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from Barcelona to Rome

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

Our recommendation

To get from Barcelona to Rome on Jan 27 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:35PMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h50 08:25PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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$431One-way
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06:35PMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h50 08:25PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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$431One-way
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07:15AMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h50 09:05AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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$541One-way
03:00PMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h50 04:50PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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$481One-way
07:10PMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h00 09:10PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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$641One-way

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Thu
Jan 27
$67Flixbus
$43Vueling
Fri
Jan 28
$80Flixbus
$87Vueling
Sat
Jan 29
$67Flixbus
$27Ryanair
Sun
Jan 30
$69Flixbus
$43Vueling
Mon
Jan 31
$67Flixbus
$38Vueling
Tue
Feb 1
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$25Ryanair
Wed
Feb 2
$81Flixbus
$24Vueling
Thu
Feb 3
$66Flixbus
$25Ryanair
Fri
Feb 4
$77Flixbus
$70Ryanair
Sat
Feb 5
$74Flixbus
$25Ryanair
Sun
Feb 6
$66Flixbus
$25Ryanair
Mon
Feb 7
$66Flixbus
$27Ryanair
Tue
Feb 8
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$24Vueling
Wed
Feb 9
$86Flixbus
$24Vueling
Thu
Feb 10
$69Flixbus
$24Vueling
Fri
Feb 11
$66Flixbus
$62Ryanair
Sat
Feb 12
$69Flixbus
$25Ryanair
Sun
Feb 13
$66Flixbus
$25Ryanair
Mon
Feb 14
$66Flixbus
$24Vueling
Tue
Feb 15
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$14Ryanair

Travel Information between Barcelona and Rome

distanceDistance533 miles (859 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$21 - $68
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $21 (€17) • 1 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $21 (€17) • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair or Flixbus

Travel 533 miles (859 km) by flight or bus from Barcelona to Rome. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $21 (€17). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Ryanair or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus from Barcelona to Rome.

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Travel from Barcelona to Rome: Journey Details

It's easy to travel from Barcelona and Rome by either bus, train or plane. Budget travelers can find great deals on long distance buses, and trains allow you to take in the beautiful coastal scenery along the way. However, if you need to reach Rome fast, a plane is the only way to go. Flights take just under two hours and leave almost every hour from Barcelona's El Prat airport, making it often the best option in terms of both price and travel time.

Return trips from Rome to Barcelona are also available.

How to get from Barcelona to Rome

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Barcelona to Rome, 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 Rome, 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 Rome

If you want to take buses from Barcelona to Rome, Baltour provides a single daily service between the two cities. The bus leaves Barcelona's Nord bus station at 5:15 p.m. and takes 22 hours to reach Rome, arriving at 3:15 p.m. the next day. A single change is required along the way.

Trains from Barcelona to Rome

Catching a train is another possibility if you are traveling to Rome from Barcelona, but a number of changes will be needed. The best route is to take a Renfe service from Barcelona Sants to Marseille in France. Then, take a Thello service to Genoa, and switch to another Thello train to Rome. The journey usually takes around 20 hours.

Flights from Barcelona to Rome

Flying is easily the fastest way to get from Barcelona to Rome, and there are plenty of options to choose from every day. Airlines operating flights from Barcelona to Rome include Ryanair, Iberia, Alitalia and Vueling with budget options leaving all the time. The first flight of the day leaves just after 6 a.m. and the final departure is at 10:10 p.m. The journey time is around 1 hour 50 minutes, and all flights are direct. They usually touch down at Rome's Fiumicino Airport, just to the south-west of the city center.

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FAQs

Is international travel between Barcelona, Spain and Rome, Italy allowed?

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Rome, Italy is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Spain enter Italy?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Rome from Barcelona?

Conditions of entry into Italy:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Rome, Italy?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Italy has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 1/25/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Barcelona and Rome.

Are there restrictions on reentering Spain from Rome, Italy due to the coronavirus pandemic?

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • 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 1/25/22. 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 Rome here.

How do I get from Barcelona to Rome?

There are 2 travel options from Barcelona to Rome: flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Barcelona to Rome?

The cheapest way to travel from Barcelona to Rome is by taking a flight with an average price of $21 (€17).

This is compared to other travel options to Rome:

Taking a flight is usually $47 (€40) less than taking a bus to Rome, which costs on average $68 (€57) for the same trip.

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

The fastest way to get to Rome from Barcelona is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 50 min.

Other travel options to Rome can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 21 h 40 min.

How far is it from Barcelona to Rome?

You should expect to travel around 533 miles (859 km) between Barcelona and Rome.

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

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a plane ticket from Barcelona to Rome depart from Barcelona El Prat Airport to Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Barcelona to Rome depart from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord to Rome, Termini (G).

Which travel operators can get me to Rome from Barcelona?

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

  • Travel with Ryanair to go to Rome by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Ryanair Barcelona to Rome tickets on Omio for $21 (€17).
  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Rome. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Barcelona to Rome tickets on Omio for $68 (€57).

Is there a way to travel directly from Barcelona to Rome?

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

  • You can book a direct flight with Vueling or Ryanair.
  • You can travel directly by bus with.

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

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Barcelona to Rome?

Many of our customers traveling from Barcelona to Rome don't make Rome their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Rome are Milan, Florence or Paris, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Rome to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I book tickets from Barcelona to Rome online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing $21 (€17) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets cost $68 (€57) one way on average.

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