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There are 9 ways to get from Barcelona to Rabat by plane, train, bus, ferry, car or car ferry

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  •  6h 20m

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

$152 - $870

Cheapest option

Fly to Casablanca, train  •  6h 37m

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

$72 - $221

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Fly to Tangier, train  •  6h 49m

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

$75 - $220

Train, bus  •  21h 19m

  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 bus from Algeciras to Rabat

$288 - $433

Ferry, train  •  28h 44m

  1. Take the ferry from Barcelona to Tangier Med
  2. Take the train from Tangier to Rabat Agdal Al Boraq

$109 - $166

Bus  •  29h 15m

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

$217 - $336

Ferry, drive  •  28h 35m

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

$121 - $179

Bus via Algeciras  •  31h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Algeciras
  2. Take the bus from Algeciras to Rabat

$216 - $339

Drive, car ferry  •  18h 17m

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

$469 - $1,088

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Rabat is to fly and train which costs 60€ - 200€ and takes 6h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Rabat is to fly which costs 130€ - 800€ and takes 6h 20m.

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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 29h 15m.

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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 bus which takes 21h 19m and costs 250€ - 380€.

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It takes approximately 6h 20m 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 6h 20m and costs 130€ - 800€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 180€ - 300€ and takes 29h 15m.

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There is no direct flight from Barcelona Airport to Rabat Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 35m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Rabat.
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  • Distance: 711.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 20m

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

Ryanair, Air France and seven other airlines fly from Barcelona to Rabat every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Rabat via Malaga in around 29h 15m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Casablanca
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Barcelona to Casablanca via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Barcelona to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Tangier via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Rabat via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Flights from Barcelona to Rabat via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Flights from Barcelona to Rabat via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Flights from Barcelona to Tangier via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Rabat via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Barcelona to Rabat via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Casablanca
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Casablanca
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Casablanca
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Barcelona to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Casablanca via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $700
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Barcelona to Casablanca via Oran
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Train operators
Moroccan Railways (ONCF)
Email
ketary@oncf.ma
Website
oncf.ma
Train from Casa-Voyageurs to Rabat Ville
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Website
Moroccan Railways (ONCF)
2nd Class
$4 - $5
1st Class
$5 - $9
Train from Tangier to Rabat Agdal
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
Moroccan Railways (ONCF)
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Antequera-Santa Ana to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
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 Algeciras to Rabat
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Barcelona/Sants to Malaga
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Malaga to Rabat
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $250
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Barcelona to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
FRS Ferries
Phone
+34 956 68 18 30
Email
info@frs.es
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Motril to Tangier Med
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Schedules at
frs.es
Passenger
$340
Standard Car
$860

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More Questions & Answers

Rabat is 1h behind Barcelona. It is currently 6:42 PM in Barcelona and 5:42 PM in Rabat.

Iberia, Royal Air Maroc, Ryanair and Air France offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Rabat Airport.

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Book your Barcelona to Rabat bus tickets online with ALSA and ALSA.

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There are 376+ hotels available in Rabat. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24m and costs 1€ - 7€.

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