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Travel Information to Barcelona from Athens

distanceDistance1164 miles (1878 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $36 (€30) • 3 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling

Travel 1164 miles (1878 km) by flight to Barcelona from Athens. Vueling is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct from Athens to Barcelona.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Athens to Barcelona

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.

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Barcelona, Spain from Athens, Greece?

International travel from Athens, Greece to Barcelona, Spain is: Partially open.

Can I enter Spain if coming from Greece?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Greece.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Barcelona if traveling from Athens?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What measures do I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Spain must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/25/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Athens and Barcelona.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Athens, Greece from Barcelona, Spain due to COVID-19?

Return travel to Athens, Greece from Spain is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Greece from Spain?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Greece:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival. Travelers showing symptoms will be asked to quarantine for 5 days
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Athens, Greece was last verified on 1/20/22. 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.

How do I travel from Athens to Barcelona?

You can go from Athens to Barcelona by flight.

What is the fastest way to travel from Athens to Barcelona?

The fastest way to travel from Athens to Barcelona is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 10 min.

How many miles from Athens to Barcelona would I travel?

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Athens to Barcelona?

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

  • Flights most often depart from Athens at Athens International Airport and arrive in Barcelona at Barcelona El Prat Airport.

Which travel companies can take me from Athens to Barcelona?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with between Athens and Barcelona:

  • You can take a flight from Athens to Barcelona with Vueling. Cheap tickets can be found for $36 (€30) with Vueling from Athens to Barcelona.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Athens to Barcelona ends?

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.

How early should I purchase Athens to Barcelona tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Athens to Barcelona, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $36 (€30) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Athens to Barcelona online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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