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There are 8 ways to get from Barcelona to Antwerp by plane, train, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly to Brussels  •  5h 21m

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

€35 - €134

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Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 36m

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

€87 - €228

Fly to Charleroi, shuttle  •  6h 45m

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

€48 - €274

Fly to Rotterdam, train  •  6h 40m

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

€131 - €287

Train via Saint-Marcel-lès-Valence  •  10h 26m

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

€216 - €416

Train  •  11h 40m

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

€211 - €363

Bus  •  20h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Paris N1131 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Antwerp Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Lille > Neuville en Ferrain - France > Neuville en Ferrain - Belgique > Antwerp > Hazeldonk - Belgique > Hazeldonk - Pays Bas > Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk

€41 - €76

Drive  •  12h 50m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Antwerp 1375.9 km

€140 - €220

Barcelona to Antwerp by train

The train journey time between Barcelona and Antwerp is around 11h 51m and covers a distance of around 1433 km. The fastest train normally takes 11h 51m. Operated by Renfe SNCF and Thalys, the Barcelona to Antwerp train service departs from Barcelona-Sants and arrives in Anvers-Central. Typically only one train runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
11h 51m
Fastest train time:
11h 51m
Trains per week:
1
Cheapest price:
€216
Carbon emissions:
75 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
10:05
Last train departs at:
10:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Barcelona to Antwerp train schedules

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  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Belgium from Spain.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Antwerp is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Antwerp is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Antwerp is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Spain from Belgium.

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Antwerp is to fly which costs €35 - €140 and takes 5h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Antwerp is to fly which costs €35 - €140 and takes 5h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Antwerp via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Anvers-Central via Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 26m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Antwerp is 1107 km. The road distance is 1375.9 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Antwerp without a car is to train via Saint-Marcel-lès-Valence which takes 10h 26m and costs €210 - €420.

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It takes approximately 5h 21m to get from Barcelona to Antwerp, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Antwerp is to fly which takes 5h 21m and costs €35 - €140. Alternatively, you can train via Saint-Marcel-lès-Valence, which costs €210 - €420 and takes 10h 26m, you could also bus, which costs €40 - €80 and takes 20h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Antwerp.
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  • Distance: 1106.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 21m

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

Brussels Airlines, Vueling Airlines and four other airlines fly from Barcelona to Antwerp every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Antwerp via Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud in around 10h 26m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €240
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €160
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €440
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €320
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €180
Flights from Barcelona to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€26 - €250
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€26 - €250
Flights from Barcelona to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€23 - €170
Flights from Barcelona to Charleroi via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€23 - €170
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €270
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €270
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €250
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€70 - €170
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€50 - €75
Comfort
€65 - €85
Premium
€75 - €110
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Thalys
Standard
€45 - €65
Comfort
€55 - €75
Premium
€60 - €90
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€160 - €340
Website
Thalys
Standard
€160 - €220
Comfort
€170 - €230
Premium
€250 - €340
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Thalys
Standard
€40 - €55
Comfort
€50 - €70
Premium
€50 - €75
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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 Perpignan to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €10
1st Class
€9 - €14
Bus operators
My Super Shuttle
Email
info@mysupershuttle.be
Website
mysupershuttle.be
Shuttle from Charleroi Airport to Antwerpen Crowne Plaza
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25
Schedules at
mysupershuttle.be
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 Barcelona to Paris
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Barcelona to Antwerp bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Antwerp station.

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Barcelona to Antwerp train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Anvers-Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Antwerp is 1376 km. It takes approximately 12h 50m to drive from Barcelona to Antwerp.

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Brussels Airlines, Swiss, Vueling Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Brussels Airport.

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