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Frankfurt to Barcelona drive

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 Côtes du Rhône
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Frankfurt to Barcelona road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Frankfurt to Barcelona. If you're planning a road trip to Barcelona, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

9:00 am  start in Frankfurt
drive for about 2.5 hours

11:21 am  Strasbourg
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:21 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

1:54 pm  Basel
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:54 pm
drive for about 2 hours

4:47 pm  Besancon
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:47 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

8:02 pm  Côtes du Rhône
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 8 hours

 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Côtes du Rhône
drive for about 2.5 hours

12:40 pm  Avignon
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:40 pm
drive for about 3.5 hours

5:07 pm  Girona
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:07 pm
drive for about 1 hour

7:15 pm  arrive in Barcelona
eat at Ciudad Condal
stay at W Barcelona

day 2 driving ≈ 7.5 hours

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Frankfurt to Barcelona questions

profile  Sohail asked:
Cheap Hotel  (0 answers)

Where should I stop along the way?

Strasbourg  (31 answers)
    questions about Strasbourg:
        Classic, romantic hotel in Strasbourg, France?
        What to do in Strasbourg?

Basel  (24 answers)
    questions about Basel:
        best places in basel for one weekend?
        Best free things to do in Basel?
        AMA Waterways River Port Location


Côtes du Rhône

Avignon  (32 answers)
    questions about Avignon:
        Ways to spend a few days around Avignon

Girona  (28 answers)
    Girona  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Girona:
        El Celler de Can Roca
    questions about Girona:
        Best places and art shops in Girona?
        Places to eat in Girona

Where's the best place to stay in Barcelona?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Barcelona.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out W Barcelona, which was mentioned 10 times on Trippy.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

Hostal BCN Ramblas  (5 mentions)
Hospital de Sant Pau  (4 mentions)
Barceló Raval  (4 mentions)
Market Hotel  (3 mentions)

Want to research more popular hotels in Barcelona? Click the blue button below.

Where's the best place to eat in Barcelona?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Ciudad Condal, which was mentioned 18 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

El Quim de la Boqueria  (13 mentions)
Cervecería Catalana  (12 mentions)
Tickets  (10 mentions)
Pinotxo  (7 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Barcelona? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Barcelona?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Parc Güell  (72 mentions)
La Rambla  (65 mentions)
La Boqueria  (43 mentions)
La Pedrera  (43 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Barcelona. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Daan from Netherlands asked:
Best tapas in Barcelona?  (20 answers)

profile  Stef from asked:
What are the top 5 sights I can't miss in Barcelona?  (19 answers)

profile  Simonettoni from Athens asked:
Trip for 3 days in Barca  (17 answers)

profile  Alex from asked:
Some general questions and insights on Barcelona  (13 answers)

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What's the best neighborhood in Barcelona for a first time visitor?  (12 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Barcelona.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Barcelona to Frankfurt drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Frankfurt to Barcelona. Or get a full Frankfurt to Barcelona flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend.

And if you know Frankfurt well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Frankfurt!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 830 miles
driving time of 12 hours, 21 minutes
Barcelona is the same time as Frankfurt
74 Frankfurt travel answers
31 Strasbourg travel answers
24 Basel travel answers
1 Besancon travel answer
32 Avignon travel answers
28 Girona travel answers
426 Barcelona travel answers


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