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There are 10 ways to get from Barcelona to Algeciras by train, bus, ferry, car ferry, 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  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Antequera-Santa Ana Ave
  2. Take the train from Antequera-Santa Ana to Algeciras Ir / ...

$138 - $193

Cheapest option

Fly to Jerez, bus  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Jerez (XRY) BCN - XRY
  2. Take the bus from Jerez de la Frontera to Algeciras

$43 - $268

8 alternative options

Bus  •  19 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Algeciras

$65 - $100

Ferry, car ferry  •  29 h 18 min

  1. Take the ferry from Barcelona to Tangier Med
  2. Take the car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa

$140 - $278

Drive  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Algeciras 689.3 miles

$130 - $190

Fly to Malaga, bus  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Malaga (AGP) BCN - AGP
  2. Take the bus from Malaga Airport to Algeciras

$52 - $234

Fly to Tangier, car ferry  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Tangier (TNG) BCN - TNG
  2. Take the car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa

$107 - $333

Fly to Sevilla, train, bus  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Sevilla (SVQ) BCN - SVQ
  2. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Jerez de la Frontera
  3. Take the bus from Jerez de la Frontera to Algeciras

$59 - $244

Fly to Algeciras  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Algeciras (AEI) BCN - AEI

$52 - $287

Fly to Granada, bus  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Granada (GRX) BCN - GRX
  2. Take the bus from Granada to Algeciras

$71 - $246

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Algeciras is to bus which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 19 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Algeciras is to fly and bus which costs 45€ - 210€ and takes 5 h 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona and arriving at Algeciras. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 19 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Algeciras. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Algeciras via Antequera-Santa Ana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 9 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Algeciras is 881 km. The road distance is 1102.9 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Algeciras without a car is to train which takes 9 h 9 min and costs 120€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 9 min to get from Barcelona to Algeciras, including transfers.

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

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Barcelona to Algeciras train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Algeciras is to train which takes 9 h 9 min and costs 120€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 19 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs 45€ - 250€ and takes 5 h 54 min.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Algeciras.
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  • Distance: 550.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 9 min

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

You can take a train from Barcelona to Algeciras via Antequera-Santa Ana in around 9 h 9 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Barcelona to Algeciras 3 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 19 h 15 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Tangier via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Granada
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Barcelona to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Barcelona to Granada via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Granada
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Barcelona to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Tangier via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Barcelona to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
HELITY Copter Airlines
Website
helity.es
Flights from Barcelona to Algeciras via Malaga, Ceuta
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
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 Antequera-Santa Ana to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Jerez de la Frontera
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $23
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 Barcelona to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
19 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
alsa.com
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Malaga Airport to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Schedules at
portillo.avanzabus.com
Bus from Granada to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
portillo.avanzabus.com
Autocares Valenzuela
Phone
+34 (0) 956702609
Email
informacion.cadiz@grupovalenzuela.com
Website
grupovalenzuela.com
Bus from Jerez de la Frontera to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Schedules at
grupovalenzuela.com
Ferry operators
FRS Ferries
Phone
+34 956 68 18 30
Email
info@frs.es
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Schedules at
frs.es
Passenger
$42 - $45
Standard Car
$110 - $125
Inter Shipping
Phone
+34 956 68 47 29
Email
info@intershipping.es
Website
intershipping.es
Car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
intershipping.es

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Malaga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Algeciras is 1103 km. It takes approximately 10 h 56 min to drive from Barcelona to Algeciras.

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

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There are 449+ hotels available in Algeciras. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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