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from Barcelona to Dortmund

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

Our recommendation

To get from Barcelona to Dortmund on Aug 5 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord25h35 02:35PMDortmund, ZOB am Hbf
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01:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord25h35 02:35PMDortmund, ZOB am Hbf
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05:40PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord27h20 09:00PMDortmund, ZOB am Hbf
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Travel Information between Barcelona and Dortmund

distanceDistance742 miles (1196 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$82 - $159
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $82 (€65) • 27 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $82 (€65) • 27 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or KLM

Travel 742 miles (1196 km) by bus or flight to Dortmund from Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 27 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $82 (€65). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or KLM among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Barcelona to Dortmund.

Travel Tips

Travel from Barcelona to Dortmund
Travel to Dortmund 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 Barcelona to Dortmund.
Does Germany have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling between Barcelona and Dortmund?

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Dortmund, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Spain enter Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 8/3/21. 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 to Dortmund from Barcelona.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Barcelona, Spain from Dortmund, Germany?

Return travel to Barcelona, Spain from Germany is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from Germany?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Spain:

  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • 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 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 8/3/21. 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 Dortmund.

How do I get from Barcelona to Dortmund?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Barcelona to Dortmund. You can take a bus or flight.

What is the cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Dortmund?

The cheapest way to go to Dortmund from Barcelona is by taking a bus, which costs on average $82 (€65).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Dortmund:

Taking a bus is usually $77 (€61) less than taking a flight to Dortmund, which costs on average $159 (€126) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Barcelona to Dortmund?

The fastest way to get to Dortmund from Barcelona is by bus with an average travel time of 27 h 20 min.

Other travel options to Dortmund can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

How far is it from Barcelona to Dortmund?

Dortmund is approximately 742 miles (1196 km) away from Barcelona.

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

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf.
  • Flights mostly leave from Barcelona El Prat Airport and tend to arrive in Dortmund Airport.
Which travel companies can get me from Barcelona to Dortmund?

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

  • You can travel by bus from Barcelona to Dortmund with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Barcelona to Dortmund tickets for $82 (€65) on Omio.
  • You can travel to Dortmund from Barcelona by flight with KLM. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $159 (€126) with KLM from Barcelona to Dortmund.
Is there a way to travel directly from Barcelona to Dortmund?

Yes, there are direct services available from Barcelona to Dortmund with the following travel companies:

  • You can find around direct buses per day and travel with.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Barcelona to Dortmund ends?
Many of our customers traveling from Barcelona to Dortmund don't make Dortmund their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Dortmund are Berlin, Paris or Amsterdam, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Dortmund to any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket from Barcelona to Dortmund online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $82 (€65) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket costs $159 (€126) one way on average for this journey.

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


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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

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