How to travel from Athens to Barcelona

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from Athens to Barcelona

You can get from Athens to Barcelona by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Athens to Barcelona on Dec 05 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:20PMAthens International Airport3h10 05:30PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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03:20PMAthens International Airport3h10 05:30PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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06:00AMAthens International Airport5h50 10:50AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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12:00PMAthens International Airport5h00 04:00PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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12:55PMAthens International Airport5h45 05:40PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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Travel Information to Barcelona from Athens

distanceDistance1164 miles (1878 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $534
fastestFastest modeFlight • $534 (€480) • 3 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Europa

Travel 1164 miles (1878 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Athens to Barcelona. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Air Europa among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Athens to Barcelona.

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Travel Tips: Travel 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 Athens to Barcelona.
FAQs

Travel from Athens, Greece to Barcelona, Spain is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Barcelona from Athens restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Greece.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Barcelona, Spain from Athens?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 11/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Athens to Barcelona closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Athens, Greece from Spain is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Greece from Spain?

Entry into Greece is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Greece from Spain?

Requirements for reentering Greece:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Greece?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Greece to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Athens, Greece was last verified on 11/6/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Athens from Barcelona.

There are 4 travel options from Athens to Barcelona: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Barcelona from Athens is by taking a bus with an average price of $6 (€5).

This is compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

A bus is generally $529 (€475) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $534 (€480) from Athens to Barcelona.

A bus is $6 (€5) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Athens to Barcelona costing on average $11 (€10).

The quickest way to travel to Barcelona from Athens is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Barcelona by train can take on average 0 h 0 min.

You should expect to travel around 1164 miles (1878 km) between Athens and Barcelona.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Athens to Barcelona:

  • Buses most often depart from Athens at Athens, Sidirodromon (Αθήνα, Σιδηροδρόμων) and arrive in Barcelona at Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Flights mostly leave from Athens International Airport and tend to arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Athens and tend to arrive in Barcelona Sants.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Athens to Barcelona, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Air Europa can take you to Barcelona by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Air Europa from Athens to Barcelona for $534 (€480).
Looking to extend your trip from Athens to Barcelona? Many Omio customers who go from Athens to Barcelona usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you're looking to explore Madrid, Paris or Valencia from Barcelona, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Athens to Barcelona, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $6 (€5) one way for this route.
  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $534 (€480) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $11 (€10) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Athens to Barcelona tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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