The cheapest trains from Barcelona to Bologna

Showing times and prices for 19 Oct

Cheapest

£179

Average

£203

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Barcelona to Bologna will cost around £ 203 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 179.

Cheapest
08:15Barcelona Sants25h55 10:10Bologna Centrale
4 changes
£1791One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:05Barcelona Sants24h05 10:10Bologna Centrale
4 changes
£2271One-way

Timetable Barcelona to Bologna

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08:15Barcelona Sants25h55 10:10Bologna Centrale
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10:05Barcelona Sants24h05 10:10Bologna Centrale
0 changes

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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Mon
18 Oct
£69Flixbus
£133Malta Air
Tue
19 Oct
£75Flixbus
£44Malta Air
Wed
20 Oct
£76Flixbus
£92Alitalia
Thu
21 Oct
£78Flixbus
£47Malta Air
Fri
22 Oct
£67Flixbus
£30Ryanair
Sat
23 Oct
£72Flixbus
£34Ryanair
Sun
24 Oct
£67Flixbus
£63Malta Air
Mon
25 Oct
£56Flixbus
£12Malta Air
Tue
26 Oct
£56Flixbus
£12Malta Air
Wed
27 Oct
£61Flixbus
£12Malta Air
Thu
28 Oct
£61Flixbus
£12Malta Air
Fri
29 Oct
£75Flixbus
£23Ryanair
Sat
30 Oct
£84Flixbus
£30Malta Air
Sun
31 Oct
£60Flixbus
£34Malta Air
Mon
1 Nov
£70Flixbus
£115Malta Air
Tue
2 Nov
£61Flixbus
£85Ryanair
Wed
3 Nov
£39Flixbus
£23Malta Air
Thu
4 Nov
£48Flixbus
£23Ryanair
Fri
5 Nov
£48Flixbus
£12Malta Air
Sat
6 Nov
£55Flixbus
£12Malta Air
Sun
7 Nov
£53Flixbus
£24Malta Air

The fastest trains from Barcelona to Bologna

Showing times and prices for 19 Oct

Fastest Journey

1d 5 m

Average

1d 1 h

Trains per day

2

Distance

823 km

It's difficult to get from Barcelona to Bologna without changing at least 4 times.

Fastest
10:05Barcelona Sants24h05 10:10Bologna Centrale
4 changes
£2271One-way
2nd Fastest
08:15Barcelona Sants25h55 10:10Bologna Centrale
4 changes
£1791One-way

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Train Information to Bologna from Barcelona

distanceDistance510 miles (822 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Barcelona to Bologna cover the 510 miles (822 km) long journey taking on average 24 h 54 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

Travel Tips

Trains from Barcelona to Bologna
Travel by train to Bologna 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 Barcelona to Bologna.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Barcelona, Spain and Bologna, Italy allowed?

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Bologna, Italy by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Italy from Spain?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Barcelona?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Bologna, Italy?

All travellers in Italy must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 17/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Barcelona and Bologna as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Spain from Bologna, Italy?

The restriction level for your return train to Barcelona, Spain from Bologna is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Barcelona from Bologna restricted?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Bologna?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • 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

What are the safety rules to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 17/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Barcelona from Bologna closer to your date of departure here.

How many miles is it from Barcelona to Bologna by train?
You should expect to travel around 510 miles (822 km)  from Barcelona to Bologna by train.
How long is the train journey from Barcelona to Bologna?
While the time it takes to travel 510 miles (822 km) to Bologna from Barcelona can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Barcelona to Bologna is on average 24 h 54 min.
When travelling by train from Barcelona to Bologna, which train station in Barcelona do I depart from and which train station in Bologna do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants   and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

Where is the train station in Barcelona to go to Bologna? Where is the train station in Bologna located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Barcelona Sants, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bologna Centrale, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre.

How many trains are there to Bologna from Barcelona a day?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Barcelona to Bologna. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Bologna
The major railway station for departures from Barcelona is Barcelona Sants. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Barcelona Sants for your trip from Barcelona to Bologna.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 22: 00
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: A1, A2
Metro lines: L3, L5
Train lines: AVE, Alvia, Euromed, Talgo, Trenhotel, TGV, Avant, Intercity, R1, R2, R2 Nord, R2 Sud, R3, R4, RG1, R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, R17