There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Barcelona Airport (BCN) by plane, train, taxi, 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 from Frankfurt  •  2 h

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

$65 - $320

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Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  5 h 42 min

  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  •  13 h 30 min

  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 / ...

$261 - $350

Train  •  13 h 52 min

  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  •  15 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Strasbourg En
  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)

$383 - $491

Bus  •  20 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Karlsruhe 017 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Barcelona Sants

$90 - $149

Drive  •  12 h 2 min

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

$170 - $260

Questions & Answers

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 Aeroport-Terminal T2 AB via Karlsruhe, Pl dels Països Catalans-Estació de Sants and Pl Espanya-Centre Comercial Las Arenas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 30 min.

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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 13 h 30 min.

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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 13 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 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 2 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 13 h 30 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 20 h 30 min.

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

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

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

Lufthansa, Ryanair and seven 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 13 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
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 Stuttgart to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $190
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
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
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
Standard
$22 - $29
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $35
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
2 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $200
1st Class
$230 - $350
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
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
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
1 h 18 min
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
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
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
16 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
Taxi from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Airport (BCN)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Taxis de Blanes
Phone
+34 972 35 50 50
Website
taxisdeblanes.com

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Barcelona Airport (BCN) train services, operated by 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 12 h 2 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Barcelona Airport (BCN).

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

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