Ferry from Genoa to Barcelona

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries from the Italian port of Genoa travel to Barcelona in Spain year-round. Learn more about this direct ferry route on Ferryhopper, compare crossings and book your tickets from Italy to Spain online.

Ferry schedules

Genoa Barcelona Schedules frequency: 4 days per week Earliest ferry: 02:15 Latest ferry: 23:00 Average duration: 22h 52m Price range: 79.50 € - 407.25 €
Barcelona Genoa Schedules frequency: 4 days per week Earliest ferry: 02:45 Latest ferry: 15:45 Average duration: 19h 55m Price range: 79.50 € - 407.25 €
Ferry companies GRANDI NAVI VELOCI

Is there a ferry from Genoa to Barcelona?

You can usually find 3 weekly ferry crossings from Genoa to Barcelona. The company that normally 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 Genoa to Barcelona and book ferry tickets online on Ferryhopper.

Am I allowed to travel from Genoa to Barcelona?

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

What’s the ferry schedule from Genoa to Barcelona

Normally, the ferry to Barcelona leaves the port of Genoa at 13:00 and arrives the day after, at 09:00 in the morning. During the week, there is also a departure that is scheduled for 17:00, with the ferry arriving in Spain at 13:30 the day after.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Genoa to Barcelona?

Ferry prices for the Genoa - Barcelona route start from €69 for a standard ticket. The final cost can be lower or higher depending on available discounts, accommodation type and vehicle selection.


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


Toddlers and children up to 3 years old can travel from Genoa to Barcelona for free. There are also discount tickets for children up to 12 years old, groups of travelers and large families.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Genoa to Barcelona?

The duration of the ferry trip from Genoa to Barcelona is approximately 20-20.5 hr

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

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

What’s the distance between Genoa and Barcelona?

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

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Barcelona from Genoa

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

  • As it's an international route, we recommend arriving well in advance at the port of Genoa.
  • The Genoa - Barcelona trip is quite long, so booking a cabin is highly advisable.
  • Check out our Barcelona travel guide and vacation in Spain like a pro!
  • You can reach Barcelona in Spain from other Italian ports, such as Civitavecchia and Porto Torres (Sardinia). Browse all options on our interactive Map of ferries and plan your trip to Spain!

Where to take the ferry from Genoa to Barcelona

You can travel by ferry to Barcelona from the port of Genoa in northern Italy (Calata S. Lazzarino dock). The city is located on the northwest coast of Italy, about 11 km from the city airport.

It takes about 40 min to get from the center of Genoa to the port's ferry terminals by bus. Alternatively, a taxi ride takes approximately 10 min.

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

Yes, you can embark your motor vehicle on the vessels serving the Genoa - Barcelona ferry route. 

Ferry luggage

With GNV, passengers can carry up to 2 luggage items.


On board the Genoa - Barcelona ships, there are different types of cabins: internal, external, suits and cabins for people with disabilities.

Pet travel

When it comes to traveling to Barcelona by ferry, you can bring along your four-legged companion! Make sure to fill out the appropriate information in your booking.

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 cheap ferry tickets from Genoa to Barcelona

On Ferryhopper, you can book ferry tickets to Barcelona from Genoa easily and conveniently! Find updated information about all Genoa - Barcelona ferries and discover the beauties of Barcelona!

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