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.

Recommended option

Train  •  9 h 40 min

  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

$117 - $161

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus, train  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean 721
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Angouleme Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Angoulême - SNCF to Cognac - Place Gambetta 15

$52 - $96

5 alternative options

Bus  •  12 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Saintes

$68 - $96

Bus Eurolines FR, train  •  14 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord to Bordeaux
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Saintes

$111 - $159

Drive  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Cognac 469.7 miles

$100 - $150

Fly to Bordeaux, train  •  8 h 7 min

  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 - $219

Fly to San Sebastian, train  •  10 h 17 min

  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

$112 - $352

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 9 h 40 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Barcelona to Cognac once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $80 and the journey takes 10 h 40 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
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
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $23
1st Class
$26 - $45
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Spanish Railways AVE
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Narbonne to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $70
1st Class
$75 - $120
Train from Angouleme to Cognac
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Saintes
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Barcelone to Bordeaux Gare
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Ouibus
Département de la Charente
Phone
+33 5 16 09 50 00
Email
contact@lacharente.fr
Website
lacharente.fr
Bus from Angoulême - SNCF to Cognac - Place Gambetta
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lacharente.fr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Barcelona and Cognac is 520 km. The road distance is 752 km.

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Cognac is to bus and train which costs 40€ - 85€ and takes 12 h 48 min.

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

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 9 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 9 h 40 min to get from Barcelona to Cognac, including transfers.