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There are 10 ways to get from Barcelona to Amsterdam by plane, train, taxi, bus or car

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Fly Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
  2. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk

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Fly Barcelona to Rotterdam, train

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Rotterdam (RTM)
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal

Taxi to Girona, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol

  1. Take the taxi from Barcelona to Girona Airport
  2. Fly from Girona (GRO) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

Fly Barcelona to Eindhoven, train

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Eindhoven (EIN)
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal

Taxi to Girona, fly to Rotterdam, train

  1. Take the taxi from Barcelona to Girona Airport
  2. Fly from Girona (GRO) to Rotterdam (RTM)
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal

Train via Paris

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Amsterdam Centraal

Train

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Perpignan
  2. Take the train from Perpignan to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Amsterdam Centraal

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Brussels-North train station
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Breda
  3. Take the train from Breda to Amsterdam Centraal

Drive

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Amsterdam
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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Spain

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Yes, entry into Netherlands is currently allowed from Spain.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Amsterdam is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Amsterdam is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Amsterdam is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

No, returning to Spain from Netherlands is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 3 Oct 2022
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The cost-effective way to get from Barcelona to Amsterdam is to bus, which costs €45 - €60 and takes 22h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Amsterdam is to fly which costs €55 - €280 and takes 5h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona station to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station and arriving at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Gare de Lyon and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 7m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Amsterdam is 1239 km. The road distance is 1533.5 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Amsterdam without a car is to train via Paris which takes 11h 7m and costs €190 - €350.

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It takes approximately 5h 14m to get from Barcelona to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station.

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Barcelona to Amsterdam train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 5h 14m and costs €55 - €280. Alternatively, you can train via Paris, which costs €190 - €350 and takes 11h 7m, you could also bus, which costs €45 - €60 and takes 22h 33m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 1239 km
  • Duration: 5h 14m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

KLM, Transavia Holland and nine other airlines fly from Barcelona to Amsterdam hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Amsterdam via Paris Gare De Lyon, Gare de Lyon, and Paris Nord in around 11h 7m.

Airlines
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €330
Flights from Barcelona to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €330
Flights from Girona to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €370
Flights from Barcelona to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €550
Flights from Girona to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€55 - €480
Flights from Barcelona to Eindhoven via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Train operators
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 Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €26
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €26
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€15 - €21
1st Class
€24 - €35
Train from Breda to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€14 - €20
1st Class
€24 - €35
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €230
Website
Thalys
Standard
€110 - €150
Comfort
€120 - €160
Premium
€160 - €230
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €130
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €90
Comfort
€75 - €100
Premium
€90 - €130
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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Perpignan to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€170 - €240
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€170 - €200
1st Class
€200 - €240
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€16 - €24
Bus operators
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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€60 - €80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Other operators
Taxis Aeropuerto Girona
Phone
646 039 355
Website
taxisaeropuertogirona.com
Taxi from Barcelona to Girona Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
taxisaeropuertogirona.com

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Barcelona to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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Barcelona to Amsterdam train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Amsterdam is 1534 km. It takes approximately 14h 32m to drive from Barcelona to Amsterdam.

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Swiss, Transavia Holland, KLM and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 633+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs €6.

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