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

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Train  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Narbonne Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Narbonne to Toulouse Matabiau Ter / ...
  3. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Tarbes Ter

77€ - 143€

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Bus  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Toulouse Barcelona Nord - Bus Station > Toulouse > Bordeaux City Centre / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toulouse to Tarbes 251

30€ - 65€

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Bus, train  •  9h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord to Les
  2. Take the bus from LES - Halte Routière to SAINT-GAUDENS - Gare SNCF 395
  3. Take the train from St Gaudens to Tarbes Ter

Train via Puigcerdà  •  9h 49m

  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 Tarbes Ter

53€ - 107€

Drive  •  4h 57m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Tarbes 395.1 km

45€ - 70€

Fly to San Sebastian, train  •  7h 2m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to San Sebastian (EAS) BCN - EAS
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Tarbes

50€ - 201€

Fly to Bilbao, bus  •  7h 36m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Bilbao (BIO) BCN - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to Donostia / San Sebastián
  3. Take the bus from San sebastian to Tarbes

98€ - 214€

Fly to Lourdes/Tarbes  •  7h 44m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Lourdes/Tarbes (LDE) BCN - LDE

82€ - 305€

Fly to Toulouse, train  •  6h 51m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Toulouse (TLS) BCN - TLS
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Tarbes

81€ - 372€

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Tarbes is to bus which costs 30€ - 70€ and takes 7h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Tarbes is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona station to Tarbes. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station and arriving at Tarbes via Toulouse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Tarbes. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Tarbes via Narbonne and Toulouse Matabiau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 54m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Tarbes is 268 km. The road distance is 395.1 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Tarbes without a car is to train which takes 6h 54m and costs 75€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 6h 54m to get from Barcelona to Tarbes, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Tarbes bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Tarbes is to train which takes 6h 54m and costs 75€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 70€ and takes 7h 45m, you could also fly, which costs 80€ - 310€ and takes 7h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Tarbes.
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  • Distance: 267.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 54m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Tarbes, France?

You can take a train from Barcelona to Tarbes via Narbonne and Toulouse Matabiau in around 6h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Tarbes via Toulouse in around 7h 45m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
24€ - 210€
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 150€
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 150€
Flights from Barcelona to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 320€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lourdes/Tarbes via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 370€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 210€
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
50€ - 210€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lourdes/Tarbes via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 650€
Flights from Barcelona to Lourdes/Tarbes via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 290€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 180€
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
4 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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Narbonne to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
19€ - 27€
Rail 1st Class
28€ - 40€
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Tarbes
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
19€ - 28€
Rail 1st Class
29€ - 45€
Train from St Gaudens to Tarbes
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 24€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Rail 1st Class
16€ - 24€
Train from Latour De Carol Enveitg to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
20€ - 29€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 45€
Train from Hendaye to Tarbes
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
24€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 50€
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 Narbonne to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
30€ - 40€
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
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
Renfe Cercanias
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 Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Blablabus
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
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
alsa.com
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, Barcelona Nord to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 25€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Comuto Pro
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Comuto Pro
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Toulouse to Tarbes
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Eurolines FR
Alsina Graells, S.A.
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Les
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
Alsina Graells, S.A.
Haute-Garonne
Phone
+33 5 34 33 32 31
Email
contact@cd31.fr
Website
haute-garonne.fr
Bus from LES - Halte Routière to SAINT-GAUDENS - Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
Haute-Garonne
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to Donostia / San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 17€
Schedules at
pesa.net
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from San sebastian to Tarbes
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
iberocoach.com

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Barcelona to Tarbes bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Tarbes station.

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Barcelona to Tarbes train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Tarbes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Tarbes is 395 km. It takes approximately 4h 57m to drive from Barcelona to Tarbes.

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