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from Bologna to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation

To get from Bologna to Barcelona on Sep 24 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:00PMBologna Airport1h45 06:45PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$1211One-way
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05:00PMBologna Airport1h45 06:45PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$1211One-way
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10:00AMBologna Airport1h45 11:45AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$1311One-way

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Thu
Sep 23
$128Flixbus
$188Malta Air
Fri
Sep 24
$103Flixbus
$121Vueling
Sat
Sep 25
$91Flixbus
$57Vueling
Sun
Sep 26
$103Flixbus
$131Vueling
Mon
Sep 27
$101Flixbus
$89Malta Air
Tue
Sep 28
$86Flixbus
$19Malta Air
Wed
Sep 29
$76Flixbus
$19Malta Air
Thu
Sep 30
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$27Malta Air
Fri
Oct 1
$77Flixbus
$139Malta Air
Sat
Oct 2
$67Flixbus
$40Ryanair
Sun
Oct 3
$73Flixbus
$73Malta Air
Mon
Oct 4
$67Flixbus
$16Malta Air
Tue
Oct 5
$67Flixbus
$17Malta Air
Wed
Oct 6
$67Flixbus
$17Malta Air
Thu
Oct 7
$67Flixbus
$17Malta Air
Fri
Oct 8
$68Flixbus
$30Vueling
Sat
Oct 9
$61Flixbus
$22Ryanair
Sun
Oct 10
$68Flixbus
$42Malta Air
Mon
Oct 11
$67Flixbus
$22Malta Air
Tue
Oct 12
$67Flixbus
$54Malta Air
Wed
Oct 13
$67Flixbus
$27Malta Air

Travel Information from Bologna to Barcelona

distanceDistance510 miles (822 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$45 - $86
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $45 (€36) • 1 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $45 (€36) • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Travel 510 miles (822 km) by bus or flight from Bologna to Barcelona. 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 flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $45 (€36). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bologna to Barcelona.

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

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

Is international entry into Barcelona from Bologna restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Barcelona, Spain from Bologna?

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

The government of Spain 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 9/22/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Bologna to Barcelona closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Bologna, Italy from Barcelona, Spain?

The restriction level for your return to Bologna, Italy from Spain is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Bologna from Barcelona restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Bologna from Barcelona?

Conditions of reentry into Italy:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Bologna, Italy?

You should observe these safety measures in Italy as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Italy was last checked on 9/22/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Bologna from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

How do I get from Bologna to Barcelona?

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

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

The cheapest way to go to Barcelona from Bologna is by taking a flight, which costs on average $45 (€36).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Barcelona:

A flight is generally $41 (€33) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $86 (€69) from Bologna to Barcelona.

What is the fastest way to get from Bologna to Barcelona?

The fastest way from Bologna to Barcelona is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 45 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 17 h 35 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Bologna to Barcelona?

Barcelona is approximately 510 miles (822 km) away from Bologna.

When traveling between Bologna and Barcelona, what are the departure and arrival points in Bologna and Barcelona?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Bologna, Autostazione to Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Most travelers who buy a plane ticket from Bologna to Barcelona depart from Bologna Airport to Barcelona El Prat Airport.
Which travel companies can get me from Bologna to Barcelona?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Barcelona. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Bologna to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $86 (€69).
  • Travel with Vueling to go to Barcelona by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Vueling Bologna to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $45 (€36).
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Bologna to Barcelona?
Many of our customers traveling from Bologna to Barcelona don't make Barcelona their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Barcelona are Madrid, Paris or Valencia, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Barcelona to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book Bologna to Barcelona tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $86 (€69) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $45 (€36) one way.

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

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bologna
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Bologna Centrale
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