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There are 9 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 - $246

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Train to Cologne Bonn, fly  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Barcelona (BCN) CGN - BCN

$66 - $306

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

$112 - $393

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

$58 - $310

Train to Brussels, fly  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Barcelona (BCN) BRU - BCN

$124 - $308

Train  •  12 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Valence TGV
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...

$364 - $489

Train, bus  •  20 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf to Liege-Guillemins
  2. Take the bus from Liege to Barcelona

$167 - $187

Bus  •  25 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Barcelona

$70 - $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 45€ - 220€ and takes 5 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Barcelona is to fly which costs 45€ - 220€ 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 Brussel-Zuid/Midi and Valence TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 8 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 12 h 8 min and costs 310€ - 430€.

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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 45€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 310€ - 430€ and takes 12 h 8 min, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 140€ and takes 25 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Düsseldorf to Barcelona.
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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 Brussel-Zuid/Midi and Valence TGV in around 12 h 8 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 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
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Barcelona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $190
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $190
Flights from Eindhoven to Barcelona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Eindhoven to Barcelona via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
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 to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Barcelona via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 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
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
bahn.de
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 Köln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
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
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
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
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$220 - $270
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$220 - $270
1st Class
$280 - $400
Train from Düsseldorf to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
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 Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
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
$120
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
$70 - $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 9 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
eurolines.de

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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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Düsseldorf to Barcelona train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Düsseldorf to Barcelona is 1386 km. It takes approximately 13 h 9 min to drive from Düsseldorf to Barcelona.

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Vueling Airlines, Eurowings, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 3599+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $69 USD 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 1€ - 7€.

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