There are 7 ways to get from Barcelona to Cádiz by train, bus, car, plane or car ferry

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Train  •  8h 2m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Sevilla-Santa Justa Ave
  2. Take the train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Cadiz Alv / ...

124€ - 205€

Cheapest option

Fly to Sevilla, train  •  6h 7m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Sevilla (SVQ) BCN - SVQ
  2. Take the train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Cadiz

41€ - 167€

5 alternative options

Bus via Seville  •  17h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Seville
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Cádiz Irun

84€ - 122€

Bus  •  21h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord to Tarifa 232
  2. Take the bus from Tarifa to Cádiz Algeciras

55€ - 76€

Drive  •  10h 49m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Cádiz 1108.4 km

110€ - 170€

Fly to Jerez, train  •  5h 9m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Jerez (XRY) BCN - XRY
  2. Take the train from Aeropuerto De Jerez to Cádiz

Fly to Tangier, car ferry, bus  •  7h

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

86€ - 311€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Cádiz is to bus which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 21h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Cádiz is to fly and train which costs 40€ - 170€ and takes 6h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Cádiz. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Cádiz via Seville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Cádiz. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Cadiz via Sevilla-Santa Justa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 2m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Cádiz is 909 km. The road distance is 1108.4 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Cádiz without a car is to train which takes 8h 2m and costs 120€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 8h 2m to get from Barcelona to Cádiz, including transfers.

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

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Barcelona to Cádiz train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Cádiz is to train which takes 8h 2m and costs 120€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus via Seville, which costs 80€ - 130€ and takes 17h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Cádiz.
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  • Distance: 908.8 km
  • Duration: 8h 2m

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

You can take a train from Barcelona to Cádiz via Sevilla-Santa Justa in around 8h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Cádiz via Seville in around 17h 30m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 310€
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 310€
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
Flights from Barcelona to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
25€ - 330€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 310€
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
25€ - 130€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Tangier
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
28€ - 190€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Sevilla-Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110€ - 190€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
110€ - 140€
Promo+
115€ - 125€
Flexible
150€ - 190€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Cadiz
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe Cercanias

This regional commuter train system (also known as Cercanías) connects Barcelona with Catalonia and the Barcelona metropolitan area, including popular destinations like Sitges and the Costa Brava. The network of routes mostly runs overground and connects to many Barcelona metro and bus stations. Trains run frequently, and tickets can be bought at station ticket machines on the day of travel. Two children per adult (up to 6 years) can travel for free. If you’re arriving or departing Barcelona on a domestic AVE or long-distance train, check your ticket for a 5-digit Combinado Cercanias code, which is redeemable for a free local ticket from the ticket machines.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Aeropuerto De Jerez to Cádiz
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Renfe Cercanias
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Seville
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
alsa.com
Socibus
Phone
+34 902 22 92 92
Email
comunicacion@socibus.es?__xts__=
Website
socibusventas.es
Bus from Seville to Cádiz
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Schedules at
socibusventas.es
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Bus from Tarifa to Cádiz
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Schedules at
socibusventas.es
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Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Eurolines FR
Ferry operators
Inter Shipping
Phone
+34 956 68 47 29
Email
info@intershipping.es
Website
intershipping.es
Car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
38€
Website
Inter Shipping
FRS Ferries
Phone
+34 956 68 18 30
Email
info@frs.es
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 110€
Website
FRS Ferries
Passenger
37€ - 40€
Standard Car
100€ - 110€

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Jerez Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Barcelona to Cádiz bus services, operated by Transportes Comes, arrive at Cádiz station.

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Barcelona to Cádiz train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Cadiz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Cádiz is 1108 km. It takes approximately 10h 49m to drive from Barcelona to Cádiz.

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Ryanair, Iberia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Jerez Airport.

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There are 1561+ hotels available in Cádiz. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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