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There are 6 ways to get from Vienna to Barcelona by plane, train, bus, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Barcelona (BCN) VIE - BCN

$84 - $251

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Train  •  18 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  4. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...

$349 - $471

Bus FlixBus  •  28 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Mitte to Salzburg, Salzburg
  2. Take the bus from Salzburg to Munich, Munich central bus station 086
  3. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Barcelona

$110 - $193

Bus Eurolines FR  •  30 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna to Marseille
  2. Take the bus from Marsella to Barcelona/Sants

$178 - $263

Night train, train  •  28 h 36 min

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Nice Ville R
  2. Take the train from Gare de Nice-Ville to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Barcelona Sants Ave

$242 - $380

Drive  •  17 h

  1. Drive from Vienna to Barcelona 1117 miles

$210 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Barcelona is to fly which costs 70€ - 220€ and takes 5 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Barcelona is to fly which costs 70€ - 220€ and takes 5 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Vienna Mitte and arriving at Barcelona via Salzburg and Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Stuttgart Hbf, Strasbourg and Montpellier Saint-Roch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 54 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Barcelona is 1350 km. The road distance is 1787.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 18 h 54 min and costs 300€ - 410€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to get from Vienna to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Vienna to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vienna, Vienna Mitte station.

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Vienna to Barcelona train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Barcelona is to fly which takes 5 h 23 min and costs 70€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 300€ - 410€ and takes 18 h 54 min, you could also bus, which costs 95€ - 170€ and takes 28 h 54 min.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 843.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 23 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Barcelona, Spain?

Vueling Airlines, Eurowings and 10 other airlines fly from Vienna to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Barcelona via Stuttgart Hbf, Strasbourg, and Montpellier Saint-Roch in around 18 h 54 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
19 h 46 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Gare de Nice-Ville to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Mitte to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Salzburg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
22 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Vienna to Marseille
Ave. Duration
19 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Marsella to Barcelona/Sants
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Vienna to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Vienna to Barcelona train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Barcelona is 1787 km. It takes approximately 17 h to drive from Vienna to Barcelona.

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Level, Vueling Airlines, easyJet and four other airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Barcelona train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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There are 3525+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 11€.

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