How to travel from Barcelona to Milan

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from Barcelona to Milan

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

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To get from Barcelona to Milan on Dec 09 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:50PMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h35 08:25PMMilan Malpensa Airport
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04:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord14h55 06:55AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
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07:10PMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h40 08:50PMMilan Malpensa Airport
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02:25PMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h40 04:05PMMilan Malpensa Airport
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03:30PMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h35 05:05PMMilan Malpensa Airport
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1301One-way

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Travel Information from Barcelona to Milan

distanceDistance450 miles (725 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $99
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 16 h 33 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $22 (€21) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Ryanair

Travel 450 miles (725 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Barcelona to Milan. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus or Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Barcelona to Milan.

Travel from Barcelona to Milan: Journey Details

If you are making the journey from Barcelona to Milan, you can choose between flights, trains and buses, depending on your schedule and budget. The fastest route is definitely flying, which takes 1 hour 30 minutes, followed by trains and then buses. However, the overnight bus might suit some travel schedules, and the need for 2 or 3 changes when traveling by train may put some people off.

Trips from Milan to Barcelona are also available.

How to get from Barcelona to Milan

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Barcelona to Milan, 95,47% 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 Milan, 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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Buses from Barcelona to Milan

Buses from Barcelona to Milan are a good option for budget travelers who don't mind sleeping on the bus. Every day, the Italian firm Baltour runs a single service from Barcelona, leaving the Catalan capital at 5:00 p.m. and getting to Milan at 11:00 a.m. the next day. Alsa also offer numerous buses per day. Buses leave from just outside Sants station.

Flights from Barcelona to Milan

Flights from Barcelona to Milan are the most popular and fastest way to travel between the two cities, and plenty of airlines operate on the route - including Ryanair, Vueling, British Airways and Iberia. A direct flight takes 1 hour 30 minutes, and there are at least 9 every day. The first flight takes off from El Prat airport at 6:20 a.m., while the last plane of the day leaves at 9:50 p.m.

Travel Tips: Travel from Barcelona to Milan

Travel Tips: Travel to Milan 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 Milan.
FAQs

International travel from Barcelona, Spain to Milan, Italy is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Italy if coming from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Milan, 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: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22; 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 Milan.

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

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

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 11/17/22. 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 Milan here.

There are 4 ways to get from Barcelona to Milan: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Milan from Barcelona is by taking a train, which costs on average $2 (€2).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Milan:

Taking a train is usually $96 (€88) less than taking a bus to Milan, which costs on average $99 (€90) for the same trip.

Taking a train is usually $20 (€19) less than taking a flight to Milan, which costs on average $22 (€21) for the same trip.

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

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 13 h 10 min.

In comparison, getting to Milan by train can take on average 16 h 33 min.

The distance is approximately 450 miles (725 km) from Barcelona to Milan.

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Milan is:

  • 2 buses a day.
  • Around 2 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Barcelona at Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Milan at Milan, Stazione Centrale.
  • Flights most often depart from Barcelona at Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Milan at Milan Malpensa Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Milano Centrale.

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

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus for buses to Milan. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for BlaBlaCar Bus Barcelona to Milan tickets on Omio for $99 (€90).
  • Travel with Ryanair to go to Milan by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Ryanair Barcelona to Milan tickets on Omio for $22 (€21).

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

  • You'll find direct buses with Flixbus, Alsa or BlaBlaCar Bus.
  • You can travel directly by plane with Ryanair.

Direct services to Milan 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 trip.

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

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $99 (€90) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $22 (€21) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $2 (€2) one way on average.

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

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