The cheapest buses from Cologne to Barcelona

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Cheapest

$78

Average

$78

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Cologne to Barcelona will cost around $ 78 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 78.

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11:00PMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport36h35 11:35AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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$781One-way

Timetable Cologne to Barcelona

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11:00PMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport36h35 11:35AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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$78BlaBlaCar Bus
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Nov 30
$62BlaBlaCar Bus
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Dec 1
$50BlaBlaCar Bus
$21Ryanair
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Dec 2
$54Flixbus
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$72BlaBlaCar Bus
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Dec 5
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Dec 6
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Dec 7
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Dec 8
$62BlaBlaCar Bus
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Dec 9
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Dec 10
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Dec 11
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Dec 12
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Dec 13
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Dec 16
$73Flixbus
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Dec 17
$126BlaBlaCar Bus
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Dec 18
$114Flixbus
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The fastest buses from Cologne to Barcelona

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Fastest Journey

1d 12 h 35 m

Average

1d 12 h 35 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

1123 km

It's difficult to get from Cologne to Barcelona without transferring at least once.

Fastest
11:00PMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport36h35 11:35AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
1 changes
$781One-way

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Bus Information to Barcelona from Cologne

distanceDistance696 miles (1123 km)
durationAverage bus duration24 h 45 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$62 (€52)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, Eurolines France or Eurolines Germany

Buses from Cologne to Barcelona cover the 696 miles (1123 km) long journey taking on average 24 h 45 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines France or Eurolines Germany. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $50 (€42), but the average price of bus tickets is $62 (€52). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.

Bus companies

FlixBus Cologne – Barcelona

Travel between Cologne and Barcelona from $50 (€42) with Omio’s bus partners FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: $54

When purchasing your FlixBus bus tickets from Cologne to Barcelona, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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Buses from Cologne to Barcelona
Take the bus to Barcelona easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cologne to Barcelona.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel by bus between Cologne, Germany and Barcelona, Spain allowed?

Travel between Cologne, Germany and Barcelona, Spain by bus is: Partially open.

Can I enter Spain from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Cologne?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

All travelers in Spain must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 11/27/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Cologne and Barcelona as this information can change.

Are there restrictions on returning to Germany from Spain by bus?

Return travel from Spain to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Cologne from Barcelona?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Barcelona?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 11/27/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Cologne from Barcelona.

How much does a cheap bus between Cologne and Barcelona cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Cologne to Barcelona buses for as little as $50 (€42)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a bus between Cologne and Barcelona?
If you are looking to purchase your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Cologne to Barcelona bus to cost on average $62 (€52)  one way.
How far is it from Cologne to Barcelona by bus?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Cologne to Barcelona by bus to be approximately 696 miles (1123 km).
What is the Cologne to Barcelona bus travel time?
The Cologne to Barcelona bus duration is on average 24 h 45 min, which is to be expected when traveling 696 miles (1123 km) to Barcelona from Cologne. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
Which bus station from Cologne to Barcelona do I depart from? Which Barcelona bus station from Cologne do I arrive in?

There are a few bus stations in Cologne to start your route from including Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle). In Barcelona you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, Barcelona, Aeropuerto Josep Tarradellas-El Prat (T1) and Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Köln Hbf   and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.

Where is the bus station in Cologne to go to Barcelona? Where is the bus station in Barcelona located?

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Köln Hbf and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the bus station to the city center in Barcelona.

Which bus companies should I travel with from Cologne to Barcelona?
When taking a bus from Cologne to Barcelona, you can count on Flixbus, Eurolines France or Eurolines Germany for the best way to get you to Barcelona. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service between Cologne and Barcelona and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
What time is the earliest bus from Cologne to Barcelona? What time is the last bus from Cologne to Barcelona?
The earliest bus departing from Cologne to Barcelona leaves at 11: 50 AM. The last bus departing from Cologne to Barcelona leaves at 10: 00 PM. You can find the latest Cologne to Barcelona bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy bus tickets between Cologne and Barcelona for the best deals?
You can find buses from Cologne to Barcelona to cost on average $62 (€52) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Cologne to Barcelona bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.