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

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Train to Cologne Bonn, fly  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Barcelona (BCN) CGN - BCN

€39 - €283

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Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from Herzogenrath, Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Barcelona (BCN) DUS - BCN

€70 - €190

Train to Eindhoven, fly  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from Heerlen to Eindhoven Centraal
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Barcelona (BCN) EIN - BCN

€63 - €222

Train to Brussels, fly  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Barcelona (BCN) BRU - BCN

€74 - €201

Train via Lyon  •  13h 15m

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants Ave

€203 - €349

Train  •  13h 56m

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Perpignan Tgv
  3. Take the train from Perpignan to Barcelona-Sants Tgv / ...

€238 - €395

Bus  •  22h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Aachen Hüls to Cologne South N1153
  2. Take the bus from Cologne South to Barcelona N710

€67 - €84

Train, bus  •  27h 23m

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cologne-Main Station to Barcelona

€102 - €219

Drive  •  12h 50m

  1. Drive from Kohlscheid to Barcelona 1367.4 km

€140 - €220

Kohlscheid to Barcelona by train

The train journey time between Kohlscheid and Barcelona is around 11h 44m and covers a distance of around 1567 km. The fastest train normally takes 11h 44m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, National Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Kohlscheid to Barcelona train service departs from Kohlscheid and arrives in Barcelona-Sants. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
11h 44m
Fastest train time:
11h 44m
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€203
Carbon emissions:
82 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:49
Last train departs at:
07:49

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Kohlscheid to Barcelona train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Kohlscheid to Barcelona is to bus which costs €65 - €85 and takes 22h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Kohlscheid to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs €35 - €290 and takes 6h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kohlscheid to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Herzogenrath, Kohlscheid Weststraße and arriving at Barcelona via Aachen Hüls and Cologne South. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kohlscheid to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Kohlscheid and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Aachen Hbf, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 15m.

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The distance between Kohlscheid and Barcelona is 1093 km. The road distance is 1367.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kohlscheid to Barcelona without a car is to train via Lyon which takes 13h 15m and costs €200 - €350.

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It takes approximately 6h 7m to get from Kohlscheid to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Kohlscheid to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Aachen Hüls station.

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Kohlscheid to Barcelona train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Aachen Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Kohlscheid to Barcelona is to train via Lyon which takes 13h 15m and costs €200 - €350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €65 - €85 and takes 22h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Kohlscheid to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 1092.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 7m

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

You can take a train from Kohlscheid to Barcelona via Aachen Hbf, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, and Lyon Part Dieu in around 13h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kohlscheid to Barcelona via Aachen, Wilmersdorfer Straße, Aachen Hüls, and Cologne South in around 22h 27m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €370
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €270
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €350
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €440
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €210
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €240
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Alicante
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €240
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €170
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €170
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€20 - €190
Flights from Eindhoven to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €120
Flights from Eindhoven to Barcelona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €120
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€26 - €250
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €460
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €440
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €250
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€210 - €600
Train operators
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Aachen, Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Aachen Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
Thalys
Standard
€40 - €60
Comfort
€55 - €70
Premium
€55 - €80
Train from Aachen Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€55 - €75
Comfort
€65 - €90
Premium
€75 - €110
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
Flixtrain
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Herzogenrath, Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
National Express Rail
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Heerlen to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €30
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€22 - €30
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€170 - €240
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€170 - €200
1st Class
€200 - €240
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Perpignan to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Aachen Hüls to Cologne South
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne South to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Cologne-Main Station to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Cologne Bonn Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Kohlscheid to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Kohlscheid to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kohlscheid to Barcelona is 1367 km. It takes approximately 12h 50m to drive from Kohlscheid to Barcelona.

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Ryanair, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Cologne Bonn Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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