How to travel from Bucharest to Barcelona

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from Bucharest to Barcelona

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

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flight

To get from Bucharest to Barcelona on Feb 01 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:05AMBucharest Henri Coanda International Airport3h20 08:25AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
0 transfers
1791One-way
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08:10AMBucharest Henri Coanda International Airport25h45 08:55AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
1 transfer
1271One-way
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07:35PMBucharest Henri Coanda International Airport14h15 08:50AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
1 transfer
1351One-way
02:35PMBucharest Henri Coanda International Airport9h20 10:55PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
1 transfer
1771One-way
10:20AMBucharest Henri Coanda International Airport7h25 04:45PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
1 transfer
2071One-way

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Travel Information between Bucharest and Barcelona

distanceDistance1223 miles (1972 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $191
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $3 (€3) • 59 h 41 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $58 (€50) • 3 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 1223 miles (1972 km) to Barcelona from Bucharest. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $3 (€3). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bucharest to Barcelona.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bucharest to Barcelona

Travel Tips: Travel to Barcelona 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 Bucharest to Barcelona.
FAQs

Travel between Bucharest, Romania and Barcelona, Spain is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Romania enter Spain?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Romania.

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

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 1/9/23. 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 between Bucharest and Barcelona.

The restriction level for your return to Bucharest, Romania from Spain is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Bucharest from Barcelona restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Bucharest from Barcelona?

Conditions of reentry into Romania:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Bucharest, Romania?

You should observe these safety measures in Romania as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information about your return travel to Romania was last checked on 1/24/23. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Bucharest from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Barcelona from Bucharest. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Bucharest and Barcelona is by taking a train with an average price of $3 (€3).

This is compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

Taking a train is usually $188 (€163) less than taking a bus to Barcelona, which costs on average $191 (€166) for the same trip.

Taking a train is usually $35 (€30) less than taking a ferry to Barcelona, which costs on average $38 (€33) for the same trip.

Taking a train is about $54 (€47) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $58 (€50) for this trip.

The fastest way from Bucharest to Barcelona is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 10 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 20 h 35 min.

In comparison, going by ferry can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 59 h 41 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 1223 miles (1972 km) between Bucharest and Barcelona.

The average frequency per day from Bucharest to Barcelona is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Bucharest and 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 from Bucharest to Barcelona:

  • Buses most often depart from Bucharest at Bucharest, Autogara Filaret and arrive in Barcelona at Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Flights mostly depart from Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Bucharest at Bucharest and arrive in Barcelona at Barcelona Sants.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Barcelona by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Bucharest to Barcelona for $191 (€166) on Omio.
  • Travel with Vueling to go to Barcelona by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Vueling Bucharest to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $58 (€50).
Looking to extend your trip from Bucharest to Barcelona? Many Omio customers who go from Bucharest to Barcelona usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you're looking to explore Madrid, Paris or Valencia from Barcelona, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $191 (€166) one way on average.
  • A ferry ticket for this route costs on average $38 (€33) one way.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $58 (€50) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $3 (€3) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Bucharest to Barcelona 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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