There are 7 ways to get from Barcelona to Amsterdam by plane, train, 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.

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Fly Barcelona to Amsterdam  •  5 h

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

$59 - $249

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Fly Barcelona to Rotterdam, train  •  5 h 56 min

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

$61 - $340

Fly Barcelona to Eindhoven, train  •  6 h 37 min

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

$68 - $323

Train to Girona, fly to Amsterdam  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Girona
  2. Fly from Girona (GRO) to Amsterdam (AMS) GRO - AMS

$75 - $358

Train, bus  •  15 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona P.Gracia to Figueres Ir
  2. Take the bus from Figueres to Perpignan 661
  3. Take the train from Perpignan to Bruxelles Midi Tgv
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal

$314 - $398

Bus  •  24 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Amsterdam

$149

Drive  •  14 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Amsterdam 960.5 miles

$230 - $340

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Amsterdam is to fly which costs 50€ - 220€ and takes 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Amsterdam is to fly which costs 50€ - 220€ and takes 5 h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona and arriving at Amsterdam. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 h 45 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Amsterdam is 1239 km. The road distance is 1536.9 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Amsterdam without a car is to train and bus which takes 15 h 2 min and costs 260€ - 340€.

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

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Barcelona to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Starbus, depart from Barcelona station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 5 h and costs 50€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 127€ and takes 24 h 45 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Amsterdam is 1537 km. It takes approximately 14 h 24 min to drive from Barcelona to Amsterdam.

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Air France, easyJet, Transavia Holland and two other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Amsterdam Airport.

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  • Distance: 774.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

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

KLM, Vueling Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Barcelona to Amsterdam hourly. Alternatively, Starbus operates a bus from Barcelona to Amsterdam twice daily. Tickets cost $149 and the journey takes 24 h 45 min.

Airlines
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Barcelona to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $470
Flights from Barcelona to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Girona to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Eindhoven via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Girona to Amsterdam via Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
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
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Eindhoven to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Girona
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona P.Gracia to Figueres
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Perpignan to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$230 - $260
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$230 - $260
1st Class
$300 - $450
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $120
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $120
Premier
$100 - $130
Bus operators
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 Figueres to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
alsa.com
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Figueres to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
starbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
24 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$149
Schedules at
starbus.es
Sagales
Phone
93 593 13 00
Email
info@sagales.com
Website
sagales.com
Bus from Figueres to Perpinyà (Gare TGV - St. Assiscle)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
sagales.com

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