How to get from Genoa to Barcelona by ferry
There are 3 weekly ferry crossings from Genoa in Italy to Barcelona in Spain. The route is usually operated by the company Grandi Navi Veloci (GNV). Read our ferry guide with the latest information on this route.
Ferry schedules from Genoa to Barcelona*
Is there a ferry from Genoa to Barcelona?
There are usually 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.
How long is the ferry ride from Genoa to Barcelona?
The duration of the ferry trip from Genoa to Barcelona is approximately 21 hr.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Genoa to Barcelona?
The Genoa-Barcelona route is served by standard ferries due to the long trip duration and the distance between the 2 ports.
How much is the ferry from Genoa to Barcelona?
Ferry prices for the Genoa-Barcelona route start from €69 for a standard ticket. Ticket cost can be lower or higher depending on discounts, cabin or vehicle selection.
What's the ferry schedule from Genoa to Barcelona?
There are 3 ferries per week from Genoa to Barcelona, usually on Monday, Thursday and Saturday.
The earliest ferry departs from Genoa on Thursday at 12:00 and arrives around 09:00 on Friday in Barcelona. The latest ferry departs around 16:00 on Saturday and arrives around 13.00 on Sunday in Barcelona.
What is the distance between Genoa and Barcelona?
The port of Genoa is approximately 360 nautical miles (666km) from the port of Barcelona.
Am I allowed to travel from Genoa to Barcelona?
Restrictions may currently apply to ferry travel from Genoa to Barcelona. Travel guidelines may change, so make sure that you check with the ferry company for the latest information.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Genoa to Barcelona?
You can book cheap ferry tickets from Genoa to Barcelona on Ferryhopper at no extra cost. See all the available ferry connections on our Map of ferries and book ferry tickets to Barcelona online with just 4 clicks.
Colorful ferris wheel with panorama view of the city of Barcelona
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Genoa to Barcelona
Here are some travel tips for your trip from Genoa to Barcelona:
- The port of Genoa can get quite busy in the summer, so we recommend arriving at least 1.5 hr before departure, especially if you are traveling with a vehicle.
- The port of Genoa is very close to the city center, so it is very easy to reach it by public transport. The ferry terminals are located in the Calata area of Chiappella, between Colombo Bridge and Ponte Assereto.
- In Barcelona, ferry and cruise ship docks are located near the city center, only a few meters away from the famous La Rambla.
- For more tips and information about the port and the city read our travel guide to Barcelona.
Where to take the ferry from Genoa to Barcelona
You can travel by ferry to Barcelona from the port of Genoa in northern Italy. The city is located in northwest coast of Italy, about 11km 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 ferry from Genoa to Barcelona with a car?
Yes, ferries traveling from Genoa to Barcelona carry vehicles.
In GNV there is no weight limit on luggage and you can carry up to 2 pieces of personal luggage. The ferries also have lockers that are accessible throughout the journey.
You can book a cabin on the ferry traveling from Genoa to Barcelona, as the ferry trip is long and often overnight.