There are 9 ways to get from Brussels to Barcelona by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Brussels to Barcelona  •  5h 7m

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

45€ - 208€

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Fly Charleroi to Barcelona  •  5h 42m

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

32€ - 204€

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Barcelona  •  6h 25m

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

106€ - 338€

Fly Charleroi to Girona, bus  •  6h 31m

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Girona (GRO) CRL - GRO
  2. Take the bus from Girona-Aeroport to Barcelona Nord

62€ - 288€

Train to Rotterdam, fly to Barcelona  •  6h 24m

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

116€ - 600€

Train  •  9h 6m

  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, bus  •  10h 22m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Perpignan Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Perpignan to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord 788 / ...

182€ - 261€

Bus  •  20h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord N781 / ...

55€ - 80€

Drive  •  12h 28m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Barcelona 1338 km

150€ - 230€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Barcelona is to fly which costs 30€ - 210€ and takes 5h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Barcelona is to fly which costs 40€ - 210€ and takes 5h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station station and arriving at Barcelona, Barcelona Nord. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 20h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels 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 6m.

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The distance between Brussels and Barcelona is 1066 km. The road distance is 1338 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 9h 6m and costs 160€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 5h 7m to get from Brussels to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Brussels to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Brussels 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 to Barcelona is to fly which takes 5h 7m and costs 40€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 160€ - 280€ and takes 9h 6m, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 20h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 1065.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 7m

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

Brussels Airlines, Ryanair and 10 other airlines fly from Brussels to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels to Barcelona via Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 9h 6m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 230€
Flights from Charleroi to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 190€
Flights from Charleroi to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
27€ - 190€
Flights from Charleroi to Girona
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 260€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 220€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 290€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 290€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 400€
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 400€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 300€
Flights from Rotterdam to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 310€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 260€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 430€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 550€
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 2 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 2 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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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
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 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
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 41m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
170€ - 240€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
170€ - 200€
1st Class
200€ - 240€
Bus operators
Barcelona Bus, S.L.
Phone
+34 972 35 04 87
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Girona-Aeroport to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Barcelona Bus, S.L.
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 Girona Airport to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Perpignan to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 80€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Sagales
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 Perpignan to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 22€
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Perpignan to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
Eurolines FR
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 Perpignan to Barcelona Nord - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Blablabus
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Perpignan to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord

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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 to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Barcelona, Barcelona Nord station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Barcelona is 1338 km. It takes approximately 12h 28m to drive from Brussels to Barcelona.

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Swiss, easyJet, Brussels Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Book your Brussels to Barcelona train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your Brussels to Barcelona bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and Busbud.

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There are 2771+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 16€ - 18€.

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