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There are 8 ways to get from Piešťany to Barcelona by train, plane, bus, night train, car ferry or car

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Train to Bratislava, fly  •  8h 49m

  1. Take the train from Piestany to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
  2. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to Barcelona (BCN) BTS - BCN

36€ - 138€

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Train, bus to Vienna, fly  •  7h 46m

  1. Take the train from Piestany to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Vienna Airport
  3. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Barcelona (BCN) VIE - BCN

42€ - 152€

Train, train to Budapest, fly  •  10h 11m

  1. Take the train from Piestany to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
  2. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Rakospalota-Ujpest
  3. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Barcelona (BCN) BUD - BCN

40€ - 219€

Train  •  23h 14m

  1. Take the train from Piestany to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica 600 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Zuerich Hb Rjx
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève Ic1 / ...
  4. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu Ter / ...
  5. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants Ave

259€ - 410€

Bus  •  31h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Piešťany to München 802855
  2. Take the bus from Munich central bus station to Barcelona N728

83€ - 106€

Train, night train, car ferry  •  41h 2m

  1. Take the train from Piestany to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica 600 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Milano Lambrate Nj
  4. Take the train from Milano Lambrate to Genova P.Za Principe Re / ...
  5. Take the car ferry from Genoa to Barcelona

144€ - 291€

Bus via Munich  •  2 days 12h

  1. Take the bus from Piešťany to Munich
  2. Take the bus from Munich to Barcelona

Drive  •  18h 9m

  1. Drive from Piešťany to Barcelona 1950.8 km

200€ - 300€

Piešťany to Barcelona by train

The train journey time between Piešťany and Barcelona is around 38h 44m and covers a distance of around 2032 km. The fastest train normally takes 38h 44m. Operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), Railjet, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Piešťany to Barcelona train service departs from Piestany 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:
38h 44m
Fastest train time:
38h 44m
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
279€
Carbon emissions:
107 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:49
Last train departs at:
04:49

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Piešťany to Barcelona train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Slovakia → Spain
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International entry into Spain from Slovakia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Spain from Slovakia

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Slovakia
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Malta, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and United Kingdom
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
This applies to arrivals from India
  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area, Brazil, India and South Africa
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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Rules to follow in Spain

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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Spain from Slovakia.

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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
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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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.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Slovakia from Spain.

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Last updated: 11 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Piešťany to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs 35€ - 140€ and takes 8h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Piešťany to Barcelona is to train and bus and fly which costs 40€ - 160€ and takes 7h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Piešťany to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Piešťany and arriving at Barcelona via Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Piešťany to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Piestany and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Bratislava Hlavna Stanica, Zürich HB, Geneve and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 14m.

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The distance between Piešťany and Barcelona is 1465 km. The road distance is 1950.8 km.

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The best way to get from Piešťany to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 23h 14m and costs 250€ - 410€.

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It takes approximately 8h 49m to get from Piešťany to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Piešťany to Barcelona bus services, operated by Eurobus SK, depart from Piešťany station.

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Piešťany to Barcelona train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), depart from Piestany station.

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The best way to get from Piešťany to Barcelona is to train which takes 23h 14m and costs 250€ - 410€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 80€ - 110€ and takes 31h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Piešťany to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 1464.7 km
  • Duration: 8h 49m

What companies run services between Piešťany, Slovakia and Barcelona, Spain?

You can take a train from Piešťany to Barcelona via Bratislava Hlavna Stanica, Zürich HB, Geneve, and Lyon Part Dieu in around 23h 14m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Piešťany to Barcelona via Munich central bus station in around 31h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 440€
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 440€
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 310€
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 310€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bratislava to Barcelona via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
22€ - 120€
Flights from Bratislava to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
24€ - 120€
Flights from Bratislava to Barcelona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
29€ - 140€
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
14€ - 120€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bratislava to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 240€
Flights from Bratislava to Barcelona via Catania
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 320€
Flights from Bratislava to Barcelona via Malaga
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 150€
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 290€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 440€
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 300€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 380€
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 300€
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
15€ - 110€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Bratislava to Barcelona via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
70€ - 330€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 490€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Sofia
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 360€
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Phone
+421 24 48 58 188
Email
info@slovakrail.sk
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Piestany to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
4€ - 6€
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 5€
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
2€ - 5€
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Rakospalota-Ujpest
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 16€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
9€ - 12€
Business
13€ - 16€
1st Class
13€ - 16€
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Rakospalota-Ujpest
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Rakospalota-Ujpest
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 17€
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 12€
1st Class
13€ - 17€
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Railjet
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Railjet
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Lambrate to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 30€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
20€ - 23€
1st Class
25€ - 30€
Renfe SNCF
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1€ - 6€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
1€ - 2€
1st Class
3€ - 6€
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Milano Lambrate
Ave. Duration
12h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
Nightjet
Trenitalia

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 Milano Lambrate to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 19€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
17€ - 19€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Lambrate to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
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 Milano Lambrate to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
35€ - 90€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
35€ - 50€
1st Class
65€ - 90€
Bus operators
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Slovak Lines
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Piešťany to München
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 22€
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Book at
eurobus.sk
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 Munich central bus station to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
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 Munich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 days 2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
220€ - 300€
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Piešťany to Barcelona is 1951 km. It takes approximately 18h 9m to drive from Piešťany to Barcelona.

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