There are 8 ways to get from Barcelona to Galicia by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Vigo  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Vigo (VGO) BCN - VGO

$23 - $137

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Fly to Santiago de Compostela  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) BCN - SCQ

$27 - $141

Fly to A Coruna  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to A Coruna (LCG) BCN - LCG

$35 - $162

Train  •  13 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Lugo(SP) Hot

$130 - $160

Bus ALSA  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona/Sants to Lugo

$60 - $95

Bus MonBus  •  16 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Ourense
  2. Take the bus from Ourense to Lugo Área de Lugo

$72 - $106

Trenhotel  •  13 h 13 min

  1. Take the Trenhotel from Barcelona Sants to Lugo Rias Gallegas

$130 - $160

Drive  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Lugo 617.6 miles

$110 - $170

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona/Sants and arriving at Lugo. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Lugo(SP). Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 13 h 13 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Galicia is 840 km. The road distance is 988.1 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Galicia without a car is to train which takes 13 h 13 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Barcelona to Galicia, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Galicia bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Barcelona/Sants station.

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Barcelona to Galicia train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Galicia is to fly which takes 3 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 13 h 13 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 14 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Vigo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Barcelona to Galicia bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Lugo station.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Galicia.
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  • Distance: 525 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 46 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Galicia, Spain?

Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and three other airlines fly from Barcelona to Vigo hourly. Alternatively, Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Barcelona to Lugo once daily. Tickets cost $130 - $160 and the journey takes 13 h 13 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela via Alicante
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Flights from Barcelona to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to A Coruna via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Flights from Barcelona to A Coruna via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela via Alicante
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Flights from Barcelona to A Coruna via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Flights from Barcelona to A Coruna via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Flights from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $190
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vigo via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Train operators
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 to Lugo(SP)
Ave. Duration
13 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Barcelona Sants to Lugo
Ave. Duration
13 h 13 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Website
renfe.com
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/Sants to Lugo
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
alsa.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Ourense
Ave. Duration
14 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
monbus.es
Bus from Ourense to Lugo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
monbus.es
Transporte de Galicia
Website
tmg.xunta.gal
Bus from Ourense to Lugo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
tmg.xunta.gal

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Barcelona to Galicia train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Lugo(SP) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Galicia is 988 km. It takes approximately 9 h 27 min to drive from Barcelona to Galicia.

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Ryanair, Air Europa, TAP Portugal and two other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Vigo Airport.

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There are 51+ hotels available in Galicia. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs .

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