There are 7 ways to get from Barcelona to Vitoria-Gasteiz by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Vitoria/Gasteiz A / ...

$65 - $85

Cheapest option

Fly to Bilbao, bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Bilbao (BIO) BCN - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki to Vitoria/Gasteiz-Estación/Geltoki

$32 - $209

5 alternative options

Bus ALSA  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona/Sants to Vitoria-Gasteiz

$35 - $60

Bus MonBus  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Pamplona 9315-9722 / ...
  2. Take the bus from PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Vuelta - Estación to Vitoria/Gasteiz-Estación/Geltoki L2 / ...

$43 - $58

Rideshare  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Barcelone to Vitoria-Gasteiz 349.7 miles

$35

Drive  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Vitoria-Gasteiz 350.7 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to San Sebastian, train  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to San Sebastian (EAS) BCN - EAS
  2. Take the train from San Sebastian to Vitoria/Gasteiz

$59 - $278

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Vitoria-Gasteiz is to rideshare which costs 29€ and takes 6 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Vitoria-Gasteiz is to fly and bus which costs 27€ - 180€ and takes 4 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona/Sants and arriving at Vitoria-Gasteiz. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 7 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Vitoria/Gasteiz. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Vitoria-Gasteiz is 431 km. The road distance is 561.1 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Vitoria-Gasteiz without a car is to train which takes 4 h 50 min and costs 55€ - 75€.

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The train from Barcelona Sants to Vitoria/Gasteiz takes 4 h 50 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Barcelona to Vitoria-Gasteiz bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Barcelona/Sants station.

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Barcelona to Vitoria-Gasteiz train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Vitoria-Gasteiz is to train which takes 4 h 50 min and costs 55€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 7 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Vitoria-Gasteiz.
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  • Distance: 269.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain?

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Barcelona to Vitoria-Gasteiz 4 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $85 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Barcelona to Vitoria-Gasteiz twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 7 h 15 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Vitoria/Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Train from San Sebastian to Vitoria/Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $26
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 Barcelona/Sants to Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
alsa.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
monbus.es
Autobuses La Union
Phone
94 476. 50. 07
Website
autobuseslaunion.com
Bus from PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Vuelta - Estación to Vitoria/Gasteiz-Estación/Geltoki
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
La Union
Bus from Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki to Vitoria/Gasteiz-Estación/Geltoki
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
La Union
La Burundesa S.A.
Phone
948 30 35 05
Email
info@laburundesa.com
Website
laburundesa.com
Bus from PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Ida - Estación to Vitoria/Gasteiz-Estación/Geltoki
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
laburundesa.com
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao to Vitoria-gasteiz - Estacion de Autobuses - Plaza Euskaltzaindia
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Barcelone to Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35
Book at
blablacar.es

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

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Barcelona to Vitoria-Gasteiz bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Vitoria-Gasteiz station.

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Barcelona to Vitoria-Gasteiz train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Vitoria/Gasteiz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Vitoria-Gasteiz is 561 km. It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to drive from Barcelona to Vitoria-Gasteiz.

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Iberia, Air Europa and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Bilbao Airport.

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Book your Barcelona to Vitoria-Gasteiz train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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There are 99+ hotels available in Vitoria-Gasteiz. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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

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

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