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from Barcelona to Salzburg

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Travel Information between Barcelona and Salzburg

distanceDistance692 miles (1116 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$91 - $227
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $91 (€76) • 27 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $227 (€189) • 6 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa or Flixbus

Travel 692 miles (1116 km) by flight or bus from Barcelona to Salzburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 6 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $91 (€76). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Lufthansa or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Barcelona to Salzburg.

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FAQs

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Salzburg, Austria if I’m coming from Barcelona, Spain?

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Salzburg, Austria is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Spain enter Austria?

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 Salzburg from Barcelona?

Conditions of entry into Austria:

  • 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
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who are vaccinated with a booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)

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

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 1/27/22. 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 Salzburg from Barcelona.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Barcelona, Spain from Salzburg, Austria?

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

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

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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 1/28/22. 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.

How do I go from Barcelona to Salzburg?

There are 2 ways to get from Barcelona to Salzburg: flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way from Barcelona to Salzburg?

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Salzburg is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $91 (€76) compared to other travel options to Salzburg:

A bus is generally $136 (€113) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $227 (€189) from Barcelona to Salzburg.

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

The quickest way to travel from Barcelona to Salzburg is by flight, which takes on average 6 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 27 h 25 min.

What is the distance from Barcelona to Salzburg?

The distance is approximately 692 miles (1116 km) from Barcelona to Salzburg.

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

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

  • Flights from Barcelona to Salzburg most often leave from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Salzburg Airport.
  • Buses mostly leave from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and tend to arrive in Salzburg, Lastenstrasse / Weiserhofstraße.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Barcelona to Salzburg?

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:

  • Travel with Lufthansa for flights to Salzburg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Lufthansa Barcelona to Salzburg tickets on Omio for $227 (€189).
  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Salzburg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Barcelona to Salzburg tickets on Omio for $91 (€76).

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Barcelona to Salzburg?

Many of our customers traveling from Barcelona to Salzburg don't make Salzburg their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Salzburg are Vienna, Munich or Prague, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Salzburg to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I buy my Barcelona to Salzburg one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $227 (€189) one way on average.
  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $91 (€76) one way.

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.