There are 4 ways to get from Carcassonne to Barcelona by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Barcelona Sants Tgv

$60 - $70

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Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Carcassonne to Barcelona N721

$17 - $45

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Carcassonne to Barcelone 188.3 miles

$24

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Carcassonne to Barcelona 187.9 miles

$40 - $60

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Carcassonne and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart twice daily, and operate Thursday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Carcassonne and arriving at Barcelona Sants. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

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The distance between Carcassonne and Barcelona is 204 km. The road distance is 300.7 km.

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The best way to get from Carcassonne to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 2 h 22 min and costs .

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The train from Carcassonne to Barcelona Sants takes 2 h 22 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Carcassonne to Barcelona train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Carcassonne station.

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The best way to get from Carcassonne to Barcelona is to train which takes 2 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 15 min.

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

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Carcassonne to Barcelona train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Map of how to get from Carcassonne to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 127.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 22 min

What companies run services between Carcassonne, France and Barcelona, Spain?

inOui TGV operates a train from Carcassonne to Barcelona once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 22 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Carcassonne to Barcelona twice daily. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. FlixBus also services this route once a week.

Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Carcassonne to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $120
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 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 Carcassonne to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
alsa.com
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 Carcassonne to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Carcassonne to Barcelone
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Carcassonne to Barcelona is 301 km. It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to drive from Carcassonne to Barcelona.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Carcassonne and Barcelona. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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