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There are 9 ways to get from Barcelona to Cognac by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  9h 17m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Narbonne Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Narbonne to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Angouleme Tgv
  4. Take the train from Angouleme to Cognac

$131 - $199

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Bus  •  12h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Saintes

$58 - $89

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Train via Gare de Toulouse-Matabiau  •  9h 34m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Toulouse-Matabiau Tgv
  2. Take the train from Gare de Toulouse-Matabiau to Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Saintes Ic

$147 - $199

Bus, train  •  13h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord to Bordeaux
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Angouleme Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Angoulême - SNCF to Cognac - Place Gambetta 15

$107 - $153

Drive  •  7h 5m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Cognac 469.7 miles

$100 - $150

Fly to Bordeaux, train  •  7h 33m

  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

$83 - $233

Fly to Nantes, train  •  10h 14m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Nantes (NTE) BCN - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Saintes

$100 - $311

Fly to San Sebastian, train  •  9h 46m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to San Sebastian (EAS) BCN - EAS
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Angouleme
  4. Take the train from Angouleme to Cognac

$115 - $366

Fly to Poitiers, train  •  10h 53m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Poitiers (PIS) BCN - PIS
  2. Take the train from Poitiers to Angouleme
  3. Take the train from Angouleme to Cognac

$200 - $1,015

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Cognac is to bus which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 12h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Cognac is to drive which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 7h 5m.

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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 Narbonne, Bordeaux-St-Jean and Angouleme. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 17m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Cognac is 520 km. The road distance is 751.6 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Cognac without a car is to train which takes 9h 17m and costs 110€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 9h 17m to get from Barcelona to Cognac, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Cognac is to train which takes 9h 17m and costs 110€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 12h 27m.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Cognac.
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  • Distance: 325.3 miles
  • Duration: 9h 17m

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

You can take a train from Barcelona to Cognac via Narbonne, Bordeaux-St-Jean, and Angouleme in around 9h 17m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Barcelona to Cognac once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 10h 40m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Barcelona to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Barcelona to Nantes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Nantes via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Barcelona to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Barcelona to Nantes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Nantes via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Poitiers via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Poitiers via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Barcelona to Poitiers via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Poitiers via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Poitiers via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $32
1st Class
$46 - $50
Train from Barcelona Sants to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $95
Train from Poitiers to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $32
1st Class
$46 - $50
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 Station to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
renfe.com
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 Narbonne to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $85
1st Class
$80 - $130
Train from Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean to Gare de Angoulême
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $45
Train from Angouleme to Cognac
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Train from Gare de Toulouse-Matabiau to Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Saintes
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Nantes to Saintes
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Gare de Poitiers to Gare de Angoulême
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$29 - $45
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 Saintes
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
alsa.com
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
$2
Schedules at
citram-charente.fr

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