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Overview: Train from Barcelona to Bologna

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 route 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.

What are the travel restrictions for Bologna, Italy if I'm coming from Barcelona, Spain by train?

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

What is the status of international entry into Italy from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

When travelling in Italy, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 27/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Bologna from Barcelona before travelling.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Barcelona, Spain from Bologna, Italy?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Bologna to Barcelona is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Spain from Italy?

Reentry to Spain 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?

What are the entry requirements?

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

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:

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

Last verified on 27/01/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Bologna to Barcelona train here.

What is the distance by train from Barcelona to Bologna?

The train distance from Barcelona to Bologna is around 510 miles (822 km).

How long is the train to Bologna from Barcelona?

The Barcelona to Bologna train duration is on average 24 h 54 min, which is to be expected when travelling 510 miles (822 km) to Bologna from Barcelona. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

What station does the Barcelona to Bologna train leave from? Which Bologna train station do I come into from Barcelona?

When taking a train from Barcelona, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. When you arrive in Bologna, your train can arrive in train stations including Bologna Centrale and Bologna Borgo Panigale.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Barcelona Sants   to Bologna Centrale.

Where is the train station in Barcelona? Where is the train station in Bologna?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Barcelona Sants, located approximately 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the city centre of Barcelona. The most popular arrival train station in Bologna, called Bologna Centrale, is located around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from its city centre.

How many trains per day are there between Barcelona and Bologna?

The average number of trains departing Barcelona for Bologna is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona Sants is the most popular Barcelona railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Barcelona for your journey to Bologna.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+34 934956020
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 22: 00
Public transport options for Barcelona Sants
Metro lines: L3, L5
Bus lines: A1, A2
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