There are 7 ways to get from Salamanca to Barcelona by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 33 min

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

$104 - $153

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Train to Valladolid, fly  •  5 h 50 min

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

$47 - $160

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Bus ALSA  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Salamanca to Madrid Auto Res Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Barcelona Sants Station

$59 - $94

Bus MonBus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Salamanca to Barcelona

$55 - $90

Drive  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Salamanca to Barcelona 525.3 miles

$95 - $150

Train to Madrid, fly  •  6 h 12 min

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

$65 - $200

Train, train to Leon, fly  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Salamanca to Valladolid Campo Grande
  2. Take the train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Leon
  3. Fly from Leon (LEN) to Barcelona (BCN) LEN - BCN

$161 - $328

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salamanca and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Salamanca to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Salamanca and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Madrid Chamartín and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 33 min.

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The distance between Salamanca and Barcelona is 657 km. The road distance is 840.5 km.

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The best way to get from Salamanca to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 6 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to get from Salamanca to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Salamanca to Barcelona bus services, operated by MonBus, depart from Salamanca station.

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

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The best way to get from Salamanca to Barcelona is to train which takes 6 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 4 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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Salamanca to Barcelona bus services, operated by MonBus, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Map of how to get from Salamanca to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 410.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 33 min

What companies run services between Salamanca, Castille and León, Spain and Barcelona, Spain?

You can take a train from Salamanca to Barcelona via Madrid-Chamartin, Madrid Chamartín, Madrid Atocha, and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha in around 6 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salamanca to Barcelona via Madrid, Mendez Alvaro, Avenida De America, and Madrid in around 11 h 4 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
Flights from Leon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Leon to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Train from Salamanca to Valladolid Campo Grande
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Leon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Salamanca to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Auto Res Express
$27
Auto Res Normal
$20
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 Madrid to Barcelona Sants Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Salamanca to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Schedules at
monbus.es

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Salamanca to Barcelona is 841 km. It takes approximately 8 h 5 min to drive from Salamanca 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 3377+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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