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from Bologna to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation

To get from Bologna to Barcelona on 20 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

21:50Bologna Airport1h45 23:35Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£881One-way
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21:50Bologna Airport1h45 23:35Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£881One-way
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21:50Bologna Airport1h45 23:35Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£1241One-way
09:00Bologna Airport1h45 10:45Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£1691One-way
11:25Bologna Airport1h45 13:10Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£3261One-way

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Compare prices and tickets Prices for trains, buses and flights

Fri
20 May
£66Flixbus
£79Vueling
Sat
21 May
£55Flixbus
£51Vueling
Sun
22 May
£80Flixbus
£171Vueling
Mon
23 May
£64Flixbus
£61Vueling
Tue
24 May
£80Flixbus
£14Ryanair
Wed
25 May
£119Flixbus
£18Malta Air
Thu
26 May
£58Flixbus
£47Vueling
Fri
27 May
£59Flixbus
£66Vueling
Sat
28 May
£76Flixbus
£42Vueling
Sun
29 May
£90Flixbus
£251Ryanair
Mon
30 May
£58Flixbus
£97Eurowings
Tue
31 May
£57Flixbus
£51Vueling
Wed
1 Jun
£57Flixbus
£226Tuifly
Thu
2 Jun
£71Flixbus
£61Vueling
Fri
3 Jun
£57Flixbus
£45Malta Air
Sat
4 Jun
£57Flixbus
£35Malta Air
Sun
5 Jun
£53Flixbus
£47Ryanair
Mon
6 Jun
£60Flixbus
£156Malta Air
Tue
7 Jun
£48Flixbus
£66Vueling
Wed
8 Jun
£55Flixbus
£25Malta Air

Travel Information between Bologna and Barcelona

distanceDistance510 miles (822 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£14 - £41
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £14 • 1 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £14 • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Malta Air

Travel 510 miles (822 km) by coach or flight from Bologna to Barcelona. 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 £14. 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 Bologna to Barcelona.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Barcelona, Spain from Bologna, Italy?

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

Can I enter Spain if coming from Italy?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Barcelona if travelling 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 measures do I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Spain 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 16/05/2022; 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 between Bologna and Barcelona.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Bologna, Italy from Barcelona, Spain?

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

Is my journey back to Bologna from Barcelona restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Italy:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Bologna, Italy?

You should observe these safety measures in Italy 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 Italy was last checked on 16/05/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Bologna from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Bologna to Barcelona?

There are 2 ways to get from Bologna to Barcelona: coach or flight.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Bologna to Barcelona?

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Bologna to Barcelona. Tickets for a flight cost on average £14.

This is compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

A flight journey is usually £27 less than a journey to Barcelona by coach, which costs on average £41 for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Bologna to Barcelona?

The quickest way to travel between Bologna and Barcelona is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 40 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Barcelona by coach can take on average 17 h 35 min.

How many miles from Bologna to Barcelona would I travel?

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

Where do I depart from Bologna? Where do I arrive in Barcelona?

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

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

Which travel operators can get me from Bologna to Barcelona?

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Barcelona by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Bologna to Barcelona for £41.
  • Malta Air can get you to Barcelona by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Malta Air from Bologna to Barcelona for £14 on Omio.

Is it possible to travel directly to Barcelona from Bologna?

Yes, there are direct routes from Bologna to Barcelona with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct coach to Barcelona with.
  • You'll find direct flight services to Barcelona with Vueling.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Barcelona tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this journey.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Bologna to Barcelona?

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

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

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £41 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing £14 one way on average.

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

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