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There are 7 ways to get from Antwerp to Barcelona by plane, train, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly from Brussels  •  4h 57m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Barcelona (BCN) BRU - BCN

46€ - 175€

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Bus  •  20h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Antwerp to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Lille > Neuville en Ferrain - France > Neuville en Ferrain - Belgique > Antwerp > Hazeldonk - Belgique > Hazeldonk - Pays Bas > Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Barcelona Nord - Bus Station Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Lyon - Perrache Bus Station > Montpellier > Barcelona Nord - Bus Station / ...

41€ - 76€

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Barcelona (BCN) AMS - BCN

103€ - 285€

Shuttle to Charleroi, fly  •  5h 36m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Antwerpen Crowne Plaza to Charleroi Airport
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Barcelona (BCN) CRL - BCN

84€ - 387€

Train via Saint-Marcel-lès-Valence  •  10h 4m

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud Thalys
  2. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Barcelona-Sants Tgv / ...

218€ - 418€

Train  •  11h 55m

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Perpignan Tgv
  3. Take the train from Perpignan to Barcelona-Sants Tgv / ...

211€ - 361€

Drive  •  12h 51m

  1. Drive from Antwerp to Barcelona 1375.2 km

140€ - 220€

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The most affordable way to get from Antwerp to Barcelona is to bus, which costs 40€ - 80€ and takes 20h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Antwerp to Barcelona is to fly which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 4h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Antwerp to Barcelona station. However, there are services departing from Antwerp and arriving at Barcelona Nord - Bus Station via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Antwerp to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Anvers-Central and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 4m.

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The distance between Antwerp and Barcelona is 1107 km. The road distance is 1375.2 km.

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The best way to get from Antwerp to Barcelona without a car is to train via Saint-Marcel-lès-Valence which takes 10h 4m and costs 210€ - 420€.

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It takes approximately 4h 57m to get from Antwerp to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Antwerp to Barcelona bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Antwerp station.

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Antwerp to Barcelona train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Anvers-Central station.

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The best way to get from Antwerp to Barcelona is to fly which takes 4h 57m and costs 45€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can train via Saint-Marcel-lès-Valence, which costs 210€ - 420€ and takes 10h 4m, you could also bus, which costs 40€ - 80€ and takes 20h 15m.

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  • Distance: 1106.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 57m

What companies run services between Antwerp, Belgium and Barcelona, Spain?

Brussels Airlines, Ryanair and five other airlines fly from Antwerp to Barcelona every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Antwerp to Barcelona via Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud in around 10h 4m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
26€ - 230€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 200€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 200€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 460€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 300€
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 300€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 210€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
24€ - 200€
Flights from Charleroi to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
26€ - 170€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 370€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 220€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona via Basel
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
60€ - 160€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
50€ - 75€
Comfort
65€ - 85€
Premium
75€ - 110€
Train from Anvers-Central to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
160€ - 340€
Website
Thalys
Standard
160€ - 220€
Comfort
170€ - 230€
Premium
250€ - 340€
Train from Anvers-Central to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Thalys
Standard
40€ - 55€
Comfort
50€ - 70€
Premium
50€ - 75€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Perpignan to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
1st Class
9€ - 14€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
170€ - 240€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
170€ - 200€
1st Class
200€ - 240€
Bus operators
My Super Shuttle
Email
info@mysupershuttle.be
Website
mysupershuttle.be
Shuttle from Antwerpen Crowne Plaza to Charleroi Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
25€
Schedules at
mysupershuttle.be
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Antwerp to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Barcelona Nord - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Antwerp to Barcelona bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Barcelona Nord - Bus Station.

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Antwerp to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Antwerp to Barcelona is 1375 km. It takes approximately 12h 51m to drive from Antwerp to Barcelona.

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Ryanair, Swiss, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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