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

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Train  •  5h 25m

  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

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Train to Valladolid, fly  •  5h 59m

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

$48 - $161

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Train, bus  •  11h 17m

  1. Take the train from Avila to Madrid-Chamartin Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid Chamartín to Alcalá Universidad C2
  3. Take the bus from Alcala De Henares to Barcelona

$54 - $91

Bus  •  11h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Ávila to Madrid Estacion Sur Auto Res
  2. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Barcelona Sants Station

$52 - $72

Drive  •  7h 8m

  1. Drive from Ávila to Barcelona 451.8 miles

$85 - $130

Train to Madrid, fly  •  5h 4m

  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 45€ - 65€ and takes 11h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Ávila to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs 45€ - 170€ and takes 5h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ávila to Barcelona station. However, there are services departing from Ávila and arriving at Barcelona Sants Station via Madrid Estacion Sur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 29m.

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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 5h 25m.

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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 5h 25m and costs 75€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 5h 25m to get from Ávila to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Ávila to Barcelona bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, 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 5h 25m and costs 75€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 11h 29m.

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Map of how to get from Ávila to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 363.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 25m

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 5h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ávila to Barcelona via Madrid Estacion Sur in around 11h 29m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Valladolid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $180
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Valladolid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $180
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Valladolid to Barcelona via Alicante
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Valladolid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
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
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
renfe.com
Train from Avila to Valladolid Campo Grande
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
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 Alcala De Henares to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
alsa.com
Avanza Grupo
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Barcelona Sants Station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt

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

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Ávila to Barcelona bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Barcelona Sants Station.

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Ávila to Barcelona train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ávila to Barcelona is 723 km. It takes approximately 7h 8m to drive from Ávila to Barcelona.

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Air Europa, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 3630+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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