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from Rome to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation

To get from Rome to Barcelona on 28 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:25Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h45 10:10Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£1101One-way
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08:25Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h45 10:10Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£1101One-way
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09:45Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h55 11:40Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£1151One-way
14:30Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h55 16:25Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£1241One-way
07:25Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport5h10 12:35Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£1241One-way

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Wed
27 Oct
£74Flixbus
£127Ryanair
Thu
28 Oct
£111Flixbus
£110Ryanair
Fri
29 Oct
£102Flixbus
£141Vueling
Sat
30 Oct
£70Flixbus
£141Vueling
Sun
31 Oct
£60Flixbus
£50Ryanair
Mon
1 Nov
£120Flixbus
£138Iberia
Tue
2 Nov
£122Flixbus
£80Ryanair
Wed
3 Nov
£66Flixbus
£55Ryanair
Thu
4 Nov
£57Flixbus
£80Iberia
Fri
5 Nov
£57Flixbus
£69Vueling
Sat
6 Nov
£74Flixbus
£41Ryanair
Sun
7 Nov
£44Flixbus
£64Ryanair
Mon
8 Nov
£60Flixbus
£61Ryanair
Tue
9 Nov
£72Flixbus
£26Ryanair
Sat
13 Nov
£66Flixbus
£38Ryanair
Sun
14 Nov
£44Flixbus
£70Ryanair
Mon
15 Nov
£58Flixbus
£70Ryanair
Tue
16 Nov
£60Flixbus
£30Ryanair

Travel Information between Rome and Barcelona

distanceDistance533 miles (859 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£14 - £87
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £14 • 1 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £14 • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair or Flixbus

Take a flight or coach to travel 533 miles (859 km) between Rome 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 £14. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Ryanair or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Rome to Barcelona.

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

Travel between Rome, Italy and Barcelona, Spain is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Italy enter Spain?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Barcelona from Rome?

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Barcelona, Spain?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Spain has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 27/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from Rome to Barcelona.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Rome, Italy from Barcelona, Spain due to COVID-19?

Return travel to Rome, 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 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

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 Rome, Italy was last verified on 27/10/2021. 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 Rome from Barcelona.

What are my travel options from Rome to Barcelona?

You can travel between Rome and Barcelona 2 different ways: flight or coach.

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

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

This is compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

A flight journey is usually £73 less than a journey to Barcelona by coach, which costs on average £87 for the same trip.

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

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

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 22 h 15 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Rome to Barcelona?

The distance from Rome to Barcelona is approximately 533 miles (859 km).

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

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

  • Most travellers board their plane from Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Most travellers take a coach from Rome, Tiburtina Station to Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
Which travel operators can get me from Rome to Barcelona?

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

  • Travel with Ryanair to go to Barcelona by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Ryanair Rome to Barcelona tickets on Omio for £14.
  • Flixbus can take you to Barcelona by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Rome to Barcelona for £87.
Where should I go next after I travel between Rome and Barcelona?
Your journey from Rome to Barcelona doesn't have to end in Barcelona. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you’d like to add Madrid, Paris or Valencia to your Rome to Barcelona trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Barcelona today!
How early should I book Rome to Barcelona tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is £14 one way on average.
  • The price of a coach ticket is £87 one way on average for this journey.

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