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There are 8 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 to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5 h 6 min

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

$58 - $249

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Fly to Rotterdam, train  •  5 h 53 min

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

$61 - $360

Fly to Eindhoven, train  •  6 h 43 min

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

$67 - $322

Fly to Brussels, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Brussels (BRU) BCN - BRU
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal

$97 - $279

Train via Valence TGV  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV to Amsterdam Centraal Thalys

$344 - $459

Train  •  12 h 26 min

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

$323 - $381

Bus  •  24 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Amsterdam

$147

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 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Amsterdam is to fly which costs 50€ - 220€ and takes 5 h 6 min.

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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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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Valence TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 13 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 which takes 11 h 13 min and costs 290€ - 400€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 min 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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Barcelona to Amsterdam train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 5 h 6 min and costs 50€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 290€ - 400€ and takes 11 h 13 min, you could also bus, which costs 127€ and takes 24 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 774.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 6 min

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

KLM, Vueling Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Barcelona to Amsterdam hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Amsterdam via Valence TGV in around 11 h 13 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Valencia
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Eindhoven via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Eindhoven via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Barcelona to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $470
Flights from Barcelona to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $430
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $240
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 15 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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$23 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $55
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
Train from Valence TGV to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$270 - $340
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$270 - $340
1st Class
$350 - $490
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $120
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $75
Train from Perpignan to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$230 - $250
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$230 - $250
1st Class
$290 - $440
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 Barcelona Sants Station to Gare de Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
24 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$147
Schedules at
starbus.es

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Barcelona to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Starbus, arrive at Amsterdam 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 1537 km. It takes approximately 14 h 24 min to drive from Barcelona to Amsterdam.

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

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There are 2621+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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