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There are 7 ways to get from Barcelona to Saint-Émilion by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Narbonne Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Narbonne to Bordeaux St Jean
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to St Emilion Ter

91€ - 168€

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Bus, train  •  10h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Bordeaux City Centre Barcelona Nord - Bus Station > Le Perthus - Espagne > Le Perthus - France > Perpignan > Toulouse > Bordeaux City Centre / ...
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to St Emilion Ter

26€ - 56€

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Train via Toulouse  •  12h 21m

  1. Take the train from PlaÇa Catalunya to La Tor de Querol-Enveig R3
  2. Take the train from Latour De Carol Enveitg to Toulouse Matabiau Ter
  3. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Bordeaux St Jean Tgv
  4. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to St Emilion Ter

71€ - 147€

Night bus, train  •  11h 44m

  1. Take the night bus from Barcelona to Bordeaux Saint-Jean N721
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to St Emilion Ter

38€ - 57€

Drive  •  6h 3m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Saint-Émilion 620.9 km

65€ - 100€

Fly to Bordeaux, train  •  6h 16m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Bordeaux (BOD) BCN - BOD
  2. Take the train from Pessac Alouette to Bordeaux St Jean
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to St Emilion

36€ - 181€

Fly to San Sebastian, train  •  8h 13m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to San Sebastian (EAS) BCN - EAS
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Bordeaux St Jean
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to St Emilion

82€ - 225€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Saint-Émilion is 800 130 000.

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The most affordable way to get from Barcelona to Saint-Émilion is to bus and train, which costs 26€ - 60€ and takes 10h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Saint-Émilion is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 6h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Saint-Émilion. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at St Emilion via Narbonne and Bordeaux St Jean. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 49m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Saint-Émilion is 433 km. The road distance is 620.9 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Saint-Émilion without a car is to train which takes 7h 49m and costs 90€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 7h 49m to get from Barcelona to Saint-Émilion, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Saint-Émilion train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Barcelona to Saint-Émilion train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at St Emilion station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Saint-Émilion is 621 km. It takes approximately 6h 3m to drive from Barcelona to Saint-Émilion.

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  • Distance: 433.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 49m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Saint-Émilion, France?

You can take a train from Barcelona to Saint-Émilion via Narbonne and Bordeaux St Jean in around 7h 49m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 160€
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 230€
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 220€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 160€
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 230€
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 220€
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Narbonne to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 95€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
45€ - 70€
Rail 1st Class
60€ - 95€
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to St Emilion
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 20€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
Rail 1st Class
13€ - 20€
Train from Latour De Carol Enveitg to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
20€ - 30€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 45€
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 65€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
Rail 1st Class
40€ - 65€
Train from Pessac Alouette to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 13€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
3€ - 5€
Rail 1st Class
9€ - 13€
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 60€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
28€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
40€ - 60€
Renfe Cercanias

This regional commuter train system (also known as Cercanías) connects Barcelona with Catalonia and the Barcelona metropolitan area, including popular destinations like Sitges and the Costa Brava. The network of routes mostly runs overground and connects to many Barcelona metro and bus stations. Trains run frequently, and tickets can be bought at station ticket machines on the day of travel. Two children per adult (up to 6 years) can travel for free. If you’re arriving or departing Barcelona on a domestic AVE or long-distance train, check your ticket for a 5-digit Combinado Cercanias code, which is redeemable for a free local ticket from the ticket machines.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from PlaÇa Catalunya to La Tor de Querol-Enveig
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
Renfe Cercanias
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 60€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
50€ - 60€
1st Class
50€ - 60€
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Barcelona to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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