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Bucharest - Barcelona Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Bucharest to Barcelona. Traveling by bus from Bucharest to Barcelona usually takes around 48 hours and 45 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 47 hours and 35 minutes.

Distance1225 mi (1971 km)
Shortest duration47h 35m
Cheapest price$184.75
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines1

Price trends for buses from Bucharest to Barcelona

Monthly average prices

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What bus companies travel from Bucharest to Barcelona?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Bucharest to Barcelona. FlixBus is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus22d 0h 45m$218.86
  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    Book FlixBus from Bucharest to Barcelona from $185. There are 2 FlixBus schedules from Bucharest to Barcelona and you can expect on average to pay for a FlixBus ticket to Barcelona. In Bucharest, FlixBus departs to Barcelona from Bucuresti Militari Bus Station and no other station. In Barcelona, FlixBus arrives at Carrer d'Ali Bei 80 and 1 other station.

    An average trip on FlixBus from Bucharest to Barcelona takes 48 hours and 45 minutes , while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Barcelona in 47 hours and 35 minutes .

    On weekends, FlixBus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Barcelona.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Bucharest to Barcelona 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 48 hours and 45 minutes to cover the 1971 kilometers from Bucharest to Barcelona. However, the fastest bus only takes 47 hours and 35 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?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Barcelona. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Bucharest?

The first bus leaves at 3:00am and the last bus leaves at 3:00am. To see the times for all buses from Bucharest to Barcelona, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Bucharest to Barcelona. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.

City Information

Bucharest

Considered one of Europe’s best-kept secrets, Bucharest boasts a unique look that effortlessly blends elements from the East and the West. To marvel at the city’s unique architecture, head over to the Palace of Parliament, which was built during the communist rule of the country. Blending iconic communist architectural elements with modernist Neoclassicism, the building is a living witness to the country’s controversial era. There are walking tours for interested visitors, and the building also houses Romania’s National Museum of Contemporary Art. For those interested in history or cultural lessons, the National Museum of the Romanian Peasant, with its impressive collection of pottery, certainly is a good choice. For those who simply wish to enjoy a walk among nature, Carol Park is relatively close to the city center, and it rarely gets crowded.

Like most big European cities, the food scene at Bucharest is vibrant and extremely diverse. For those who enjoy authentically Romanian dishes, Casa Doina is a great choice. If you wish to enjoy something more exotic, Divan could be a great choice.

The main bus station in Bucharest is called Bucuresti Militari Bus Station. It is located on the outskirts of the city and it serves as the local hub for FlixBus. Bucharest’s main railway station is the Gara de Nord, which provides access to other European cities as well. The main airport is the Henri Coandă International Airport, located 10.3 miles north of the city center.

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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Bucharest?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in Bucharest.

All bus stations in Bucharest:

  • Bucuresti Militari Bus Station

Where does the bus arrive in Barcelona?

Carrer d'Ali Bei 80  - ESBRADEFLX-0

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Arrival stations

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Barcelona.

Bus stations in Barcelona:

  • Carrer d'Ali Bei 80

  • Sants

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