There are 5 ways to get from Castelldefels to Barcelona by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Castelldefels to Passeig De Gracia R2s / ...

6€ - 8€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  36 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Castelldefels to Barcelone 22.2 km

2€

3 alternative options

Bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago Rusiñol - Pintor Serrasanta to Barcelona-Rda. Universitat L95 / ...

3€

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Castelldefels to Barcelona 24.8 km

30€ - 40€

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Castelldefels to Barcelona 24.8 km

2€ - 4€

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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 30€ - 40€ and takes 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santiago Rusiñol - Pintor Serrasanta and arriving at Barcelona-Rda. Universitat. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Castelldefels and arriving at Passeig De Gracia. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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The distance between Castelldefels and Barcelona is 21 km. The road distance is 24.8 km.

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The best way to get from Castelldefels to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 30 min and costs 6€ - 8€.

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The train from Castelldefels to Passeig De Gracia takes 30 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Castelldefels to Barcelona bus services, operated by Baixbus, depart from Santiago Rusiñol - Pintor Serrasanta station.

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

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The best way to get from Castelldefels to Barcelona is to train which takes 30 min and costs 6€ - 8€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 3€ and takes 53 min.

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Map of how to get from Castelldefels to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 20.7 km
  • Duration: 30 min

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

Renfe Cercanias operates a train from Castelldefels to Passeig De Gracia every 15 minutes, and the journey takes 30 min. Renfe Viajeros also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Baixbus operates a bus from Santiago Rusiñol - Pintor Serrasanta to Barcelona-Rda. Universitat every 10 minutes. Tickets cost 3€ and the journey takes 53 min. Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona also services this route every 20 minutes.

Train operators
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.

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Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Castelldefels to Passeig De Gracia
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
Renfe Cercanias
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
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Castelldefels to Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Baixbus
Phone
+34902023393
Email
info@baixbus.com
Website
baixbus.cat
Bus from Santiago Rusiñol - Pintor Serrasanta to Barcelona-Rda. Universitat
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
3€
Schedules at
baixbus.cat
Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona
Website
amb.cat
Bus from Santiago Rusiñol - Pintor Serrasanta to Gran Via - Mandoni
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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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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blablacar.es
Taxi from Castelldefels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
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 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
Taxi Vilanova i la Geltrú
Phone
+34 616 900 601
Website
taxivilanova.com
Auto Taxi Vilanova
Phone
+34 675 42 85 08
Website
autotaxivilanova.com

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Castelldefels to Barcelona bus services, operated by Baixbus, arrive at Barcelona-Rda. Universitat station.

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Castelldefels to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, arrive at Passeig De Gracia 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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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Castelldefels and Barcelona. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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