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There are 9 ways to get from Vlissingen to Barcelona by train, plane, ferry, bus, car or shuttle

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Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Barcelona  •  6h 51m

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

€69 - €189

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Ferry, bus  •  22h 39m

  1. Take the ferry from Vlissingen, Westerhavenweg to Breskens, Veerhaven Wsf
  2. Take the bus from Breskens Veerhaven to Brugge Station perron 10 42
  3. Take the bus from Bruges to Paris 757
  4. Take the bus from Paris to Barcelona

€48 - €92

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Train to Rotterdam, fly to Barcelona  •  6h 41m

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

€107 - €250

Train to Brussels, fly to Barcelona  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the train from Vlissingen to Roosendaal
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Barcelona (BCN) BRU - BCN

€61 - €190

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly to Barcelona  •  7h 39m

  1. Take the train from Vlissingen to Roosendaal
  2. Take the train from Breda to Eindhoven Centraal
  3. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Barcelona (BCN) EIN - BCN

€76 - €256

Train to Rotterdam, fly to Girona, train  •  9h 7m

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

€210 - €789

Train  •  13h 26m

  1. Take the train from Vlissingen to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
  3. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Barcelona-Sants Tgv / ...

€241 - €486

Drive  •  13h 9m

  1. Drive from Vlissingen to Barcelona 1398.2 km

€170 - €260

Train, shuttle, bus  •  23h 10m

  1. Take the train from Vlissingen to Bergen op Zoom
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Bergen op Zoom to Salou
  3. Take the bus from Salou - Pl. Europa to Barcelona

Vlissingen to Barcelona by train

The train journey time between Vlissingen and Barcelona is around 20h 42m and covers a distance of around 1658 km. The fastest train normally takes 20h 42m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), Thalys and Renfe SNCF, the Vlissingen to Barcelona train service departs from Vlissingen and arrives in Barcelona-Sants. Typically only one train runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
20h 42m
Fastest train time:
20h 42m
Trains per week:
1
Cheapest price:
€241
Carbon emissions:
87 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
22:51
Last train departs at:
22:51

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vlissingen to Barcelona train schedules

Netherlands → Spain
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Conditions of entry into Spain from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Barcelona is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Barcelona is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Barcelona is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Netherlands from Spain.

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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vlissingen to Barcelona is to ferry and bus which costs €45 - €95 and takes 22h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Vlissingen to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs €100 - €250 and takes 6h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vlissingen to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Vlissingen and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Rotterdam Centraal and Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 26m.

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The distance between Vlissingen and Barcelona is 1123 km. The road distance is 1398.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vlissingen to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 13h 26m and costs €240 - €490.

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It takes approximately 6h 51m to get from Vlissingen to Barcelona, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Vlissingen to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vlissingen to Barcelona is 1398 km. It takes approximately 13h 9m to drive from Vlissingen to Barcelona.

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  • Distance: 1123.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 51m

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

You can take a train from Vlissingen to Barcelona via Rotterdam Centraal and Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud in around 13h 26m.

Airlines
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €180
Flights from Rotterdam to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €400
Flights from Eindhoven to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €170
Flights from Rotterdam to Girona
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €160
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €240
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Alicante
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €370
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €330
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €270
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€26 - €250
Flights from Eindhoven to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €120
Flights from Eindhoven to Barcelona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €120
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Barcelona via Basel
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €170
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €440
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 Vlissingen to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€15 - €22
1st Class
€26 - €40
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €21
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €13
1st Class
€16 - €21
Train from Vlissingen to Roosendaal
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €17
1st Class
€19 - €27
Train from Breda to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €25
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€17 - €25
Train from Vlissingen to Bergen op Zoom
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €25
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €15
1st Class
€18 - €25
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €35
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€10 - €14
Promo+
€15 - €17
Flexible
€25 - €35
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€170 - €370
Website
Thalys
Standard
€170 - €240
Comfort
€190 - €250
Premium
€270 - €370
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Breskens Veerhaven to Brugge Station perron 10
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bruges to Paris
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Barcelona Nord - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
Blablabus
Starliner
Phone
+31 (0) 172-881316
Email
info@starliner.nl
Website
starliner.nl
Shuttle from Bergen op Zoom to Salou
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€170
Book at
Starliner
Empresa Plana
Phone
+34 (0) 977 553 680
Website
empresaplana.cat
Bus from Salou - Pl. Europa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
empresaplana.cat
Ferry operators
Westerschelde Ferry
Phone
+31 (0)850401800
Email
klantenservice@westerscheldeferry.nl
Website
westerscheldeferry.nl
Ferry from Vlissingen, Westerhavenweg to Breskens, Veerhaven
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4
Website
Westerschelde Ferry

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