There are 6 ways to get from Benidorm to Barcelona by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Benidorm to Valencia - Ave Estacion Interm
  2. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Barcelona-Sants Eur

36€ - 47€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Benidorm to Barcelona Sants 232 / ...

24€ - 55€

4 alternative options

Bus via Tarragona  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Benidorm Central Bus Station to Salou Hotel 4 Carreteras Costa Blanca-Express
  2. Take the bus from Tarragona to Barcelona - Gran Via 618

Drive  •  4h 51m

  1. Drive from Benidorm to Barcelona 489.6 km

50€ - 80€

Bus to Alicante, fly  •  3h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Benidorm to Alicante Airport
  2. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Barcelona (BCN) ALC - BCN

36€ - 179€

Bus, train to Valencia, fly  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Benidorm to Gandia
  2. Take the train from Gandía to Valencia-Estacio Del Nord
  3. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Barcelona (BCN) VLC - BCN

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The cheapest way to get from Benidorm to Barcelona is to bus which costs 24€ - 55€ and takes 6h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Benidorm to Barcelona is to bus and fly which costs 35€ - 180€ and takes 3h 41m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Benidorm and arriving at Barcelona Sants. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 15m.

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The distance between Benidorm and Barcelona is 372 km. The road distance is 489.6 km.

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The best way to get from Benidorm to Barcelona without a car is to bus and train which takes 5h 20m and costs 35€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Benidorm to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Benidorm to Barcelona bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Benidorm station.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Benidorm to Barcelona is 490 km. It takes approximately 4h 51m to drive from Benidorm to Barcelona.

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  • Distance: 372.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 20m

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

Eurolines FR operates a bus from Benidorm to Barcelona Sants 5 times a day. Tickets cost 27€ - 40€ and the journey takes 6h 15m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 160€
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 160€
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
30€ - 160€
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 200€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
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 Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 30€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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 Gandía to Valencia-Estacio Del Nord
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Renfe Cercanias
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 Benidorm to Valencia - Ave Estacion Interm
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Benidorm to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Benidorm to Alicante Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
alsa.com
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 Benidorm to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Benidorm to Gandia
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
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 Benidorm, Benidorm to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
24€ - 30€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Benidorm Central Bus Station to Salou Hotel 4 Carreteras
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
ExpressBus
Empresa Plana
Phone
+34 (0) 977 553 680
Website
empresaplana.cat
Bus from Tarragona to Barcelona - Gran Via 618
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
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Vueling Airlines offers flights from Alicante Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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