How to travel from Catania to Barcelona

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Travel Information from Catania to Barcelona

distanceDistance737 miles (1189 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $440
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $5 (€5) • 73 h 16 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $440 (€417) • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Air Europa

Travel 737 miles (1189 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Catania to Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $5 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Air Europa among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Catania to Barcelona.

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FAQs

Travel from Catania, Italy to Barcelona, Spain is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Barcelona from Catania restricted?

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

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 11/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Catania and Barcelona closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Catania, Italy from Spain is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Italy from Spain?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Italy from Spain?

Requirements for reentering Italy:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Italy?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Italy to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Catania, Italy was last verified on 11/17/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Catania from Barcelona.

There are 4 ways to travel between Catania and Barcelona including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Barcelona from Catania is by taking a train, which costs on average $5 (€5).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Barcelona:

A train is generally $174 (€165) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $179 (€170) from Catania to Barcelona.

Taking a train is about $12 (€11) less than taking a ferry, which costs on average $17 (€16) for this trip.

Taking a train is about $435 (€412) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $440 (€417) for this journey.

The fastest way to get to Barcelona from Catania is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 20 min.

Other travel options to Barcelona can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 37 h 56 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by ferry can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Barcelona by train can take on average 73 h 16 min.

The distance is approximately 737 miles (1189 km) from Catania to Barcelona.

The average frequency per day from Catania to Barcelona is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Catania to Barcelona 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 Catania to Barcelona:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Catania, Autostazione and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Catania Fontanarossa Airport and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Catania Centrale to Barcelona Sants.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Catania 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 Catania to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $179 (€170).
  • Air Europa can take you to Barcelona by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Air Europa from Catania to Barcelona for $440 (€417).

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

  • You can book a direct flight with.

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 to Barcelona from Catania.

Many of our customers traveling from Catania 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!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $179 (€170) one way.
  • Ferry tickets are costing on average $17 (€16) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $440 (€417) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $5 (€5) one way on average.

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

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