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

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Train  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Albacete to Barcelona Sants Tlg

$60 - $80

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Rideshare  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Albacete to Barcelone 333.9 miles

$36

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Bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Albacete to Barcelona

$35 - $60

Drive  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Albacete to Barcelona 334.9 miles

$60 - $95

Train to Valencia, fly  •  4 h 49 min

  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 Alicante, fly  •  4 h 34 min

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

$76 - $239

Train to Madrid, fly  •  5 h 27 min

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

$86 - $227

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

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The quickest way to get from Albacete to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs 60€ - 210€ and takes 4 h 34 min.

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

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

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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 5 h 40 min and costs 55€ - 70€.

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The train from Albacete to Barcelona Sants takes 5 h 40 min 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 5 h 40 min and costs 55€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 7 h 45 min.

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

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 5 h 40 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Albacete to Barcelona once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 7 h 45 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Albacete to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Train from Albacete to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Albacete to Alacant-Terminal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Train from Albacete to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
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
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Albacete to Barcelone
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Book at
blablacar.es

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The quickest flight from Valencia Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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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 5 h 19 min to drive from Albacete to Barcelona.

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Iberia, Vueling Airlines and Air Europa offer flights from Valencia Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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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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