How to travel from Barcelona to Coimbra

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Travel Information between Barcelona and Coimbra

distanceDistance557 miles (899 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $98
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 22 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $85 (€74) • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 557 miles (899 km) between Barcelona and Coimbra. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Barcelona to Coimbra.

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FAQs

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Coimbra, Portugal is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Spain enter Portugal?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Coimbra from Barcelona?

Conditions of entry into Portugal:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Coimbra, Portugal?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Portugal has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information was last checked on 12/12/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Barcelona to Coimbra.

Return travel to Barcelona, Spain from Portugal is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from Portugal?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Spain:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

The above information about your return travel to Barcelona, Spain was last verified on 1/9/23. 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 Barcelona from Coimbra.

You can travel to Coimbra from Barcelona 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Coimbra from Barcelona is by taking a train, which costs on average $2 (€2).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Coimbra:

A train is generally $95 (€83) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $98 (€85) from Barcelona to Coimbra.

A train is generally $83 (€72) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $85 (€74) from Barcelona to Coimbra.

The fastest way to get to Coimbra from Barcelona is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 45 min.

Other travel options to Coimbra can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 26 h 30 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 22 h 45 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 557 miles (899 km) between Barcelona and Coimbra.

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Coimbra is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Barcelona to Coimbra as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Buses most often depart from Barcelona at Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Coimbra at Coimbra, Av. Fernão de Magalhães (Terminal Rodoviário).
  • Trains mostly leave from Barcelona Sants and tend to arrive in Coimbra-B.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Coimbra by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Barcelona to Coimbra for $98 (€85) on Omio.
  • Vueling can take you to Coimbra by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Vueling from Barcelona to Coimbra for $85 (€74).
Many of our customers who book a trip from Barcelona to Coimbra often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Lisbon, Porto or Madrid. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Barcelona and Coimbra itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Coimbra and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $98 (€85) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket costs $85 (€74) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket costs $2 (€2) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Barcelona to Coimbra 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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