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There are 7 ways to get from Barcelona to Tibidabo by train, bus, night bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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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Train  •  32m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Plaça Catalunya to Barbera del Valles R4 / ...

2€ - 7€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  56m

  1. Take the rideshare from Barcelone to Barberà del Vallès 11.5 miles

2€

5 alternative options

Bus  •  42m

  1. Take the bus from Av. Meridiana/C. de Felip II to Tibidabo A2

2€ - 3€

Bus via Barcelona  •  1h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Barcelona - Fabra i Puig e9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona to Av. Burgos - Santander A2

3€ - 5€

Night bus  •  41m

  1. Take the night bus from Rda St. Pere, Barcelona to Av. Burgos - Santander N64

2€ - 4€

Taxi  •  18m

  1. Take a taxi from Barcelona to Tibidabo 12.7 miles

25€ - 30€

Drive  •  18m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Tibidabo 12.7 miles

2€ - 3€

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Tibidabo is to rideshare which costs 2€ and takes 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Tibidabo is to taxi which costs 25€ - 30€ and takes 18m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Av. Meridiana/C. de Felip II and arriving at Tibidabo. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barcelona Plaça Catalunya and arriving at Barbera del Valles. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Tibidabo is 15 km. The road distance is 20.3 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Tibidabo without a car is to train which takes 32m and costs 2€ - 7€.

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The train from Barcelona Plaça Catalunya to Barbera del Valles takes 27m including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Barcelona to Tibidabo bus services, operated by Moventis, depart from Av. Meridiana/C. de Felip II station.

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Barcelona to Tibidabo train services, operated by Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE), depart from Barcelona Plaça Catalunya station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Tibidabo is to train which takes 32m and costs 2€ - 7€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 2€ - 3€ and takes 42m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Tibidabo.
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  • Distance: 9.3 miles
  • Duration: 32m

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

Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE) operates a train from Barcelona to Tibidabo every 20 minutes. Tickets cost 2€ - 7€ and the journey takes 27m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Moventis operates a bus from Barcelona to Tibidabo every 4 hours. Tickets cost 2€ - 3€ and the journey takes 42m.

Train operators
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Plaça Catalunya to Barbera del Valles
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 7€
Schedules at
renfe.com
Renfe Cercanias
Website
renfe.com
Train from Plaça Catalunya to Barberá Del Vallés
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
renfe.com
Renfe

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. The 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 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
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Plaza De Cataluna to Santa Maria De Barbara
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
2€ - 11€
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Moventis
Phone
Sarbus - 935 806 700 , La Vallesana - 935 806 700, Houses - 937 981 100 , Sarfa - 902 302 025
Website
moventis.es
Bus from Av. Meridiana/C. de Felip II to Tibidabo
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Schedules at
moventis.es
Bus from Barcelona to Av. Burgos - Santander
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Schedules at
moventis.es
Night bus from Rda St. Pere, Barcelona to Av. Burgos - Santander
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Schedules at
moventis.es
Sagales
Phone
93 593 13 00
Email
info@sagales.com
Website
sagales.com
Bus from Barcelona to Barcelona - Fabra i Puig
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
1€
Website
Sagales
Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona
Website
amb.cat
Bus from Pl. Tetuan - Gran Via to Meridiana - Estació d'Autobusos Fabra i Puig
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Schedules at
ambmobilitat.cat
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Barcelone to Barberà del Vallès
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
2€
Book at
blablacar.es
Taxi from Barcelona to Tibidabo
Ave. Duration
18m
Estimated price
25€ - 30€
Taxis Barcelona 24 Hora
Phone
+34 930 13 01 06
Website
taxidebarcelona.net
Taxi Class
Phone
+34 933 07 07 07
Website
taxiclassrent.com
Radio taxi 033
Phone
+34 933 03 30 33
Website
radiotaxi033.com
IMET
Phone
+34 932 23 51 51
Website
taxi.amb.cat

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Barcelona to Tibidabo bus services, operated by Moventis, arrive at Tibidabo station.

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Barcelona to Tibidabo train services, operated by Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE), arrive at Barbera del Valles station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Tibidabo is 20 km. It takes approximately 18m to drive from Barcelona to Tibidabo.

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There are 2907+ hotels available in Tibidabo. Prices start at 90€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Barcelona and Tibidabo. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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