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There are 9 ways to get from Helsinki to Barcelona by plane, bus, car ferry, train, car or car train

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Fly Helsinki to Barcelona  •  7h 9m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Barcelona (BCN) HEL - BCN

72€ - 215€

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Car ferry to Tallinn, fly to Barcelona  •  10h 56m

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Barcelona (BCN) TLL - BCN

62€ - 271€

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Fly Helsinki to Girona, bus  •  9h 34m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Girona (GRO) HEL - GRO
  2. Take the bus from Girona Airport to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord

104€ - 309€

Train to Turku, fly to Barcelona  •  11h 14m

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Turku
  2. Fly from Turku (TKU) to Barcelona (BCN) TKU - BCN

86€ - 306€

Train, bus  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Pietari (Finljandski) 782 / ...
  2. Take the train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Kyiv Pass
  3. Take the bus from Kiev to Barcelona

310€ - 467€

Car ferry, train, bus  •  2 days 16h

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Travemünde
  2. Take the train from Sierksdorf to Essen Hbf Ic
  3. Take the bus from Essen to Barcelona

316€ - 471€

Bus  •  3 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki Kamppi to St.Peterburg Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg Bus station to Warsaw Zachodni Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Warszawa to Barcelona

158€ - 237€

Drive, car ferry, car train  •  2 days 9h

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Klaipeda
  2. Take the car ferry from Klaipeda to Karlshamn
  3. Drive from Karlshamn to Hamburg Altona
  4. Take the car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
  5. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Barcelona

Drive  •  41h 17m

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Barcelona 3876.1 km

480€ - 750€

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Barcelona is to fly which costs 70€ - 220€ and takes 7h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Barcelona is to fly which costs 70€ - 220€ and takes 7h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Helsinki to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Helsinki Kamppi and arriving at Barcelona via Saint Petersburg Bus station and Warszawa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 2h.

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The distance between Helsinki and Barcelona is 2603 km. The road distance is 3876.1 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Barcelona without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 3h and costs 310€ - 470€.

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It takes approximately 7h 9m to get from Helsinki to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Helsinki to Barcelona bus services, operated by Lux Express, depart from Helsinki Kamppi station.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Barcelona is to fly which takes 7h 9m and costs 70€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 150€ - 240€ and takes 3 days 2h.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 55m.

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Helsinki to Barcelona bus services, operated by Sindbad, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 2603.3 km
  • Duration: 7h 9m

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Barcelona, Spain?

Norwegian Air International, Finnair and seven other airlines fly from Helsinki to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Helsinki to Barcelona via Saint Petersburg Bus station, Warsaw Zachodni Bus Station, and Warszawa in around 3 days 2h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Helsinki to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 1100€
Flights from Helsinki to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 1100€
Flights from Tallinn to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 480€
Flights from Tallinn to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 480€
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 360€
Flights from Helsinki to Barcelona via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Flights from Helsinki to Barcelona via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 360€
Flights from Turku to Barcelona via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Flights from Turku to Barcelona via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Girona via Prague, Charleroi
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 350€
Flights from Tallinn to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 210€
Flights from Tallinn to Barcelona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 190€
Flights from Tallinn to Barcelona via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Flights from Turku to Barcelona via Riga
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 270€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 410€
Flights from Tallinn to Barcelona via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 440€
Flights from Turku to Barcelona via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Helsinki to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 360€
Flights from Tallinn to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 260€
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Helsinki to Barcelona via Riga
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 240€
Flights from Tallinn to Barcelona via Riga
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 250€
Flights from Turku to Barcelona via Riga
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 380€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Helsinki to Girona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 450€
Flights from Helsinki to Girona via Riga, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 290€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Turku to Barcelona via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 320€
Flights from Turku to Barcelona via Gdansk
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 300€
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Helsinki to Girona via Frankfurt, Brussels
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Tallinn to Barcelona via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Tallinn to Barcelona via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 330€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Tallinn to Barcelona via Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 390€
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Tallinn to Barcelona via Vienna
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
90€ - 230€
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Phone
+358 600 41900
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Turku
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 30€
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Pietari (Finljandski)
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 60€
Website
www.vr.fi
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Kyiv Pass
Ave. Duration
21h 47m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 90€
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
3rd class
40€ - 60€
2nd class
60€ - 90€
1st class
100€ - 140€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Sierksdorf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
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).

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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Girona Airport to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Sagales
Barcelona Bus, S.L.
Phone
+34 972 35 04 87
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Girona-Aeroport to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
Barcelona Bus, S.L.
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Kiev to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
230€ - 320€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Essen to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
alsa.com
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Helsinki Kamppi bus station to Saint Petersburg Bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 25€
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Saint Petersburg Bus station to Warsaw Zachodni Bus Station
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Schedules at
ecolines.net
3 Park
Phone
+7-812-496-19-58
Email
3park@3park.ru
Website
akp.su
Bus from Helsinki Kamppi bus station to Saint Petersburg Bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€
Schedules at
akp.su
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallinksilja.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 90€
Website
Tallink
Vehicle
24€ - 75€
Inside cabin
55€ - 75€
Outside cabin
65€ - 90€
Deluxe/Suite
50€ - 75€
Passenger
21€ - 25€
Viking Line
Phone
+358 9 123 575
Website
vikingline.fi
Car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
69€
Website
Viking Line
Passenger
35€
Vehicle
26€
St Peters Line
Finnlines
Phone
+358 9 231 43100
Email
passenger@finnlines.com
Website
finnlines.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Travemünde
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130€ - 190€
Website
Finnlines
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Klaipeda to Karlshamn
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 140€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
22€ - 28€
Reclining Seat
30€ - 33€
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
44€
2-bed inside cabin
85€ - 140€

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Barcelona is 1h behind Helsinki. It is currently 6:11 AM in Helsinki and 5:11 AM in Barcelona.

Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to Barcelona is 3876 km. It takes approximately 41h 17m to drive from Helsinki to Barcelona.

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Finnair, Air Baltic, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Helsinki Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 3444+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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

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