There are 7 ways to get from Barcelona to Brussels by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Brussels  •  4 h 47 min

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

$36 - $208

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Fly to Charleroi  •  5 h 55 min

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

$48 - $227

Train via Montpellier St. Roch Station  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station Tgv
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Bruxelles Midi Tgv

$241 - $273

Train  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Perpignan Tgv
  2. Take the train from Perpignan to Bruxelles Midi Tgv

$252 - $283

Bus Starbus  •  19 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Brussels N781

$80 - $140

Bus FlixBus  •  20 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Brussels Airport N781

$86 - $154

Drive  •  12 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Brussels 837.8 miles

$170 - $260

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona and arriving at Brussels. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona station to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants Station and arriving at Bruxelles Midi via Montpellier Saint-Roch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 39 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Brussels is 1066 km. The road distance is 1340.5 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 9 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min 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 Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Barcelona Sants Station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Brussels is to fly which takes 4 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h 39 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 19 h 30 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 666 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

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

Brussels Airlines, Vueling Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Barcelona to Brussels hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Brussels via Montpellier St. Roch Station and Montpellier Saint-Roch in around 9 h 39 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Valencia
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
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 Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$200 - $220
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $220
1st Class
$260 - $390
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
Bus operators
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$131
Schedules at
starbus.es
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
19 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Barcelona to Brussels Airport
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Barcelona to Brussels train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Bruxelles Midi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Brussels is 1341 km. It takes approximately 12 h 31 min to drive from Barcelona to Brussels.

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KLM, Brussels Airlines, Ryanair 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 Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Barcelona to Brussels bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 951+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at $69 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 .

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