How to travel from Bologna to Barcelona

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from Bologna to Barcelona

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

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To get from Bologna to Barcelona on Dec 10 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:55AMBologna Airport1h40 10:35AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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08:55AMBologna Airport1h40 10:35AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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09:50PMBologna Airport1h40 11:30PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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07:00AMBologna Airport1h45 08:45AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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06:20AMBologna Airport5h55 12:15PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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Travel Information to Barcelona from Bologna

distanceDistance510 miles (822 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $279
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $6 (€5) • 24 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $279 (€250) • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 510 miles (822 km) from Bologna to Barcelona. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Bologna to Barcelona.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bologna to Barcelona

Travel Tips: Travel to Barcelona easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bologna to Barcelona.
FAQs

International travel from Bologna, Italy to Barcelona, Spain is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Spain if coming from Italy?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Barcelona if traveling from Bologna?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Spain must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

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 Bologna and Barcelona.

The current restriction level for returning to Bologna, Italy from Spain is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Bologna, Italy from Barcelona, Spain?

Reentering Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Bologna from Barcelona?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Bologna, Italy regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Italy 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: Recommended

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 Bologna from Barcelona here.

There are 4 travel options from Bologna to Barcelona: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Bologna and Barcelona is by taking a train with an average price of $6 (€5).

This is compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

Taking a train is about $78 (€70) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $84 (€75) for this journey.

A train is generally $273 (€245) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $279 (€250) from Bologna to Barcelona.

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

Other travel options to Barcelona can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 16 h 30 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Barcelona by train can take on average 24 h.

The distance is approximately 510 miles (822 km) from Bologna to Barcelona.

The average frequency per day from Bologna to Barcelona is:

  • 3 buses per day.
  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Barcelona from Bologna 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 when traveling from Bologna to Barcelona:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Bologna Airport and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

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:

  • Flixbus can take you to Barcelona by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Bologna to Barcelona for $84 (€75).
  • Vueling can take you to Barcelona by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Vueling from Bologna to Barcelona for $279 (€250).

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with.
  • You can travel directly by plane with Vueling or Ryanair.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Barcelona as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Bologna to Barcelona.

Looking to extend your trip from Bologna to Barcelona? Many Omio customers who go from Bologna to Barcelona usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you're looking to explore Madrid, Paris or Valencia from Barcelona, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Bologna to Barcelona, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $84 (€75) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $279 (€250) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $6 (€5) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Bologna to Barcelona 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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