There are 5 ways to get from Arlington to Barcelona by plane or train

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

Fly Washington Dulles to Barcelona  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Barcelona (BCN) IAD - BCN

$309 - $967

Cheapest option

Train to Newark, fly to Barcelona  •  14 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Barcelona (BCN) EWR - BCN

$269 - $1,083

3 alternative options

Fly Reagan Washington to Barcelona  •  12 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Barcelona (BCN) DCA - BCN

$355 - $1,213

Fly Washington Dulles to Girona, train  •  17 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Girona (GRO) IAD - GRO
  2. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona Sants

$821 - $3,541

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Barcelona  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Barcelona (BCN) PHL - BCN

$322 - $1,271

Questions & Answers

The distance between Arlington and Barcelona is 4060 miles.

It takes approximately 11 h 35 min to get from Arlington to Barcelona, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 8 h.

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Barcelona is 6 h ahead of Arlington. It is currently 7:15 PM in Arlington and 1:15 AM in Barcelona.

United Airlines, KLM, Aer Lingus and six other airlines offer flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 3377+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Arlington to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 4060.2 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 35 min

What companies run services between Arlington, VA, USA and Barcelona, Spain?

United Airlines, KLM and 11 other airlines fly from Arlington to Barcelona hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Barcelona via Montreal
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Barcelona via Newark
Ave. Duration
9 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $4,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Barcelona via Montreal
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Barcelona via Toronto
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $2,800
Flights from Philadelphia to Barcelona via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $3,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Barcelona via Toronto
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,800
Flights from Philadelphia to Barcelona via Montreal
Ave. Duration
12 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,800
Flights from Philadelphia to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,900
Flights from Newark to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $5,500
Flights from Newark to Barcelona via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $5,500
Flights from Newark to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Barcelona via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
11 h 16 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Barcelona via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Barcelona via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Barcelona via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Barcelona via Philadelphia, Madrid
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,900
Flights from Philadelphia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $3,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Barcelona via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,100
Flights from Newark to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,400
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Barcelona via Toronto
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Barcelona via Montreal
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Barcelona via Montreal
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Barcelona via Toronto
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $2,800
Flights from Philadelphia to Barcelona via Toronto
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,800
Flights from Philadelphia to Barcelona via Montreal
Ave. Duration
12 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,800
Flights from Philadelphia to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,900
Flights from Newark to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $5,500
Flights from Newark to Barcelona via Montreal
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $3,200
Flights from Newark to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Barcelona via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Barcelona via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,900
Flights from Philadelphia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $3,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Barcelona via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,100
Flights from Newark to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,400
Flights from Newark to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Barcelona via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $2,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Barcelona via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $4,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Girona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
22 h 7 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $5,500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Girona via London Heathrow, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
19 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Girona via Dublin, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,600
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Barcelona via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Barcelona via Boston
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,600
Flights from Philadelphia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $3,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,100
Flights from Newark to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,800
Flights from Philadelphia to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,900
Flights from Newark to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $5,500
Flights from Newark to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,800
Flights from Newark to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Barcelona via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $2,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Barcelona via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $4,700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Girona via Dublin, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Girona via Dublin, Bristol
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Girona via Paris CDG, Bristol
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $7,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Girona via Dublin, Charleroi
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Barcelona via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Barcelona via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $4,700
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,900
Flights from Philadelphia to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $3,000
Flights from Newark to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Girona via London Heathrow, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Girona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
22 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Girona via Dublin, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,600
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Girona via Dublin, Birmingham
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,500
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Newark to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $2,100
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Newark to Barcelona via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,700
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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
$42 - $43
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $140
Business Seat
$100 - $170

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