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There are 9 ways to get from Braga to Barcelona by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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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Fly from Porto  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Barcelona (BCN) OPO - BCN

$97 - $217

Cheapest option

Bus to Vigo, fly  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Braga to Vigo
  2. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Barcelona (BCN) VGO - BCN

$29 - $150

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Bus, train to Santiago de Compostela, fly  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Braga to Vigo
  2. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela
  3. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Barcelona (BCN) SCQ - BCN

$43 - $174

Bus, train to A Coruna, fly  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Braga to Vigo
  2. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to A Coruna
  3. Fly from A Coruna (LCG) to Barcelona (BCN) LCG - BCN

$56 - $199

Bus, train via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha  •  12 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Braga to Valença Do Minho
  2. Take the train from Guillarey to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha A
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...

$158 - $229

Bus  •  15 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Braga to Porto L01
  2. Take the bus from Porto, Porto to Barcelona N796

$72 - $120

Bus, train  •  17 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Braga to Vigo
  2. Take the train from Vigo-Guixar to Barcelona Sants A

$171 - $229

Bus, night bus  •  20 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Braga to Lleida
  2. Take the night bus from Lleida to Barcelona

$97 - $134

Drive  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Braga to Barcelona 704.3 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Braga to Barcelona is to bus and fly which costs 25€ - 130€ and takes 5 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Braga to Barcelona is to fly which costs 80€ - 190€ and takes 5 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Braga to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Braga and arriving at Barcelona via Porto, Porto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 56 min.

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The distance between Braga and Barcelona is 882 km. The road distance is 1126.9 km.

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The best way to get from Braga to Barcelona without a car is to bus and train which takes 12 h 38 min and costs 130€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Braga to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Braga to Barcelona bus services, operated by Citi Express, depart from Braga station.

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The best way to get from Braga to Barcelona is to fly which takes 5 h 3 min and costs 80€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 110€ and takes 15 h 56 min.

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Braga to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Map of how to get from Braga to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 551.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 3 min

What companies run services between Braga, Portugal and Barcelona, Spain?

Vueling Airlines, TAP Portugal and four other airlines fly from Braga to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Braga to Barcelona via Porto and Porto, Porto in around 15 h 56 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Porto to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from A Coruna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Flights from A Coruna to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Porto to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from A Coruna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $190
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Porto to Barcelona via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from A Coruna to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
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 Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
renfe.com
Train from Guillarey to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo-Guixar to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Braga to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Porto, Porto to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Braga to Valença Do Minho
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Braga to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Night bus from Lleida to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
citiexpress.eu
Bus from Braga to Porto
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
citiexpress.eu
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Braga to Vigo
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Braga to Lleida
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Autocares Lázara
Phone
+34 (0) 902 23 95 79
Email
info@rutasvigo.com
Website
autocareslazara.com
Bus from Braga to Lleida
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Schedules at
autocareslazara.com

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Barcelona is 1 h ahead of Braga. It is currently 1:11 PM in Braga and 2:11 PM in Barcelona.

Yes, the driving distance between Braga to Barcelona is 1127 km. It takes approximately 10 h 50 min to drive from Braga to Barcelona.

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Vueling Airlines, TAP Portugal, Iberia and Ryanair offer flights from Porto Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 3443+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Braga to Porto Airport is to shuttle which takes 36 min and costs 60€.

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