How to travel from Rotterdam to Barcelona

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Travel Information between Rotterdam and Barcelona

distanceDistance734 miles (1184 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$57 - $478
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $57 (€49) • 20 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $90 (€77) • 2 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Transavia Airlines or Thalys

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 734 miles (1184 km) between Rotterdam and Barcelona. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, Transavia Airlines or Thalys among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Rotterdam to Barcelona.

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from Rotterdam to Barcelona

How to get from Rotterdam to Barcelona by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Rotterdam to Barcelona is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

BlaBlaCar Bus
11:25AM22h30
Rotterdam, Conradstraat
09:55AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
$1001One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
BlaBlaCar Bus
11:25AM22h30
Rotterdam, Conradstraat
09:55AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
$1001One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Transavia Airlines
06:25PM2h00
Rotterdam The Hague Airport (RTM)
08:25PMBarcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
$3221One-way
0 transfers
Other options
BlaBlaCar Bus
12:46AM22h59
Rotterdam, Conradstraat
11:45PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
$1101One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
01:30PM24h30
Rotterdam, Conradstraat
02:00PMBarcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Sants
$1681One-way
2 transfers
FlixBus
10:20AM25h55
Rotterdam, Conradstraat
12:15PMBarcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Sants
$1861One-way
2 transfers

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You can travel by travel between Rotterdam and Barcelona with BlaBlaCar Bus, Transavia Airlines and FlixBus. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French travel company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.

    Transavia Airlines is a Dutch low-cost airline and for your next travel between Rotterdam and Barcelona you can choose between Basic, Plus or Max ticket types.

      FAQs: Travel from Rotterdam to Barcelona

      FAQs: 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

      There are 3 travel options from Rotterdam to Barcelona: train, bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to go to Barcelona from Rotterdam is by taking a bus, which costs on average $57 (€49).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Rotterdam to Barcelona:

      Taking a bus costs $33 (€28) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $90 (€77) for the same trip.

      A bus is $421 (€363) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Rotterdam to Barcelona costing on average $478 (€412).

      The quickest way to travel between Rotterdam and Barcelona is by flight, which takes on average 2 h   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Bus takes on average 20 h 30 min.

      Getting to Barcelona by train takes 12 h 36 min on average.

      The distance is approximately 734 miles (1184 km) from Rotterdam to Barcelona.

      The average frequency per day from Rotterdam to Barcelona is:

      • 2 trains a day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Rotterdam and Barcelona as scheduled services by train, bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

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

      • Most travelers catch their bus from Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station) and arrive in Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Sants.
      • Most travelers take a flight from Rotterdam The Hague Airport to Barcelona El Prat Airport.
      • Most travelers catch their train from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

      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 BlaBlaCar Bus or FlixBus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $57 (€49) with FlixBus from Rotterdam to Barcelona on Omio.
      • You can travel between Rotterdam and Barcelona by flight with Transavia Airlines or Vueling Airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $73 (€63) with Vueling Airlines from Rotterdam to Barcelona.
      • You can travel by train from Rotterdam to Barcelona with Thalys, and you can find Thalys Rotterdam to Barcelona tickets for $478 (€412) on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Rotterdam to Barcelona with the following travel companies:

      • You can book a direct bus with.
      • You'll find direct flights with.
      • You can travel directly by train with.

      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.

      Many of our customers who book a trip from Rotterdam to Barcelona often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris, Valencia, Seville or Zaragoza. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Rotterdam and Barcelona itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Barcelona and any of these top destinations today!
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