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Train Information from Barcelona to Rome

distanceDistance533 miles (859 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Barcelona to Rome cover the 533 miles (859 km) long trip 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 Roma Termini.

Trains from Barcelona to Rome

The distance from Barcelona in Spain to Rome in Italy is about 864 miles. Ordinarily, there are 3 train trips between the two locations every day. Trains need to pass through France from Barcelona to get to Rome. The different trips have varying durations depending on the number of stops along the way as well as the train's speed.

Barcelona to Rome train times: daily departures

Approximately 3 trains leave Barcelona en route to Rome each day. The first train leaves Barcelona at around 10:10 a.m., the second train departs at 2:00 p.m. while the last train leaves at around 4:30 p.m. every day of the week.

How long is the journey by train from Barcelona to Rome?

The 10:10 am train is the fastest, taking approximately 19 hours 33 minutes, with 3 changes along the way. The longest trip takes about 26 hours 40 minutes, making an average of 4 change along the way.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Barcelona to Rome?

Departure station: Barcelona Sants is about 1.5 miles from Plaça de Catalunya and taxis and a fleet of buses ply the route. The train station offers facilities such as shops, tourist information, restaurants, WiFi, car rentals and parking.

Arrival station: The final train station is Roma Ostiense. Travelers have access to a range of facilities such as bars and snack points, waiting room, shops, a supermarket, a ticket office, help desk, and disability assistance.

Which train companies travel from Barcelona to Rome?

There are several train companies operating the route from Barcelona to Rome. Passengers may be changed from one train to another along the way to ensure that their journey is smooth and well catered for. The ticketing company is in charge of the changes and therefore clients do not need to worry. Some of the main train companies operating from Barcelona to Rome include: Thello, TGV, and RENFE-SNCF. An ordinary trip may involve the different companies as follows:

RENFE-SNCF Barcelona to Rome

From Barcelona Stans to Roma Tiburtina the train takes about 19 hours 33 minutes. The train service offers two main train packages: flexible and semi-flexible. Along the way, different services are offered to clients.  If a passenger gets a change from Valence to Chambéry Challes-les-Eaux, the train service offers a free bike compartment for the comfort of the passengers. In a train change from Barcelona to Valence TGV, free WiFi and socket is offered to passengers to keep them connected. For the journey, the train offers a standard non-reclining seat for the flexible and the semi flexible options. For travelers seeking to see more and enjoy different experiences along the way, one should be more flexible and opt for connecting and slower trains.

Barcelona to Rome trains: services on board

The whole journey on trains from Barcelona to Rome may include a couple of changes. In each train change, amenities may vary. However, some of the facilities that are bound to make your travelling easier may include free WiFi, electrical sockets, and free bike compartments

How to find cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Rome

In order to get the best deals on trains from Barcelona to Rome, passengers can book their tickets in advance. Train stations issue tickets three months in advance. Similarly, opting for the flexible travel plans, and connecting trains may reduce the fares significantly.

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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Barcelona and Rome?

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

Is international entry into Rome from Barcelona restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 Rome, Italy?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 27/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Barcelona to Rome closer to your date of departure here.

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

Return travel from Italy to Spain is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Barcelona from Rome?

Entry into 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 Rome?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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:

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

Last checked on 27/09/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Barcelona from Rome.

What is the distance by train from Barcelona to Rome?
The distance from Barcelona to Rome by train is approximately 533 miles (859 km).
Which train station from Barcelona to Rome do I depart from? Which Rome train station from Barcelona do I arrive in?

Some of the Barcelona train stations to Rome you can start your journey from include Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Rome include Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina and Roma Ostiense.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Barcelona Sants   and arriving in Roma Termini.

Where is the Barcelona train station located? Where is the Rome train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Barcelona Sants and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Roma Termini and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city centre in Rome.

How many trains are there from Barcelona to Rome a day?
The average number of trains departing Barcelona for Rome is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.