popular European destinations quickly and affordably is made easy with Ryanair. This budget airline is known for operating direct travel to smaller or secondary airports usually outside major cities to keep costs down. A Ryanair travel ticket from Barcelona to Bologna includes allowance of one small personal bag; additional fees tend to apply for cabin baggage and checked baggage.

        FAQs: Travel from Barcelona to Bologna

        FAQs: 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.

        There are 3 ways to get from Barcelona to Bologna: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to travel to Bologna from Barcelona is a flight with an average price of $32 (€28).

        This is compared to other travel options from Barcelona to Bologna:

        A flight is $7 (€6) less than a bus with an average ticket price of $39 (€34) from Barcelona to Bologna.

        Taking a flight costs () less than taking a ferry, which average ticket prices of ().

        A flight is $445 (€384) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Barcelona to Bologna costing on average $478 (€412).

        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 take longer:

        Taking a bus requires on average 17 h 20 min of travel time.

        Taking a train requires on average 32 h 41 min of travel time.

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

        The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Bologna is:

        • Around 2 buses per day.
        • 1 train a day.

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Bologna from Barcelona as scheduled services by train, bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

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

        • Buses mostly depart from Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Sants and arrive in Bologna, Stazione Centrale.
        • Flights most often depart from Barcelona at Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Bologna at Bologna Airport.
        • Trains from Barcelona to Bologna most often leave from Barcelona and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

        The following travel companies offer services from Barcelona to Bologna:

        • FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Alsa can take you to Bologna by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for FlixBus from Barcelona to Bologna for $39 (€34).
        • Vueling Airlines, Ryanair, Malta Air, Air Nostrum, Air France, SWISS, Alitalia, KLM, Eurowings, Alitalia (2), Lufthansa or Transavia Airlines can take you to Bologna by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Vueling Airlines from Barcelona to Bologna for $32 (€28).
        • AVE or TGV INOUI can take you to Bologna by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for TGV INOUI from Barcelona to Bologna for $478 (€412).

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

        • Direct bus with.
        • Take a direct ferry with.
        • Direct flight with Vueling Airlines.
        • Direct train with.

        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 between Barcelona and Bologna.

        Omio customers who travel from Barcelona to Bologna often also extend their vacation to go to Florence, Rome, Milan, Venice or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bologna and these popular destinations at a great price.

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