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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 Oct 26 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:30AMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h45 01:15PMFlorence Peretola Airport
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Travel Information to Florence from Barcelona

distanceDistance489 miles (789 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$86 - $154
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $86 (€70) • 19 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $154 (€126) • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling or Flixbus

Travel 489 miles (789 km) by flight or bus between Barcelona and 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $86 (€70). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Vueling or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus 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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Travel Tips

Travel from Barcelona to Florence
Travel to Florence 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 Florence.
What are the international travel restrictions for Italy due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling to Florence from Barcelona?

International travel from Barcelona, Spain to Florence, 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 Florence 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 Florence, 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 10/24/21; 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 Florence.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Barcelona, Spain from Florence, Italy due to COVID-19?

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

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

  • 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 10/24/21. 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 Florence here.

How do I go from Barcelona to Florence?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Barcelona to Florence. You can take a flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Florence?

The cheapest way to go to Florence from Barcelona is by taking a bus, which costs on average $86 (€70).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Florence:

Taking a bus is usually $69 (€56) less than taking a flight to Florence, which costs on average $154 (€126) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel to Florence from Barcelona?

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

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

In comparison, getting to Florence by bus can take on average 19 h 40 min.

How far is Florence from Barcelona?

You should expect to travel around 489 miles (789 km) between Barcelona and Florence.

What are the departure and arrival points in Barcelona and in Florence?

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

  • Flights mostly depart from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Florence Peretola Airport.
  • Buses mostly depart from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.
Which travel operators can get me to Florence from Barcelona?

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:

  • Vueling can take you to Florence by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Vueling from Barcelona to Florence for $154 (€126).
  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Florence. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Barcelona to Florence tickets on Omio for $86 (€70).
Can I travel directly to Florence from Barcelona?

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

  • You'll find direct flights with Vueling.
  • You'll find direct buses with.

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 from Barcelona to Florence.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Barcelona to Florence?
Many of our customers traveling from Barcelona to Florence don't make Florence their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Florence are Rome, Milan or Venice, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Florence to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy tickets between Barcelona and Florence online for the best deals?

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 plane ticket for this route costs on average $154 (€126) one way.
  • A bus ticket is costing on average $86 (€70) one way for this trip.

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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