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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Benicarlo

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Train via Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia to Benicarlo

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to L'Aldea Hostal
  2. Take the bus from L'Aldea Hostal to Peñíscola

Drive

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Peníscola

Barcelona to Peníscola by bus

The bus journey time between Barcelona and Peníscola is around 4h 16m and covers a distance of around 238 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by HIFE S.A., the Barcelona to Peníscola bus service departs from Barcelona and arrives in Peñíscola. Typically 16 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

16 Weekly Buses
4h 16m Average Duration
€22 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Peníscola is to train which costs €16 - €22 and takes 2h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Peníscola is to drive which costs €24 - €40 and takes 2h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Peníscola. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Peñíscola via L'Aldea Hostal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 16m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Peníscola is 187 km. The road distance is 224 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Peníscola without a car is to train which takes 2h 27m and costs €16 - €22.

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It takes approximately 2h 27m to get from Barcelona to Peníscola, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Peníscola bus services, operated by HIFE S.A., depart from Barcelona station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Peníscola is to train which takes 2h 27m and costs €16 - €22. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €21 - €35 and takes 4h 16m.

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Barcelona to Peníscola bus services, operated by HIFE S.A., arrive at Peñíscola station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Peníscola is 224 km. It takes approximately 2h 20m to drive from Barcelona to Peníscola.

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  • Distance: 187.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 27m

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

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Barcelona-Sants to Benicarlo 4 times a day. Tickets cost €15 - €20 and the journey takes 1h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Peníscola via L'Aldea Hostal in around 4h 16m.

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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Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Benicarlo
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €20
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia to Benicarlo
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Barcelona to L'Aldea Hostal
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Website
HIFE S.A.
Bus from L'Aldea Hostal to Peñíscola
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
HIFE S.A.

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