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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  9h 44m

  1. Take the train from Cognac to Angouleme
  2. Take the train from Angouleme to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Narbonne Ic
  4. Take the train from Narbonne to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...

114€ - 178€

Cheapest option

Bus via Bordeaux  •  13h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Cognac - Place Gambetta to Angoulême - SNCF 15
  2. Take the bus from Angoulême to Bordeaux City Centre
  3. Take the bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Barcelona 721

24€ - 62€

5 alternative options

Train via Toulouse  •  9h 53m

  1. Take the train from Saintes to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Toulouse-Matabiau Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Barcelona Sants Tgv

125€ - 178€

Bus  •  14h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Saintes to Barcelona

51€ - 81€

Drive  •  7h 8m

  1. Drive from Cognac to Barcelona 468.9 miles

85€ - 130€

Train, train to Bordeaux, fly  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the train from Cognac to Angouleme
  2. Take the train from Angouleme to Bordeaux-St-Jean
  3. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Barcelona (BCN) BOD - BCN

73€ - 208€

Train, train to San Sebastian, fly  •  9h 19m

  1. Take the train from Cognac to Angouleme
  2. Take the train from Angouleme to Bordeaux-St-Jean
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
  4. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Barcelona (BCN) EAS - BCN

102€ - 323€

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The cheapest way to get from Cognac to Barcelona is to bus via Bordeaux which costs 24€ - 65€ and takes 13h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Cognac to Barcelona is to drive which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 7h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cognac to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Cognac - Place Gambetta and arriving at Barcelona via Angoulême and Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cognac to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Cognac and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Angouleme, Bordeaux-St-Jean and Narbonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 44m.

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The distance between Cognac and Barcelona is 520 km. The road distance is 750.2 km.

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The best way to get from Cognac to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 9h 44m and costs 110€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 9h 44m to get from Cognac to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Cognac to Barcelona bus services, operated by CITRAM Charente, depart from Cognac - Place Gambetta station.

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Cognac to Barcelona train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Cognac station.

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The best way to get from Cognac to Barcelona is to train which takes 9h 44m and costs 110€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus via Bordeaux, which costs 24€ - 65€ and takes 13h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Cognac to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 325.3 miles
  • Duration: 9h 44m

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

You can take a train from Cognac to Barcelona via Angouleme, Bordeaux-St-Jean, and Narbonne in around 9h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cognac to Barcelona via Angoulême - SNCF, Angoulême, and Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean in around 13h 32m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 230€
Flights from San Sebastian to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 250€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 210€
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Cognac to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
12€ - 18€
1st Class
16€ - 24€
Train from Gare de Angoulême to Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
21€ - 30€
1st Class
29€ - 45€
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
50€ - 70€
1st Class
70€ - 110€
Train from Narbonne to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Saintes to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
20€ - 29€
1st Class
27€ - 45€
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 50€
1st Class
45€ - 75€
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
1st Class
45€ - 70€
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Angouleme to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
26€ - 32€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
26€ - 32€
1st Class
44€ - 50€
Train from Narbonne to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
65€ - 85€
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
65€ - 90€
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 80€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
65€ - 80€
1st Class
95€ - 130€
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
60€ - 80€
Bus operators
CITRAM Charente
Phone
05.45.25.99.99
Email
infos@citram-charente.fr
Website
citram-charente.fr
Bus from Cognac - Place Gambetta to Angoulême - SNCF
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
1€
Schedules at
citram-charente.fr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Angoulême to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Barcelona City Centre
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Ouibus
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Saintes to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Bordeaux Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Cognac to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Barcelona station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cognac to Barcelona is 750 km. It takes approximately 7h 8m to drive from Cognac to Barcelona.

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Vueling Airlines and easyJet offer flights from Bordeaux Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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