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There are 7 ways to get from Heidelberg to Barcelona by train, plane, 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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Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Barcelona (BCN) STR - BCN

$72 - $305

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Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  5h 50m

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

$99 - $380

Train to Basel, fly  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Barcelona (BCN) BSL - BCN

$91 - $335

Train via Strasbourg  •  12h 26m

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ic
  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 / ...

$239 - $311

Train  •  13h 18m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Avignon TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants Ave

$226 - $273

Bus  •  19h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg to Barcelona Sants

$80 - $150

Drive  •  11h 18m

  1. Drive from Heidelberg to Barcelona 777.5 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Heidelberg to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs 60€ - 270€ and takes 6h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Heidelberg to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs 85€ - 330€ and takes 5h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heidelberg and arriving at Barcelona Sants. Services depart twice a week, and operate Wednesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 19h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Heidelberg to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg Hbf and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Karlsruhe Hbf, Strasbourg and Montpellier Saint-Roch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 26m.

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The distance between Heidelberg and Barcelona is 1026 km. The road distance is 1244 km.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 12h 26m and costs 200€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 6h 37m to get from Heidelberg to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Heidelberg to Barcelona bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Heidelberg station.

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

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The best way to get from Heidelberg to Barcelona is to train which takes 12h 26m and costs 200€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70€ - 130€ and takes 19h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Heidelberg to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 641.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 37m

What companies run services between Heidelberg, Germany and Barcelona, Spain?

You can take a train from Heidelberg to Barcelona via Karlsruhe Hbf, Strasbourg, and Montpellier Saint-Roch in around 12h 26m. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Heidelberg to Barcelona twice a week. Tickets cost $80 - $150 and the journey takes 19h 58m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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
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 Basel to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $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
Flights from Basel to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
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
Flights from Basel to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
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
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 Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Heidelberg, Heidelberg central station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Mannheim Hbf to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $320
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
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Heidelberg to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
19h 58m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
eurolines.de

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

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Heidelberg to Barcelona bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Heidelberg to Barcelona is 1244 km. It takes approximately 11h 18m to drive from Heidelberg to Barcelona.

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Eurowings, easyJet, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Book your Heidelberg to Barcelona train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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