There are 5 ways to get from Barcelona to Canet-en-Roussillon by train, car, bus or night bus

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, drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Girona A / ...
  2. Take the train from Girona to Port Bou Ir / ...
  3. Drive from Port Bou to Canet-en-Roussillon

$26 - $49

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Bus  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Perpignan 721 / ...

$7 - $35

3 alternative options

Train, night bus, line 6 bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona P.Gracia to Figueres Ir
  2. Take the night bus from Figueras to Perpignan
  3. Take the line 6 bus from Perpignan Gare TGV to Canet-en-Roussillon Village 6

Train, bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona P.Gracia to Figueres Ir
  2. Take the bus from Figueres to Perpignan 661

$24 - $53

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Canet-en-Roussillon 126.8 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Canet-en-Roussillon is to bus which costs 6€ - 30€ and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Canet-en-Roussillon is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Canet-en-Roussillon. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Canet-en-Roussillon Village via Perpignan Catalogne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 36 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Canet-en-Roussillon is 162 km. The road distance is 202.8 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Canet-en-Roussillon without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 36 min and costs 6€ - 30€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Barcelona to Canet-en-Roussillon, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Canet-en-Roussillon bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Barcelona station.

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Barcelona to Canet-en-Roussillon bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Perpignan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Canet-en-Roussillon is 203 km. It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to drive from Barcelona to Canet-en-Roussillon.

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There are 1826+ hotels available in Canet-en-Roussillon. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Canet-en-Roussillon.
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  • Distance: 101.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 22 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Canet-en-Roussillon, France?

FlixBus operates a bus from Barcelona to Canet-en-Roussillon every 3 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min. Three other operators also service this route.

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 Girona
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Port Bou
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona P.Gracia to Figueres
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Perpignan
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Figueres to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Barcelona City Center to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Figueras to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Sankéo
Phone
+33 800 80 03 70
Email
contact@sankeo.com
Website
sankeo.com
Bus from Perpignan Gare TGV to Canet-en-Roussillon Village
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sankeo.com
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Figueres to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
starbus.es
Sagales
Phone
93 593 13 00
Email
info@sagales.com
Website
sagales.com
Bus from Figueres to Perpinyà (Gare TGV - St. Assiscle)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
sagales.com

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