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Duration 7h 8m
Distance 606.6 km
Average price 47€
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The average train between Basque Country and Barcelona takes 7h 8m and the fastest train takes 7h 2m. The train runs, on average, 3 times per week from Basque Country to Barcelona. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Bilbao-Abando
  2. Barcelona
7h 59m
42€ - 52€

Basque Country to Barcelona train times

Trains run three times a week between Basauri and Barcelona. The service departs Basauri at 06:17 in the morning, which arrives into Barcelona at 13:20. All services require a transfer at Abando and take an average of 7h 8m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Basque Country to Barcelona? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct train from Basque Country to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Ariz and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Bilbao-Abando. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 59m.

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The distance between Basque Country and Barcelona is 428 km. The road distance is 606.6 km.

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Basque Country to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Bilbao-Abando station.

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Basque Country to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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What companies run services between Basque Country and Barcelona?

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Bilbao-Abando to Barcelona-Sants 3 times a week. Tickets cost 40€ - 50€ and the journey takes 6h 50m.
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 50€

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bilbao-Abando to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Renfe Viajeros

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