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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Barcelona  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Barcelona (BCN) AMS - BCN

$62 - $257

Cheapest option

Fly Rotterdam to Barcelona  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to Barcelona (BCN) RTM - BCN

$48 - $320

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Fly Rotterdam to Girona, train  •  5 h 51 min

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

$135 - $734

Train to Eindhoven, fly to Barcelona  •  6 h 23 min

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

$64 - $317

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Girona, train  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Girona (GRO) AMS - GRO
  3. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona Sants

$109 - $531

Train to Brussels, fly to Barcelona  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Barcelona (BCN) BRU - BCN

$82 - $259

Train via Valence TGV  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Valence TGV Thalys
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...

$331 - $436

Train  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv

$327 - $392

Bus Starbus  •  23 h

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Barcelona

$144

Bus FlixBus  •  25 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels Airport to Barcelona N781

$90 - $152

Drive  •  13 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Barcelona 921.8 miles

$220 - $330

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs 50€ - 230€ and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Barcelona is to fly which costs 40€ - 280€ and takes 5 h 6 min.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Barcelona is 1185 km. The road distance is 1474.8 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Rotterdam to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rotterdam and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Valence TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 14 min.

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What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Barcelona, Spain?

Transavia Holland flies from Rotterdam to Barcelona once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rotterdam to Barcelona via Valence TGV in around 10 h 14 min.

Airlines
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Rotterdam to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $470
Flights from Rotterdam to Girona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Eindhoven to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam to Girona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Barcelona via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Barcelona via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $29
1st Class
$42 - $44
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $400
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$260 - $320
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$260 - $320
1st Class
$330 - $470
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $230
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Rotterdam to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$144
Schedules at
starbus.es
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Rotterdam to Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels Airport to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
20 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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