You can get from Barcelona to Milan by train, bus or flight.
To get from Barcelona to Milan on Dec 09 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||450 miles (725 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$2 - $99|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $2 (€2) • 16 h 33 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $22 (€21) • 1 h 40 min|
|Popular travel companies||BlaBlaCar 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.
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.
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 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.
International travel from Barcelona, Spain to Milan, Italy is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Italy must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
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.
Reentering Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
All travelers returning to Spain must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
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:
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:
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:
Yes, there are direct routes from Barcelona to Milan with the following travel companies:
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.
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:
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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