BARCELONA TO ROME BY TRAIN

Travel from Barcelona (Spain) to Rome (Italy) by train (859 km): schedule and information to the train connection. Compare fares and buy your ticket.

To travel by train from Barcelona in Spain to Rome in Italy, the main route leads via France. Please read the following information and blog posts.

There are two main routes. Compare them and decide which one feeds your needs best.

1 Barcelona (Spain) - Marseille (France) - Rome (Italy) 2 Barcelona (Spain) - Marseille (France) - Milan (Italy) - Rome (Italy)

859 km

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1 Barcelona (Spain) - Marseille (France) - Rome (Italy)
The route consist of more than one step. You have to buy more than one train ticket.
1A Travelling from Barcelona (Spain) to Marseille (France)
To travel by train from Spain to France, you can make use of the direct high-speed-trains from Barcelona to Paris and southern France.
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TRAIN TYPES: Train types you are likely to travel with.
TGV Elipsos France - Spain (TGV Elipsos) / Alta Velocidad Española (AVE)

TRAIN COMPANY
SNCF Société Nationale des Chemins de fer français / RENFE Renfe Operadora

CONNECTIONS: popular connections travelled by other users
Rome - Barcelona / Barcelona - Paris / Barcelona - Lyon / Barcelona - Marseille / Barcelona - Toulouse / Barcelona - Bordeaux / Madrid - Paris / Madrid - Marseille / Madrid - Lyon / Seville - Paris / Santiago de Compostela - Lourdes

SEARCH FOR TRAIN TIMES HERE: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
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Buy your ticket from Barcelona to Marseille here.
1B Travelling from Marseille (France) to Rome (Italy)
There are several daily train connections from France to Italy. Either from Paris or along the Mediterranean Sea. Also a direct night train from Paris to Milan and Venice. From Milan you have good connections to every city in Italy.
Please make use one of the given booking links.
The following links could be interesting for you.
TRAIN TYPES: Train types you are likely to travel with.
TGV France - Italy (TGV) / Eurocity Thello (THELLO)

NIGHT TRAINS: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
TH 221 Paris - Venice

TRAIN COMPANY
SNCF Société Nationale des Chemins de fer français / THELLO Thello

CONNECTIONS: popular connections travelled by other users
Rome - Barcelona / Paris - Rome / Paris - Venice / Paris - Milan / Paris - Palermo / Lyon - Rome / Lyon - Milan / Marseille - Milan / Marseille - Rome / Bordeaux - Rome / Nice - Turin

SEARCH FOR TRAIN TIMES HERE: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
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Buy your ticket from Marseille to Rome here.
2 Barcelona (Spain) - Marseille (France) - Milan (Italy) - Rome (Italy)
The route consist of more than one step. You have to buy more than one train ticket.
2A Travelling from Barcelona (Spain) to Marseille (France)
To travel by train from Spain to France, you can make use of the direct high-speed-trains from Barcelona to Paris and southern France.
The following links could be interesting for you.
TRAIN TYPES: Train types you are likely to travel with.
TGV Elipsos France - Spain (TGV Elipsos) / Alta Velocidad Española (AVE)

TRAIN COMPANY
SNCF Société Nationale des Chemins de fer français / RENFE Renfe Operadora

CONNECTIONS: popular connections travelled by other users
Rome - Barcelona / Barcelona - Paris / Barcelona - Lyon / Barcelona - Marseille / Barcelona - Toulouse / Barcelona - Bordeaux / Madrid - Paris / Madrid - Marseille / Madrid - Lyon / Seville - Paris / Santiago de Compostela - Lourdes

SEARCH FOR TRAIN TIMES HERE: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
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Buy your ticket from Barcelona to Marseille here.
2B Travelling from Marseille (France) to Milan (Italy)
There are several daily train connections from France to Italy. Either from Paris or along the Mediterranean Sea. Also a direct night train from Paris to Milan and Venice. From Milan you have good connections to every city in Italy.
Please make use one of the given booking links.
The following links could be interesting for you.
TRAIN TYPES: Train types you are likely to travel with.
TGV France - Italy (TGV) / Eurocity Thello (THELLO)

NIGHT TRAINS: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
TH 221 Paris - Venice

TRAIN COMPANY
SNCF Société Nationale des Chemins de fer français / THELLO Thello

CONNECTIONS: popular connections travelled by other users
Rome - Barcelona / Paris - Rome / Paris - Venice / Paris - Milan / Paris - Palermo / Lyon - Rome / Lyon - Milan / Marseille - Milan / Marseille - Rome / Bordeaux - Rome / Nice - Turin

SEARCH FOR TRAIN TIMES HERE: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
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Buy your ticket from Marseille to Milan here.
2C Travelling from Milan to Rome (Italy)
Train tickets for trains of State Railways Trenitalia can easily be bought online, including several types of advance fare tickets (Economy and Super Economy fares). Tickets are also available at stations from ticket desks or ticket machines.
Tickets for high speed trains by private operator Italo are also available online.
The following links could be interesting for you.
TRAIN TYPES: Train types you are likely to travel with.
Frecciarossa (FR AV) / Frecciargento (FA AV) / Frecciabianca (FB) / Italo (ITALO) / Eurocity Thello (THELLO) / TGV France - Italy (TGV) / Regionale Veloce (RV) / InterCity (IC) / DB ÖBB Eurocity (DB ÖBB EC) / EuroCity (IT) (EC)

NIGHT TRAINS: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
EN 294 nightjet Rome - Munich / EN 40294 nightjet Rome - Vienna / ICN 1959 Rome - Palermo / ICN 765 Milan - Lecce / TH 220 Venice - Paris / ICN 1963 Milan - Syracuse / EN 236 nightjet Venice - Vienna

FERRY: Ferry connections that might be helpful.
Ancona - Split / Ancona - Patras / Civitavecchia - Barcelona / Bari - Dubrovnik / Livorno - Barcelona

TRAIN COMPANY
TRENITALIA Ferrovie dello stato / NTV Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori / THELLO Thello / BLUELI Blueline Ferries / GRIM Grimaldi Lines / MINO Minoan Lines

CONNECTIONS: popular connections travelled by other users
Rome - Barcelona / Rome - Ancona / Rome - Bari / Rome - Bologna / Rome - Florence / Rome - Milan / Rome - Naples / Rome - Venice / Milan - Venice / Venice - Florence / Venice - Rome

SEARCH FOR TRAIN TIMES HERE: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
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Buy your ticket from Milan to Rome here.
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