There are 10 ways to get from Aachen to Barcelona by train, plane, bus 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.

Recommended option

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly  •  6 h 2 min

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

$79 - $338

Cheapest option

Train to Eindhoven, fly  •  7 h 32 min

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

$67 - $322

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Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  6 h 39 min

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

$76 - $273

Train to Brussels, fly  •  6 h 7 min

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

$71 - $260

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly  •  7 h 9 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

$128 - $429

Train  •  10 h 13 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

$331 - $396

Train via Valence TGV  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Central Station to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Valence TGV
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...

$332 - $462

Bus  •  19 h 47 min

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

$159 - $172

Train, bus  •  26 h 55 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

$92 - $150

Drive  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Aachen to Barcelona 843.5 miles

$170 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Barcelona is to train and bus which costs 75€ - 130€ and takes 26 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aachen to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs 65€ - 290€ and takes 6 h 2 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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It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from Aachen to Barcelona, including transfers.

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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 and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 13 min.

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

You can take a train from Aachen to Barcelona via Paris-Nord, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 10 h 13 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 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
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 45 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 Eindhoven to Barcelona via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $190
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
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
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
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
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 Brussels to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
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, Tuesday, 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
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
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
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 Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen West to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
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
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Central Station to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen-Rothe Erde to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
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 Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $170
1st Class
$170 - $240
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$220 - $280
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$220 - $280
1st Class
$290 - $400
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 - $26
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$270 - $400
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $210
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
$122
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 - $120
Website
alsa.com

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