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

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Train via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Cadiz A

$147 - $195

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Fly to Jerez, train  •  5 h 3 min

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

$36 - $254

5 alternative options

Train  •  13 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Franca to Sevilla Santa Justa Tlg
  2. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Cadiz A / ...

$147 - $179

Bus  •  17 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Seville
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Cadiz 105

$71 - $105

Car ferry, bus  •  33 h 34 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Tangier
  2. Take the car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
  3. Take the bus from Tarifa to Cadiz 903

$134 - $268

Drive  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Cádiz 692.7 miles

$130 - $190

Fly to Sevilla, train  •  5 h 36 min

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

$56 - $231

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Cádiz is to bus which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 17 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Cádiz is to fly and train which costs 30€ - 220€ and takes 5 h 3 min.

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

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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 Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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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 7 h 50 min and costs 120€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 50 min 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 Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Cádiz is to train which takes 7 h 50 min and costs 120€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 17 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Cádiz.
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  • Distance: 568 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 50 min

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

You can take a train from Barcelona to Cádiz via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha in around 7 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Cádiz via Seville in around 17 h 30 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 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 Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
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 Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
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 Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
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 Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Cadiz
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Franca to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
11 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Cadiz
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
renfe.com
Train from Aeropuerto de Jerez to Cádiz
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $17
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 Seville
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
alsa.com
Transportes Comes
Phone
956 291 168
Email
comercial@tgcomes.es
Website
tgcomes.es
Bus from Seville to Cadiz
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
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movelia.es
Bus from Tarifa to Cadiz
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
Ferry operators
FRS Ferries
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
$43 - $48
Standard Car
$115 - $130
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
$45
Schedules at
intershipping.es

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Jerez Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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

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

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

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

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There are 1202+ hotels available in Cádiz. Prices start at $64 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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