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There are 8 ways to get from Salzburg to Barcelona by plane, train, taxi, bus, night train, car ferry 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.

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Fly Salzburg to Barcelona  •  7h 7m

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Barcelona (BCN) SZG - BCN

$86 - $346

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Train to Munich, fly to Barcelona  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Barcelona (BCN) MUC - BCN

$80 - $267

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Fly Salzburg to Girona, train  •  9h 8m

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

$102 - $479

Train  •  16h 40m

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv

$397 - $529

Train, taxi  •  19h 34m

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  5. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  6. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  7. Take a taxi from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona

$413 - $546

Bus  •  25h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg to Munich, Munich central bus station 086
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Barcelona N728

$93 - $164

Train, night train, car ferry  •  31h 46m

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf Rj
  2. Take the night train from Innsbruck Hbf to Genova Piazza Principe R
  3. Take the car ferry from Genoa to Barcelona

$145 - $245

Drive  •  14h 19m

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Barcelona 946 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs 70€ - 240€ and takes 7h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Barcelona is to fly which costs 75€ - 310€ and takes 7h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salzburg to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Salzburg and arriving at Barcelona via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Barcelona Sants via München Hbf, Stuttgart Hbf, Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 40m.

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The distance between Salzburg and Barcelona is 1116 km. The road distance is 1513.6 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 16h 40m and costs 340€ - 460€.

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

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Salzburg to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Salzburg station.

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Salzburg to Barcelona train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Salzburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Barcelona is to fly which takes 7h 7m and costs 75€ - 310€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 340€ - 460€ and takes 16h 40m, you could also bus, which costs 80€ - 150€ and takes 25h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Salzburg to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 697.5 miles
  • Duration: 7h 7m

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Barcelona, Spain?

British Airways, Ryanair and eight other airlines fly from Salzburg to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Salzburg to Barcelona via München Hbf, Stuttgart Hbf, Paris Est, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 16h 40m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Munich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Munich to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Salzburg to Barcelona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Salzburg to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Salzburg to Girona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Salzburg to Girona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Munich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Munich to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Salzburg to Barcelona via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Salzburg to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Salzburg to Barcelona via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Salzburg to Barcelona via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Salzburg to Barcelona via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Salzburg to Barcelona via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Salzburg to Girona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8h 47m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Salzburg to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Salzburg to Barcelona via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Barcelona via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Munich to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
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Night train from Innsbruck Hbf to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
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 München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Salzburg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
22h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
46m
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Taxis de Blanes
Phone
+34 972 35 50 50
Website
taxisdeblanes.com

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There is no direct flight from Salzburg Airport to Barcelona Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 10m and has one stopover.

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

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Salzburg to Barcelona train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Barcelona is 1514 km. It takes approximately 14h 19m to drive from Salzburg to Barcelona.

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Transavia Holland, Turkish Airlines, British Airways and five other airlines offer flights from Salzburg Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Book your Salzburg to Barcelona bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 3665+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Salzburg Airport is to line 180 bus which takes 10m and costs .

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