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

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  •  10h 14m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Toulouse Matabiau Tgv
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Bordeaux St Jean Tgv
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Angouleme Tgv
  4. Take the train from Angouleme to Cognac Ter

142€ - 216€

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Bus via Bordeaux  •  13h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean 721
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Angoulême
  3. Take the bus from Angoulême - SNCF to Cognac - Place Gambetta 15

28€ - 54€

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Bus  •  12h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord to Saintes Bcn169 / ...

42€ - 93€

Drive  •  7h 7m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Cognac 749.9 km

90€ - 140€

Fly to Nantes, drive  •  6h 29m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Nantes (NTE) BCN - NTE
  2. Drive from Nantes to Cognac

77€ - 253€

Fly to Bordeaux, train  •  8h 47m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Bordeaux (BOD) BCN - BOD
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Angouleme
  3. Take the train from Angouleme to Cognac

80€ - 207€

Fly to Poitiers, drive  •  9h 2m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Poitiers (PIS) BCN - PIS
  2. Drive from Poitiers to Cognac

169€ - 872€

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Cognac is to bus via Bordeaux which costs 28€ - 55€ and takes 13h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Cognac is to fly and drive which costs 75€ - 260€ and takes 6h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Cognac. However, there are services departing from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord and arriving at Cognac - Place Gambetta via Bordeaux City Centre and Angoulême - SNCF. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Cognac. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Cognac via Toulouse Matabiau, Bordeaux St Jean and Angouleme. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 14m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Cognac is 520 km. The road distance is 749.9 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Cognac without a car is to train which takes 10h 14m and costs 140€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 10h 14m to get from Barcelona to Cognac, including transfers.

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

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Barcelona to Cognac train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Cognac is to train which takes 10h 14m and costs 140€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 95€ and takes 12h 18m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Cognac.
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  • Distance: 520.5 km
  • Duration: 10h 14m

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

You can take a train from Barcelona to Cognac via Toulouse Matabiau, Bordeaux St Jean, and Angouleme in around 10h 14m. Alternatively, Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord operates a bus from Barcelona to Cognac twice daily, and the journey takes 10h 30m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 430€
Flights from Barcelona to Nantes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 550€
Flights from Barcelona to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 240€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 430€
Flights from Barcelona to Nantes via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
60€ - 430€
Flights from Barcelona to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 240€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Poitiers via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 460€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 210€
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Barcelona to Poitiers via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Train operators
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
65€ - 80€
1st Class
70€ - 85€
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 60€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
50€ - 60€
1st Class
50€ - 60€
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
36€ - 41€
1st Class
32€ - 37€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
38€ - 44€
1st Class
60€ - 70€
Train from Angouleme to Cognac
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 17€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 11€
1st Class
12€ - 17€
Bus operators
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Saintes
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
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 Saintes
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Angoulême
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Nord - Bus Station to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Angoulême
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Blablabus
Comuto Pro
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
barcelonanord.cat
CFTA Centre Ouest
Website
cftaco.fr
Bus from Angoulême - SNCF to Cognac - Place Gambetta
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
2€
Schedules at
transports.nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
CITRAM Charente
Phone
05.45.25.99.99
Email
infos@citram-charente.fr
Website
citram-charente.fr
Bus from Angoulême - SNCF to Cognac - Place Gambetta
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1€
Schedules at
citram-charente.fr

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Barcelona to Cognac bus services, operated by CFTA Centre Ouest, arrive at Cognac - Place Gambetta station.

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Barcelona to Cognac train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Cognac station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Cognac is 750 km. It takes approximately 7h 7m to drive from Barcelona to Cognac.

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