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There are 6 ways to get from Melissani Cave to Barcelona by plane, car ferry, ferry, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  5h 55m

  1. Fly from Kefallinia (EFL) to Barcelona (BCN) EFL - BCN

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Car ferry, ferry, train, bus  •  47h 58m

  1. Take the car ferry from Sami to Patras
  2. Take the ferry from Patras to Bari M.ma Asf
  3. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fb
  4. Take the bus from Venice Mestre to Barcelona

Bus  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the bus from Kyllíni to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Barcelona 0800

Ferry, bus  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the ferry from Sami to Lefkáda
  2. Take the bus from Lefkáda to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Macedonia KTEL Bus Station to Sofia Central Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Sofia to Barcelona

Ferry, bus via Rome  •  2 days 22h

  1. Take the ferry from Sami to Corfu
  2. Take the ferry from Corfu to Bari M.ma Asf
  3. Take the bus from Bari Port to Rome Tiburtina Bus station 583 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Roma to Barcelona

Car ferry, drive  •  30h 35m

  1. Take the car ferry from Fiskardo to Nydri
  2. Drive from Nydri to Barcelona

Kefallinia (EFL) to Barcelona (BCN) flights

The flight time between Kefallinia (EFL) and Barcelona (BCN) is around 7h 49m and covers a distance of around 1613 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 4m. Services are operated by Vueling Airlines, British Airways, Ryanair and others. Typically 55 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

55 Weekly Planes
7h 49m Average Duration
€44 Cheapest Price
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Barcelona is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Barcelona is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Barcelona is 1.5 metres.

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No, returning to Greece from Spain is currently allowed.

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The cost-effective way to get from Melissani Cave to Barcelona is to fly, which costs €75 - €250 and takes 5h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Melissani Cave to Barcelona is to fly which costs €75 - €250 and takes 5h 55m.

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The distance between Melissani Cave and Barcelona is 1610 km.

The best way to get from Melissani Cave to Barcelona without a car is to car ferry and ferry and train and bus which takes 47h 58m and costs €210 - €600.

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It takes approximately 5h 55m to get from Melissani Cave to Barcelona, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Melissani Cave to Barcelona is to fly which takes 5h 55m and costs €75 - €250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €130 - €190 and takes 2 days 3h.

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There is no direct flight from Kefallinia Airport to Barcelona Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 35m and has one stopover.

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Barcelona is 1h behind Melissani Cave. It is currently 5:00 AM in Melissani Cave and 4:00 AM in Barcelona.

Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines, Vueling Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Kefallinia Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Map of how to get from Melissani Cave to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 1610.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 55m

What companies run services between Melissani Cave, Greece and Barcelona, Spain?

Vueling Airlines, British Airways and 13 other airlines fly from Melissani Cave to Barcelona every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melissani Cave to Barcelona via Poros, Kyllíni, Kyllíni, and Sofia in around 2 days 3h.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Kefallinia to Barcelona via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€40 - €170
Flights from Kefallinia to Barcelona via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€40 - €170
Flights from Kefallinia to Barcelona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €170
Flights from Kefallinia to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €170
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Kefallinia to Barcelona via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €290
Flights from Kefallinia to Barcelona via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Kefallinia to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€250 - €600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Kefallinia to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€550 - €1500
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Kefallinia to Barcelona via Athens
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €650
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €160
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€55 - €75
Base Standard
€90 - €130
Base Premium
€110 - €160
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice Mestre to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bari Port to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Mestre to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
ALSA
Bus from Roma to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
43h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€170 - €240
Website
ALSA
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Kyllíni to Sofia
Ave. Duration
14h 29m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Union Ivkoni
Bus from Thessaloniki Macedonia KTEL Bus Station to Sofia Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Union Ivkoni
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Sofia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
33h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
KTEL Lefkadas
Phone
26450 22795
Email
info@ktel-lefkadas.gr
Website
ktel-lefkadas.gr
Bus from Lefkáda to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Schedules at
ktel-lefkadas.gr
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
37h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€240 - €310
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Ferry operators
Levante Ferries
Phone
00302695025403
Email
info@ioniangroup.com
Website
levanteferries.com
Car ferry from Sami to Patras
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €50
Website
Levante Ferries
Passenger
€14
Car
€50
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Ferry from Patras to Bari M.ma
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €230
Website
Superfast ferries
Deck
€82
Aircraft-type seats
€93
2 bed inside cabin
€231
3 bed outside cabin
€190 - €230
Ferry from Corfu to Bari M.ma
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€75 - €220
Website
Superfast ferries
Deck
€80
Aircraft-type seats
€88
2 bed inside cabin
€212
3 bed outside cabin
€170 - €200
Lefkada Palace
Phone
2645024609
Email
info@lefkastraveller.gr
Website
lefkadapalace.com
Ferry from Sami to Lefkáda
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
lefkadapalace.com
Ferry from Sami to Corfu
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
lefkadapalace.com
Ionion P. Lines
Phone
+30 26740-22111
Email
ionionplines@gmail.com
Website
ionionpelagos.com
Car ferry from Fiskardo to Nydri
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Ionion P. Lines
West Ferry
Phone
+30 26450 93278
Email
dionitravel@gmail.com
Website
westferry.gr
Car ferry from Fiskardo to Nydri
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €40
Website
West Ferry
Passenger
€10
Vehicle
€38

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The best way to get from Melissani Cave to Kefallinia Airport is to taxi which takes 33 min and costs €28 - €35.

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