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from Barcelona to Milan

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

Our recommendation

To get from Barcelona to Milan on Jan 21 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:25PMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h45 12:10AMMilan Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport
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$191One-way
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10:25PMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h45 12:10AMMilan Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport
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$191One-way
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06:50PMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h35 08:25PMMilan Malpensa Airport
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$601One-way
06:25AMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h45 08:10AMMilan Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport
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$491One-way
02:50PMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h35 04:25PMMilan Malpensa Airport
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$541One-way

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Fri
Jan 21
$54BlaBlaCar Bus
$19Malta Air
Sat
Jan 22
$46Flixbus
$32Ryanair
Sun
Jan 23
$51Flixbus
$19Ryanair
Mon
Jan 24
$46Flixbus
$19Ryanair
Tue
Jan 25
$51Flixbus
$16Ryanair
Wed
Jan 26
$63Flixbus
$19Malta Air
Thu
Jan 27
$35BlaBlaCar Bus
$19Ryanair
Fri
Jan 28
$47BlaBlaCar Bus
$19Malta Air
Sat
Jan 29
$35Flixbus
$19Ryanair
Sun
Jan 30
$47BlaBlaCar Bus
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Mon
Jan 31
$46Flixbus
$16Ryanair
Tue
Feb 1
$51Flixbus
$10Malta Air
Wed
Feb 2
$67Union Ivkoni International
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Thu
Feb 3
$35BlaBlaCar Bus
$10Malta Air
Fri
Feb 4
$47BlaBlaCar Bus
$10Malta Air
Sat
Feb 5
$47BlaBlaCar Bus
$10Malta Air
Sun
Feb 6
$47BlaBlaCar Bus
$10Malta Air
Mon
Feb 7
$46Flixbus
$12Ryanair
Tue
Feb 8
$47BlaBlaCar Bus
$10Malta Air
Wed
Feb 9
$47BlaBlaCar Bus
$10Malta Air

Travel Information from Barcelona to Milan

distanceDistance450 miles (725 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$67 - $93
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $67 (€55) • 13 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $93 (€77) • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesUnion Ivkoni International or Ryanair

Take a bus or flight to travel 450 miles (725 km) from Barcelona to Milan. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $67 (€55). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Union Ivkoni International or Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Barcelona to Milan.

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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.

Search on Omio to find cheap tickets from Barcelona to Milan. It’s easy to find the most attractive prices and choose your preferred route for your journey. Book on web or app, and travel with your mobile ticket —without the stress of printing your ticket.

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.

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FAQs

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Milan, Italy if I’m coming from Barcelona, Spain?

Travel from Barcelona, Spain to Milan, Italy is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Milan from Barcelona restricted?

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

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

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Milan, 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 1/18/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Barcelona and Milan closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

Return travel to Barcelona, Spain from Italy is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from Italy?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Spain from Italy?

Requirements for reentering 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Spain?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Spain to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Barcelona, Spain was last verified on 1/18/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Barcelona from Milan.

How do I get from Barcelona to Milan?

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

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

The cheapest way to travel to Milan from Barcelona is by taking a bus with an average price of $67 (€55).

This is compared to other travel options to Milan:

A bus is $26 (€22) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Barcelona to Milan costing on average $93 (€77).

What is the quickest way from Barcelona to Milan?

The quickest way to travel from Barcelona to Milan is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 30 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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

How far is it from Barcelona to Milan?

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

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Milan, Stazione Centrale.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Milan Malpensa Airport.

Which travel companies can take me from Barcelona to Milan?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Barcelona to Milan:

  • You can travel by bus between Barcelona and Milan with Union Ivkoni International, and you can find Union Ivkoni International Barcelona to Milan tickets for $67 (€55) on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane from Barcelona to Milan with Ryanair, and you can find Ryanair Barcelona to Milan tickets for $93 (€77) on Omio.

Is there a direct service between Barcelona and Milan?

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus, Movelia, BlaBlaCar Bus or Union Ivkoni International.
  • You can take a direct flight with Vueling or Malta Air.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Milan from Barcelona ends?

Your trip from Barcelona to Milan doesn't have to end in Milan. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Rome, Paris or Naples. If you’d like to add Rome, Paris or Naples to your Barcelona to Milan tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Milan today!

How early should I book Barcelona to Milan tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $67 (€55) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $93 (€77) 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.