How to travel from Barcelona to Florence

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from Barcelona to Florence

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

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To get from Barcelona to Florence on Aug 15 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:30PMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h45 09:15PMFlorence Peretola Airport
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07:30PMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h45 09:15PMFlorence Peretola Airport
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07:30PMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h45 09:15PMFlorence Peretola Airport
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06:05PMBarcelona El Prat Airport4h30 10:35PMFlorence Peretola Airport
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03:15PMBarcelona El Prat Airport4h30 07:45PMFlorence Peretola Airport
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Travel Information between Barcelona and Florence

distanceDistance489 miles (789 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $104
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $9 (€8) • 22 h 34 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $95 (€88) • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 489 miles (789 km) from Barcelona to Florence. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€8). 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 Florence.

How to get from Barcelona to Florence

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Barcelona to Florence, 100,00% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Barcelona to Florence, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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FAQs

Travel from Barcelona, Spain to Florence, Italy is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Florence from Barcelona restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Florence, Italy from Barcelona?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Florence, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 7/28/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Florence from Barcelona closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

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

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

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

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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 7/28/22. 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 Florence here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Barcelona and Florence. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Florence from Barcelona is by taking a train, which costs on average $9 (€8).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Florence:

Taking a train is about $95 (€88) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $104 (€96) for this route.

A train is $86 (€80) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Barcelona to Florence costing on average $95 (€88).

The fastest way to get to Florence from Barcelona is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 45 min.

Other travel options to Florence can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 14 h 40 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 22 h 34 min.

The distance is approximately 489 miles (789 km) from Barcelona to Florence.

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Florence is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

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

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

  • Buses from Barcelona to Florence most often leave from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.
  • Flights from Barcelona to Florence most often leave from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Florence Peretola Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Barcelona Sants and tend to arrive in Firenze Santa Maria Novella.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Florence by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Barcelona to Florence tickets on Omio for $104 (€96).
  • Travel with Vueling for flights to Florence. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Vueling Barcelona to Florence tickets on Omio for $95 (€88).

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

  • You can take a direct bus with.
  • You can travel directly by plane with Vueling.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Florence 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 Florence.

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

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

  • A bus ticket costs $104 (€96) one way on average for this route.
  • A plane ticket costs $95 (€88) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $9 (€8) one way on average.

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

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