How to travel from Rotterdam to Barcelona

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Travel Information between Rotterdam and Barcelona

distanceDistance734 miles (1184 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$12 - $254
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $12 (€11) • 28 h 36 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $254 (€227) • 2 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Transavia Airlines

Travel 734 miles (1184 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Barcelona from Rotterdam. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Transavia Airlines among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Rotterdam to Barcelona.

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FAQs

International travel from Rotterdam, Netherlands to Barcelona, Spain is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Spain if coming from Netherlands?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Barcelona if traveling from Rotterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Spain must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Rotterdam and Barcelona.

The restriction level for your return to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Spain is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Rotterdam from Barcelona restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

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

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

This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 11/17/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Rotterdam from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to travel to Barcelona from Rotterdam including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Barcelona from Rotterdam is by taking a train with an average price of $12 (€11).

This is compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

A train is generally $93 (€83) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $105 (€94) from Rotterdam to Barcelona.

A train is $242 (€216) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Rotterdam to Barcelona costing on average $254 (€227).

The fastest way to get to Barcelona from Rotterdam 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 21 h 44 min.

In comparison, getting to Barcelona by train can take on average 28 h 36 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Rotterdam to Barcelona is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam to Barcelona:

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

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam to Barcelona for $105 (€94) on Omio.
  • Travel with Transavia Airlines to go to Barcelona by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Transavia Airlines Rotterdam to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $254 (€227).

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

  • You'll find direct buses 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 trip.

Omio customers who travel from Rotterdam 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.

When planning your trip from Rotterdam to Barcelona, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $105 (€94) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $254 (€227) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $12 (€11) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Rotterdam to Barcelona online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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