There are 6 ways to get from Vienna to Barcelona 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  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Barcelona (BCN) VIE - BCN

$84 - $251

5 alternative options

Train via Gare de l'Est  •  18 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv

$440 - $589

Bus FlixBus  •  25 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Hbf to Venice Mestre, St. di autobus RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Barcelona N740

$85 - $155

Train Russian Railways  •  28 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Nice Ville En
  2. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Barcelona Sants Ave

$252 - $335

Bus Eurolines FR  •  30 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna to Marseille
  2. Take the bus from Marsella to Barcelona/Sants

$178 - $273

Drive  •  17 h

  1. Drive from Vienna to Barcelona 1117 miles

$210 - $310

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Barcelona is to bus which costs 70€ - 140€ and takes 25 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Barcelona is to fly which costs 70€ - 220€ and takes 5 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Hbf and arriving at Barcelona via Venice, Venice Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Nice Ville and Marseille-St-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 49 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Barcelona is 1350 km. The road distance is 1787.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 18 h 51 min and costs 370€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to get from Vienna to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Vienna to Barcelona bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Vienna, Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 843.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 23 min

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

Vueling Airlines, Eurowings and 10 other airlines fly from Vienna to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Barcelona via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, Les Halles, Chatelet Les Halles, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 18 h 51 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
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 Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
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
6 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$270 - $400
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Russian Railways
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 Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vienna, Hbf to Venice Mestre, St. di autobus
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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 Venice, Venice Mestre to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $130
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 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 Mestre to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Marsella to Barcelona/Sants
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Vienna to Marseille
Ave. Duration
19 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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