How to travel from Vienna to Barcelona

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from Vienna to Barcelona

You can get from Vienna to Barcelona by train, bus or flight.

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

05:00PMVienna International Airport2h25 07:25PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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05:00PMVienna International Airport2h25 07:25PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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09:10AMVienna International Airport4h15 01:25PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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11:10AMVienna International Airport4h15 03:25PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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02:10PMVienna International Airport4h50 07:00PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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Travel Information between Vienna and Barcelona

distanceDistance837 miles (1350 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$4 - $131
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $4 (€4) • 30 h 4 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $89 (€81) • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Wizz Air

Travel 837 miles (1350 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Vienna and Barcelona. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Wizz Air among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Vienna to Barcelona.

How to get from Vienna to Barcelona

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Vienna to Barcelona, 100,00% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Vienna to Barcelona, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Vienna to Barcelona

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 Vienna to Barcelona.

Travel between Vienna, Austria and Barcelona, Spain is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Austria enter Spain?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Barcelona from Vienna?

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 Vienna.

The current restriction level for returning to Vienna, Austria from Spain is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Vienna, Austria from Barcelona, Spain?

Reentering Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Vienna, Austria regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Austria must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22. 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 Vienna from Barcelona here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Vienna to Barcelona. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Vienna 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 $127 (€116) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Vienna to Barcelona costing on average $131 (€120).

A train is generally $85 (€77) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $89 (€81) from Vienna to Barcelona.

The quickest way to travel between Vienna and Barcelona is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 28 h 40 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Barcelona by train can take on average 30 h 4 min.

The Vienna to Barcelona distance is around 837 miles (1350 km).

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Barcelona is:

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

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Vienna 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 when traveling from Vienna to Barcelona:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Most travelers take a flight from Vienna International Airport to Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Vienna 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 Vienna to Barcelona for $131 (€120) on Omio.
  • Travel with Wizz Air for flights to Barcelona. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Wizz Air Vienna to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $89 (€81).

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

  • You can book a direct bus with.
  • You can book a direct flight with Ryanair or Austrian Airlines.

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 journey.

Your trip from Vienna to Barcelona doesn't have to end in Barcelona. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you’d like to add Madrid, Paris or Valencia to your Vienna to Barcelona tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Barcelona today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $131 (€120) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $89 (€81) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $4 (€4) one way.

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

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