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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Munich to Barcelona. Traveling by bus from Munich to Barcelona usually takes around 24 hours and 38 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 21 hours and 40 minutes.

Distance655 mi (1055 km)
Shortest duration21h 40m
Cheapest price$52.50
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Munich to Barcelona?

$82.50 is the average price of a bus ticket from Munich to Barcelona. While it’s on the pricier side for a bus ticket, taking the bus is still a cheaper alternative to flying. 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 February. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $90 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Munich to Barcelona in May, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $135 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 Munich to Barcelona?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Munich to Barcelona that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 3 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
BlaBlaCar Bus11d 3h 58m$100.29
FlixBus323h 18m$99.18
  • BlaBlaCar Bus

    BlaBlaCar Bus

    Book BlaBlaCar Bus from Munich to Barcelona from $53. Typically there is one BlaBlaCar Bus schedule per day from Munich to Barcelona and you can expect on average to pay for a BlaBlaCar Bus ticket to Barcelona. In Munich, BlaBlaCar Bus departs to Barcelona from Hackerbrücke . In Barcelona, BlaBlaCar Bus arrives at Carrer d'Ali Bei 80 .

    An average trip on BlaBlaCar Bus from Munich to Barcelona takes 27 hours and 58 minutes , while the fastest available BlaBlaCar Bus trip will get you to Barcelona in 21 hours and 40 minutes .

    On weekends, BlaBlaCar Bus offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Barcelona.

  • 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 3 trips from Munich to Barcelona, and usually makes the trip in about 23 hours and 18 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 Munich 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 from Munich to Barcelona?

The bus takes an average of 24 hours and 38 minutes to cover the 655 miles from Munich to Barcelona. However, the fastest bus only takes 21 hours and 40 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 Munich to Barcelona 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 Munich?

The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Munich to Barcelona, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Barcelona are there per day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Munich to Barcelona every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

City Information

Munich

Boasting a quaint beauty that has withstood the test of time, Munich is a vibrant city where the old meets the new. One of the most noticeable events in the city is Oktoberfest. The festival is the largest beer festival in the world, and it is here that you can enjoy a huge variety of beers, as well as local specialties and themed entertainment. For those who want to learn more about the city’s architectural history, consider visiting the Church of Our Lady, which features two unique dome-topped towers, forming an eye-catching part of Munich’s skyline. If you simply wish to enjoy a stroll around town, the English Garden, with its signature Chinesischen Turm, will offer the reprieve you need.

Among the local favorites in the city are Spatenhaus and Haxnbauer, both of which serve authentic hearty Munich dishes. For a more affordable dinner, you could check out the beer gardens such as Seehaus Biergarten or Augustinerkeller.

München Hauptbahnhof, located at the center of Munich, is the principal train station in the city serving all Deutsche Bahn trains that pass through town. Munich’s Central Bus Station is located in the heart of the city, making it easy to catch a bus by FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Sindbad. The main airport is the Franz Josef Strauss International Airport, which lies 19 miles northeast 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 Munich?

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Main departure station: Central Bus Station

Munich's Central Bus Station (or ZOB) is very close to the city's train station and within a short walk of Old Town. As the center of Munich's intercity bus travel services, this station welcomes bus lines like FlixBus and RegioJet. The station is expansive, with multiple stories of offices that overlook the train tracks outside. Passengers will find many fast-food options, as well as convenience stores, ATMs, and public restrooms inside the station.

All bus stations in Munich:

  • Central Bus Station

  • Hackerbrücke

  • Fröttmaning

Where does the bus arrive in Barcelona?

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Main arrival station: Carrer d'Ali Bei 80

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

  • Barcelona Airport - El Prat T2

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