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There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Barcelona Airport (BCN) by plane, train, taxi, bus or car

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Fly from Frankfurt  •  2h

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Barcelona (BCN) FRA - BCN

$65 - $320

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Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  5h 37m

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

$103 - $314

Train via Strasbourg  •  13h 31m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  5. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...

$260 - $350

Train  •  13h 52m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Avignon TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants Ave

$252 - $309

Train, taxi  •  15h 52m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  3. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  5. Take a taxi from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Airport (BCN)

$391 - $504

Bus  •  21h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Karlsruhe 108 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Barcelona Sants

$91 - $151

Drive  •  12h 2m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Barcelona Airport (BCN) 832.9 miles

$170 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Barcelona Airport (BCN) is to fly which costs 55€ - 280€ and takes 2h.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Barcelona Airport (BCN) is to fly which costs 55€ - 280€ and takes 2h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Barcelona Airport (BCN). However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Barcelona El Prat Airport T2 via Karlsruhe, Barcelona Estació de Sants and Barcelona Plaça Espanya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Barcelona Airport (BCN). However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Barcelona Airport via Mannheim Hbf, Karlsruhe Hbf, Strasbourg, Montpellier Saint-Roch and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 31m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Barcelona Airport (BCN) is 1095 km. The road distance is 1332.7 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Barcelona Airport (BCN) without a car is to train which takes 13h 31m and costs 220€ - 310€.

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It takes approximately 2h to fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Barcelona (BCN), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Barcelona Airport (BCN) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Barcelona Airport (BCN) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Barcelona Airport (BCN) is to fly which takes 2h and costs 55€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 220€ - 310€ and takes 13h 31m, you could also bus, which costs 75€ - 140€ and takes 21h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Barcelona Airport (BCN).
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  • Distance: 684.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Barcelona Airport (BCN), Spain?

Lufthansa, TUIfly and 11 other airlines fly from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Barcelona Airport (BCN) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Barcelona Airport (BCN) via Mannheim Hbf, Karlsruhe Hbf, Strasbourg, Montpellier Saint-Roch, and Barcelona Sants in around 13h 31m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $190
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $190
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $25
Standard
$21 - $29
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $35
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $200
1st Class
$230 - $350
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $90
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 Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Karlsruhe to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
17h 49m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
Taxi from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Airport (BCN)
Ave. Duration
57m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Taxis de Blanes
Phone
+34 972 35 50 50
Website
taxisdeblanes.com

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Barcelona Airport (BCN) bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Barcelona Airport (BCN) train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Barcelona Airport (BCN) is 1333 km. It takes approximately 12h 2m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Barcelona Airport (BCN).

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TUIfly, KLM, Ryanair and two other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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