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There are 5 ways to get from Barcelona to Alcanar by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Benicarlo Tlg / ...

$26 - $39

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to L'Aldea Poble

$18 - $28

3 alternative options

Bus via Tarragona  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Tarragona
  2. Take the bus from Tarragona to Alcanar

$20 - $35

Train via L'Aldea-Amposta-Tor.  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to L'Aldea-Amposta-Tor. R / ...

$22 - $34

Drive  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Alcanar 127.4 miles

$24 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Alcanar is to bus which costs 15€ - 25€ and takes 3 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Alcanar is to drive which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 2 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Alcanar. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Alcanar via L'Aldea Poble. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 32 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Alcanar is 170 km. The road distance is 203.8 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Alcanar without a car is to train which takes 3 h 24 min and costs 22€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Barcelona to Alcanar, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Alcanar bus services, operated by HIFE S.A., depart from Barcelona station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Alcanar is to train which takes 3 h 24 min and costs 22€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 25€ and takes 3 h 32 min.

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Barcelona to Alcanar bus services, operated by HIFE S.A., arrive at L'Aldea Poble station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Alcanar is 204 km. It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to drive from Barcelona to Alcanar.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Alcanar.
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  • Distance: 106.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 24 min

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

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Barcelona to Alcanar every 2 hours. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 3 min. Alternatively, HIFE S.A. operates a bus from Barcelona to Alcanar every 2 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $23 and the journey takes 2 h 2 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Benicarlo
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to L'Aldea-Amposta-Tor.
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Barcelona to L'Aldea Poble
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Schedules at
hife.es
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Bus from Tarragona to Alcanar
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
hife.es
Book at
movelia.es
Empresa Plana
Phone
+34 (0) 977 553 680
Website
empresaplana.cat
Bus from Barcelona to Tarragona
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
empresaplana.cat

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