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There are 10 ways to get from Utrecht to Barcelona by train, plane, car, taxi, bus or night bus

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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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  6h 3m

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

$63 - $258

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Train, train to Brussels, fly  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Barcelona (BCN) BRU - BCN

$60 - $240

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Train to Eindhoven, fly  •  6h 6m

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

$62 - $316

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Barcelona (BCN) DUS - BCN

$93 - $304

Train  •  11h 52m

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

$333 - $412

Train via Valence TGV  •  11h 54m

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

$330 - $457

Drive, train, taxi  •  15h 44m

  1. Drive from Utrecht to Duisburg Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  5. Take a taxi from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona

$482 - $588

Bus  •  24h

  1. Take the bus from Utrech to Barcelona

$147

Night bus, bus  •  24h 40m

  1. Take the night bus from Utrecht to Brussels Airport N800
  2. Take the bus from Brussels Airport to Barcelona N781

$90 - $156

Drive  •  14h 2m

  1. Drive from Utrecht to Barcelona 938.6 miles

$220 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Utrecht to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs 50€ - 230€ and takes 6h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Utrecht to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs 50€ - 230€ and takes 6h 3m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Utrech and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 24h.

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No, there is no direct train from Utrecht to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Utrecht Centraal and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Rotterdam Centraal, Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 52m.

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The distance between Utrecht and Barcelona is 1211 km. The road distance is 1501.8 km.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 11h 52m and costs 280€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 6h 3m to get from Utrecht to Barcelona, including transfers.

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

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Utrecht to Barcelona train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Utrecht Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Barcelona is to train which takes 11h 52m and costs 280€ - 360€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 127€ and takes 24h.

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Map of how to get from Utrecht to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 757 miles
  • Duration: 6h 3m

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

You can take a train from Utrecht to Barcelona via Rotterdam Centraal, Paris-Nord, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 11h 52m. Alternatively, Starbus operates a bus from Utrecht to Barcelona once daily. Tickets cost $147 and the journey takes 24h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Barcelona via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Eindhoven to Barcelona via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Eindhoven to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona via Basel
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $430
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.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 Utrecht Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$250 - $320
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$250 - $320
1st Class
$330 - $460
Train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$160 - $200
1st Class
$210 - $290
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
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 Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
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
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Utrech to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$147
Schedules at
starbus.es
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
Night bus from Utrecht to Brussels Airport
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels Airport to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Utrecht to Barcelona is 1502 km. It takes approximately 14h 2m to drive from Utrecht to Barcelona.

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Transavia Holland, Swiss, easyJet and four other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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