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

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Fly from Dusseldorf  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Barcelona (BCN) DUS - BCN

$52 - $240

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Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Barcelona (BCN) CGN - BCN

$66 - $329

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Barcelona (BCN) FRA - BCN

$113 - $395

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Venlo
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Eindhoven
  3. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Barcelona (BCN) EIN - BCN

$63 - $317

Train  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv

$360 - $430

Bus Starbus  •  21 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Liège 180
  2. Take the bus from Liege to Barcelona

$130 - $135

Bus ALSA  •  25 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Barcelona

$75 - $160

Drive  •  13 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Barcelona 866.2 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Barcelona is to fly which costs 40€ - 210€ and takes 5 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Barcelona is to fly which costs 40€ - 210€ and takes 5 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart once daily, and operate Wednesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 25 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Düsseldorf to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 17 min.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Barcelona is 1149 km. The road distance is 1386 km.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 11 h 17 min and costs 300€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Düsseldorf to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Düsseldorf to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Düsseldorf station.

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Düsseldorf to Barcelona train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Düsseldorf station.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Barcelona is to fly which takes 5 h 9 min and costs 40€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 300€ - 370€ and takes 11 h 17 min, you could also bus, which costs 111€ - 116€ and takes 21 h 17 min.

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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Düsseldorf to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Barcelona station.

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  • Distance: 718.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

What companies run services between Düsseldorf, Germany and Barcelona, Spain?

Vueling Airlines, Eurowings and seven other airlines fly from Düsseldorf to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Düsseldorf to Barcelona via Paris-Nord, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 11 h 17 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Barcelona via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Barcelona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Barcelona via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $190
Flights from Eindhoven to Barcelona via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Train operators
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 Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Venlo to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
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Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $200
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$150 - $200
1st Class
$200 - $290
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$270 - $400
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Düsseldorf to Liège
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Liege to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$122
Schedules at
starbus.es
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 Düsseldorf to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Düsseldorf to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
25 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
eurolines.de

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