You can get from Barcelona to Rome by train, bus or flight.
To get from Barcelona to Rome on Nov 28 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||533 miles (859 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$10 - $176|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $10 (€9) • 41 h 39 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $43 (€40) • 1 h 45 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Ryanair|
Travel 533 miles (859 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Barcelona and Rome. 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as $10 (€9). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Barcelona to Rome.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Rome, Italy is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.
Conditions of entry into Italy:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Italy has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 11/17/22. 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 from Barcelona to Rome.
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 Rome here.
You can travel to Rome from Barcelona 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.
The cheapest way to travel between Barcelona and Rome is by taking a train with an average price of $10 (€9).
This is compared to other travel options to Rome:
A train is generally $166 (€152) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $176 (€161) from Barcelona to Rome.
Taking a train is about $34 (€31) less than taking a ferry, which costs on average $44 (€40) for this route.
Taking a train is usually $34 (€31) less than taking a flight to Rome, which costs on average $43 (€40) for the same trip.
The fastest way from Barcelona to Rome is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 45 min.
There are alternative travel options to Rome that can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 19 h 15 min of travel time.
In comparison, going by ferry can take 0 h 0 min on average.
In comparison, getting to Rome by train can take on average 41 h 39 min.
Rome is approximately 533 miles (859 km) away from Barcelona.
The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Rome is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Barcelona to Rome 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 Rome:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Barcelona to Rome with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Rome 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 journey.
Before traveling from Barcelona to Rome, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Barcelona to Rome 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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