How to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona

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from Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona

You can get from Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona on Dec 09 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:17AMBeziers2h17 12:34PMBarcelona Sants
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10:17AMBeziers2h17 12:34PMBarcelona Sants
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02:35PMBeziers2h19 04:54PMBarcelona Sants
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11:15PMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 224h30 11:45PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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07:25AMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 228h10 11:35AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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Travel Information to Barcelona from Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance678 miles (1093 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$4 - $320
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $4 (€4) • 22 h 32 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $320 (€293) • 2 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Air Europa

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 678 miles (1093 km) to Barcelona from Frankfurt am Main. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Air Europa among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona.

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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 Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona.
FAQs

Travel between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Barcelona, Spain is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Germany enter Spain?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Barcelona from Frankfurt am Main?

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 11/17/22. 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 Barcelona from Frankfurt am Main.

Return travel to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Spain is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Spain?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Spain?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Frankfurt am Main, Germany was last verified on 11/6/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Frankfurt am Main from Barcelona.

There are 4 ways to travel between Frankfurt am Main and Barcelona including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Barcelona from Frankfurt am Main is by taking a train, which costs on average $4 (€4).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Barcelona:

A train is generally $94 (€86) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $98 (€90) from Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona.

Taking a train is about $315 (€289) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $320 (€293) for this route.

The fastest way to get to Barcelona from Frankfurt am Main is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h.

Other travel options to Barcelona can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Barcelona by bus can take on average 20 h 45 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 22 h 32 min   on average.

Barcelona is approximately 678 miles (1093 km) away from Frankfurt am Main.

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 2 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Barcelona from Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona:

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona depart from Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1) to Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Frankfurt am Main Airport and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona:

  • You can travel by bus from Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona tickets for $98 (€90) on Omio.
  • You can go to Barcelona from Frankfurt am Main by plane with Air Europa. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $320 (€293) with Air Europa from Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct bus to Barcelona with Flixbus with 1 direct bus per day.

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

Omio customers who travel from Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona often also extend their vacation to go to Madrid, Paris or Valencia. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Barcelona and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $98 (€90) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $320 (€293) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $4 (€4) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Frankfurt am Main 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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