How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona

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from Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona

You can get from Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona by train, bus or flight.

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flight

To get from Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona on 19 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:50Frankfurt am Main Airport5h45 16:35Barcelona El Prat Airport
1 change
£2821One-way
Cheapest
12:25Frankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 223h55 12:20Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
1 change
£1301One-way
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12:00Frankfurt am Main, Hbf24h20 12:20Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
1 change
£1301One-way
19:10Frankfurt am Main Airport13h45 08:55Barcelona El Prat Airport
1 change
£2571One-way
23:15Frankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 224h30 23:45Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
1 change
£1771One-way

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Travel Information between Frankfurt am Main and Barcelona

distanceDistance678 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £199
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £3 • 22 h 32 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £199 • 2 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Iberia

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 678 miles from Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £3. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Iberia among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona.

Travel Tips: Travel from Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona.
FAQs

Travel between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Barcelona, Spain is: Fully open.

Can travellers from Germany enter Spain?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Barcelona from Frankfurt am Main?

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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 28/07/2022. 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 Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona.

The current restriction level for returning to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Spain is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Barcelona, Spain?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Frankfurt am Main from Barcelona?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Germany 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 08/08/2022. 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 Frankfurt am Main from Barcelona here.

There are 4 ways to travel between Frankfurt am Main and Barcelona including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona, which costs on average £3.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Barcelona:

A train is about £86 less than a coach, which costs on average £90 for this trip.

A train journey is usually £195 less than a journey to Barcelona by plane, which costs on average £199 for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona is by flight, which takes on average 2 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 19 h 55 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 22 h 32 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 678 miles from Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona.

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona is:

  • 1 coach a day.
  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Frankfurt am Main and Barcelona as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1) and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Most travellers take a flight from Frankfurt am Main Airport to Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Most travellers board their train from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Barcelona by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona for £90.
  • Travel with Iberia for flights to Barcelona. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Iberia Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona tickets on Omio for £199.

Yes, there are direct routes from Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct coach to Barcelona with with 1 direct coach per day.
  • You can find direct flights per day to take to Barcelona with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Barcelona tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this journey.

Looking to extend your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona? Many Omio customers who go from Frankfurt am Main to Barcelona usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you're looking to explore Madrid, Paris or Valencia from Barcelona, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £90 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing £199 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £3 one way.

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

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