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There are 8 ways to get from Copenhagen to Barcelona by plane, taxi, train, bus, car or car train

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Fly Copenhagen to Barcelona

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Barcelona (BCN)

Fly Copenhagen to Girona, taxi

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Girona (GRO)
  2. Take the taxi from Girona Airport to Barcelona

Train to Billund, fly to Barcelona

  1. Take the train from København H to Vejle St.
  2. Fly from Billund (BLL) to Barcelona (BCN)

Train

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Baden-Baden
  3. Take the train from Baden-Baden to Lyon Part Dieu
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the bus from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Barcelona

Bus via Frankfurt am Main

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Frankfurt central train station
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt central train station to Barcelona

Drive, car train

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Hamburg Altona
  2. Take the car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hauptbahnhof
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hauptbahnhof to Barcelona

Drive

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Barcelona

Copenhagen to Barcelona by train

The train journey time between Copenhagen and Barcelona is around 22h 29m and covers a distance of around 2367 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h. Operated by Danish Railways (DSB), Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and Renfe SNCF, the Copenhagen to Barcelona train service departs from København H and arrives in Barcelona-Sants. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Trains
22h 29m Average Duration
€309 Cheapest Price
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International entry into Spain from Denmark

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Spain from Denmark

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health screen upon arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
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Rules to follow in Spain

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Considerations leaving from Denmark

There are no current restrictions

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Yes, entry into Spain is currently allowed from Denmark.

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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
  • 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.

No, returning to Denmark from Spain is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Barcelona is to bus which costs 750 kr - 1000 kr and takes 36h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Barcelona is to fly which costs 450 kr - 3200 kr and takes 5h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen station to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen central train station and arriving at Barcelona via Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Hamburg Hbf, Baden-Baden and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 29m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Barcelona is 1759 km. The road distance is 2281.3 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 22h 29m and costs 2300 kr - 3300 kr.

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It takes approximately 5h 34m to get from Copenhagen to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Copenhagen central train station.

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Copenhagen to Barcelona train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Barcelona is to fly which takes 5h 34m and costs 450 kr - 3200 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 2300 kr - 3300 kr and takes 22h 29m, you could also bus, which costs 750 kr - 1000 kr and takes 36h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 1759.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 34m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Barcelona, Spain?

Scandinavian Airlines, Vueling Airlines and 13 other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Barcelona via Hamburg Hbf, Baden-Baden, and Lyon Part Dieu in around 22h 29m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona via Turin
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€55 - €440
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €440
Flights from Copenhagen to Girona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €440
Flights from Copenhagen to Girona via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €750
Flights from Copenhagen to Girona via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€75 - €440
Flights from Copenhagen to Girona via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €440
Flights from Copenhagen to Girona via Riga
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €440
Flights from Billund to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €440
Flights from Billund to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€35 - €440
Flights from Billund to Barcelona via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€200 - €700
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €700
Flights from Billund to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €850
Flights from Billund to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €750
Flights from Billund to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €550
Flights from Billund to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €800
Flights from Billund to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€95 - €800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €950
Flights from Billund to Barcelona via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €900
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €460
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €750
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Girona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€90 - €500
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Copenhagen to Girona via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Billund to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€200 - €1200
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Vejle St.
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
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 Hamburg Hbf to Baden-Baden
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Baden-Baden to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Renfe SNCF
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
10h 26m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€100 - €120
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Urlaubs-Express
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
rdc-deutschland.de
Car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen central train station to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen central train station to Frankfurt central train station
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
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
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Other operators
taxi
Taxi from Girona Airport to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
taxisaeropuertogirona.com

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Barcelona is 2281 km. It takes approximately 20h 20m to drive from Copenhagen to Barcelona.

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Scandinavian Airlines, Vueling Airlines, Norwegian Air International and five other airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 45 kr - 65 kr.

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