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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 22 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:00Bologna Airport1h45 10:45Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£691One-way
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09:00Bologna Airport1h45 10:45Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£691One-way
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08:20Bologna Airport1h45 10:05Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£961One-way
15:35Bologna Airport1h45 17:20Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£2361One-way
15:00Bologna Airport20h05 11:05Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£1101One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Thu
21 Oct
£65Flixbus
£47Malta Air
Fri
22 Oct
£56Flixbus
£61Vueling
Sat
23 Oct
£60Flixbus
£63Ryanair
Sun
24 Oct
£70Flixbus
£144Vueling
Mon
25 Oct
£65Flixbus
£49ITA
Tue
26 Oct
£61Flixbus
£9Malta Air
Wed
27 Oct
£56Flixbus
£15Malta Air
Thu
28 Oct
£57Flixbus
£40Malta Air
Fri
29 Oct
£105Flixbus
£108Vueling
Sat
30 Oct
£67Flixbus
£97ITA
Sun
31 Oct
£78Flixbus
£61Vueling
Mon
1 Nov
£96Flixbus
£60Malta Air
Tue
2 Nov
£67Flixbus
£44Ryanair
Wed
3 Nov
£52Flixbus
£12Malta Air
Thu
4 Nov
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£12Ryanair
Fri
5 Nov
£61Flixbus
£38Malta Air
Sat
6 Nov
£61Flixbus
£12Malta Air
Sun
7 Nov
£63Flixbus
£12Malta Air
Mon
8 Nov
£43Flixbus
£15Malta Air
Tue
9 Nov
£43Flixbus
£12Ryanair
Wed
10 Nov
£39Flixbus
£12Malta Air

Travel Information between Bologna and Barcelona

distanceDistance510 miles (822 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£32 - £61
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £32 • 1 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £32 • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Take a coach or flight to travel 510 miles (822 km) between Bologna and Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £32. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Bologna to Barcelona.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Barcelona, Spain from Bologna, Italy currently allowed?

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

Is international entry into Barcelona from Bologna restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

The government of Spain 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 20/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Bologna and Barcelona closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Italy from Barcelona, Spain?

The current restriction level for returning to Bologna, Italy from Spain is: Partially open.

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

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

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

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Bologna, Italy regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Italy 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 20/10/2021. 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 Bologna from Barcelona here.

How do I travel from Bologna to Barcelona?

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

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

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Bologna to Barcelona, which costs on average £32.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Barcelona:

A flight is about £29 less than a coach, which costs on average £61 for this trip.

What is the fastest way from Bologna to Barcelona?

The fastest way from Bologna to Barcelona is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 45 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 17 h 35 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Bologna to Barcelona?

The distance between Bologna and Barcelona is around 510 miles (822 km).

What are the departure and arrival points in Bologna and in Barcelona?

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

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Bologna to Barcelona depart from Bologna, Autostazione to Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Most travellers take a flight from Bologna Airport to Barcelona El Prat Airport.
Which travel companies can take me from Bologna to Barcelona?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Bologna to Barcelona:

  • You can take a coach from Bologna to Barcelona with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £61 with Flixbus from Bologna to Barcelona.
  • You can take a flight from Bologna to Barcelona with Vueling. Cheap tickets can be found for £32 with Vueling from Bologna to Barcelona.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Bologna to Barcelona?
Omio customers who travel from Bologna to Barcelona often also extend their holiday to go to Madrid, Paris or Valencia. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Barcelona and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I buy tickets between Bologna and Barcelona online for the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £61 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is on average £32 one way.

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