How to get from Ibiza to Barcelona by ferry
You can travel by direct ferry from Ibiza to Barcelona and the average trip duration is 9 hrs. Read the latest information about the crossing in our ferry guide.
Ferry schedules from Ibiza to Barcelona*
Is there a ferry from Ibiza to Barcelona?
There are usually around 13 weekly ferry crossings from Ibiza to Barcelona. The ferry companies that normally operate on this route are Baleària, Trasmediterránea and GNV.
Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season. You can check real-time schedules and book ferry tickets online for the Ibiza-Barcelona route on Ferryhopper.
How long is the ferry ride from Ibiza to Barcelona?
The ferry trip duration from Barcelona to the port of Ibiza town ranges from 7.5 hr to 9 hr. Travel time depends on the company and type of ferry.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Ibiza to Barcelona?
The Ibiza-Barcelona ferry crossing is mainly operated by standard vessels that have bed cabins as well as a garage for the transfer of vehicles. The fastest ferry to Barcelona reaches the port in 8 hr.
How much is the ferry from Ibiza to Barcelona?
Ferry prices from Ibiza to Barcelona start at around €50. The ticket cost can be higher or lower depending on available discounts, seat or cabin type and vehicle selection.
What’s the ferry schedule from Ibiza to Barcelona?
There are normally multiple weekly crossings from the port of Ibiza to Barcelona, with the frequency usually increasing during the summer.
The majority of the ferries depart from Ibiza at around 10:00 and they reach the port of Barcelona at 18:00.
The latest route to Barcelona from Ibiza normally leaves at 15:00 and arrives around 23:00.
What’s the distance between Ibiza and Barcelona?
The distance between the port of Ibiza and Barcelona is approximately 149 nautical miles (276 km).
Am I allowed to travel from Ibiza to Barcelona?
Yes, starting May 9, 2021, ferry travel from Ibiza to Barcelona is allowed for holiday reasons. See more details about ferry travel and Covid-19 in Spain.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Ibiza to Barcelona?
You can book cheap ferry tickets from Ibiza to Barcelona online on Ferryhopper. Find all the available ferry connections on our Map of ferries, compare schedules, companies and prices and book ferry tickets to Ibiza and the Balearic islands at no extra cost.
La Sagrada Familia: the impressive Basilica of Barcelona built by the famous architect Antoni Gaudí
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Ibiza to Barcelona
We have collected here some useful information about your trip from Ibiza to Barcelona:
- The port of Ibiza can be extra busy, particularly during the summer months. We suggest arriving at the port at least 1 hr in advance, especially if you are traveling with your vehicle.
- The taxi services in Ibiza are quite expensive so if you would like to organize a cheap transfer to the port we would recommend checking the local bus services.
- From the port of Barcelona, you can get the T-3 Port bus that takes you to the city center. The port of Barcelona is also located close to the "Drassanes" tube station on line L3.
- Barcelona is a cosmopolitan destination with great lifestyle and bohemian vibes. Read our Barcelona travel guide and find out what to do in this amazing city!
Where to take the ferry from Ibiza to Barcelona
From the main port of Ibiza town, you travel directly by ferry to the port of Barcelona. The port of Ibiza is located close to the old town and it's a 10-minutes drive from the island airport.
The port of Ibiza is also close to popular beaches of the island such as Playa d'en Bossa or Platja de ses Figueretes where you can find some of the most famous clubs and resorts on the island.
Can I travel on the ferry from Ibiza to Barcelona with a car?
Yes, ferries traveling from Ibiza to Barcelona can carry vehicles.
Each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. Trasmediterránea allows passengers a maximum of 40 kg of luggage for cabins and 30 kg for seats, while ferries often have closed luggage storage rooms. In Baleària ferries you can carry the maximum luggage that you can get on board by yourself, without help and in one go. There are also open luggage trunks in the passenger lounges, where you can leave your luggage during the trip. In GNV each passenger is allowed to carry up to 2 pieces of personal luggage on board.
Usually, the ferry from Ibiza to Barcelona has cabins as well as numbered seats. The duration of the trip from Ibiza to the mainland Spain can be long so we recommend booking a bed cabin for maximum comfort.