How to travel from Parma to Barcelona

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Travel Information between Parma and Barcelona

distanceDistance473 miles (763 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$8 - $62
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $8 (€7) • 24 h 14 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $32 (€28) • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Ryanair

Travel 473 miles (763 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Parma and 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 $8 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Parma to Barcelona.

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FAQs

Travel between Parma, 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 Parma?

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 1/9/23. 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 Parma to Barcelona.

The restriction level for your return to Parma, Italy from Spain is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Parma from Barcelona restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Parma from Barcelona?

Conditions of reentry into Italy:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Parma, Italy?

You should observe these safety measures in Italy as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information about your return travel to Italy was last checked on 1/9/23. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Parma from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

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

The cheapest way to go to Barcelona from Parma is by taking a train, which costs on average $8 (€7).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Barcelona:

Taking a train is about $54 (€47) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $62 (€54) for this route.

A train is generally $24 (€21) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $32 (€28) from Parma to Barcelona.

The quickest way to travel from Parma to Barcelona is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 30 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Barcelona by bus can take on average 17 h 56 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 24 h 14 min   on average.

The distance is approximately 473 miles (763 km) from Parma to Barcelona.

The average frequency per day from Parma to Barcelona is:

  • Around 2 buses per day.
  • 1 train per day.

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Parma, Terminal Bus and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Flights mostly leave from Milan Malpensa Airport and tend to arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Parma and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Parma to Barcelona:

  • You can take a bus from Parma to Barcelona with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $62 (€54) with Flixbus from Parma to Barcelona.
  • You can travel to Barcelona from Parma by flight with Ryanair. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $32 (€28) with Ryanair from Parma to Barcelona.
Your trip from Parma 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 Parma 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 Parma to Barcelona, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $62 (€54) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $32 (€28) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $8 (€7) one way on average.

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

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