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There are 5 ways to get from Barcelona to Margalef by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona P.Gracia to Marsa-Falset R

$61 - $86

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Bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Tarragona
  2. Take the bus from Reus to Margalef

$20 - $33

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona P.Gracia to Las Borjas del Campo R
  2. Take the bus from Les Borjas del Campo to Margalef

$21 - $35

Train, bus via Reus  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona P.Gracia to Reus R
  2. Take the bus from Reus to Margalef

$21 - $35

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Margalef 107 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Margalef is to drive which costs 17€ - 26€ and takes 2 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Margalef is to drive which costs 17€ - 26€ and takes 2 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Margalef. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Margalef via Tarragona and Reus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Margalef is 119 km. The road distance is 171.1 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Margalef without a car is to train which takes 2 h 45 min and costs 50€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from Barcelona to Margalef, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Margalef bus services, operated by Empresa Plana, depart from Barcelona station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Margalef is to train which takes 2 h 45 min and costs 50€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 29€ and takes 5 h 10 min.

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Barcelona to Margalef bus services, operated by Empresa Plana, arrive at Margalef station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Margalef is 171 km. It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to drive from Barcelona to Margalef.

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  • Distance: 74.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

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

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Barcelona to Margalef every 3 hours. Tickets cost $16 - $27 and the journey takes 2 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Margalef via Tarragona and Reus in around 5 h 10 min.

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona P.Gracia to Marsa-Falset
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona P.Gracia to Las Borjas del Campo
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona P.Gracia to Reus
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Empresa Plana
Phone
+34 (0) 977 553 680
Website
empresaplana.cat
Bus from Les Borjas del Campo to Margalef
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
empresaplana.cat
Bus from Reus to Margalef
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
empresaplana.cat
Bus from Barcelona to Tarragona
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
empresaplana.cat

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