Ferry from Genoa to Barcelona

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

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

Ferry schedules from Genoa to Barcelona

Genoa Barcelona Trip frequency: 2 days per week First trip: 13:00 Last trip: 20:00 Average duration: 25h 15m Price range: 57.55 € - 317.00 €
Barcelona Genoa Trip frequency: 3 days per week First trip: 01:00 Last trip: 18:00 Average duration: 32h 30m Price range: 47.65 € - 282.50 €
Ferry companies GRANDI NAVI VELOCI

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).

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 11:30 in the morning. During the week, there is also a departure that is scheduled for 19:30, with the ferry arriving in Spain at 16:15 the day after.

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.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Genoa to Barcelona?

Ferry prices for the Genoa - Barcelona route start from €75.80 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 as the ferry companies.


Traveling from Genoa to Barcelona 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 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 (Lazio) 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

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.


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

Pet travel

On Genoa - Barcelona 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 your pet carrier. Consider contacting the ferry operator for more information regarding pet policies and required documents.

Book cheap ferry tickets from Genoa to Barcelona

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