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from Barcelona to Athens

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

Our recommendation

To get from Barcelona to Athens on Aug 3 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:30AMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h50 03:20PMAthens International Airport
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$1841One-way
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11:30AMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h50 03:20PMAthens International Airport
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$1841One-way
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05:35PMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h55 09:30PMAthens International Airport
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$1881One-way
10:20AMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h55 02:15PMAthens International Airport
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$2471One-way
06:10PMBarcelona El Prat Airport17h05 12:15PMAthens International Airport
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$1881One-way

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Mon
Aug 2
$247Vueling
Tue
Aug 3
$184Aegean Airlines
Wed
Aug 4
$150Aegean Airlines
Fri
Aug 6
$317Turkish Airlines
Sat
Aug 7
$205Vueling
Sun
Aug 8
$156Vueling
Mon
Aug 9
$121Ryanair
Tue
Aug 10
$141Alitalia Cityliner
Wed
Aug 11
$92Malta Air
Thu
Aug 12
$142Air Serbia
Fri
Aug 13
$179Vueling
Sat
Aug 14
$226Vueling
Sun
Aug 15
$85Malta Air
Mon
Aug 16
$107Ryanair
Tue
Aug 17
$84Alitalia
Wed
Aug 18
$63Malta Air
Thu
Aug 19
$63Ryanair
Fri
Aug 20
$84Alitalia Cityliner
Sat
Aug 21
$84Alitalia Cityliner
Sun
Aug 22
$120Malta Air

Travel Information from Barcelona to Athens

distanceDistance1164 miles (1878 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $113 (€90) • 2 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling

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

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

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

Can I enter Greece if coming from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What measures do I need to follow in Athens, Greece due to the pandemic?

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

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 7/28/21; 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 Barcelona and Athens.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Barcelona, Spain from Athens, Greece?

The restriction level for your return to Barcelona, Spain from Greece is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Barcelona from Athens restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

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

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 7/31/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Barcelona from Athens closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel from Barcelona to Athens?

You can get from Barcelona to Athens by flight.

What is the quickest way from Barcelona to Athens?

Going by flight is the quickest way from Barcelona to Athens with an average travel time of 2 h 55 min.

How many miles from Barcelona to Athens would I travel?

Athens is approximately 1164 miles (1878 km) away from Barcelona.

When traveling to Athens from Barcelona, where do I depart from Barcelona and where do I arrive in Athens?

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

  • Most travelers take a flight from Barcelona El Prat Airport to Athens International Airport.
Which travel companies can take me from Barcelona to Athens?

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

  • Vueling can take you to Athens by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Vueling from Barcelona to Athens for $113 (€90).
Can I find a direct route between Barcelona and Athens?

Yes, there is a direct route available from Barcelona to Athens:

  • You'll find direct flights per day with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Athens as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Barcelona to Athens.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Barcelona to Athens?
Omio customers who travel from Barcelona to Athens often also extend their vacation to go to Rome, Paris or Berlin. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Athens and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I buy my Barcelona to Athens one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $113 (€90) one way on average.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Athens
Barcelona, Estacion de Autobuses de Sants
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Estació d'autobusos Barcelona-Nord
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Barcelona Estació De França
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