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from Athens to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation

To get from Athens to Barcelona on 21 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

22:35Athens International Airport3h10 00:45Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£1911One-way
Cheapest
22:35Athens International Airport3h10 00:45Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£1911One-way
Other options
06:00Athens International Airport6h10 11:10Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£2191One-way
06:00Athens International Airport6h00 11:00Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£2341One-way
07:00Athens International Airport5h45 11:45Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£2491One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Wed
20 Oct
£173Aegean Airlines
Thu
21 Oct
£191Vueling
Fri
22 Oct
£131Vueling
Sat
23 Oct
£89ITA
Sun
24 Oct
£158Vueling
Mon
25 Oct
£79ITA
Tue
26 Oct
£79ITA
Wed
27 Oct
£168Aegean Airlines
Thu
28 Oct
£141Ryanair
Fri
29 Oct
£109Vueling
Sat
30 Oct
£138Vueling
Sun
31 Oct
£158Vueling
Mon
1 Nov
£142ITA
Tue
2 Nov
£109Ryanair
Wed
3 Nov
£77Iberia
Thu
4 Nov
£87Ryanair
Fri
5 Nov
£69Alitalia
Sat
6 Nov
£48Ryanair
Sun
7 Nov
£69Alitalia
Mon
8 Nov
£69ITA
Tue
9 Nov
£69Alitalia

Travel Information from Athens to Barcelona

distanceDistance1164 miles (1878 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £70 • 3 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling

Travel 1164 miles (1878 km) by flight between Athens and Barcelona. Vueling is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct from Athens to Barcelona.

Travel Tips

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FAQs
Is international travel between Athens, Greece and Barcelona, Spain allowed?

International travel from Athens, Greece to Barcelona, Spain is: Partially open.

Can I enter Spain if coming from Greece?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Greece.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Barcelona if travelling from Athens?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • 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

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

All travellers 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 19/10/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Athens to Barcelona.

Are there restrictions on reentering Greece from Barcelona, Spain due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The current restriction level for returning to Athens, Greece from Spain is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Athens, Greece from Barcelona, Spain?

Reentering Greece 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 Athens from Barcelona?

  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in Athens, Greece regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Greece 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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021. 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 Athens from Barcelona here.

How do I go from Athens to Barcelona?

Travel Athens to Barcelona by flight.

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

A flight is the fastest way to get from Athens to Barcelona with an average travel time for this trip around 3 h 10 min.

How many miles are between Athens and Barcelona

Barcelona is approximately 1164 miles (1878 km) away from Athens.

What are the departure and arrival points in Athens and in Barcelona?

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

  • Most travellers take a flight from Athens International Airport to Barcelona El Prat Airport.
Which travel operators can get me from Athens to Barcelona?

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

  • Travel with Vueling to go to Barcelona by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Vueling Athens to Barcelona tickets on Omio for £70.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Barcelona from Athens?
Your journey from Athens 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 Athens to Barcelona trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Barcelona today!
How early should I buy tickets between Athens and Barcelona online for the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is on average £70 one way.

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

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