How to get from Barcelona to Bologna

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from Barcelona to Bologna

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

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To get from Barcelona to Bologna on 12 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:35Barcelona El Prat Airport1h40 08:15Bologna Airport
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£621One-way
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06:35Barcelona El Prat Airport1h40 08:15Bologna Airport
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£621One-way
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09:20Barcelona El Prat Airport1h40 11:00Bologna Airport
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£791One-way
19:30Barcelona El Prat Airport1h40 21:10Bologna Airport
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£1061One-way
06:35Barcelona El Prat Airport1h40 08:15Bologna Airport
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£1041One-way

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Travel Information from Barcelona to Bologna

distanceDistance510 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£2 - £586
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £2 • 21 h 54 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £586 • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Air France

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 510 miles from Barcelona to Bologna. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £2. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Air France among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Barcelona to Bologna.

Travel Tips: Travel from Barcelona to Bologna

Travel 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

International travel from Barcelona, Spain to Bologna, Italy is: Fully open.

Can I enter Italy if coming from Spain?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bologna if travelling from Barcelona?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Bologna, Italy due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Italy must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 28/07/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Barcelona to Bologna.

The current restriction level for returning to Barcelona, Spain from Italy is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Barcelona, Spain from Bologna, Italy?

Reentering Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Barcelona from Bologna?

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

Which rules do I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Spain must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 28/07/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Barcelona from Bologna here.

There are 4 ways to get from Barcelona to Bologna: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Bologna. Tickets for a train cost on average £2.

This is compared to other travel options to Bologna:

A train journey is usually £97 less than a journey to Bologna by coach, which costs on average £99 for the same trip.

A train is generally £584 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £586 from Barcelona to Bologna.

The fastest way to get to Bologna from Barcelona is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 40 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 17 h 20 min   of travel time.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 21 h 54 min.

The distance between Barcelona and Bologna is around 510 miles.

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Bologna is:

  • 3 coaches a day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Bologna from Barcelona as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Barcelona to Bologna:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre.
  • Most travellers take a flight from Barcelona El Prat Airport to Bologna Airport.
  • Most travellers take a train from Barcelona Sants to Bologna Centrale.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Barcelona to Bologna, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Bologna by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Barcelona to Bologna for £99 on Omio.
  • Travel with Air France to go to Bologna by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Air France Barcelona to Bologna tickets on Omio for £586.

Yes, there are direct services available between Barcelona and Bologna with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with.
  • You'll find direct flights with Vueling or Ryanair.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Bologna as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Bologna from Barcelona.

Looking to extend your trip from Barcelona to Bologna? Many Omio customers who go from Barcelona to Bologna usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Rome or Florence. If you're looking to explore Milan, Rome or Florence from Bologna, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £99 one way for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is on average £586 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £2 one way for this trip.

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

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