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There are 7 ways to get from Bucharest to Barcelona by plane, train, bus, car or car ferry

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Fly  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Barcelona (BCN) OTP - BCN

$62 - $260

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  29 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov Ir / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brasov to Zaragoza
  3. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...

$191 - $294

Bus Amring  •  39 h

  1. Take the bus from Bucureşti - Militari to Bellaterra

$83 - $115

Bus Tabita Tour  •  39 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucureşti to Barcelona

$80 - $110

Train  •  40 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Brasov to Budapest-Keleti Ic
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Mannheim Hbf Rj
  4. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Avignon TGV Tgv
  5. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants Ave

$453 - $609

Drive, car ferry  •  40 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Civitavecchia
  2. Take the car ferry from Civitavecchia to Barcelona

$355 - $522

Drive  •  26 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Barcelona 1634.8 miles

$300 - $450

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Barcelona is to bus which costs $80 - $110 and takes 39 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Barcelona is to fly which costs $60 - $260 and takes 6 h 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bucureşti and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 39 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Brasov, Budapest-Keleti, Mannheim Hbf and Avignon TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 16 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Barcelona is 1971 km. The road distance is 2615.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Barcelona without a car is to train and bus which takes 29 h 29 min and costs $190 - $300.

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It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to get from Bucharest to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Barcelona bus services, operated by Tabita Tour, depart from Bucureşti station.

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Bucharest to Barcelona train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Barcelona is to fly which takes 6 h 41 min and costs $60 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $120 and takes 39 h, you could also train, which costs $450 - $650 and takes 40 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 1231.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 41 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Barcelona, Spain?

Tarom, Blue Air and 11 other airlines fly from Bucharest to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, Amring operates a bus from Bucharest to Barcelona once a week. Tickets cost $80 - $110 and the journey takes 37 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Barcelona via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Barcelona via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Barcelona via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Barcelona via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Brasov to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
13 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Spanish Railways AVE
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$200 - $290
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $320
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Brasov to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Website
alsa.com
Amring
Phone
+4-0269-238.788
Website
amring.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucureşti - Militari to Bellaterra
Ave. Duration
37 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
amring.autogari.ro
Tabita Tour
Phone
+4-0263-21.55.00
Website
tabitatour.ro
Bus from Bucureşti to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
39 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
tabitatour.autogari.ro
Ferry operators
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Civitavecchia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
grimaldi-lines.com

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 10 min.

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Bucharest to Barcelona bus services, operated by Tabita Tour, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Barcelona is 1 h behind Bucharest. It is currently 4:25 AM in Bucharest and 3:25 AM in Barcelona.

Bucharest to Barcelona train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Barcelona is 2616 km. It takes approximately 26 h 36 min to drive from Bucharest to Barcelona.

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Tarom, Blue Air, Wizz Air and six other airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 3452+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 44 min and costs $1 - $2.

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