How to travel from Barcelona to Rotterdam

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Travel Information to Rotterdam from Barcelona

distanceDistance734 miles (1184 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$57 - $573
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $57 (€49) • 22 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $70 (€60) • 2 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Transavia Airlines or Renfe-SNCF

Travel 734 miles (1184 km) by train, bus or flight from Barcelona to Rotterdam. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, Transavia Airlines or Renfe-SNCF among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Barcelona to Rotterdam.

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How to get from Barcelona to Rotterdam by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Barcelona to Rotterdam is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel from Barcelona to Rotterdam on BlaBlaCar Bus, Vueling Airlines and FlixBus travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Renfe-SNCF is a joint venture between Spain's Renfe and France's SNCF, offering high-speed rail services between the two countries. The trains run at speeds of up to 300 km/h, with departures every two hours. Renfe-SNCF offers three types of trains: the AVE, the TGV and the EuroMed. The AVE is the fastest, with a journey time of just over three hours between Madrid and Paris. The TGV is slightly slower, but still offers a comfortable journey. The EuroMed is the slowest, but is the most affordable option. Renfe-SNCF offers a range of ticket types, including single, return and group tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, power sockets and a selection of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for Renfe-SNCF are Madrid to Paris, Barcelona to Marseille and Madrid to Lyon.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      Vueling is one of Spain’s leading low-cost airlines where you can choose between Basic, Optima or Time Flex tickets for your next travel from Barcelona to Rotterdam.

        FAQs: Travel from Barcelona to Rotterdam

        FAQs: Travel to Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam.

        You can get between Barcelona and Rotterdam 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to go to Rotterdam from Barcelona is by taking a bus, which costs on average $57 (€49).

        This is compared to other ways of getting from Barcelona to Rotterdam:

        A bus is $13 (€12) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $70 (€60) from Barcelona to Rotterdam.

        A bus is $516 (€446) less than a train with an average ticket price of $573 (€495) from Barcelona to Rotterdam.

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

        There are alternative travel options to Rotterdam that take longer:

        Getting to Rotterdam by bus takes 22 h on average.

        Train takes 10 h 34 min on average.

        The distance from Barcelona to Rotterdam is approximately 734 miles (1184 km).

        The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Rotterdam is:

        • Around 2 trains per day.

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

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

        • Most travelers catch their bus from Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Sants and arrive in Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station).
        • Most travelers who buy a plane ticket from Barcelona to Rotterdam depart from Barcelona El Prat Airport to Rotterdam The Hague Airport.
        • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Barcelona to Rotterdam depart from Barcelona Sants to Rotterdam Centraal.

        The following travel companies offer services from Barcelona to Rotterdam:

        • BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus or Movelia can get you to Rotterdam by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with FlixBus from Barcelona to Rotterdam for $57 (€49) on Omio.
        • Travel with Transavia Airlines or Vueling Airlines for flights to Rotterdam. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Vueling Airlines Barcelona to Rotterdam tickets on Omio for $53 (€46).
        • Travel with Renfe-SNCF or TGV INOUI for trains to Rotterdam. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for TGV INOUI Barcelona to Rotterdam tickets on Omio for $573 (€495).

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

        • Direct bus with.
        • Direct services by plane with Transavia Airlines.
        • Direct train with.

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

        Omio customers who travel from Barcelona to Rotterdam often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Amsterdam, London, Brussels or Berlin. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Rotterdam and these popular destinations at a great price.
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