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Travel Information to Barcelona from Rotterdam

distanceDistance734 miles (1184 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$149 - $171
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $149 (€124) • 20 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $171 (€142) • 2 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Transavia Airlines

Take a bus or flight to travel 734 miles (1184 km) to Barcelona from Rotterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $149 (€124). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Transavia Airlines among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Rotterdam to Barcelona.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Rotterdam to Barcelona

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 Rotterdam to Barcelona.
FAQs

Is cross-border travel to Barcelona, Spain from Rotterdam, Netherlands currently allowed?

Travel from Rotterdam, Netherlands to Barcelona, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Barcelona from Rotterdam restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Barcelona, Spain from Rotterdam?

  • 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

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 1/23/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Rotterdam and Barcelona closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Netherlands from Barcelona, Spain?

The current restriction level for returning to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Spain is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Rotterdam, Netherlands from Barcelona, Spain?

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

Which rules do I need to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Netherlands 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 1/20/22. 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 Rotterdam from Barcelona here.

How do I reach Barcelona from Rotterdam?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Barcelona from Rotterdam. You can take a bus or flight.

What is the cheapest way to go from Rotterdam to Barcelona?

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Barcelona is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $149 (€124) compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

A bus is $22 (€18) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Rotterdam to Barcelona costing on average $171 (€142).

What is the quickest way from Rotterdam to Barcelona?

The fastest way from Rotterdam to Barcelona is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 20 h 15 min.

How far is it from Rotterdam to Barcelona?

Barcelona is approximately 734 miles (1184 km) away from Rotterdam.

Where do I depart from Rotterdam? Where do I arrive in Barcelona?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station) and tend to arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Flights mostly leave from Rotterdam The Hague Airport and tend to arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.

Which travel companies can take me from Rotterdam to Barcelona?

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

  • You can go to Barcelona from Rotterdam by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $149 (€124) with Flixbus from Rotterdam to Barcelona on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Rotterdam to Barcelona with Transavia Airlines. Cheap tickets can be found for $171 (€142) with Transavia Airlines from Rotterdam to Barcelona.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Rotterdam to Barcelona?

Looking to extend your trip from Rotterdam to Barcelona? Many Omio customers who go from Rotterdam 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.

When should I buy a ticket from Rotterdam to Barcelona online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $149 (€124) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $171 (€142) one way.

But we recommend booking Rotterdam to Barcelona tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.