There are 6 ways to get from Ávila to Barcelona by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Avila to Madrid-Chamartin Ir
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...

$91 - $139

Cheapest option

Train to Valladolid, fly  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Avila to Valladolid Campo Grande
  2. Fly from Valladolid (VLL) to Barcelona (BCN) VLL - BCN

$49 - $161

4 alternative options

Bus ALSA  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Ávila to Madrid - Estacion Sur
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Barcelona

$61 - $100

Bus Ruse Bus  •  13 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Ávila to Segovia La Sepulvedana
  2. Take the bus from Segovia to Barcelona 0800

Drive  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Ávila to Barcelona 451.8 miles

$85 - $130

Train to Madrid, fly  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Avila to Madrid-Chamartin
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Barcelona (BCN) MAD - BCN

$52 - $186

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The cheapest way to get from Ávila to Barcelona is to bus which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 10 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ávila to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs 40€ - 160€ and takes 5 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ávila to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Ávila and arriving at Barcelona via Dr. Esquerdo - Cavanilles, Parque Eva Duarte and Madrid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ávila to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Avila and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Madrid Chamartín and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 26 min.

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The distance between Ávila and Barcelona is 582 km. The road distance is 722.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ávila to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 5 h 26 min and costs 75€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to get from Ávila to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Ávila to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Ávila station.

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Ávila to Barcelona train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Avila station.

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The best way to get from Ávila to Barcelona is to train which takes 5 h 26 min and costs 75€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 10 h 47 min.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Ávila to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Map of how to get from Ávila to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 363.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 26 min

What companies run services between Ávila, Spain and Barcelona, Spain?

You can take a train from Ávila to Barcelona via Madrid-Chamartin, Madrid Chamartín, Madrid Atocha, and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha in around 5 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ávila to Barcelona via Madrid - Estacion Sur, Dr. Esquerdo - Cavanilles, Manuel Becerra, Parque Eva Duarte, Intercambiador de Avenida de America, and Madrid in around 10 h 47 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Valladolid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $180
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Valladolid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $180
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Valladolid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $130
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Avila to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
renfe.com
Train from Avila to Valladolid Campo Grande
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Ávila to Madrid - Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Segovia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org

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