There are 8 ways to get from Barcelona to Rabat by plane, train, rideshare, car ferry, bus, ferry 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.

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Fly to Rabat  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Rabat (RBA) BCN - RBA

$151 - $869

Cheapest option

Fly to Tangier, Grand Taxi  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Tangier (TNG) BCN - TNG
  2. Take the Grand Taxi from Tangier to Rabat

$70 - $221

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Fly to Casablanca, train  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Casablanca (CMN) BCN - CMN
  2. Take the train from Casa-Voyageurs to Rabat Ville

$72 - $221

Train, carferry  •  17 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Antequera-Santa Ana Ave
  2. Take the train from Antequera-Santa Ana to Algeciras Ir / ...
  3. Take the carferry from Algeciras to Tanger Med
  4. Take the train from Tangier to Gare Rabat Ville

$234 - $396

Bus  •  29 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona/Sants to Malaga
  2. Take the bus from Malaga to Rabat

$217 - $336

Ferry, drive  •  28 h 35 min

  1. Take the ferry from Barcelona to Tangier Med
  2. Drive from Tangier Med to Rabat

$122 - $179

Ferry, train  •  31 h 14 min

  1. Take the ferry from Barcelona to Tangier Med
  2. Take the train from Tangier to Gare Rabat Ville

$110 - $166

Drive, carferry  •  18 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Motril
  2. Take the carferry from Motril to Tangier Med
  3. Drive from Tangier Med to Rabat

$459 - $1,038

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Rabat. However, there are services departing from Barcelona/Sants and arriving at Rabat via Malaga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 15 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Rabat is 1139 km.

The best way to get from Barcelona to Rabat without a car is to train and carferry which takes 17 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 43 min to get from Barcelona to Rabat, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Rabat is to fly which takes 6 h 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 29 h 15 min.

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There is no direct flight from Barcelona Airport to Rabat Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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

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Rabat is 1 h behind Barcelona. It is currently 11:09 PM in Barcelona and 10:09 PM in Rabat.

Royal Air Maroc, Transavia France, Iberia and two other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Rabat Airport.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Rabat.
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  • Distance: 711.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 43 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Rabat, Morocco?

Air France, Ryanair and seven other airlines fly from Barcelona to Rabat hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Rabat via Malaga in around 29 h 15 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Casablanca via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Barcelona to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Tangier via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Rabat via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Rabat via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Flights from Barcelona to Rabat via Palma Mallorca, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Flights from Barcelona to Rabat via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Barcelona to Rabat via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Casablanca
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Casablanca
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Rabat via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Barcelona to Casablanca via Oran
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Train operators
Moroccan Railways (ONCF)
Email
ketary@oncf.ma
Website
oncf.ma
Train from Casa-Voyageurs to Rabat Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
oncf.ma
2nd Class
$4 - $5
1st Class
$5 - $9
Train from Tangier to Gare Rabat Ville
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Schedules at
oncf.ma
2nd Class
$11 - $14
1st Class
$15 - $22
Spanish Railways AVE
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 Antequera-Santa Ana to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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 Malaga
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Malaga to Rabat
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $250
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Inter Shipping
Phone
+34 956 68 47 29
Email
info@intershipping.es
Website
intershipping.es
Car ferry from Algeciras to Tanger Med
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
intershipping.es
FRS Ferries
Phone
+34 956 68 18 30
Email
info@frs.es
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Algeciras to Tanger Med
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Schedules at
frs.es
Passenger
$43
Standard Car
$109
Car ferry from Motril to Tangier Med
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Schedules at
frs.es
Passenger
$337
Standard Car
$852
Other operators
Grand Taxis
Email
info@HeyMorocco.com
Website
heymorocco.com
Rideshare from Tangier to Rabat
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $29
Schedules at
heymorocco.com

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