How to get from Florence to Barcelona

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from Florence to Barcelona

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

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To get from Florence to Barcelona on 30 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

22:30Florence Peretola Airport1h45 00:15Barcelona El Prat Airport
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22:30Florence Peretola Airport1h45 00:15Barcelona El Prat Airport
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22:30Florence Peretola Airport1h45 00:15Barcelona El Prat Airport
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06:45Florence Peretola Airport5h35 12:20Barcelona El Prat Airport
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06:45Florence Peretola Airport10h25 17:10Barcelona El Prat Airport
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Travel Information between Florence and Barcelona

distanceDistance489 miles (789 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£43 - £90
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £43 • 18 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £90 • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Travel 489 miles (789 km) by coach or flight from Florence 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £43. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Florence to Barcelona.

Travel Tips: Travel from Florence to Barcelona

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FAQs

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

Is international entry into Barcelona from Florence 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 Florence?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 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 26/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Barcelona from Florence closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Florence, Italy from Spain is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Italy from Spain?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Italy from Spain?

Requirements for reentering 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Italy?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Italy to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Florence, Italy was last verified on 26/05/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Florence from Barcelona.

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Florence to Barcelona, which costs on average £43.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Barcelona:

A coach journey is usually £47 less than a journey to Barcelona by plane, which costs on average £90 for the same trip.

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

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

In comparison, getting to Barcelona by coach can take on average 18 h 55 min.

The Florence to Barcelona distance is approximately 489 miles (789 km).

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Florence to Barcelona:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1 and tend to arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Flights from Florence to Barcelona most often leave from Florence Peretola Airport and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.

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

  • You can travel by coach from Florence to Barcelona with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Florence to Barcelona tickets for £43 on Omio.
  • You can travel to Barcelona from Florence by flight with Vueling. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £90 with Vueling from Florence to Barcelona.
Looking to extend your trip from Florence to Barcelona? Many Omio customers who go from Florence 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.

Before travelling from Florence to Barcelona, 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 for this trip is on average £43 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £90 one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Florence to Barcelona 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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