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Departure Sun, 24 11 2019 Return Wed, 27 11 2019
AMS Amsterdam
BCN Barcelona
return from £103
Departure Mon, 2 12 2019 Return Sat, 7 12 2019
AMS Amsterdam
BCN Barcelona
return from £46
Departure Thu, 21 11 2019 Return Sun, 24 11 2019
EIN Eindhoven
GRO Girona
return from £25
Departure Sun, 10 11 2019 Return Sat, 16 11 2019
RTM Rotterdam
BCN Barcelona
return from £95
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.15 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.88 GBP
Last checked on 12 November 2019
Train
Local, one-way ticket
38%

Trains in Barcelona are 38% cheaper than in Rotterdam.

Rotterdam
£3.02
Barcelona
£1.86
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
10%

A meal in Barcelona is 10% cheaper than a meal in Rotterdam.

Rotterdam
£10.58
Barcelona
£9.5
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
17%

A taxi fare in Barcelona is 17% cheaper than in Rotterdam.

Rotterdam
£2.59
Barcelona
£2.16
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
32%

Coffee in Barcelona is 32% cheaper than in Rotterdam.

Rotterdam
£2.29
Barcelona
£1.55
( Rotterdam airports
  • ? Schiphol (AMS)
    How far from city centre: 34 miles
  • ? Welschap (EIN)
    How far from city centre: 51 miles
  • ? Niederrhein (Weeze) (NRN)
    How far from city centre: 75 miles
  • ? Rotterdam (RTM)
    How far from city centre: 10 miles
) Barcelona airports
  • ? El Prat (BCN)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ? Costa Brava (GRO)
    How far from city centre: 51 miles
  • ? Reus (REU)
    How far from city centre: 57 miles
L Distance: 737 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Rotterdam to Barcelona

How long is the flight from Rotterdam to Barcelona?

A direct flight from Rotterdam to Barcelona takes about two hours to cover the 737-mile flight path. The duration of a flight between Rotterdam and Barcelona with connections usually takes about five hours, depending on the layover destination.

What are the most common stopovers?

Most flights from Rotterdam to Barcelona are direct, but those with layovers may include Brussels Airport (BRU), Heathrow Airport (LHR), and London City Airport (LCY).

What documentation do I need to fly to Barcelona from Rotterdam?

Dutch citizens holding valid passports don't need a visa to enter Barcelona. You're allowed to stay up to 90 days in Spain without a visa for visitor purposes. This is also true for nationals of other EU and EEA member countries.

What are the most important things to pack in my suitcase when travelling to Barcelona?

In addition to essential travel documents, the items you need to carry for Barcelona trips include sunscreen, swimsuit, and sunglasses for summer trips, and light sweaters and jackets for the mild winters.

Which airlines fly from Rotterdam to Barcelona

Several major airlines offer flight services to Barcelona from Rotterdam. These include:

  • British Airways, the UK's largest air carrier.
  • Transavia Airlines, a Dutch low-cost airline.
  • Ryanair, an Irish low-cost air operator.
  • Vueling, a Spanish low-cost airline.
  • Brussels Airlines, Belgium's largest airline.
  • KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, the largest air operator in the Netherlands.

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When are the best times to fly from Rotterdam to Barcelona

  • March is a great time for city breaks in Barcelona, as it's the beginning of spring. You can expect pleasant weather and long sunny days, with average highs around 16°C. Spring also leads into some of the popular local festivals like the Barcelona Beer Festival, Guitar BCN festival, and L'ou com balla.
  • June marks the start of summer, and one of the busiest times to visit Barcelona. The climate is hot and humid, with maximum temperatures around 28°C. The water is perfect for swimming and other beach activities. During this period, you can also enjoy events like the Sónar music festival, Sant Joan festival, and the Grec Festival.
  • September is an excellent time to explore Barcelona. The weather is balmy and breezy with a comfortable drop in temperature. The average high temperature doesn’t exceed 26°C, so this season is ideal to explore the city on foot.
  • November through March is considered the cheapest time to go to Barcelona. You'll experience pleasantly cool weather, with the average highs around 11°C. In addition to the festive atmosphere around Christmastime and minimal crowds, you can also enjoy fantastic deals on flight and hotel bookings during these months.

Airports in Rotterdam

Rotterdam has one major airport serving Barcelona: Rotterdam The Hague Airport (RTM).

Useful information about Rotterdam The Hague Airport

Located about 4 miles north-west of Rotterdam's city centre, Rotterdam The Hague Airport is one of the Netherlands's largest airports.

How to get to the airport:

  • By bus— bus line 33 from Meijersplein metro station; journey varies between 20 to 25 minutes.
  • By taxi — travel time around 25 minutes.

Services: open 24/7; free Wi-Fi, medical assistance, child care, ATMs, currency exchange, conference facilities, duty-free shops, cafés, and restaurants.

Airports in Barcelona

Barcelona has one major airport serving Rotterdam: Barcelona–El Prat Airport (BCN).

Useful information about Barcelona–El Prat Airport

Located about 8 miles south-west of the city centre, Barcelona–El Prat Airport is one of Spain's busiest airports.

How to get from the airport to Barcelona:

  • By train - RENFE R2 line, runs every 30 minutes; journey takes about 25 minutes.
  • By taxi - travel time varies between 25 to 30 minutes.
  • By bus - Aerobus or TMB bus route 46; about 40 minutes.

Services: open 24/7; free Wi-Fi, baby care, ATMs, banks, business lounges, duty-free shops, several cafés, and restaurants.

What to do and visit in Barcelona

  • Check out some of the architectural masterpieces by the famed architect Antoni Gaudí, including the Sagrada Familia church, Casa Batlló, and Casa Milà.
  • Take a leisurely stroll along the La Rambla pedestrian mall to explore the Liceu opera house, Columbus Monument, and La Boquería, a bustling marketplace.
  • Immerse yourself in the city's rich artistic and cultural heritage at the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art and the Picasso Museum.
  • Visit the striking Casa de les Punxes and admire its spectacular Catalan modernist exterior.
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