Ferry from Ibiza to Barcelona

Autumn view of Basilica Of The Sagrada Familia In Barcelona, Spain

Explore Barcelona's gothic architecture, vibrant culture and delicious food. Book your ferry from Ibiza to Barcelona and go on an incredible Spanish experience!

Ibiza's bright energy has you pulsing, yet the pull of Barcelona's cosmopolitan appeal calls? Swap the dancing floor for the stunning Mediterranean coastline and embark on a boat excursion that is more than simply a ride; it is an experience! Consider this: blue oceans reaching to the horizon, a pleasant sea wind bringing the perfume of adventure, and the promise of a city brimming with culture, history and limitless possibilities waiting to be discovered.

Your ferry boat ride from Ibiza to Barcelona is the ideal connection between two classic Spanish locations. Relax and refresh onboard, taking in the stunning Mediterranean vistas and enjoying delectable Spanish food. As Barcelona's skyline appears on the horizon, prepare to be charmed by a city brimming with life, from Gaudi's architectural treasures to the exhilarating energy of La Rambla.

Barcelona will warmly greet you upon your arrival. Explore the breathtaking Sagrada Familia, join the pulsating energy of La Boqueria Market, or meander around the beautiful Gothic Quarter. Barcelona has something for everyone, from world-class museums and architectural wonders to delicious tapas restaurants and a vibrant nightlife.

Book your Ibiza - Barcelona ferry tickets today and go on a Spanish adventure that combines island enjoyment with exciting city discovery!

What is the Ibiza - Barcelona ferry duration?

The duration of the journey is around 8-9 hours. This depends heavily on the ferry company, vessel type and weather conditions.

What is the distance between Ibiza and Barcelona?

The distance between the main port of Ibiza and the port of Barcelona is approx. 150 nautical miles (278 kilometers).

Step by step

Are you ready to exchange Ibiza's sun-soaked beaches for Barcelona's compelling energy? A picturesque boat ride over the Mediterranean Sea awaits! Here is an overview of the processes needed in taking a ship from Ibiza to Barcelona:

Before the journey

  1. Select your ferry company: The Ibiza to Barcelona route is operated by few ferry companies. Fill in the fields in our booking engine and find the ideal price that meets your standards
  2. Book your ferry tickets: It is strongly advised to book tickets in advance, particularly during peak season (summer months) and on weekends
  3. Prepare travel documents: To travel throughout Spain, you will normally need:
    1. A valid passport or ID card issued by an EU country is sufficient for travel between Ibiza and Barcelona

Day of travel

  1. Transportation to Ibiza Port: Depending on where you are in Ibiza, you may need to take a taxi or  bus to get to the port. Consider travel time to the port
  2. Ferry boat to Barcelona: Board the boat for Barcelona and relax on the Mediterranean Sea. Travel time is usually 8 to 9 hours
  3. Arrival in Barcelona: Disembark at Barcelona Port and follow the signs or ask port workers about onward transit choices inside Barcelona. The subway and cabs are both widely available. For further details about ground transportation options, please visit our Barcelona page

Bonus tips

  • Luggage allowance: Each ferry operator sets its own luggage allowance. To prevent extra luggage costs, study their policies before your travel (refer to the links provided for ferry operators)
  • Motion sickness: If you are prone to seasickness, you should consider taking medicine or using natural treatments beforehand
  • Food & beverages: Although ships include onboard cafés or restaurants, consider taking food and beverages for the ride, especially if traveling with children
  • Overnight ferry: Some departures may be overnight ferries, so pack entertainment or a nice book

Additional tips

  • Explore our booking platform for specific departure times, special offers and choose what suits you best
  • Consider booking your accommodation and ferry tickets to Barcelona in advance, especially during peak season
  • Pack comfortable clothing and footwear suitable for both the ferry journey and exploring Barcelona
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