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There are 8 ways to get from Brussels-South Station to Barcelona by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Brussels  •  4h 55m

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

42€ - 142€

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Bus  •  18h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine Brussels City Center - Midi Train station > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Barcelona N1131 / ...

40€ - 80€

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Fly from Charleroi  •  5h 16m

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

104€ - 376€

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  6h 9m

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

105€ - 280€

Train to Rotterdam, fly  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to Barcelona (BCN) RTM - BCN

100€ - 482€

Train via Paris  •  9h 14m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants Tgv

165€ - 278€

Train  •  10h 9m

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

207€ - 286€

Drive  •  12h 25m

  1. Drive from Brussels-South Station to Barcelona 1335.9 km

140€ - 210€

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels-South Station to Barcelona is to bus which costs 40€ - 80€ and takes 18h 35m.

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The fastest way to get from Brussels-South Station to Barcelona is to fly. Taking this option will cost 40€ - 150€ and takes 4h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels-South Station station to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station and arriving at Barcelona via Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels-South Station to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 14m.

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The distance between Brussels-South Station and Barcelona is 1064 km. The road distance is 1335.9 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels-South Station to Barcelona without a car is to train via Paris which takes 9h 14m and costs 160€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 4h 55m to get from Brussels-South Station to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Brussels-South Station to Barcelona bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station.

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Brussels-South Station to Barcelona train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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The best way to get from Brussels-South Station to Barcelona is to fly which takes 4h 55m and costs 40€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can train via Paris, which costs 160€ - 280€ and takes 9h 14m, you could also bus, which costs 40€ - 80€ and takes 18h 35m.

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  • Distance: 1063.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 55m

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

Brussels Airlines, Ryanair and seven other airlines fly from Brussels-South Station to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels-South Station to Barcelona via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Paris Nord, and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 9h 14m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 210€
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Alicante
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 210€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 170€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 440€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 290€
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 290€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 340€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
Flights from Rotterdam to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 200€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
24€ - 230€
Flights from Charleroi to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
26€ - 150€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 380€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 700€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona via Basel
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 170€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Thalys
Standard
60€ - 85€
Comfort
70€ - 95€
Premium
85€ - 120€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
50€ - 75€
Comfort
65€ - 85€
Premium
75€ - 110€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
Standard
75€ - 110€
Comfort
90€ - 120€
Premium
110€ - 160€
Eurostar
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Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 330€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
290€ - 330€
Standard
65€ - 80€
Standard Premier
110€ - 140€
Renfe SNCF
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 Perpignan to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
170€ - 240€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
170€ - 200€
1st Class
200€ - 240€
Bus operators
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 Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Barcelona Nord - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
Blablabus
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 Brussels South to Paris
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Brussels-South Station to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Brussels-South Station to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels-South Station to Barcelona is 1336 km. It takes approximately 12h 25m to drive from Brussels-South Station to Barcelona.

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Ryanair, Brussels Airlines, Swiss and four other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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The best way to get from Brussels-South Station to Charleroi Airport is to shuttle which takes 55 min and costs 5€ - 15€.

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