Ferry from Barcelona to Rome

Ferry to Rome - Bicycle with flowers in the old street in Rome, Italy.

Learn practical information on routes, schedules and useful suggestions before you book a ferry from Barcelona to Rome, one of the most beautiful cities of Italy!

The port of Barcelona is Spain’s principal port for international traffic, just 5km away from the city center of Barcelona and among the largest ports in Europe, with good infrastructure and facilities for passengers. The Barcelona to Rome ferry route connects two beautiful cities, destinations for millions of people every year. Rome will definitely charm you, either you decide to follow the typical tourist paths or if you just watch the people go by sitting in a pretty outdoor cafe. Either way, you will have a delightful experience.

Sailing distance from Barcelona to Rome

The sailing distance from the port of Barcelona to Rome (Civitavecchia) is approximately 534 nautical miles (589 km).

Barcelona to Rome ferry time

The ferry duration is approximately 20 hours but be sure that the hours of sailing will flow quickly amidst the entertainment options, fantastic sea views, sea breeze and the comfortable accommodation and amenities that will allow you to rest and relax.

Ferry schedules from Barcelona to Rome

There are more than 5 evening routes per week, served by a regular ferry, from Barcelona to Rome and is the best way to travel to Italy, especially if you are traveling with a vehicle or if you are carrying a lot of luggage

Where is the ferry terminal in Rome?

The main port of Rome is called Civitavecchia, located about 70 km north of the Italian Capital on the west coast of the metropolitan city of Rome. It’s the closest port to Rome, only 60km away from Fiumicino airport (Rome’s International Airport “Leonardo da Vinci”) and it connects Italy with Sardinia, Tunisia, Spain and Sicily.

Tips for your trip to Rome from Barcelona

  • Visit our page Barcelona in order to find information on how to reach the port
  • Annually, more than 2 million passengers travel from Spain to Italy, so we recommend you to book your ferry tickets in advance to secure your holidays
  • The port of Civitavecchia has a really good road network and public transport so use our Civitavecchia page for more information
  • You need to spend at least 4 days in Rome as there are many places to visit and plenty of must-see attractions
  • Upon your arrival in Rome, you will find nice promenades, cafes, restaurants and hotels
  • For a more convenient and relaxing journey, we suggest that you book a cabin through the isFerry booking platform with simple step-by-step instructions
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