There are 2 ways to get from Barcelona to Portbou by train or car

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Train  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona P.Gracia to Port Bou Ir / ...

$20 - $35

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Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Portbou 106.6 miles

$20 - $30

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barcelona P.Gracia and arriving at Port Bou. Services depart every three hours, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 6 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Portbou is 142 km. The road distance is 170.6 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Portbou without a car is to train which takes 2 h 6 min and costs .

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The train from Barcelona P.Gracia to Port Bou takes 2 h 6 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Barcelona to Portbou train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Barcelona P.Gracia station.

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Barcelona to Portbou train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Port Bou station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Portbou is 171 km. It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to drive from Barcelona to Portbou.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Portbou.
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  • Distance: 88.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 6 min

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

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Barcelona to Portbou every 3 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 6 min.

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
902 320 320
Train from Barcelona P.Gracia to Port Bou
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35

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