There are 5 ways to get from Barcelona to Costa Brava by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Estació del Nord to Tossa de Mar 2 / ...

2€ - 15€

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2h 29m

  1. Take the train from PlaÇa Catalunya to Blanes R1
  2. Take the bus from Blanes to Tossa de Mar L1464

Train  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the train from PlaÇa Catalunya to Blanes R1

Taxi  •  1h 7m

  1. Take a taxi from Barcelona to Costa Brava 85.8 km

100€ - 130€

Drive  •  1h 7m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Costa Brava 85.8 km

9€ - 14€

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Costa Brava is to drive which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 1h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Costa Brava is to taxi which costs 100€ - 130€ and takes 1h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Estació del Nord and arriving at Tossa de Mar. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 20m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Costa Brava is 72 km. The road distance is 85.8 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Costa Brava without a car is to bus which takes 1h 20m and costs 2€ - 15€.

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The bus from Estació del Nord to Tossa de Mar takes 1h 20m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Barcelona to Costa Brava bus services, operated by Moventis, depart from Estació del Nord station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Costa Brava is to bus which takes 1h 20m and costs 2€ - 15€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2h 41m.

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Barcelona to Costa Brava bus services, operated by Moventis, arrive at Tossa de Mar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Costa Brava is 86 km. It takes approximately 1h 7m to drive from Barcelona to Costa Brava.

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  • Distance: 72.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 20m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Costa Brava, Spain?

Moventis operates a bus from Estació del Nord to Tossa de Mar 4 times a day. Tickets cost 2€ - 15€ and the journey takes 1h 20m. Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Renfe Cercanias operates a train from PlaÇa Catalunya to Blanes every 3 hours, and the journey takes 1h 24m.

Train operators
Renfe Cercanias

This regional commuter train system (also known as Cercanías) connects Barcelona with Catalonia and the Barcelona metropolitan area, including popular destinations like Sitges and the Costa Brava. The network of routes mostly runs overground and connects to many Barcelona metro and bus stations. Trains run frequently, and tickets can be bought at station ticket machines on the day of travel. Two children per adult (up to 6 years) can travel for free. If you’re arriving or departing Barcelona on a domestic AVE or long-distance train, check your ticket for a 5-digit Combinado Cercanias code, which is redeemable for a free local ticket from the ticket machines.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from PlaÇa Catalunya to Blanes
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Bus operators
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Tossa De Mar
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Pujol
Phone
+34 972371180
Email
info@autocarspujol.com
Website
autocarspujol.com
Bus from Blanes to Tossa de Mar
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Schedules at
autocarspujol.com
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Taxi from Barcelona to Costa Brava
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Estimated price
100€ - 130€
Taxi Class
Phone
+34 933 07 07 07
Website
taxiclassrent.com
Taxi Barcelona 24 Horas
Phone
+34 935 16 00 27
Website
taxi24bcn.com
Radio taxi 033
Phone
+34 933 03 30 33
Website
radiotaxi033.com
IMET
Phone
+34 932 23 51 51
Website
taxi.amb.cat
CavaTaxi
Phone
+34 931 17 20 26
Website
cavataxi.com

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