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from Barcelona to Cologne

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

Our recommendation

To get from Barcelona to Cologne on Jul 25 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:50PMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h20 11:10PMCologne/Bonn Airport
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$941One-way
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08:50PMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h20 11:10PMCologne/Bonn Airport
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$941One-way
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07:45AMBarcelona El Prat Airport5h20 01:05PMCologne/Bonn Airport
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$2151One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sat
Jul 24
$106Flixbus
$145Ryanair
Sun
Jul 25
$87Flixbus
$94Eurowings
Mon
Jul 26
$79Flixbus
$73Malta Air
Tue
Jul 27
$75Flixbus
$154Malta Air
Wed
Jul 28
$87Flixbus
$69Tuifly
Thu
Jul 29
$87Flixbus
$90Ryanair
Fri
Jul 30
$125Flixbus
$58Ryanair
Sat
Jul 31
$125Flixbus
$67Ryanair
Sun
Aug 1
$100Flixbus
$99Ryanair
Mon
Aug 2
$62Flixbus
$73Malta Air
Tue
Aug 3
$62Flixbus
$73Malta Air
Wed
Aug 4
$62Flixbus
$69Tuifly
Thu
Aug 5
$75Flixbus
$52Ryanair
Fri
Aug 6
$75Flixbus
$90Ryanair
Sat
Aug 7
$75Flixbus
$122Ryanair
Sun
Aug 8
$87Flixbus
$99Ryanair
Mon
Aug 9
$69Flixbus
$45Malta Air
Tue
Aug 10
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$78Malta Air
Wed
Aug 11
$62Flixbus
$78Ryanair
Thu
Aug 12
$62Flixbus
$86Ryanair
Fri
Aug 13
$75Flixbus
$105Ryanair

Travel Information from Barcelona to Cologne

distanceDistance696 miles (1123 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$39 - $186
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $39 (€31) • 2 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $39 (€31) • 2 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair or Flixbus

Travel 696 miles (1123 km) by flight or bus to Cologne from Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $39 (€31). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Ryanair or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Barcelona to Cologne.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Barcelona, Spain and Cologne, Germany allowed?

International travel from Barcelona, Spain to Cologne, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • 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 compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What measures do I need to follow in Cologne, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany 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 7/23/21; 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 Cologne.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Spain from Cologne, Germany?

The current restriction level for returning to Barcelona, Spain from Germany is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Barcelona, Spain from Cologne, Germany?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Barcelona from Cologne?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Spain must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 7/23/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Barcelona from Cologne here.

How do I go from Barcelona to Cologne?

You can travel to Cologne from Barcelona 2 different ways: flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way to go from Barcelona to Cologne?

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Cologne is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $39 (€31) compared to other travel options to Cologne:

A flight is generally $147 (€118) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $186 (€149) from Barcelona to Cologne.

What is the fastest way to get from Barcelona to Cologne?

The fastest way from Barcelona to Cologne is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Cologne that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 23 h 45 min.

What is the distance between Barcelona and Cologne?

The distance from Barcelona to Cologne is approximately 696 miles (1123 km).

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

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

  • Flights from Barcelona to Cologne most often leave from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Cologne/Bonn Airport.
  • Buses mostly depart from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.
Which travel companies can get me from Barcelona to Cologne?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Barcelona to Cologne:

  • You can travel to Cologne from Barcelona by flight with Ryanair. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $39 (€31) with Ryanair from Barcelona to Cologne.
  • You can take a bus from Barcelona to Cologne with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $186 (€149) with Flixbus from Barcelona to Cologne.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Barcelona to Cologne?
Omio customers who travel from Barcelona to Cologne often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Cologne and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I purchase Barcelona to Cologne tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Barcelona to Cologne, 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 $39 (€31) one way on average.
  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $186 (€149) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Barcelona to Cologne 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
Cologne
Barcelona, Estacion de Autobuses de Sants
Amenities
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona-Nord
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Barcelona Estació De França
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