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from Barcelona to Bologna

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

Our recommendation

To get from Barcelona to Bologna on 29 Jan we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

22:20Barcelona El Prat Airport1h50 00:10Bologna Airport
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£421One-way
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22:20Barcelona El Prat Airport1h50 00:10Bologna Airport
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£421One-way
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11:25Barcelona El Prat Airport1h50 13:15Bologna Airport
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£1531One-way
07:00Barcelona El Prat Airport4h55 11:55Bologna Airport
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£1471One-way
13:30Barcelona El Prat Airport5h25 18:55Bologna Airport
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£1541One-way

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Sat
29 Jan
£50Flixbus
£42Malta Air
Sun
30 Jan
£49Flixbus
£24Vueling
Mon
31 Jan
£47Flixbus
£28Vueling
Tue
1 Feb
£46Flixbus
£21Ryanair
Wed
2 Feb
£43Flixbus
£17Malta Air
Thu
3 Feb
£40Flixbus
£9Ryanair
Fri
4 Feb
£40Flixbus
£9Malta Air
Sat
5 Feb
£47Flixbus
£18Vueling
Sun
6 Feb
£40Flixbus
£9Malta Air
Mon
7 Feb
£40Flixbus
£13Malta Air
Tue
8 Feb
£56Flixbus
£18Ryanair
Wed
9 Feb
£40Flixbus
£9Malta Air
Thu
10 Feb
£40Flixbus
£20Ryanair
Fri
11 Feb
£49Flixbus
£9Malta Air
Sat
12 Feb
£40Flixbus
£13Malta Air
Sun
13 Feb
£49Flixbus
£9Malta Air
Mon
14 Feb
£40Flixbus
£13Malta Air
Tue
15 Feb
£46Flixbus
£9Ryanair
Thu
17 Feb
£40Flixbus
£9Ryanair

Travel Information from Barcelona to Bologna

distanceDistance510 miles (822 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£12 - £49
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £12 • 1 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £12 • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Malta Air

Take a coach or flight to travel 510 miles (822 km) 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 flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £12. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Malta Air among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Barcelona to Bologna.

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FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for Italy due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling between Barcelona and Bologna?

Travel from Barcelona, Spain to Bologna, Italy is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Bologna from Barcelona restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bologna, Italy from Barcelona?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Bologna, Italy?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 27/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Barcelona to Bologna closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Barcelona, Spain from Bologna, Italy?

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

Is my journey back to Barcelona from Bologna restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Barcelona from Bologna?

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 27/01/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Barcelona from Bologna closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Barcelona to Bologna?

There are 2 ways to travel from Barcelona to Bologna including taking a coach or flight.

How do I get from Barcelona to Bologna the cheapest way?

The cheapest way from Barcelona to Bologna is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £12 compared to other travel options to Bologna:

A flight journey is usually £37 less than a journey to Bologna by coach, which costs on average £49 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get to Bologna from Barcelona?

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

Other travel options between Barcelona and Bologna can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 18 h 10 min.

What is the distance from Barcelona to Bologna?

The Barcelona to Bologna distance is approximately 510 miles (822 km).

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Barcelona to Bologna?

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

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Barcelona to Bologna depart from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord to Bologna, Autostazione.
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Bologna Airport.

Which travel companies can take me from Barcelona to Bologna?

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 take you to Bologna by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Barcelona to Bologna for £49.
  • Malta Air can get you to Bologna by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Malta Air from Barcelona to Bologna for £12 on Omio.

Can I travel directly from Barcelona to Bologna?

Yes, there are direct services available to Bologna from Barcelona with the following travel operators:

  • You can book a direct coach with.
  • You can travel directly by plane with Vueling or Malta Air.

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 between Barcelona and Bologna.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Bologna from Barcelona ends?

Many of our customers travelling from Barcelona to Bologna don't make Bologna their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Milan, Rome or Florence, either of which you could add to your Barcelona and Bologna trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Bologna to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I purchase tickets to Bologna from Barcelona online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip to Bologna from Barcelona, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £49 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing £12 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Bologna from Barcelona online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.