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There are 7 ways to get from Benidorm to Barcelona by bus, train, tram, 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  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Benidorm to Barcelona N1131

25€ - 60€

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Tram, train  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the tram from Benidorm to Alicante - Luceros L1
  2. Take the train from Alicante-Termino to Camp De Tarragona Eur
  3. Take the train from Camp De Tarragona to Barcelona-Sants Avn / ...

41€ - 75€

Bus via Tarragona  •  9h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Benidorm Central Bus Station to Salou Hotel 4 Carreteras Costa Blanca-Express
  2. Take the bus from Tarragona to C/ Balmes - C/ Corsega

Drive  •  4h 50m

  1. Drive from Benidorm to Barcelona 488.1 km

45€ - 70€

Bus to Alicante, fly  •  3h 21m

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

45€ - 121€

Bus to Valencia, fly  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Benidorm to Valencia - Ave Estacion Interm
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Barcelona (BCN) VLC - BCN

45€ - 128€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Benidorm to Barcelona is to bus which costs 25€ - 60€ and takes 8h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Benidorm to Barcelona is to bus and fly which costs 45€ - 130€ and takes 3h 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Benidorm and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Benidorm to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Benidorm and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Alicante-Termino and Camp De Tarragona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 22m.

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The distance between Benidorm and Barcelona is 372 km. The road distance is 488.1 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 ALSA, depart from Benidorm station.

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Benidorm to Barcelona train services, operated by Alicante Metro Tram, 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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Map of how to get 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?

ALSA operates a bus from Benidorm to Barcelona 5 times a day. Tickets cost 40€ - 60€ and the journey takes 8h 5m. FlixBus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 210€
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 210€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Mahon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 210€
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
24€ - 30€
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Renfe Viajeros
Train from Alicante-Termino to Camp De Tarragona
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Camp De Tarragona to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Camp De Tarragona to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 35€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
9€ - 13€
Promo+
14€ - 16€
Flexible
24€ - 35€
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
40€ - 60€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Benidorm to Alicante Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
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 Benidorm to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
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
30€ - 50€
Website
ExpressBus
Empresa Plana
Phone
+34 (0) 977 553 680
Website
empresaplana.cat
Bus from Tarragona to C/ Balmes - C/ Corsega
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
empresaplana.cat

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Benidorm to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Benidorm to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Benidorm to Barcelona is 488 km. It takes approximately 4h 50m to drive from Benidorm to Barcelona.

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Iberia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Alicante Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Book your Benidorm to Barcelona bus tickets online with Omio, Busbud and FlixBus.

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