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from Rome to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation

To get from Rome to Barcelona on Aug 4 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:25AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h45 10:10AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$361One-way
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09:55PMRome Ciampino Airport1h45 11:40PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$271One-way
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04:20PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h45 06:05PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$411One-way
10:00AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h55 11:55AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$761One-way
03:25PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h55 05:20PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$841One-way

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Tue
Aug 3
$142Flixbus
$43Ryanair
Wed
Aug 4
$133Flixbus
$27Ryanair
Thu
Aug 5
$143Flixbus
$22Ryanair
Fri
Aug 6
$152Flixbus
$50Ryanair
Sat
Aug 7
$161Flixbus
$45Ryanair
Sun
Aug 8
$131Flixbus
$65Ryanair
Mon
Aug 9
$149Flixbus
$60Vueling
Tue
Aug 10
$142Flixbus
$39Vueling
Wed
Aug 11
$121Flixbus
$50Ryanair
Thu
Aug 12
$136Flixbus
$71Vueling
Fri
Aug 13
$195Flixbus
$56Ryanair
Sat
Aug 14
$172Flixbus
$48Ryanair
Sun
Aug 15
$136Flixbus
$50Ryanair
Mon
Aug 16
$142Flixbus
$48Ryanair
Tue
Aug 17
$121Flixbus
$36Ryanair
Wed
Aug 18
$112Flixbus
$19Ryanair
Thu
Aug 19
$162Flixbus
$22Ryanair
Fri
Aug 20
$146Flixbus
$19Ryanair
Sat
Aug 21
$138Flixbus
$19Ryanair
Sun
Aug 22
$126Flixbus
$22Ryanair
Mon
Aug 23
$109Flixbus
$22Malta Air

Travel Information between Rome and Barcelona

distanceDistance533 miles (859 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$38 - $106
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $38 (€30) • 1 h 44 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $38 (€30) • 1 h 44 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling or Flixbus

Travel 533 miles (859 km) by flight or bus from Rome to Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 44 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $38 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Vueling or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Rome to Barcelona.

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How to get from Rome to Barcelona

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Rome to Barcelona, 100,00% 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 Rome 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.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Spain due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling between Rome and Barcelona?

Travel from Rome, Italy to Barcelona, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Barcelona from Rome restricted?

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

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 8/2/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Rome to Barcelona closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Rome, Italy from Barcelona, Spain?

Return travel to Rome, Italy from Spain is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Italy from Spain?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Italy:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Rome, Italy was last verified on 8/2/21. 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 Rome from Barcelona.

How do I reach Barcelona from Rome?

You can travel from Rome to Barcelona 2 different ways: flight or bus.

How far is Barcelona from Rome?

The Rome to Barcelona distance is around 533 miles (859 km).

When traveling between Rome and Barcelona, what are the departure and arrival points in Rome and Barcelona?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Rome to Barcelona:

  • Flights mostly leave from Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport and tend to arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Buses from Rome to Barcelona most often leave from Rome, Tiburtina Station and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Rome to Barcelona?

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

  • You can take a flight from Rome to Barcelona with Vueling. Cheap tickets can be found for $38 (€30) with Vueling from Rome to Barcelona.
  • You can take a bus from Rome to Barcelona with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $106 (€84) with Flixbus from Rome to Barcelona.
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Rome to Barcelona?
Many of our customers traveling from Rome 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!
How far in advance should I buy tickets from Rome to Barcelona online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $38 (€30) one way.
  • A bus ticket costs $106 (€84) one way on average for this journey.

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

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

The cheapest way to travel to Barcelona from Rome is by taking a flight with an average price of $38 (€30).

This is compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

Taking a flight is usually $68 (€54) less than taking a bus to Barcelona, which costs on average $106 (€84) for the same trip.

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

The fastest way from Rome to Barcelona is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 44 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Barcelona by bus can take on average 19 h 25 min.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Rome
Barcelona
Roma Ostiense
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Roma Termini
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Roma Tiburtina
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