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from Rotterdam to Barcelona

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Travel Information from Rotterdam to Barcelona

distanceDistance734 miles (1184 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£41 - £68
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £41 • 20 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £68 • 2 h
carriersPopular travel companiesTransavia Airlines or Flixbus

Travel 734 miles (1184 km) by flight or coach between Rotterdam and 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £41. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Transavia Airlines or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Rotterdam to Barcelona.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Spain due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling to Barcelona from Rotterdam?

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

Is international entry into Barcelona from Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 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 26/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Rotterdam and Barcelona closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Barcelona, Spain due to COVID-19?

The restriction level for your return to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Spain is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Rotterdam from Barcelona restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Rotterdam from Barcelona?

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

You should observe these safety measures in Netherlands as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 24/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Rotterdam from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

What are my travel options from Rotterdam to Barcelona?

There are 2 ways to travel between Rotterdam and Barcelona including taking a flight or coach.

What is the cheapest way from Rotterdam to Barcelona?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Rotterdam to Barcelona, which costs on average £41.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Barcelona:

A coach is generally £28 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £68 from Rotterdam to Barcelona.

What is the fastest way from Rotterdam to Barcelona?

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

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 20 h 45 min.

How many miles from Rotterdam to Barcelona would I travel?

The distance between Rotterdam and Barcelona is around 734 miles (1184 km).

Where do I depart from Rotterdam? Where do I arrive in Barcelona?

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

  • Most travellers who purchase a plane ticket from Rotterdam to Barcelona depart from Rotterdam The Hague Airport to Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Most travellers catch their coach from Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station) and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
Which travel companies can take me from Rotterdam to Barcelona?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Rotterdam to Barcelona:

  • You can take a flight from Rotterdam to Barcelona with Transavia Airlines. Cheap tickets can be found for £68 with Transavia Airlines from Rotterdam to Barcelona.
  • You can take a coach from Rotterdam to Barcelona with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £41 with Flixbus from Rotterdam to Barcelona.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Rotterdam to Barcelona?
Looking to extend your trip from Rotterdam to Barcelona? Many Omio customers who go from Rotterdam 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.
How far in advance should I book my Rotterdam to Barcelona ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £68 one way.
  • Coach tickets are costing £41 one way on average.

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

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