Ferry from Barcelona to Genoa

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between Barcelona to Genoa operate year-round, with up to 2 weekly crossings. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.

Ferry schedules

Barcelona Genoa Trip frequency: 4 days per week First trip: 02:45 Last trip: 12:00 Average duration: 20h 22m Price range: 73.00 € - 271.80 €
Genoa Barcelona Trip frequency: 2 days per week First trip: 13:00 Last trip: 13:00 Average duration: 20h 37m Price range: 94.00 € - 364.20 €
Ferry companies GRANDI NAVI VELOCI

Is there a ferry from Barcelona to Genoa?

You can usually find 2 weekly ferry crossings from Barcelona to Genoa. The ferry company that usually operates on this route is GNV (Grandi Navi Veloci).

Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season. You can find real-time schedules for your trip from Barcelona to Genoa and book ferry tickets online on Ferryhopper.

Am I allowed to travel from Barcelona to Genoa?

Yes, traveling from Barcelona to Genoa by ferry is allowed. Take a look at the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel in Italy and get ready for your trip.

What's the ferry schedule from Barcelona to Genoa?

The Barcelona to Genoa ferry connection is weekly, with up to 2 crossings per week.

Normally, the ferry to Genoa leaves the port Barcelona of at 12:00 and arrives the day after, at 08:45 in the morning. During summer, there is also a departure that is scheduled for 02:45, with the ferry arriving in Italy at 22:45 the day after.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Barcelona to Genoa?

The Barcelona - Genoa ferry tickets start from €73. The final ticket price depends on vehicle selection, discounts, offers, and seat type.


On Ferryhopper, you can discover the best available offers for the Barcelona - Genoa ferry connection. Find real-time information about our ferry routes from Spain to Italy, compare fares and offers, and book ferry tickets at the same price as the ferry companies.


Traveling from Barcelona to Genoa is easy, comfortable and you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets thanks to the available discounts. The ferry company GNV offers special discounts for specific passenger categories, including:

  • Children
  • Toddlers
  • Groups of travelers
  • Large families

Note: infants up to 3 years old travel for free, paying only the port taxes.

Ferry route info

How long is the ferry ride from Barcelona to Genoa?

The Barcelona - Genoa ferry duration is approximately 20-21 hr. This depends on the type of vessel and the weather conditions.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Barcelona to Genoa?

The connections from Barcelona to Genoa are operated only by conventional ferries, making the crossing in about 20-20.5 hr.

What's the distance between Barcelona and Genoa?

The distance between the port of Barcelona and Genoa is 348 nautical miles (approximately 644 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Barcelona to Genoa

Here are some travel tips for your trip from Barcelona to Genoa:

  • If you travel with a vehicle, we recommend arriving at the port of Barcelona at least 2.5 hr before departure as it is an international route. 
  • In Barcelona, the ferry port is located near the city center, only a few meters away from the famous La Rambla.
  • The Barcelona - Genoa trip is quite long, so booking a cabin is highly advisable.
  • Check out our blog for useful information about your vacation in Genoa
  • You can reach Italy traveling to other ports, such as Civitavecchia (Lazio) and Porto Torres (Sardinia). Check out the Barcelona - Civitavecchia and Barcelona - Porto Torres routes on our interactive Map of ferries and plan your trip to Italy!

Where to take the ferry from Barcelona to Genoa

There are regular ferries departing from the port of Barcelona (Muelle San Beltrán dock) to Genoa in Italy. The port of Barcelona is located 9 km out of the center of the city and it's easily accessible by public transport (underground or bus) as well as by car or taxi. 

To get to the port of Barcelona from the city airport you'll need about 25 min by car or 1 hr by public transport.

Tip: you should be aware that Barcelona has some restrictions on the circulation of vehicles without the DGT environmental label (Zero, Eco, C, and B). We suggest that you visit the official AMB website for more information.

Can I travel on the ferry from Barcelona to Genoa with a car?

Yes, ferries traveling from Barcelona to Genoa have car decks.

Ferry Luggage

On Grandi Navi Veloci ferries, it is possible to carry up to 2 pieces of personal luggage on board, while there is no weight limit.


Most ferries traveling from Barcelona to Genoa have cabins as well as numbered seats. The duration of the trip from mainland Spain to Genoa can be long so we recommend booking a cabin for maximum comfort.

Pet travel

On Barcelona - Genoa ferries, you can travel with your pet. Make sure to fill out the appropriate information as you book your tickets.

Specifically, with GNV, your pet can travel with you in a special cabin or in your pet carrier. Consider contacting the ferry operator for more information regarding pet policies and required documents.

Where can I book ferry tickets from Barcelona to Genoa?

You can easily book Genoa ferry tickets on Ferryhopper. Find all available ferry crossings, compare companies, itineraries and prices, and book your ferry to Genoa from Barcelona with just a few clicks.