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from Genoa to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation

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

11:55PMGenova, Autostazione Principe12h50 12:45PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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$351One-way
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11:55PMGenova, Autostazione Principe12h50 12:45PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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$351One-way

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Thu
Jan 27
$35BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
Jan 28
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sat
Jan 29
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
$269ITA
$53Gnv
Sun
Jan 30
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
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Mon
Jan 31
$43Flixbus
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Tue
Feb 1
$60Flixbus
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Wed
Feb 2
$43Flixbus
$80ITA
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Thu
Feb 3
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
$80ITA
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Fri
Feb 4
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
$110ITA
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Sat
Feb 5
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
$80ITA
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Feb 6
$35BlaBlaCar Bus
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Mon
Feb 7
$35BlaBlaCar Bus
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Feb 8
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Travel Information from Genoa to Barcelona

distanceDistance400 miles (645 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or ferry
priceTicket price range$30 - $361
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $30 (€25) • 12 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $361 (€300) • 3 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Air Europa or Grimaldi

Take a bus, flight or ferry to travel 400 miles (645 km) between Genoa and Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $30 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus, Air Europa or Grimaldi among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Genoa to Barcelona.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Genoa to Barcelona

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FAQs

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

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

Can travelers from Italy enter Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • 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

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

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Spain 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 Genoa and Barcelona.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Italy from Barcelona, Spain?

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

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

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

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

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Genoa, 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: 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 Genoa from Barcelona here.

What are the ways to get from Genoa to Barcelona?

You can travel to Barcelona from Genoa 3 different ways: bus, flight or ferry.

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

The cheapest way to go to Barcelona from Genoa is by taking a bus, which costs on average $30 (€25).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Barcelona:

A bus is generally $330 (€275) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $361 (€300) from Genoa to Barcelona.

Taking a bus is usually $58 (€48) less than taking a ferry to Barcelona, which costs on average $88 (€73) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Genoa to Barcelona?

The fastest way to get to Barcelona from Genoa is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 50 min.

Other travel options to Barcelona can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 12 h 40 min   on average.

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

How far is Barcelona from Genoa?

The distance is approximately 400 miles (645 km) from Genoa to Barcelona.

When traveling from Genoa to Barcelona, where do I depart from Genoa and where do I arrive in Barcelona?

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Genoa to Barcelona depart from Genova, Autostazione Principe to Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Genoa Airport and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Genoa to Barcelona?

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

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to Barcelona by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Genoa to Barcelona for $30 (€25) on Omio.
  • 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 Genoa to Barcelona for $361 (€300).
  • Grimaldi can get you to Barcelona by ferry. You can find a good deal for ferry tickets with Grimaldi from Genoa to Barcelona for $88 (€73) on Omio.

Can I travel directly between Genoa and Barcelona?

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus.
  • You can take 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 Genoa.

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

Omio customers who travel from Genoa to Barcelona often also extend their vacation to go to Madrid, Paris or Valencia. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Barcelona and these popular destinations at a great price.

How early should I purchase Genoa to Barcelona tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket costs $30 (€25) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $361 (€300) one way for this route.
  • A ferry ticket is costing on average $88 (€73) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Genoa to Barcelona tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.