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Travel Information from Barcelona to Athens

distanceDistance1164 miles (1878 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £59 • 2 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling

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

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Travel from Barcelona to Athens
Travel to Athens 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 Barcelona to Athens.
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Athens, Greece from Barcelona, Spain?

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Athens, Greece is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Spain enter Greece?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

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

Conditions of entry into Greece:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Athens, Greece?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Greece has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 07/12/2021. 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 trip from Barcelona to Athens.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Barcelona, Spain from Athens, Greece?

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

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

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

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

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Spain 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 07/12/2021. 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 Barcelona from Athens here.

How do I travel between Barcelona and Athens?

Travel Barcelona to Athens by flight.

What is the quickest way from Barcelona to Athens?

Going by flight is the quickest way from Barcelona to Athens with an average travel time of 2 h 55 min.

What is the distance from Barcelona to Athens?

The Barcelona to Athens distance is approximately 1164 miles (1878 km).

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Barcelona to Athens:

  • Flights from Barcelona to Athens most often leave from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Athens International Airport.
Which travel companies can get me from Barcelona to Athens?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with from Barcelona to Athens:

  • You can take a flight from Barcelona to Athens with Vueling. Cheap tickets can be found for £59 with Vueling from Barcelona to Athens.
Is there a way to travel directly from Barcelona to Athens?

Yes, there is a direct route available between Barcelona and Athens:

  • You'll find direct flights with Vueling.

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

Where should I go next after I travel from Barcelona to Athens?
Looking to extend your trip from Barcelona to Athens? Many Omio customers who go from Barcelona to Athens usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Rome, Paris or Berlin. If you're looking to explore Rome, Paris or Berlin from Athens, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I book my Barcelona to Athens ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £59 one way.

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

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