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from Amsterdam to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation

To get from Amsterdam to Barcelona on 25 Jul we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

19:55Amsterdam Airport Schiphol2h10 22:05Barcelona El Prat Airport
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10:30Amsterdam, Sloterdijk25h05 11:35Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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17:55Amsterdam Airport Schiphol2h20 20:15Barcelona El Prat Airport
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16:55Amsterdam Airport Schiphol2h20 19:15Barcelona El Prat Airport
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15:55Amsterdam Airport Schiphol2h20 18:15Barcelona El Prat Airport
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Travel Information between Amsterdam and Barcelona

distanceDistance768 miles (1238 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£35 - £53
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £35 • 2 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £35 • 2 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Vueling

Take a coach or flight to travel 768 miles (1238 km) to Barcelona from Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £35. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus or Vueling among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Amsterdam to Barcelona.

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Travel Tips

Travel from Amsterdam 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 Amsterdam to Barcelona.
Does Spain have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling between Amsterdam and Barcelona?

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

Is international entry into Barcelona from Amsterdam 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 Amsterdam?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

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 23/07/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Amsterdam to Barcelona closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Netherlands from Barcelona, Spain?

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

Am I allowed to reenter Amsterdam, 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 Amsterdam from Barcelona?

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Health declaration required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

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

All travellers 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 18/07/2021. 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 Amsterdam from Barcelona here.

How do I travel to Barcelona from Amsterdam?

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

How far is Barcelona from Amsterdam?

The distance from Amsterdam to Barcelona is approximately 768 miles (1238 km).

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Amsterdam to Barcelona?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Amsterdam to Barcelona:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Amsterdam, Sloterdijk and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Most travellers board their plane from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Amsterdam to Barcelona?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Amsterdam to Barcelona, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus for coaches to Barcelona. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for BlaBlaCar Bus Amsterdam to Barcelona tickets on Omio for £53.
  • Vueling can take you to Barcelona by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Vueling from Amsterdam to Barcelona for £35.
Can I find a direct route from Amsterdam to Barcelona?

Yes, there are direct services available to Barcelona from Amsterdam with the following travel operators:

  • You can purchase a direct coach with.
  • You can take a direct flight with Vueling or KLM.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Barcelona as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Amsterdam and Barcelona.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Amsterdam to Barcelona?
Your journey from Amsterdam to Barcelona doesn't have to end in Barcelona. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you’d like to add Madrid, Paris or Valencia to your Amsterdam to Barcelona trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Barcelona today!
When should I book a ticket from Amsterdam to Barcelona online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £53 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £35 one way.

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

How do I get from Amsterdam to Barcelona the cheapest way?

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Barcelona. Tickets for a flight cost on average £35.

This is compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

A flight is generally £18 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £53 from Amsterdam to Barcelona.

What is the fastest way to get to Barcelona from Amsterdam?

The fastest way from Amsterdam to Barcelona is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Barcelona from Amsterdam can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 23 h 50 min.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam City Centre
Amsterdam Centraal

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 51, 52, 53, 54<br>Bus lines 18, 21, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 42, 43<br>Tram lines 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 13, 16, 17, 24, 26
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Amsterdam Sloterdijk