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There are 7 ways to get from Barcelona to Rota by plane, car, bus, train or ferry

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Fly to Sevilla, drive  •  4h 37m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Sevilla (SVQ) BCN - SVQ
  2. Drive from Sevilla to Rota

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Fly to Jerez, bus  •  5h 49m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Jerez (XRY) BCN - XRY
  2. Take the bus from Jerez de la Frontera to Rota

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Train  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Sevilla-Santa Justa Ave
  2. Take the train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Jerez De La Frontera Alv / ...

Train, ferry  •  13h 40m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Cadiz Ic
  2. Take the ferry from Cádiz to Rota B-065

Bus  •  17h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Seville
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Rota M-905

Bus via Barcelona Sants Central Bus Station  •  20h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Sants Central Bus Station to Sevilla Coach Station Narbonne Train Station - Lepe Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Rota M-905

Drive  •  10h 53m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Rota 1111.4 km

Barcelona to Rota by train and bus

The journey time between Barcelona and Rota is around 8h 39m and covers a distance of around 1210 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 42m. Operated by Renfe AVE, Renfe Viajeros, Transportes Comes and others, the Barcelona to Rota service departs from Barcelona-Sants and arrives in Rota. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

14 Weekly Services
8h 39m Average Duration
€123 Cheapest Price
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Barcelona → Rota
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rota is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rota is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Rota is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 19 Sep 2022
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The cost-effective way to get from Barcelona to Rota is to bus via Barcelona Sants Central Bus Station, which costs €50 - €70 and takes 20h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Rota is to fly and drive which costs €50 - €190 and takes 4h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Rota. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Rota via Torneo - Estación Plaza de Armas and Seville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 59m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Rota is 907 km. The road distance is 1111.4 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Rota without a car is to train which takes 8h 39m and costs €120 - €210.

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It takes approximately 4h 37m to get from Barcelona to Rota, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Rota bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Barcelona station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Rota is to train which takes 8h 39m and costs €120 - €210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €90 - €130 and takes 17h 59m.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Sevilla Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Barcelona to Rota bus services, operated by Transportes Comes, arrive at Rota station.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Rota.
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  • Distance: 907 km
  • Duration: 4h 37m

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

You can take a train from Barcelona to Rota via Sevilla-Santa Justa, Jerez De La Frontera, and Jerez de la Frontera in around 8h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Rota via Seville, Torneo - Estación Plaza de Armas, Prado San Sebastián, and Seville in around 17h 59m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€24 - €170
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €210
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€24 - €170
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€24 - €170
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €260
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €280
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€35 - €260
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €260
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€24 - €170
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €210
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€24 - €170
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €260
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €290
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€35 - €260
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €260
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€21 - €170
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€20 - €200
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Sevilla-Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€110 - €190
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€110 - €140
Promo+
€115 - €125
Flexible
€150 - €190
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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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Jerez De La Frontera
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Cadiz
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €90
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Transportes Comes
Phone
956 291 168
Email
comercial@tgcomes.es
Website
tgcomes.es
Bus from Jerez de la Frontera to Rota
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
Bus from Seville to Rota
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
Transportes Bahia de Cadiz
Phone
+34 (0) 955 038 665
Website
siu.cmtbc.es
Bus from Jerez de la Frontera to Rota
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Schedules at
siu.cmtbc.es
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona to Seville
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
ALSA
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Barcelona Sants Central Bus Station to Sevilla Coach Station
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Union Ivkoni
Ferry operators
Catamarán Bahía Cádiz
Phone
+34 (0) 902 450 550
Email
info@catamaranbahiacadiz.es
Website
siu.cmtbc.es
Ferry from Cádiz to Rota
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6
Schedules at
siu.cmtbc.es

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Rota is 1111 km. It takes approximately 10h 53m to drive from Barcelona to Rota.

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Ryanair, Iberia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Sevilla Airport.

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There are 156+ hotels available in Rota. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs €6.

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