There are 12 ways to get from Spain to Germany by plane, train, 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.

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Fly Barcelona to Stuttgart  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Stuttgart (STR) BCN - STR

$62 - $257

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Fly Barcelona to Dusseldorf  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BCN - DUS

$53 - $239

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Fly Barcelona to Frankfurt  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Frankfurt (FRA) BCN - FRA

$82 - $347

Fly Barcelona to Munich  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Munich (MUC) BCN - MUC

$61 - $233

Fly Valencia to Frankfurt  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Frankfurt (FRA) VLC - FRA

$92 - $314

Fly Madrid to Dusseldorf  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Dusseldorf (DUS) MAD - DUS

$79 - $277

Train, bus  •  25 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Girona Ave / ...
  2. Take the bus from Girona to Marseille
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Tgv
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$418 - $601

Bus FlixBus  •  31 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Paris, Paris 793
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Berlin, Berlin central bus station N100

$134 - $239

Bus Eurolines CZ  •  42 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estación Sur Autobuses to Praha ÚAN Florenc
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
  3. Take the bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Berlin, Südkreuz Bf

$137 - $264

Bus, train  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Frankfurt Main Station
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$205 - $328

Drive, train  •  24 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Göttingen Ice
  3. Drive from Göttingen to Berlin

$367 - $558

Drive  •  21 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Berlin 1449.1 miles

$300 - $440

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The cheapest way to get from Spain to Germany is to fly which costs 45€ - 210€ and takes 5 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Spain to Germany is to fly which costs 65€ - 300€ and takes 4 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Spain to Germany. However, there are services departing from Santo Domingo and arriving at S+U Alexanderpl./Grunerstr.(Bln) [Grunerstr.] via Madrid Estación Sur Autobuses, Prague, ÚAN Florenc, Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. and S Südkreuz Bhf/Ostseite. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 48 min.

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The distance between Spain and Germany is 1662 km. The road distance is 2318.5 km.

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The best way to get from Spain to Germany without a car is to train and bus which takes 25 h 31 min and costs 350€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Spain to Germany, including transfers.

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Spain to Germany bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, depart from Madrid Estación Sur Autobuses station.

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The best way to get from Spain to Germany is to fly which takes 5 h and costs 50€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 110€ - 210€ and takes 31 h 19 min.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Stuttgart Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Spain to Germany bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Berlin, Südkreuz Bf station.

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Map of how to get from Spain to Germany.
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  • Distance: 1038.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

What companies run services between Spain and Germany?

Eurowings, Vueling Airlines and six other airlines fly from Barcelona to Stuttgart hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid to Berlin via Méndez Álvaro, Madrid, Paris, Paris, Berlin, Berlin central bus station, Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB, and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf in around 31 h 19 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Barcelona to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Barcelona to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Barcelona to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Barcelona to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Barcelona to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Valencia to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Valencia to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Valencia to Frankfurt via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Barcelona to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Valencia to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Barcelona to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Stuttgart via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Stuttgart via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Barcelona to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $190
Flights from Valencia to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Valencia to Frankfurt via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Munich via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Barcelona to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$200 - $220
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $220
1st Class
$260 - $390
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Girona to Marseille
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Gerona/Girona to Marsella
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid to Frankfurt Main Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
alsa.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Madrid Estación Sur Autobuses to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
34 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Schedules at
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Dresden
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
elines.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Berlin, Südkreuz Bf
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Prague to Dresden
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
eurolines.de

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Yes, the driving distance between Spain to Germany is 2319 km. It takes approximately 21 h 50 min to drive from Spain to Germany.

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Vueling Airlines, Air France, Eurowings and two other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Stuttgart Airport.

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There are 241+ hotels available in Germany. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Spain to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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