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There are 7 ways to get from Barcelona to Checkpoint Charlie 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 Berlin Brandenburg Apt

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)

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Fly to Leipzig, train

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Leipzig (LEJ)
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz

Fly to Dresden, train

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Dresden (DRS)
  2. Take the train from Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt to S Südkreuz Bhf

Train

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Frankfurt
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz

Train via Geneva

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  3. Take the train from Genève to Bern
  4. Take the train from Bern to Berlin Suedkreuz

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Lyon Perrache
  2. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Berlin Südkreuz train station

Drive

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Checkpoint Charlie

Barcelona to Checkpoint Charlie by train and walk

The journey time between Barcelona and Checkpoint Charlie is around 22h 41m and covers a distance of around 2278 km. This includes an average layover time of around 6h 46m. The fastest journey normally takes 21h 56m. Operated by Renfe SNCF, Transilien, DB Fernverkehr AG and others, the Barcelona to Checkpoint Charlie service departs from Barcelona-Sants and arrives in Checkpoint Charlie. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
15h 54m
Layover time:
6h 46m
Total time:
22h 41m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
21h 56m
Journey distance:
2278 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
120 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:05
Last service departs at:
10:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Barcelona to Checkpoint Charlie train and walk schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Checkpoint Charlie is to fly which costs €22 - €120 and takes 5h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Checkpoint Charlie is to fly which costs €22 - €120 and takes 5h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Checkpoint Charlie. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at S Anhalter Bahnhof via Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Est, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and S Südkreuz Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 34m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Checkpoint Charlie is 1498 km. The road distance is 1866.2 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Checkpoint Charlie without a car is to train which takes 16h 34m and costs €270 - €420.

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It takes approximately 5h 55m to get from Barcelona to Checkpoint Charlie, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Checkpoint Charlie is to fly which takes 5h 55m and costs €22 - €120. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €270 - €420 and takes 16h 34m, you could also bus, which costs €55 - €150 and takes 28h 21m.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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Barcelona to Checkpoint Charlie train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Suedkreuz station.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Checkpoint Charlie.
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  • Distance: 1497.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 55m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Checkpoint Charlie, Germany?

Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and eight other airlines fly from Barcelona to Checkpoint Charlie hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Checkpoint Charlie via Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, Paris Est, Frankfurt, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Berlin Suedkreuz, S Südkreuz Bhf, and S Anhalter Bahnhof in around 16h 34m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Flights from Barcelona to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Flights from Barcelona to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €470
Flights from Barcelona to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €330
Flights from Barcelona to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €460
Flights from Barcelona to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€20 - €140
Flights from Barcelona to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€20 - €140
Flights from Barcelona to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€20 - €140
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €290
Flights from Barcelona to Dresden via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €950
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €140
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €300
Flights from Barcelona to Dresden via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Barcelona to Leipzig via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €210
Flights from Barcelona to Dresden via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€130 - €400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €160
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Barcelona to Leipzig via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €370
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Barcelona to Leipzig via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €200
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Paris l'Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bern to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
9h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€160 - €220
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to S Südkreuz Bhf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt to S Südkreuz Bhf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Paris Est to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt to S Südkreuz Bhf
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €14
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€8 - €10
Business
€11 - €14
1st Class
€11 - €14
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Railjet
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €85
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 Paris l'Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€100 - €120
1st Class
€110 - €140
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€20 - €29
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
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 Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Berlin Südkreuz train station
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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 Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Barcelona to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Lyon Perrache to S Südkreuz Bhf
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona to Lyon
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
alsa.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Lyon Perrache SNCF Train Station to Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
RegioJet

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Checkpoint Charlie is 1866 km. It takes approximately 16h 22m to drive from Barcelona to Checkpoint Charlie.

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