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

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Fly Barcelona to Brussels  •  4h 54m

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

45€ - 208€

Cheapest option

Fly Barcelona to Charleroi  •  5h 53m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Charleroi (CRL) BCN - CRL

32€ - 204€

6 alternative options

Bus to Girona, fly to Charleroi  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord to Girona-Aeroport
  2. Fly from Girona (GRO) to Charleroi (CRL) GRO - CRL

34€ - 139€

Train via Paris  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Thalys

163€ - 280€

Train  •  10h 14m

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

205€ - 288€

Bus  •  19h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Brussels - Eurolines

127€

Bus via Brussels Airport-Zaventem  •  22h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Brussels Airport N781

80€ - 94€

Drive  •  12h 30m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Brussels 1339.3 km

150€ - 230€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Brussels is to fly which costs 30€ - 210€ and takes 5h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Brussels is to fly which costs 45€ - 210€ and takes 4h 54m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona and arriving at Brussels - Eurolines. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi via Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 40m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Brussels is 1066 km. The road distance is 1339.3 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Brussels without a car is to train via Paris which takes 8h 40m and costs 160€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 4h 54m to get from Barcelona to Brussels, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Brussels is to fly which takes 4h 54m and costs 45€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train via Paris, which costs 160€ - 280€ and takes 8h 40m, you could also bus, which costs 127€ and takes 19h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 1065.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 54m

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

Brussels Airlines, Vueling Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Barcelona to Brussels hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Brussels via Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Nord in around 8h 40m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 230€
Flights from Barcelona to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 190€
Flights from Barcelona to Charleroi via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
27€ - 190€
Flights from Barcelona to Charleroi via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
27€ - 190€
Flights from Girona to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
21€ - 110€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 400€
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 400€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 260€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 220€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 430€
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Barcelona to Charleroi via Algiers
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
200€ - 340€
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
Standard
75€ - 110€
Comfort
90€ - 120€
Premium
110€ - 160€
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
7h 54m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
170€ - 240€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
170€ - 200€
1st Class
200€ - 240€
Bus operators
Barcelona Bus, S.L.
Phone
+34 972 35 04 87
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Girona-Aeroport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
Barcelona Bus, S.L.
Sagales
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Girona Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Brussels Airport
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
60€ - 80€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Brussels - Eurolines
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
127€
Schedules at
starbus.es

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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 Brussels bus services, operated by Starbus, arrive at Brussels - Eurolines station.

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Barcelona to Brussels train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Brussels is 1339 km. It takes approximately 12h 30m to drive from Barcelona to Brussels.

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

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Book your Barcelona to Brussels train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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There are 1138+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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