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There are 4 ways to get from Castelldefels to Barcelona by train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  25 min

  1. Take the train from Castelldefels to Barcelona-Sants Re

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Rideshare  •  36 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Castelldefels to Barcelone 22 km

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Castelldefels to Barcelona 24.7 km

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Castelldefels to Barcelona 24.7 km

Castelldefels to Barcelona by train

The train journey time between Castelldefels and Barcelona is around 25 min and covers a distance of around 19 km. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, the Castelldefels to Barcelona train service departs from Castelldefels and arrives in Barcelona-Sants. Typically 13 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

13 Weekly Trains
25 min Average Duration
€6 Cheapest Price
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Castelldefels → Barcelona
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The cheapest way to get from Castelldefels to Barcelona is to rideshare which costs €2 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Castelldefels to Barcelona is to taxi which costs €40 - €55 and takes 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Castelldefels and arriving at Barcelona-Sants. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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It is 21 km from Castelldefels to Barcelona. It is approximately 24.7 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Castelldefels to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 25 min and costs €6 - €8.

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The train from Castelldefels to Barcelona-Sants takes 25 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Castelldefels to Barcelona is 25 km. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Castelldefels to Barcelona.

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  • Distance: 20.7 km
  • Duration: 25 min

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

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Castelldefels to Barcelona-Sants twice daily. Tickets cost €6 - €8 and the journey takes 25 min.

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 Castelldefels to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Castelldefels to Barcelone
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€2
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Taxi from Castelldefels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Taxi Class
Phone
+34 933 07 07 07
Website
taxiclassrent.com
Taxi Barcelona 24 Horas
Phone
+34 935 16 00 27
Website
taxi24bcn.com
Radio Taxi Barcelona
Phone
+34 933 77 77 77
Website
radiotaxibarcelona.es
Radio taxi 033
Phone
+34 933 03 30 33
Website
radiotaxi033.com
IMET
Phone
+34 932 23 51 51
Website
taxi.amb.cat
CavaTaxi
Phone
+34 931 17 20 26
Website
cavataxi.com
Baixtaxi
Phone
+34 934 71 00 00
Website
baixtaxi.com
Taxi Vilanova i la Geltrú
Phone
+34 616 900 601
Website
taxivilanova.com

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