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from Heidelberg to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation

To get from Heidelberg to Barcelona on 9 Dec we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:40Stuttgart Airport1h55 14:35Barcelona El Prat Airport
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10:45Stuttgart Airport8h40 19:25Barcelona El Prat Airport
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07:05Frankfurt am Main Airport4h20 11:25Barcelona El Prat Airport
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14:30Frankfurt am Main Airport4h55 19:25Barcelona El Prat Airport
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09:40Frankfurt am Main Airport9h45 19:25Barcelona El Prat Airport
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Travel Information to Barcelona from Heidelberg

distanceDistance636 miles (1026 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£36 - £73
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £36 • 1 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £36 • 1 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Travel 636 miles (1026 km) by coach or flight between Heidelberg and Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £36. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Heidelberg to Barcelona.

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Travel from Heidelberg 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 Heidelberg to Barcelona.
Is international travel between Heidelberg, Germany and Barcelona, Spain allowed?

International travel from Heidelberg, Germany to Barcelona, Spain is: Partially open.

Can I enter Spain if coming from Germany?

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

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

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 08/12/2021; 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 between Heidelberg and Barcelona.

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

The current restriction level for returning to Heidelberg, Germany from Spain is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Heidelberg, Germany from Barcelona, Spain?

Reentering Germany 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 Heidelberg from Barcelona?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

Which rules do I need to follow in Heidelberg, 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 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 Heidelberg from Barcelona here.

How do I travel from Heidelberg to Barcelona?

There are 2 travel options from Heidelberg to Barcelona: coach or flight.

What is the cheapest way to go to Barcelona from Heidelberg?

The cheapest way from Heidelberg to Barcelona is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £36 compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

A flight is generally £37 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £73 from Heidelberg to Barcelona.

What is the fastest way to Barcelona from Heidelberg?

The fastest way from Heidelberg to Barcelona is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 55 min.

Other travel options between Heidelberg and Barcelona can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 22 h 5 min   of travel time.

How far is Barcelona from Heidelberg?

The distance between Heidelberg and Barcelona is around 636 miles (1026 km).

When going from Heidelberg to Barcelona, where do I depart from Heidelberg and where do I arrive in Barcelona?

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

  • Coaches from Heidelberg to Barcelona most often leave from Heidelberg, HD Hauptbahnhof Ost and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
Which travel companies can get me from Heidelberg to Barcelona?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Heidelberg 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 Heidelberg to Barcelona for £73.
  • Travel with Vueling to go to Barcelona by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Vueling Heidelberg to Barcelona tickets on Omio for £36.
Is it possible to travel directly to Barcelona from Heidelberg?

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

  • You can find a direct coach to Barcelona with.
  • You can find a direct flight to Barcelona with Lufthansa or Eurowings.

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.

Where should I go next after I travel to Barcelona from Heidelberg?
Your journey from Heidelberg 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 Heidelberg 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 book tickets from Heidelberg to Barcelona online for the best deals?

Before travelling from Heidelberg 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 coach ticket for this trip is £73 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £36 one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Heidelberg 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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