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There are 8 ways to get from Barcelona to Brussels 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 Brussels  •  4h 52m

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

$36 - $208

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Fly to Charleroi  •  5h 55m

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

$48 - $227

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 54m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BCN - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi

$107 - $317

Train  •  9h 39m

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

$250 - $297

Train via Perpignan  •  9h 58m

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

$263 - $296

Bus Starbus  •  19h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Brussels N781

$80 - $140

Bus Ouibus  •  20h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona City Centre to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Ouibus

$49 - $68

Drive  •  12h 31m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Brussels 837.8 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Brussels is to bus which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 20h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Brussels is to fly which costs 30€ - 190€ and takes 4h 52m.

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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 19h 30m.

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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 Bruxelles Midi via Montpellier Saint-Roch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 39m.

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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 9h 39m and costs 210€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 4h 52m 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 inOui TGV, depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Brussels is to fly which takes 4h 52m and costs 30€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 210€ - 260€ and takes 9h 39m, you could also bus, which costs 70€ - 120€ and takes 19h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 666 miles
  • Duration: 4h 52m

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

Brussels Airlines, Ryanair and eight other airlines fly from Barcelona to Brussels hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Brussels via Montpellier Saint-Roch in around 9h 39m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$200 - $220
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $220
1st Class
$260 - $390
Train from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
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
7h 37m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$230 - $250
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$230 - $250
1st Class
$290 - $440
Spanish Railways AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
renfe.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130
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
19h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 City Centre to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus

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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 station.

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

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

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Brussels Airlines, easyJet, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 1016+ 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 24m and costs 1€ - 7€.

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