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Journey Information

There are 7 intercity buses per day from Barcelona to Brussels. Traveling by bus from Barcelona to Brussels usually takes around 20 hours and 54 minutes, but the fastest BlaBlaCar Bus bus can make the trip in 18 hours and 55 minutes.

Distance662 mi (1066 km)
Shortest duration18h 55m
Cheapest price$52.05
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Barcelona to Brussels?

$72.68 is the average price of a bus ticket from Barcelona to Brussels. Any tickets cheaper than $72.68 can be considered a great deal. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in March. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just C$83 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Barcelona to Brussels in August, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to C$132 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Barcelona to Brussels?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Barcelona to Brussels that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 5 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
BlaBlaCar Bus219h 15m$119.15
FlixBus521h 40m$108.12
  • BlaBlaCar Bus

    BlaBlaCar Bus

    Book BlaBlaCar Bus from Barcelona to Brussels from $54. There are 2 BlaBlaCar Bus schedules from Barcelona to Brussels and you can expect on average to pay for a BlaBlaCar Bus ticket to Brussels. In Barcelona, BlaBlaCar Bus departs to Brussels from Carrer d'Ali Bei 80 and no other station. In Brussels, BlaBlaCar Bus arrives at Gare du Midi and no other station.

    An average trip on BlaBlaCar Bus from Barcelona to Brussels takes 19 hours and 15 minutes , while the fastest available BlaBlaCar Bus trip will get you to Brussels in 18 hours and 55 minutes .

    On weekends, BlaBlaCar Bus offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Brussels.

  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 5 trips from Barcelona to Brussels, and usually makes the trip in about 21 hours and 40 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Barcelona to Brussels during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 20 hours and 54 minutes to cover the 1066 kilometers from Barcelona to Brussels. However, the fastest bus only takes 18 hours and 55 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

"Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Barcelona to Brussels for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go."

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Barcelona?

The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Barcelona to Brussels, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 7 scheduled buses that travel from Barcelona to Brussels every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

City Information

Barcelona

Featuring a mix of bizarre modern vibes and quaint buildings, Barcelona is a great destination for tourists seeking fun and cultural activities alike. Barcelona takes great pride in its unique architecture, and the most prominent example of its uniqueness is the La Sagrada Família, one of the most iconic buildings in the city. Boasting a unique Gothique-esque architectural style, the cathedral will leave you in awe. The most interesting part is that the church is actually still in construction, and is expected to be finished by 2026. If you want to stroll around the streets of Barcelona, the Barri Gòtic, the oldest part of the city, will be a perfect choice. Here visitors will find old buildings with Medieval or Roman architecture. If you are looking to enjoy Barcelona’s nightlife, head over to Las Ramblas, the most fun area around.

For the best Catalonian dishes, don’t hesitate to head over to Babula Bar 1937, which offers top-tier local cuisine. Barcelona is also rather famous for its seafood, so don’t hesitate to give that a try at one of the many restaurants the city has to offer.

For buses, Estació del Nord serves as the central hub of intercity services. The Barcelona Sants is the city’s main train station, offering access to many cities in Europe. Commercial air services are provided by the Barcelona-El Prat Airport, which is located 11 miles from the city center.

Brussels

The center of European activities, Brussels is a cosmopolitan hub that features many cultural elements, making it one of the top destinations for international travelers. Sitting at the heart of Brussels is the famous Grand-Place, a world heritage site that boasts many nearby Gothic and Baroque architectural marvels. During the holiday season, the square hosts the Winter Wonders light show, as well as a giant Christmas tree. If you enjoy museums, don’t miss out on the Musical Instruments Museum, which is housed in an Art Nouveau building. Featuring as many as 1,200 instruments from around the world, the museum is every music fan’s dream. If you want to go on a shopping spree while in Brussels, head for the Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, which is housed in a stunning Renaissance-style arcade.

Brussels is the home to many Michelin-starred restaurants, and its food scene is among the top-rated in the country. For those wishing to enjoy a contemporary twist on Belgian classics, head towards La Quincaillerie. If seafood is your go-to, Noordzee Mer du Nord will definitely satisfy your palate.

Brussels’ three main rail stations are Brussels-South, Brussels-Central, and Brussels-North, all of which are the busiest in the country. Gare du Midi, located in the Brussels-South station, is the main hub for bus travel in and out of Brussels. The city is served by several airports, the most prominent of which is the Brussels-National Airport, located 10 miles east of the city.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Barcelona?

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Departure stations

Originally a train station, Barcelona Nord is now a bus station located at Carrer d'Ali Bei 80. The station was built in 1862 for rail service to Barcelona but was partially converted into a bus station and a sports hall in recent years. The station is conveniently located within a short distance of famous landmarks such as the Plaça de Catalunya. Intercity buses like FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus stop at the station and offer service to other cities like Madrid, San Sebastian, and Marseille. You will find the usual amenities at the station, such as public restrooms, ATMs, shops, and restaurants. The station also features large waiting areas with seats. You can also access the nearby Arc de Triomf Metro station to travel throughout the rest of Barcelona.

All bus stations in Barcelona:

  • Carrer d'Ali Bei 80

Where does the bus arrive in Brussels?

Arrival stations

Also known as Brussels-South railway station, the Gare du Midi is the primary train station serving Brussels. The station is technically located in Saint-Gilles, a city south of Brussels, but the Gare du Midi metro stop connects travelers to all of Brussels' sights and attractions. Many high-speed train services, including international train lines, run through the Gare du Midi. Brussels is connected to the famous Eurostar line through this station, along with Thalys and Deutsche Bahn lines. The large indoor station includes many retail shops, restaurants, and services like information desks and restrooms.

Bus stations in Brussels:

  • Gare du Midi

  • Avenue Fonsny

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