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There are 6 ways to get from Almería to Barcelona by plane, train, bus, night bus, rideshare or car

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Fly  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Almeria (LEI) to Barcelona (BCN) LEI - BCN

$69 - $320

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Almería to Barcelone 491.3 miles

$45 - $55

4 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Almeria to Madrid-Atocha Cercanías Tlg
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...

$140 - $189

Bus  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Almeria to Valencia
  2. Take the bus from Valencia to Barcelona

$64 - $97

Night bus, train  •  12 h 22 min

  1. Take the night bus from Almeria to Lorca
  2. Take the train from Lorca-Sutullena to Barcelona Sants Tlg

$97 - $128

Drive  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Almería to Barcelona 492.4 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Almería to Barcelona is to rideshare which costs 40€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Almería to Barcelona is to fly which costs 60€ - 280€ and takes 2 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Almería to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Almeria and arriving at Barcelona via Valencia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Almería to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Almeria and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 45 min.

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The distance between Almería and Barcelona is 644 km. The road distance is 787.8 km.

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The best way to get from Almería to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 9 h 45 min and costs 120€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to get from Almería to Barcelona, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Almería to Barcelona is to fly which takes 2 h 21 min and costs 60€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120€ - 170€ and takes 9 h 45 min, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 11 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Almería to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 402.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 21 min

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

Vueling Airlines and Iberia fly from Almería to Barcelona every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Almería to Barcelona via Madrid-Atocha Cercanías and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha in around 9 h 45 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Almeria to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Almeria to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Almeria to Barcelona via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Almeria to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Almeria to Madrid-Atocha Cercanías
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Train from Lorca-Sutullena to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $95
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 Almeria to Valencia
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Night bus from Almeria to Lorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Almería to Barcelone
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Book at
blablacar.es

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The quickest flight from Almeria Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Almería to Barcelona is 788 km. It takes approximately 7 h 42 min to drive from Almería to Barcelona.

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Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Almeria Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Book your Almería to Barcelona bus tickets online with Busbud and Busbud.

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There are 3443+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Almería and Barcelona. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Almería to Almeria Airport is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs 15€ - 19€.

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