How to travel from Barcelona to Salzburg

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Travel Information from Barcelona to Salzburg

distanceDistance692 miles (1116 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $292
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $6 (€5) • 30 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $292 (€255) • 4 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings Europe

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 692 miles (1116 km) to Salzburg from Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $6 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Eurowings Europe among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Barcelona to Salzburg.

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International travel from Barcelona, Spain to Salzburg, Austria is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Austria if coming from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Salzburg, Austria due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Austria must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 1/9/23; 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 between Barcelona and Salzburg.

The current restriction level for returning to Barcelona, Spain from Austria is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Barcelona, Spain from Salzburg, Austria?

Reentering Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

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

  • There are no current restrictions

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 1/9/23. 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 Salzburg here.

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

The cheapest way to go to Salzburg from Barcelona is by taking a bus, which costs on average $6 (€5).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Salzburg:

Taking a bus is usually $286 (€250) less than taking a flight to Salzburg, which costs on average $292 (€255) for the same trip.

A bus is $2 (€2) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Barcelona to Salzburg costing on average $8 (€7).

The fastest way from Barcelona to Salzburg is by flight with an average journey time of 4 h 30 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 30 h 5 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 32 h 16 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 692 miles (1116 km) between Barcelona and Salzburg.

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Salzburg is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Salzburg from Barcelona 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 Salzburg:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Salzburg, Hbf Bahnsteig.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Salzburg Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Barcelona Sants to Salzburg Hbf.

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

  • Eurowings Europe can get you to Salzburg by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Eurowings Europe from Barcelona to Salzburg for $292 (€255) on Omio.

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

  • You can take a direct bus with.
  • You can take a direct flight with.

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

Your trip from Barcelona to Salzburg doesn't have to end in Salzburg. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Vienna, Munich or Prague. If you’d like to add Vienna, Munich or Prague to your Barcelona to Salzburg tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Salzburg today!

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

  • A bus ticket costs $6 (€5) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket costs $292 (€255) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $8 (€7) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Barcelona to Salzburg 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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