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There are 8 ways to get from Helsinki to Barcelona by plane, train, bus, car ferry, car or taxi

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Fly to Barcelona  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Barcelona (BCN) HEL - BCN

$88 - $246

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Fly to Girona, train  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Girona (GRO) HEL - GRO
  2. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona Sants

$360 - $990

Train, bus  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Pietari (Finljandski) 782 / ...
  2. Take the train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Kiev Pass D
  3. Take the bus from Kiev to Gerona/Girona
  4. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona Sants A / ...

$202 - $326

Bus ALSA  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki Kamppi to St.Peterburg Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from St.Petersburg to Minsk
  3. Take the bus from Minsk Tsentralny to Rivne
  4. Take the bus from Rivne to Barcelona

$190 - $306

Car ferry, train, bus  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Travemünde
  2. Take the train from Timmendorferstrand to Essen Hbf Ic
  3. Take the bus from Essen to Barcelona

$305 - $470

Bus Sindbad  •  3 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki to Saint Petersburg
  2. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg to Warszawa
  3. Take the bus from Warszawa to Lloret de Mar
  4. Take the bus from Lloret de Mar to Barcelona - Ronda Sant Pere-Plaza Urquinaona 2

$180 - $282

Drive, train, taxi  •  46 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  5. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  6. Take a taxi from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona

$782 - $1,124

Drive  •  41 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Barcelona 2421.1 miles

$500 - $800

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Barcelona is to fly which costs 75€ - 220€ and takes 7 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Barcelona is to fly which costs 75€ - 220€ and takes 7 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Helsinki to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Helsinki Kamppi and arriving at Barcelona via St.Petersburg, Minsk Tsentralny and Rivne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 8 h.

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The distance between Helsinki and Barcelona is 2603 km. The road distance is 3873.8 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Barcelona without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 3 h and costs 170€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 9 min to get from Helsinki to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Helsinki to Barcelona bus services, operated by Lux Express, depart from Helsinki Kamppi station.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Barcelona is to fly which takes 7 h 9 min and costs 75€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 160€ - 270€ and takes 2 days 8 h.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 55 min.

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Helsinki to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 1627.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 9 min

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Barcelona, Spain?

Norwegian Air International, Finnair and seven other airlines fly from Helsinki to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Helsinki to Barcelona via St.Peterburg Coach Station, St.Petersburg, Minsk, Minsk Tsentralny, and Rivne in around 2 days 8 h.

Airlines
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Helsinki to Barcelona via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Helsinki to Barcelona via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Helsinki to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Helsinki to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Helsinki to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Helsinki to Girona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Helsinki to Girona via Stockholm, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Helsinki to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Helsinki to Barcelona via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Girona via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Helsinki to Girona via Manchester
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $29
1st Class
$41 - $43
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Pietari (Finljandski)
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
www.vr.fi
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 Timmendorferstrand to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
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 Kiev to Gerona/Girona
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Rivne to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Essen to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
27 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
alsa.com
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from St.Petersburg to Minsk
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
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ticketbus.by
Bus from Minsk Tsentralny to Rivne
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Saint Petersburg a/v to Minsk
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Helsinki to Saint Petersburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Saint Petersburg to Warszawa
Ave. Duration
34 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Sindbad
Phone
+48 77 443 44 44
Email
poczta@sindbad.pl
Website
sindbad.pl
Bus from Warszawa to Lloret de Mar
Ave. Duration
39 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Ferry operators
Finnlines
Phone
+358 9 231 43100
Email
passenger@finnlines.com
Website
finnlines.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Travemünde
Ave. Duration
28 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
finnlines.com
Other operators
Taxi from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Taxis de Blanes
Phone
+34 972 35 50 50
Website
taxisdeblanes.com

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Barcelona is 1 h behind Helsinki. It is currently 2:28 PM in Helsinki and 1:28 PM in Barcelona.

Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to Barcelona is 3874 km. It takes approximately 41 h 45 min to drive from Helsinki to Barcelona.

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Vueling Airlines, Air Baltic, Finnair and three other airlines offer flights from Helsinki Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 3443+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to bus which takes 27 min and costs 6€ - 7€.

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