You can get from Cologne to Barcelona by train, bus or flight.
To get from Cologne to Barcelona on Oct 06 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||696 miles (1123 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight, ferry or train|
|Ticket price range||$4 - $114|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $4 (€4) • 23 h 11 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $75 (€72) • 2 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Ryanair|
Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 696 miles (1123 km) from Cologne to Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $4 (€4). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Cologne to Barcelona.
Travel from Cologne, Germany to Barcelona, Spain is: Unrestricted.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
The government of Spain has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 10/3/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Cologne to Barcelona closer to your planned date of departure here.
The current restriction level for returning to Cologne, Germany from Spain is: Unrestricted.
Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 10/4/22. 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 Cologne from Barcelona here.
There are 4 ways to travel from Cologne to Barcelona including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.
The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Barcelona is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $4 (€4) compared to other travel options to Barcelona:
A train is generally $110 (€106) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $114 (€110) from Cologne to Barcelona.
A train is $71 (€68) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Cologne to Barcelona costing on average $75 (€72).
The quickest way to travel between Cologne and Barcelona is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 10 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, getting to Barcelona by bus can take on average 22 h 35 min.
In comparison, getting to Barcelona by train can take on average 23 h 11 min.
Barcelona is approximately 696 miles (1123 km) away from Cologne.
The average frequency per day from Cologne to Barcelona is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Barcelona from Cologne as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cologne to Barcelona:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Cologne to Barcelona with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Barcelona as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Cologne to Barcelona.
When planning your trip from Cologne to Barcelona, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Cologne to Barcelona online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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