There are 5 ways to get from Barcelona to Ax-les-Thermes by train, bus or car

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Train Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Plaça Catalunya to Puigcerdà R3

$13 - $20

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Bus ALSA  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Ronda Universitat - Barcelona to Llivia

$28 - $43

Bus Andorra Direct Bus  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Andorra la Vella

$52 - $55

Train via Narbonne (Station)  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Narbonne (Station) TGV
  2. Take the train from Narbonne to Toulouse-Matabiau Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Ax-les-Thermes

$81 - $116

Drive  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Ax-les-Thermes 130.8 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Ax-les-Thermes is to train which costs 11€ - 17€ and takes 3 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Ax-les-Thermes is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 3 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona station to Ax-les-Thermes. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants Station and arriving at Ax-les-Thermes via Narbonne and Toulouse-Matabiau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 3 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Ax-les-Thermes is 151 km. The road distance is 209.3 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Ax-les-Thermes without a car is to train which takes 7 h 3 min and costs 65€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Barcelona to Ax-les-Thermes, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Ax-les-Thermes train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Barcelona Sants Station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Ax-les-Thermes is to train which takes 3 h 32 min and costs 11€ - 17€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 40€ and takes 3 h 41 min.

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Barcelona to Ax-les-Thermes train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Ax-les-Thermes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Ax-les-Thermes is 209 km. It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to drive from Barcelona to Ax-les-Thermes.

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  • Distance: 94.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Ax-les-Thermes, France?

Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE) operates a train from Barcelona to Ax-les-Thermes every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 2 h 51 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Barcelona to Ax-les-Thermes once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h.

Train operators
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Plaça Catalunya to Puigcerdà
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
renfe.com
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 Barcelona Sants Station to Narbonne (Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Narbonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Ax-les-Thermes
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Narbonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$55 - $65
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 Ronda Universitat - Barcelona to Llivia
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Andorra Direct Bus
Phone
902 109 276
Website
andorradirectbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Andorra la Vella
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
andorradirectbus.es

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