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There are 6 ways to get from Castellón de la Plana to Barcelona by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Castello de la Plana to Barcelona Sants Em / ...

$30 - $45

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Castellón de la Plana to Barcelone 174.4 miles

$14 - $28

4 alternative options

Bus Rede Expressos  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Castellón de la Plana to Barcelona Sants Station

$20 - $26

Bus ALSA  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Castellon to Barcelona Airport-Prat T1

$33 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Castellón de la Plana to Barcelona 175 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Castello de la Plana to Valencia Estacio del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Barcelona (BCN) VLC - BCN

$40 - $171

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Castellón de la Plana to Barcelona is to rideshare which costs 12€ - 24€ and takes 3 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Castellón de la Plana to Barcelona is to train which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Castellón de la Plana and arriving at Barcelona Sants Station station. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Castello de la Plana and arriving at Barcelona Sants. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 42 min.

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The distance between Castellón de la Plana and Barcelona is 244 km. The road distance is 280.1 km.

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The best way to get from Castellón de la Plana to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 2 h 42 min and costs 27€ - 40€.

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The train from Castello de la Plana to Barcelona Sants takes 2 h 42 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Castellón de la Plana to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Castellon station.

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Castellón de la Plana to Barcelona train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Castello de la Plana station.

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The best way to get from Castellón de la Plana to Barcelona is to train which takes 2 h 42 min and costs 27€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 23€ and takes 3 h.

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Map of how to get from Castellón de la Plana to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 152.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

What companies run services between Castellón de la Plana, Spain and Barcelona, Spain?

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Castellón de la Plana to Barcelona hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 42 min. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Castellón de la Plana to Barcelona twice a week. Tickets cost $20 - $26 and the journey takes 3 h.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $200
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 Castello de la Plana to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Train from Castello de la Plana to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Castellón de la Plana to Barcelona Sants Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
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 Castellon to Barcelona Airport-Prat T1
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Castellón de la Plana to Barcelone
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $28
Book at
blablacar.es

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The quickest flight from Valencia Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Castellón de la Plana to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Barcelona Airport-Prat T1 station.

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Castellón de la Plana to Barcelona train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Castellón de la Plana to Barcelona is 280 km. It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to drive from Castellón de la Plana to Barcelona.

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

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There are 3504+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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

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