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There are 7 ways to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Barcelona by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Barcelona  •  3h 1m

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

€37 - €178

6 alternative options

Fly to Girona, train  •  7h 12m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Girona (GRO) BER - GRO
  2. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona-Sants

€45 - €218

Fly to Perpignan, train  •  10h 16m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Perpignan (PGF) BER - PGF
  2. Take the train from Perpignan to Barcelona-Sants

€64 - €180

Train  •  17h 57m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants Tgv

€275 - €451

Train via Geneva  •  21h 49m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Bern Ice
  2. Take the train from Bern to Genève Ic1
  3. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu Ter / ...
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants Ave

€288 - €466

Bus  •  28h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Airport BER to Frankfurt central train station N13
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt central train station to Barcelona N1720

€88 - €114

Drive  •  16h 13m

  1. Drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Barcelona 1870.7 km

€200 - €300

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Barcelona by train

The train journey time between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Barcelona is around 23h 24m and covers a distance of around 2274 km. The fastest train normally takes 20h 11m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, S-Bahn Berlin and others, the Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Barcelona train service departs from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arrives in Barcelona-Sants. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
23h 24m
Fastest train time:
20h 11m
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€279
Carbon emissions:
119 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
11:15
Last train departs at:
20:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Barcelona train schedules

Germany → Spain
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International entry into Spain from Germany

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Conditions of entry into Spain from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area with the exception of Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia and Sweden. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Australia, China, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Macau, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and United Kingdom
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
This applies to arrivals from India
  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area, Australia, Brazil, India, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand and United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Brazil, India and South Africa
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
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Rules to follow in Spain

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Spain from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Barcelona is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Barcelona is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Barcelona is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

Yes, entry into Germany from Spain is currently restricted.

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Barcelona is to fly which costs €35 - €180 and takes 3h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Barcelona is to fly which costs €35 - €180 and takes 3h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Berlin Airport BER and arriving at Barcelona via Frankfurt central train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Berlin Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 57m.

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The distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Barcelona is 1490 km. The road distance is 1870.7 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 17h 57m and costs €270 - €460.

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It takes approximately 3h 1m to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin Airport BER station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Barcelona train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Barcelona is to fly which takes 3h 1m and costs €35 - €180. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €270 - €460 and takes 17h 57m, you could also bus, which costs €85 - €120 and takes 28h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 1490.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 1m

What companies run services between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER), Germany and Barcelona, Spain?

Vueling Airlines, easyJet and eight other airlines fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Barcelona via Berlin Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Paris l'Est, Paris Nord, and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 17h 57m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€28 - €180
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Barcelona via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€28 - €180
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Barcelona via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€28 - €180
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Girona via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€40 - €200
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Girona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €170
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Perpignan via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€27 - €130
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Perpignan via Frankfurt, Nantes
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Perpignan via Paris CDG, Nantes
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €380
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €120
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €180
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Barcelona via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €180
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Barcelona via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €430
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Barcelona via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €390
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Girona via Brussels
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €490
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Girona via Amsterdam Schiphol, Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €490
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Perpignan via Paris CDG, Nantes
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €380
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Perpignan via Amsterdam Schiphol, Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €370
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Girona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €430
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Perpignan via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €450
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €35
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€10 - €14
Promo+
€15 - €17
Flexible
€25 - €35
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Perpignan to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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 Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Bern
Ave. Duration
9h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€160 - €220
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€90 - €120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€90 - €110
1st Class
€100 - €120
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €30
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€20 - €23
1st Class
€25 - €30
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 Bern to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €75
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin Airport BER to Frankfurt central train station
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt central train station to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €80
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Barcelona is 1871 km. It takes approximately 16h 13m to drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Barcelona.

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Vueling Airlines, easyJet, Eurowings and four other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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