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

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Fly from Dusseldorf  •  5h 13m

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

52€ - 279€

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Train to Cologne Bonn, fly  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf to Cologne, Cologne central station
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Barcelona (BCN) CGN - BCN

36€ - 344€

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Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  6h 9m

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

66€ - 276€

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly  •  7h 24m

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

66€ - 223€

Train  •  11h 33m

  1. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Paris Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants Tgv

204€ - 361€

Bus  •  20h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord N710

60€ - 150€

Train, bus  •  26h 19m

  1. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Venlo
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Eindhoven Centraal
  3. Take the bus from Eindhoven to Barcelona

136€ - 152€

Drive  •  13h 2m

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Barcelona 1386.1 km

160€ - 250€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs 35€ - 350€ and takes 5h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Barcelona is to fly which costs 50€ - 280€ and takes 5h 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Barcelona, Barcelona Nord. Services depart six times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 20h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Düsseldorf to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Duesseldorf Hbf and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 33m.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Barcelona is 1149 km. The road distance is 1386.1 km.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 11h 33m and costs 200€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 5h 13m to get from Düsseldorf to Barcelona, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Barcelona is to fly which takes 5h 13m and costs 50€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 200€ - 370€ and takes 11h 33m, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 150€ and takes 20h 25m.

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  • Distance: 1148.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 13m

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

Eurowings, Vueling Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Düsseldorf to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Düsseldorf to Barcelona via Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 11h 33m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 390€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 700€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 700€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 320€
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 350€
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 350€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 390€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 280€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Barcelona via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 280€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Barcelona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 340€
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 340€
Flights from Eindhoven to Barcelona via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 490€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 460€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 290€
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 330€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 180€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 370€
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 250€
Train operators
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Website
Flixtrain
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 Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 50€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
21€ - 29€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Train from Venlo to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 24€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 14€
1st Class
17€ - 24€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
reiseauskunft.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
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
eurobahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 240€
Website
Thalys
Standard
110€ - 160€
Comfort
130€ - 170€
Premium
170€ - 240€
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
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Düsseldorf to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
60€ - 80€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Düsseldorf to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines DE
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Eindhoven to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
122€
Schedules at
starbus.es

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Düsseldorf to Barcelona is 1386 km. It takes approximately 13h 2m to drive from Düsseldorf to Barcelona.

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Swiss, Vueling Airlines, Eurowings and two other airlines offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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

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

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There are 3704+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Dusseldorf Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 2€ - 60€.

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