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There are 6 ways to get from Dublin to Barcelona by plane, taxi, car ferry, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Barcelona

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Barcelona (BCN)

Fly to Girona, taxi

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Girona (GRO)
  2. Take the taxi from Girona Airport to Barcelona

Car ferry, train

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Take the train from Cherbourg to Mantes La Jolie
  3. Take the train from Mantes La Jolie to Lyon Part Dieu
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants

Car ferry, train, bus

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Summer Row- Great Charles Street to Paris
  4. Take the bus from Paris to Barcelona

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Dublin to Rosslare Europort
  2. Take the car ferry from Rosslare Europort to Bilbao
  3. Drive from Bilbao to Barcelona

Train, car ferry

  1. Take the train from Pearse to Rosslare Europort
  2. Take the car ferry from Rosslare Europort to Bilbao
  3. Take the train from Bilbao-Abando to Zaragoza-Delicias
  4. Take the train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Barcelona-Sants

Dublin to Barcelona by car ferry, walk, train and bus

The journey time between Dublin and Barcelona is around 35h 52m and covers a distance of around 2163 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h. Services are operated by Irish Ferries, Stena Line, Transport for Wales and others. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

6 Weekly Services
35h 52m Average Duration
€164 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Barcelona is to fly which costs €40 - €160 and takes 5h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Barcelona is to fly which costs €40 - €160 and takes 5h 14m.

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The distance between Dublin and Barcelona is 1470 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Barcelona without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 33h 29m and costs €240 - €350.

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It takes approximately 5h 14m to get from Dublin to Barcelona, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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Barcelona is 1h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 10:16 AM in Dublin and 11:16 AM in Barcelona.

Aer Lingus, Vueling Airlines, Air France and Ryanair offer flights from Dublin Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 995+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 13 min and costs €9.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 1469.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 14m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Barcelona, Spain?

Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and four other airlines fly from Dublin to Barcelona hourly.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €220
Flights from Dublin to Barcelona via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €220
Flights from Dublin to Barcelona via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €220
Flights from Dublin to Barcelona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €220
Flights from Dublin to Barcelona via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €220
Flights from Dublin to Girona
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€25 - €170
Flights from Dublin to Girona via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€25 - €170
Flights from Dublin to Girona via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€26 - €180
Flights from Dublin to Girona via Hahn
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€30 - €190
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Dublin to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €330
Flights from Dublin to Barcelona via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €330
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Barcelona via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €470
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Cherbourg to Mantes La Jolie
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Rail 1st Class
€50 - €75
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mantes La Jolie to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€80 - €95
1st Class
€85 - €110
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Irish Rail
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bilbao-Abando to Zaragoza-Delicias
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €28
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Birmingham Summer Row- Great Charles Street to Paris
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €60
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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Comuto Pro
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.barcelona
Bus from Paris to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
Comuto Pro
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Barcelona Nord - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€26 - €35
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€65 - €80
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
€120 - €140
On Foot
€65 - €80
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€33 - €37
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
€120 - €140
On Foot
€33 - €37
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Rosslare Europort to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
27h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€95 - €420
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Brittany Ferries
Adult
€95 - €120
Car
€300 - €420
Other operators
Taxis Aeropuerto Girona
Phone
646 039 355
Website
taxisaeropuertogirona.com
Taxi from Girona Airport to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
taxisaeropuertogirona.com

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