There are 9 ways to get from Aachen to Barcelona by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Central Station to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv

$327 - $391

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Train to Eindhoven, fly  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Heerlen to Eindhoven
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Barcelona (BCN) EIN - BCN

$67 - $324

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Bus  •  19 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Aachen Hauptbahnhof to Liege
  2. Take the bus from Liege to Barcelona

$157 - $170

Train, bus  •  27 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen, Rothe Erde Bf to Köln, Dom / Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cologne-Main Station to Barcelona

$93 - $137

Drive  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Aachen to Barcelona 843.5 miles

$170 - $260

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Barcelona (BCN) CGN - BCN

$83 - $338

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Barcelona (BCN) DUS - BCN

$81 - $299

Train to Brussels, fly  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Central Station to Brusel Nord
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Barcelona (BCN) BRU - BCN

$71 - $259

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Barcelona (BCN) FRA - BCN

$123 - $429

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Aachen to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Aachen Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Barcelona via Liege. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Aachen station to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Aachen Central Station and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Paris Nord RER and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 5 min.

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The distance between Aachen and Barcelona is 1087 km. The road distance is 1349.6 km.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 10 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 5 min to get from Aachen to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Aachen to Barcelona bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Aachen Hauptbahnhof station.

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Aachen to Barcelona train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Aachen Central Station.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Barcelona is to train which takes 10 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 19 h 47 min.

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The quickest flight from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Aachen to Barcelona bus services, operated by Starbus, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Map of how to get from Aachen to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 679.1 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 5 min

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

You can take a train from Aachen to Barcelona via Paris-Nord, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 10 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aachen to Barcelona via Liege in around 19 h 47 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Barcelona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Barcelona via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Flights from Eindhoven to Barcelona via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $190
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Barcelona via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$170 - $230
Train from Aachen Central Station to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Train from Aachen Central Station to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $75
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $400
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen, Rothe Erde Bf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $34
Schedules at
bahn.de
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 Aachen Central Station to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Central Station to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Heerlen to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Aachen Hauptbahnhof to Liege
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
eurolines.de
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Liege to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$121
Schedules at
starbus.es
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 Cologne-Main Station to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
24 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
alsa.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Aachen to Barcelona is 1350 km. It takes approximately 12 h 45 min to drive from Aachen to Barcelona.

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Swiss, Eurowings, Ryanair and Lufthansa offer flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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