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There are 6 ways to get from Aix-en-Provence to Barcelona by plane, train, bus, rideshare or car

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Fly  •  2h 9m

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Barcelona (BCN) MRS - BCN

95€ - 243€

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Bus  •  8h

  1. Take the bus from Aix En Provence to Barcelona N708 / ...

25€ - 60€

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Train  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Narbonne Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Narbonne to Barcelona-Sants Ave / ...

71€ - 138€

Bus, train  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Aix En Provence to Figueres
  2. Take the train from Figueras to Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia Re / ...

43€ - 58€

Rideshare  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the rideshare from Aix-en-Provence to Barcelone 487.2 km

32€

Drive  •  4h 40m

  1. Drive from Aix-en-Provence to Barcelona 491.3 km

50€ - 80€

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The cheapest way to get from Aix-en-Provence to Barcelona is to rideshare which costs 32€ and takes 5h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Aix-en-Provence to Barcelona is to fly which costs 95€ - 250€ and takes 2h 9m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Aix En Provence and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8h.

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No, there is no direct train from Aix-en-Provence to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Aix En Provence and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Marseille St Charles and Narbonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 58m.

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The distance between Aix-en-Provence and Barcelona is 359 km. The road distance is 491.3 km.

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The best way to get from Aix-en-Provence to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 7h 58m and costs 70€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 2h 9m to get from Aix-en-Provence to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Aix-en-Provence to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Aix En Provence station.

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Aix-en-Provence to Barcelona train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Marseille St Charles station.

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The best way to get from Aix-en-Provence to Barcelona is to fly which takes 2h 9m and costs 95€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70€ - 140€ and takes 7h 58m, you could also bus, which costs 25€ - 60€ and takes 8h.

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Map of how to get from Aix-en-Provence to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 359.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 9m

What companies run services between Aix-en-Provence, France and Barcelona, Spain?

Vueling Airlines flies from Aix-en-Provence to Barcelona twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Aix-en-Provence to Barcelona via Marseille St Charles and Narbonne in around 7h 58m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Marseille to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
Flights from Marseille to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 65€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 50€
Rail 1st Class
45€ - 65€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Narbonne to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Figueras to Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Aix En Provence to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Aix En Provence to Figueres
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Aix-en-Provence to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Aix En Provence to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Aix-en-Provence to Barcelone
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
32€
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blablacar.co.uk

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

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Aix-en-Provence to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Aix-en-Provence to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aix-en-Provence to Barcelona is 491 km. It takes approximately 4h 40m to drive from Aix-en-Provence to Barcelona.

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Vueling Airlines offers flights from Marseille Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Book your Aix-en-Provence to Barcelona train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Aix-en-Provence to Barcelona bus tickets online with Omio, Busbud and FlixBus.

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There are 6904+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Aix-en-Provence 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 Aix-en-Provence to Marseille Airport is to taxi which takes 28 min and costs 50€ - 65€.

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