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There are 11 ways to get from Helsinki to Barcelona by plane, car ferry, train, bus, car or car train

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Fly Helsinki to Barcelona  •  7h 14m

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

74€ - 215€

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Car ferry to Tallinn, fly to Barcelona  •  11h 19m

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

130€ - 393€

Fly Helsinki to Girona, train  •  10h 17m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Girona (GRO) HEL - GRO
  2. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona Sants

304€ - 830€

Train to Turku, fly to Barcelona  •  11h 21m

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

153€ - 308€

Train to Tampere, fly to Barcelona  •  12h 31m

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Tampere
  2. Fly from Tampere (TMP) to Barcelona (BCN) TMP - BCN

137€ - 391€

Bus via Minsk  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki Kamppi to St.Peterburg Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2 to Luga 902 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Luga to Minsk
  4. Take the bus from Minsk Tsentralny to Rivne
  5. Take the bus from Rivne to Barcelona

162€ - 263€

Train, bus  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Pietari (Finljandski) 782 / ...
  2. Take the train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Kiev Pass D
  3. Take the bus from Kiev to Gerona/Girona
  4. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona Sants A / ...

176€ - 285€

Car ferry, train, bus  •  2 days 15h

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

266€ - 400€

Bus  •  3 days 13h

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki to Saint Petersburg
  2. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg to Warszawa
  3. Take the bus from Warszawa to Barcelona

155€ - 232€

Drive, car train  •  2 days 2h

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Hamburg-Altona
  2. Take the car train from Hamburg-Altona to Lörrach
  3. Drive from Lörrach to Barcelona

493€ - 703€

Drive  •  41h 17m

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Barcelona 2422.6 miles

470€ - 700€

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Barcelona is to fly which costs 70€ - 220€ and takes 7h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Barcelona is to fly which costs 70€ - 220€ and takes 7h 14m.

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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 2, Luga, Minsk Tsentralny and Rivne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 3h.

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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 bus via Minsk which takes 2 days 3h and costs 160€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 7h 14m 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 14m and costs 70€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus via Minsk, which costs 160€ - 270€ and takes 2 days 3h.

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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 ALSA, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 1627.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 14m

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

Norwegian Air International, Finnair and nine other airlines fly from Helsinki to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Helsinki to Barcelona via Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2, Luga, Minsk, Minsk Tsentralny, and Rivne in around 2 days 3h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Helsinki to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 550€
Flights from Helsinki to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 550€
Flights from Tallinn to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 480€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 700€
Flights from Tallinn to Barcelona via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Flights from Turku to Barcelona via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Flights from Tampere to Barcelona via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Tallinn to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 270€
Flights from Tallinn to Barcelona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 250€
Flights from Helsinki to Girona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
240€ - 950€
Flights from Helsinki to Girona via Tallinn
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
100€ - 420€
Flights from Helsinki to Girona via Riga
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 430€
Flights from Helsinki to Girona via Billund
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
100€ - 430€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Turku to Barcelona via Stockholm, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
230€ - 800€
Flights from Turku to Barcelona via Stockholm, Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
230€ - 1100€
Flights from Tampere to Barcelona via Stockholm, Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
230€ - 1100€
Flights from Tampere to Barcelona via Stockholm, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
230€ - 700€
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Helsinki to Barcelona via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Flights from Helsinki to Barcelona via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Helsinki to Barcelona via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Tampere to Barcelona via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Helsinki to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 450€
Flights from Tallinn to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 470€
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Tallinn to Barcelona via Riga
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 470€
Flights from Turku to Barcelona via Riga
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 390€
Flights from Tampere to Barcelona via Riga
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 390€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Tallinn to Barcelona via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 410€
Flights from Tallinn to Barcelona via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 410€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Helsinki to Girona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 850€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Turku to Barcelona via Gdansk
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 270€
Flights from Turku to Barcelona via Riga
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 280€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Helsinki to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 400€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Tallinn to Barcelona via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
220€ - 750€
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Tallinn to Barcelona via Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 400€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Tallinn to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 470€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Tallinn to Barcelona via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 450€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Tallinn to Barcelona via Brussels
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 470€
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 19€
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Finnish Railways (VR)
Phone
+358 600 41900
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Kupittaa
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 25€
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Tampere
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Pietari (Finljandski)
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
www.vr.fi
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 Lübeck Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Hamburg-Altona to Lörrach
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
100€ - 120€
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2 to Luga
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Russian Intercity Buses
Website
bus.aviabus.ru
Bus from St.Peterburg to Luga
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
Schedules at
bus.aviabus.ru
SKS-Auto
Phone
+78007700020
Website
sks-auto.ru
Bus from Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2 to Luga
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
sks-auto.ru
Eurotrans
Website
eurotrans.by
Bus from Luga to Minsk
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 30€
Schedules at
eurotrans.by
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Minsk Tsentralny to Rivne
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 22€
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Rivne to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110€ - 180€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Kiev to Gerona/Girona
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
120€ - 190€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Essen to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 100€
Website
alsa.com
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Helsinki to Saint Petersburg
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 23€
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Saint Petersburg to Warszawa
Ave. Duration
34h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Sindbad
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
40€ - 180€
Website
Tallink
Passenger
34€ - 36€
Vehicle
35€ - 37€
Cabin
44€
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€
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
120€ - 180€
Website
Finnlines

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Barcelona is 1h behind Helsinki. It is currently 1:49 PM in Helsinki and 12:49 PM 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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Vueling Airlines, Finnair, Norwegian Air International and two other airlines offer flights from Helsinki Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 2985+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at 84€ per night.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to train which takes 32m and costs 2€ - 9€.

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