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There are 7 ways to get from Cádiz to Barcelona by train, plane, shuttle, bus or car

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Train to Jerez, fly  •  4h 6m

  1. Take the train from Cadiz to La Parra
  2. Fly from Jerez (XRY) to Barcelona (BCN) XRY - BCN

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Train to Sevilla, fly  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the train from Cadiz to Sevilla-Santa Justa
  2. Fly from Sevilla (SVQ) to Barcelona (BCN) SVQ - BCN

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Shuttle to Malaga, fly  •  6h 31m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Cádiz to Malaga Airport
  2. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Barcelona (BCN) AGP - BCN

Train via Seville  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the train from Cadiz to Sevilla-Santa Justa Alv / ...
  2. Take the train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Barcelona-Sants Ave

Train  •  11h 43m

  1. Take the train from Cadiz to Barcelona-Sants 694

Bus  •  17h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Cadiz to Seville
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Barcelona

Drive  •  10h 40m

  1. Drive from Cádiz to Barcelona 1106.6 km

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The cheapest way to get from Cádiz to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs €35 - €100 and takes 5h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Cádiz to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs €35 - €160 and takes 4h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cádiz to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Cadiz and arriving at Barcelona via Seville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cadiz and arriving at Barcelona-Sants. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11h 43m.

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The distance between Cádiz and Barcelona is 909 km. The road distance is 1106.6 km.

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The best way to get from Cádiz to Barcelona without a car is to train via Seville which takes 8h 4m and costs €120 - €210.

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It takes approximately 4h 6m to get from Cádiz to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Cádiz to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Cadiz station.

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Cádiz to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Cadiz station.

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The best way to get from Cádiz to Barcelona is to train via Seville which takes 8h 4m and costs €120 - €210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €90 - €130 and takes 17h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Cádiz to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 908.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 6m

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

You can take a train from Cádiz to Barcelona via Sevilla-Santa Justa in around 8h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cádiz to Barcelona via Seville in around 17h 45m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €250
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €250
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €160
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €160
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €160
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Mahon
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€35 - €160
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €250
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €240
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €250
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €150
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €160
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €160
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €160
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€29 - €180
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€19 - €110
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€19 - €110
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€19 - €160
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €320
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
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cadiz to La Parra
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Cadiz to Sevilla-Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Cadiz to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
11h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €90
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
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cádiz to Aeropuerto De Jerez
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €190
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€110 - €140
Promo+
€115 - €125
Flexible
€150 - €190
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Cádiz to Malaga Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€35 - €330
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€37 - €41
Private
€180 - €330
Private w/ cancellation
€293
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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Cadiz to Seville
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Seville to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
alsa.com

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

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

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Cádiz to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cádiz to Barcelona is 1107 km. It takes approximately 10h 40m to drive from Cádiz to Barcelona.

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Ryanair, Iberia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Jerez Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 1696+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Cádiz to Malaga Airport is to shuttle which takes 3h 15m and costs €35 - €330.

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