How to travel from Genoa to Barcelona

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from Genoa to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation
flight

To get from Genoa to Barcelona on Dec 05 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:20AMGenoa Airport4h40 04:00PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
1 transfer
1361One-way
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09:00AMGenoa15h30 12:30AMBarcelona
0 transfers
691One-way
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07:00AMGenoa Airport3h50 10:50AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
1 transfer
1721One-way
07:00AMGenoa Airport9h00 04:00PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
1 transfer
1361One-way
03:20PMGenoa Airport17h35 08:55AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
2 transfers
2121One-way

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Travel Information between Genoa and Barcelona

distanceDistance400 miles (645 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$1 - $488
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $1 (€1) • 22 h 51 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $488 (€437) • 1 h 29 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Gnv or Air Europa

Travel 400 miles (645 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Barcelona from Genoa. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 29 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $1 (€1). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus, Gnv or Air Europa among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry or flight from Genoa to Barcelona.

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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 Genoa to Barcelona.
FAQs

Travel between Genoa, Italy and Barcelona, Spain is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Italy enter Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 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 Genoa to Barcelona.

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

Am I allowed to reenter Genoa, 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 Genoa from Barcelona?

  • There are no current restrictions

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: 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 Genoa from Barcelona here.

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

The cheapest way to go to Barcelona from Genoa is by taking a train, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Barcelona:

A train is $55 (€49) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Genoa to Barcelona costing on average $56 (€50).

Taking a train is usually $77 (€69) less than taking a ferry to Barcelona, which costs on average $78 (€70) for the same trip.

Taking a train is about $487 (€436) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $488 (€437) for this route.

The quickest way to travel from Genoa to Barcelona is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 29 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 11 h 45 min   on average.

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

In comparison, getting to Barcelona by train can take on average 22 h 51 min.

Barcelona is approximately 400 miles (645 km) away from Genoa.

The average frequency per day from Genoa to Barcelona is:

  • Around 4 buses per day.
  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Genoa 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 from Genoa to Barcelona:

  • Buses mostly leave from Genova, Via Fanti D'Italia and tend to arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Flights most often depart from Genoa at Genoa Airport and arrive in Barcelona at Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Genova Piazza Principe and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

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:

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus to go to Barcelona by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Genoa to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $56 (€50).
  • Gnv can get you to Barcelona by ferry. You can find a good deal for ferry tickets with Gnv from Genoa to Barcelona for $78 (€70) on Omio.
  • Travel with Air Europa for flights to Barcelona. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Air Europa Genoa to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $488 (€437).

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

  • You'll find 4 direct buses a day to Barcelona with Flixbus, Alsa or BlaBlaCar Bus.

Direct services to Barcelona 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.

Your trip from Genoa to Barcelona doesn't have to end in Barcelona. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you’d like to add Madrid, Paris or Valencia to your Genoa to Barcelona tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Barcelona today!

When planning your trip from Genoa 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 $56 (€50) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets are costing $78 (€70) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $488 (€437) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $1 (€1) one way on average.

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

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