How to travel from Milan to Barcelona

Travel options
from Milan to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation

To get from Milan to Barcelona on Sep 30 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:00PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano15h00 01:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
0 transfers
11:15PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano19h45 07:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
1 transfer
Other options
03:00PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano16h40 07:40AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
1 transfer
06:30AMMilan21h00 03:30AMBarcelona
0 transfers
11:15PMMilan Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport1h35 12:50AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
0 transfers

Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn

Need a place to stay in Barcelona?

view on map

Top pick hotels

Entire homes & apartments

Find the best accommodation for you, with our partner

View all

Compare prices and tickets Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sep 30
Oct 01
Oct 02
Oct 03
Oct 04
Oct 05
Oct 06
Oct 07
Oct 08
Oct 09
Oct 10
Oct 11
Oct 12
Oct 13
Oct 14
Oct 15
Oct 16
Oct 17
Oct 18
Oct 19
Oct 20

Travel Information from Milan to Barcelona

distanceDistance450 miles (725 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$1 - $120
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $1 (€1) • 19 h 27 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $97 (€90) • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Travel 450 miles (725 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Milan to Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 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 Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Milan to Barcelona.

How to get from Milan to Barcelona

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Milan to Barcelona, 94,10% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Milan to Barcelona, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

Search on Omio to find cheap tickets from Milan to Barcelona. It’s easy to find the most attractive prices and choose your preferred route for your journey. Book on web or app, and travel with your mobile ticket —without the stress of printing your ticket.

Travel Tips: lps.faqs.headline.nullTitle


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

Is international entry into Barcelona from Milan 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 Milan?

  • 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 9/26/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Barcelona from Milan closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

Am I allowed to reenter Milan, 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 Milan from Barcelona?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Milan, 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 9/26/22. 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 Milan from Barcelona here.

There are 4 ways to get from Milan to Barcelona: bus, flight, ferry or train.

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

This is compared to other ways of getting to Barcelona:

A train is generally $119 (€111) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $120 (€112) from Milan to Barcelona.

Taking a train is usually $95 (€89) less than taking a flight to Barcelona, which costs on average $97 (€90) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Milan to Barcelona is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 30 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 13 h 20 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 19 h 27 min   of travel time.

Barcelona is approximately 450 miles (725 km) away from Milan.

The average frequency per day from Milan to Barcelona is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Milan to Barcelona as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Milan, Stazione Centrale and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Milan Malpensa Airport and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Milano Centrale to Barcelona Sants.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Milan 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 Milan to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $120 (€112).
  • Travel with Vueling for flights to Barcelona. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Vueling Milan to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $97 (€90).

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

  • You'll find direct buses with Flixbus, Alsa or BlaBlaCar Bus.
  • You'll find direct flights with Vueling, easyJet or Ryanair.

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.

Looking to extend your trip from Milan to Barcelona? Many Omio customers who go from Milan 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.

When planning your trip from Milan 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 $120 (€112) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $97 (€90) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $1 (€1) one way.

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

The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

Hand With Phone