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There are 8 ways to get from Albacete to Barcelona by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the train from Albacete to Barcelona Sants Tlg

$60 - $80

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the rideshare from Albacete to Barcelone 333.9 miles

$35

6 alternative options

Bus ALSA  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Albacete to Barcelona

$35 - $60

Bus Rede Expressos  •  9h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Albacete to Requena
  2. Take the bus from Requena to Valencia
  3. Take the bus from Valencia to Barcelona Sants Station

$36 - $59

Drive  •  5h 19m

  1. Drive from Albacete to Barcelona 334.9 miles

$60 - $95

Train to Alicante, fly  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the train from Albacete to Alacant-Terminal
  2. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Barcelona (BCN) ALC - BCN

$75 - $238

Train to Valencia, fly  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the train from Albacete to Valencia Estacio del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Barcelona (BCN) VLC - BCN

$54 - $187

Train to Madrid, fly  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the train from Albacete to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Barcelona (BCN) MAD - BCN

$85 - $224

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Albacete to Barcelona is to rideshare which costs 30€ and takes 6h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Albacete to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs 65€ - 210€ and takes 4h 29m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Albacete and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Albacete and arriving at Barcelona Sants. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 40m.

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The distance between Albacete and Barcelona is 433 km. The road distance is 535.8 km.

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The best way to get from Albacete to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 5h 40m and costs 55€ - 70€.

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The train from Albacete to Barcelona Sants takes 5h 40m including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Albacete to Barcelona is to train which takes 5h 40m and costs 55€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 7h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Albacete to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 270.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 40m

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

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Albacete to Barcelona once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $80 and the journey takes 5h 40m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Albacete to Barcelona once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 7h 45m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Evelop
Website
evelop.com
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $310
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 Albacete to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Train from Albacete to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Albacete to Alacant-Terminal
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Train from Albacete to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
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 Albacete to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
alsa.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Albacete to Requena
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
monbus.es
Bus from Requena to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Schedules at
monbus.es
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Valencia to Barcelona Sants Station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Albacete to Barcelone
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Book at
blablacar.es

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The quickest flight from Alicante Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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

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Albacete to Barcelona train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albacete to Barcelona is 536 km. It takes approximately 5h 19m to drive from Albacete to Barcelona.

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Evelop, Air Europa and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Alicante Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Book your Albacete to Barcelona bus tickets online with ALSA.

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There are 3665+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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

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