How to travel from Barcelona to Dortmund

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Travel Information between Barcelona and Dortmund

distanceDistance742 miles (1196 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $594
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $5 (€4) • 21 h 8 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $594 (€513) • 4 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Eurowings

Travel 742 miles (1196 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Barcelona to Dortmund. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $5 (€4). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Eurowings among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Barcelona to Dortmund.

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International travel from Barcelona, Spain to Dortmund, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Dortmund, 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 1/24/23; 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 to Dortmund from Barcelona.

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from Germany?

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

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

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 Dortmund.

There are 4 travel options from Barcelona to Dortmund: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Dortmund from Barcelona is by taking a train, which costs on average $5 (€4).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Dortmund:

Taking a train is about $102 (€88) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $106 (€92) for this journey.

Taking a train is about $589 (€509) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $594 (€513) for this route.

The quickest way to travel between Barcelona and Dortmund is by flight, which takes on average 4 h 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 21 h 8 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 742 miles (1196 km) between Barcelona and Dortmund.

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Dortmund is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Barcelona to Dortmund 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 when traveling from Barcelona to Dortmund:

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Barcelona to Dortmund depart from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord to Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Dortmund Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Barcelona Sants to Dortmund Hbf.

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 $106 (€92) on Omio.
  • You can go to Dortmund from Barcelona by plane with Eurowings. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $594 (€513) with Eurowings from Barcelona to Dortmund on Omio.
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!

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 costs $106 (€92) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket costs $594 (€513) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $5 (€4) one way.

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.

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