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There are 4 ways to get from Barcelona to Cauterets by train, bus or car

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Train  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Toulouse-Matabiau Tgv
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Lourdes Ic / ...

$111 - $136

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Bus ALSA  •  12 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona/Sants to Toulouse
  2. Take the bus from Toulouse to Lourdes Ouibus

$42 - $62

2 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Toulouse 721 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gare de Toulouse-Matabiau to Gare de Lourdes Pau - Toulouse-Matabiau / ...

$53 - $101

Drive  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Cauterets 371.2 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Cauterets is to bus which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 12 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Cauterets is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 5 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Cauterets. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Cauterets via Gare de Toulouse-Matabiau and Lourdes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 53 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Cauterets is 252 km. The road distance is 593.9 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Cauterets without a car is to train which takes 7 h 56 min and costs 95€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 56 min to get from Barcelona to Cauterets, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Cauterets bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Barcelona station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Cauterets is to train which takes 7 h 56 min and costs 95€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 90€ and takes 10 h 53 min.

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Barcelona to Cauterets bus services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Lourdes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Cauterets is 594 km. It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to drive from Barcelona to Cauterets.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Cauterets.
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  • Distance: 157.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 56 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Cauterets, France?

You can take a train from Barcelona to Cauterets via Toulouse-Matabiau and Lourdes in around 7 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Cauterets via Toulouse, Gare de Toulouse-Matabiau, Gare de Lourdes, and Lourdes in around 10 h 53 min.

Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
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 Toulouse-Matabiau to Lourdes
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
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 Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $40
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 Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Barcelona/Sants to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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 Centre to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Toulouse to Lourdes
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Ouibus
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
Bus from Gare de Toulouse-Matabiau to Gare de Lourdes
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
en.oui.sncf

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