There are 8 ways to get from Barcelona to Vitoria-Gasteiz by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 57m

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

35€ - 45€

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Rideshare  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the rideshare from Barcelone to Vitoria-Gasteiz 559.5 km

29€

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Bus  •  7h 15m

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

40€ - 60€

Bus via Pamplona  •  9h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Pamplona
  2. Take the bus from PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Ida - Estación to Vitoria/Gasteiz-Estacion/Geltoki L10 / ...

31€ - 46€

Drive  •  5h 26m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Vitoria-Gasteiz 561.1 km

60€ - 90€

Fly to Bilbao, bus  •  4h 58m

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

37€ - 148€

Fly to San Sebastian, bus  •  5h 9m

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

32€ - 190€

Fly to Santander, bus  •  6h 22m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Santander (SDR) BCN - SDR
  2. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki to Vitoria/Gasteiz-Estacion/Geltoki

29€ - 124€

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

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Vitoria-Gasteiz is to train which costs 35€ - 45€ and takes 4h 57m.

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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Vitoria/Gasteiz. Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 4h 57m.

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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 4h 57m and costs 35€ - 45€.

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The train from Barcelona-Sants to Vitoria/Gasteiz takes 4h 57m including transfers and departs once a week.

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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 Renfe Viajeros, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Vitoria-Gasteiz is to train which takes 4h 57m and costs 35€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 7h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Vitoria-Gasteiz.
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  • Distance: 431.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 57m

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

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Barcelona-Sants to Vitoria/Gasteiz once a week. Tickets cost 35€ - 45€ and the journey takes 4h 57m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Barcelona/Sants to Vitoria-Gasteiz twice daily. Tickets cost 40€ - 60€ and the journey takes 7h 15m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
25€ - 220€
Flights from Barcelona to Santander
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
25€ - 160€
Flights from Barcelona to Santander via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
25€ - 160€
Flights from Barcelona to Santander via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 280€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 210€
Flights from Barcelona to Santander via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 280€
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
55€ - 250€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Santander
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
18€ - 110€
Train operators
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
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Vitoria/Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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. 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/Sants to Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from San Sebastián to Vitoria
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
alsa.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Schedules at
monbus.es
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-Estacion/Geltoki
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
La Burundesa S.A.
Autobuses La Union
Phone
94 476. 50. 07
Website
autobuseslaunion.com
Bus from PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Vuelta - Estación to Vitoria/Gasteiz-Estacion/Geltoki
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Autobuses La Union
Bus from Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki to Vitoria/Gasteiz-Estacion/Geltoki
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Website
Autobuses La Union
Socibus
Phone
+34 902 22 92 92
Email
comunicacion@socibus.es?__xts__=
Website
socibusventas.es
Bus from Bilbao to Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Schedules at
socibusventas.es
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socibusventas.es
Bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Schedules at
socibusventas.es
Book at
socibusventas.es
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 Bilbao to Vitoria
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from San Sebastian to Vitoria
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Eurolines FR
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 Bilbao, Bilbao to Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from San Sebastián, San Sebastian to Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Santander, Santander to Bilbao, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Schedules at
pesa.net
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from San Sebastián to Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 17€
Website
Lurraldebus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar.es
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Barcelone to Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
29€
Book at
blablacar.es

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

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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 Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Vitoria/Gasteiz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Vitoria-Gasteiz is 561 km. It takes approximately 5h 26m to drive from Barcelona to Vitoria-Gasteiz.

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

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There are 110+ hotels available in Vitoria-Gasteiz. Prices start at 87€ 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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