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There are 5 ways to get from Munich to Barcelona by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Munich  •  5h 42m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Barcelona (BCN) MUC - BCN

$48 - $220

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Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Barcelona (BCN) STR - BCN

$113 - $337

Train  •  14h 42m

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...
  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 / ...

$285 - $378

Bus  •  22h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Barcelona N728

$75 - $150

Drive  •  12h 56m

  1. Drive from Munich to Barcelona 857.7 miles

$180 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Barcelona is to fly which costs 40€ - 200€ and takes 5h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Barcelona is to fly which costs 40€ - 200€ and takes 5h 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Munich, Munich central bus station station and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 22h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from München Hbf and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Stuttgart Hbf, Strasbourg and Montpellier Saint-Roch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 42m.

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The distance between Munich and Barcelona is 1054 km. The road distance is 1372.3 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 14h 42m and costs 240€ - 330€.

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It takes approximately 5h 42m to get from Munich to Barcelona, including transfers.

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

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Munich to Barcelona train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from München Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Barcelona is to fly which takes 5h 42m and costs 40€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 240€ - 330€ and takes 14h 42m, you could also bus, which costs 65€ - 130€ and takes 22h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 659 miles
  • Duration: 5h 42m

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Barcelona, Spain?

Lufthansa, Vueling Airlines and three other airlines fly from Munich to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Munich to Barcelona via Stuttgart Hbf, Strasbourg, and Montpellier Saint-Roch in around 14h 42m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Munich to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Munich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Munich to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Munich to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Train operators
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 München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
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
5h 12m
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
2h 54m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
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
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
22h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Munich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 days 2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Barcelona is 1372 km. It takes approximately 12h 56m to drive from Munich to Barcelona.

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Air France, Swiss, Vueling Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Munich Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Book your Munich to Barcelona train tickets online with Loco2, Rome2rio and six other operators.

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Book your Munich to Barcelona bus tickets online with FlixBus and Busbud.

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