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There are 4 ways to get from Barcelona to Irun by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  2h 40m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to San Sebastian (EAS) BCN - EAS

45€ - 150€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Irun K793

28€ - 40€

2 alternative options

Train  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Irun Alv

35€ - 50€

Drive  •  5h 32m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Irun 583.1 km

55€ - 85€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Irun is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Irun is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Irun is 1.5 metres.

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The most affordable way to get from Barcelona to Irun is to bus, which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 7h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Irun is to fly which costs 45€ - 150€ and takes 2h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona and arriving at Irun. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Irun. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 41m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Irun is 391 km. The road distance is 583.1 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Irun without a car is to train which takes 6h 41m and costs 35€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 2h 40m to get from Barcelona to Irun, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Irun bus services, operated by MonBus, depart from Barcelona station.

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Barcelona to Irun train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Irun is to fly which takes 2h 40m and costs 45€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 6h 41m, you could also bus, which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 7h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Irun.
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  • Distance: 391.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 40m

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

Vueling Airlines and Iberia fly from Barcelona to Irun 3 times a day. Alternatively, Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Barcelona-Sants to Irun twice daily. Tickets cost 35€ - 50€ and the journey takes 6h 41m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 230€
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 220€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 230€
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 220€
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Irun
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Irun
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Schedules at
monbus.es
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 to Irun
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Barcelona to Irun bus services, operated by MonBus, arrive at Irun station.

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Barcelona to Irun train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Irun station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Irun is 583 km. It takes approximately 5h 32m to drive from Barcelona to Irun.

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Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Barcelona Airport to San Sebastian Airport.

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Book your Barcelona to Irun train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Barcelona to Irun bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 1058+ hotels available in Irun. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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