There are 10 ways to get from Barcelona to Utrecht 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 Barcelona to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 25 min

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

$62 - $255

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Fly Barcelona to Rotterdam, train  •  6 h 5 min

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

$59 - $337

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Fly Barcelona to Eindhoven, train  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Eindhoven (EIN) BCN - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Utrecht Centraal

$62 - $315

Train to Girona, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Girona
  2. Fly from Girona (GRO) to Amsterdam (AMS) GRO - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal

$78 - $369

Fly Barcelona to Brussels, train  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Brussels (BRU) BCN - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal

$60 - $239

Train via Paris Lyon Banlieue  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal

$255 - $325

Train inOui TGV  •  13 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Perpignan Tgv
  2. Take the train from Perpignan to Bruxelles Midi Tgv
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
  4. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal

$282 - $339

Bus  •  24 h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Utrech

$147

Bus, train  •  24 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Antwerp
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Breda Ic
  3. Take the bus from Breda, Centraal Station to Utrecht, Centraal Jaarbeursplein 401

$105 - $163

Drive  •  14 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Utrecht 940.5 miles

$220 - $340

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona and arriving at Utrech. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 24 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona station to Utrecht. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants Station and arriving at Utrecht Centraal via Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris-Nord and Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 12 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Utrecht is 1211 km. The road distance is 1504.8 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Utrecht without a car is to train which takes 11 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from Barcelona to Utrecht, including transfers.

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

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Barcelona to Utrecht train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Barcelona Sants Station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Utrecht is to train which takes 11 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 24 h.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Amsterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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

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  • Distance: 757 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 25 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Utrecht, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Barcelona to Utrecht via Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Nord RER, Paris-Nord, and Rotterdam Centraal in around 11 h 12 min. Alternatively, Starbus operates a bus from Barcelona to Utrecht once daily. Tickets cost $147 and the journey takes 24 h.

Airlines
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Barcelona to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $470
Flights from Barcelona to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Girona to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
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 Brussels via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Eindhoven to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.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 to Girona
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $230
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$35 - $85
Premier
$85 - $100
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Breda
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Bus operators
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Utrech
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$147
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 Antwerp
Ave. Duration
21 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bravo
Phone
0900-9292
Email
klantenservice@bravo.info
Website
bravo.info
Bus from Breda, Centraal Station to Utrecht, Centraal Jaarbeursplein
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
bravo.info

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Barcelona to Utrecht train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Utrecht Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Utrecht is 1505 km. It takes approximately 14 h 4 min to drive from Barcelona to Utrecht.

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Air France, easyJet, Transavia Holland and two other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Amsterdam Airport.

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There are 401+ hotels available in Utrecht. Prices start at $74 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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