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There are 14 ways to get from Germany to Barcelona by plane, train, car, taxi, bus, night train or rideshare

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

Recommended option

Fly from Stuttgart  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Barcelona (BCN) STR - BCN

$63 - $263

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Fly from Hamburg  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Barcelona (BCN) HAM - BCN

$46 - $223

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Fly from Dusseldorf  •  5 h 9 min

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

$52 - $246

Fly from Frankfurt  •  5 h 15 min

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

$80 - $347

Fly from Cologne Bonn  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Barcelona (BCN) CGN - BCN

$62 - $296

Fly from Munich  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Barcelona (BCN) MUC - BCN

$61 - $233

Train to Zurich, fly  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Barcelona (BCN) ZRH - BCN

$107 - $344

Train  •  18 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  4. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...

$352 - $498

Drive, train, taxi  •  20 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Göttingen
  2. Take the train from Göttingen 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 / ...
  6. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  7. Take a taxi from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona

$433 - $576

Bus Eurolines CZ  •  31 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 060 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Barcelona Nord

$104 - $219

Bus Eurolines FR  •  34 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Kaiserdamm to Montpellier
  2. Take the bus from Montpellier to Barcelona 728 / ...

$161 - $269

Night train, train  •  21 h 33 min

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Paris Est D
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv

$386 - $507

Rideshare  •  21 h 13 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Barcelone 1163.2 miles

$68

Drive  •  16 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Barcelona 1164.5 miles

$240 - $360

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The cheapest way to get from Germany to Barcelona is to rideshare which costs 60€ and takes 21 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Germany to Barcelona is to fly which costs 55€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Germany to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from S+U Alexanderpl./Grunerstr.(Bln) [Grunerstr.] and arriving at Barcelona Nord via Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz and Praha ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Germany to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Berlin Hbf, Karlsruhe Hbf, Strasbourg and Montpellier Saint-Roch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 22 min.

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The distance between Germany and Barcelona is 1249 km. The road distance is 1863.1 km.

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The best way to get from Germany to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 18 h 22 min and costs 300€ - 440€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Germany to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Germany to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz station.

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Germany to Barcelona train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Germany to Barcelona is to fly which takes 4 h 59 min and costs 55€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 300€ - 440€ and takes 18 h 22 min, you could also bus, which costs 90€ - 200€ and takes 31 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Germany to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 780.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

What companies run services between Germany and Barcelona, Spain?

Eurowings, Vueling Airlines and three other airlines fly from Stuttgart to Barcelona every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin to Barcelona via S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Berlin Hbf, Karlsruhe Hbf, Strasbourg, and Montpellier Saint-Roch in around 18 h 22 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
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 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 Cologne Bonn to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Munich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Munich to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
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 Hamburg to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
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
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Munich to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
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
Flights from Munich to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
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
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
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 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 Hamburg to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $360
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
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Munich to Barcelona via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $200
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 Göttingen to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
12 h 24 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
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
5 h 12 min
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
2 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
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
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 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 Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Montpellier to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Berlin, Südkreuz Bf to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
25 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $180
Schedules at
elines.cz
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Berlin Kaiserdamm to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
27 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Barcelone
Ave. Duration
21 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$68
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Taxis de Blanes
Phone
+34 972 35 50 50
Website
taxisdeblanes.com

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Germany to Barcelona bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, arrive at Barcelona Nord station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Germany to Barcelona is 1863 km. It takes approximately 16 h 43 min to drive from Germany to Barcelona.

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Eurowings, Vueling Airlines, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Stuttgart 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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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Germany and Barcelona. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Germany to Stuttgart Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs 2€ - 5€.

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