Bologna to Barcelona train

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Overview: Train from Bologna to Barcelona

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

Trains from Bologna to Barcelona cover the 510 miles (822 km) long journey taking on average 32 h 4 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

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FAQs

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

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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

When travelling in Spain, 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 23/05/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Bologna and Barcelona before travelling.

Return travel from Spain to Italy is: Partially open.

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

Entry into Italy 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

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

The government of Italy 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 23/05/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Bologna from Barcelona.

The Bologna to Barcelona train distance is approximately 510 miles (822 km).
On average the Bologna to Barcelona train time is 32 h 4 min  covering the 510 miles (822 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

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

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

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Bologna Centrale and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Barcelona most often arrive at Barcelona Sants and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from this train station to the city centre.

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Barcelona
Bologna Centrale is the most popular Bologna 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 Bologna for your journey to Barcelona.
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+39 892021
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Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Public transport options for Bologna Centrale
Bus lines: 21, 25, 30, 36, 61, 62, 77, BLQ
Monorail lines: Marconi Express
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, Italo, ÖBB EC, EN

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