There are 6 ways to get from Barcelona to Mérida by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly to Sevilla, bus  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Sevilla (SVQ) BCN - SVQ
  2. Take the bus from Sevilla to Merida

$45 - $247

5 alternative options

Fly to Jerez, train, bus  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Jerez (XRY) BCN - XRY
  2. Take the train from Aeropuerto de Jerez to Sevilla-San Bernardo
  3. Take the bus from Sevilla to Merida

$52 - $306

Train  •  8 h

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanías to Merida Tlg / ...

$121 - $168

Bus via Madrid  •  12 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Sants Station to Madrid
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Mérida Auto Res

$76 - $121

Bus  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Merida

$60 - $90

Drive  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Mérida 598.4 miles

$110 - $170

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

You can take a train from Barcelona to Mérida via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and Madrid-Atocha Cercanías in around 8 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Mérida via Madrid, Avenida De America, Mendez Alvaro, and Madrid in around 12 h 53 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Aeropuerto de Jerez to Sevilla-San Bernardo
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanías to Merida
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Seville to Merida
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Barcelona Sants Station to Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Barcelona to Merida
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
alsa.com
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Madrid to Mérida
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Auto Res Normal
$34
Auto Res Express
$49

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Barcelona and Mérida is 774 km. The road distance is 957 km.

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Mérida is to bus which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 14 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Mérida is to fly and bus which takes 6 h 32 min and costs 35€ - 220€.

No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Mérida. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Merida via Madrid-Atocha Cercanías. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona and arriving at Merida. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 14 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 32 min to get from Barcelona to Mérida, including transfers.