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

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Bus to A Coruna, fly  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Ferrol to A Coruña
  2. Fly from A Coruna (LCG) to Barcelona (BCN) LCG - BCN

$37 - $169

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Bus to Santiago de Compostela, fly  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Ferrol to Santiago de Compostela
  2. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Barcelona (BCN) SCQ - BCN

$30 - $151

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Train  •  12 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Ferrol to Orense-Empalme A
  2. Take the train from Orense-Empalme to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha A
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...

$156 - $222

Bus ALSA  •  18 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from A Coruña/La Coruña to Barcelona

$70 - $109

Bus MonBus  •  19 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Ferrol to Pontevedra
  2. Take the bus from Pontevedra to Barcelona

$81 - $127

Train, Trenhotel  •  16 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Ferrol to Betanzos-Infesta Ir / ...
  2. Take the Trenhotel from Infesta to Barcelona Sants Rias Gallegas

$146 - $185

Drive  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Ferrol to Barcelona 683.6 miles

$120 - $190

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No, there is no direct bus from Ferrol to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Ferrol and arriving at Barcelona via A Coruña/La Coruña. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ferrol to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Ferrol and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Orense-Empalme and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 21 min.

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The distance between Ferrol and Barcelona is 884 km. The road distance is 1093.7 km.

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The best way to get from Ferrol to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 12 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from Ferrol to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Ferrol to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from A Coruña/La Coruña station.

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Ferrol to Barcelona train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Ferrol station.

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The best way to get from Ferrol to Barcelona is to train which takes 12 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 18 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from A Coruna Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Ferrol to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 552.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 38 min

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

You can take a train from Ferrol to Barcelona via Orense-Empalme and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha in around 12 h 21 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Ferrol to Barcelona twice daily. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 16 h 15 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from A Coruna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Flights from A Coruna to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from A Coruna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $190
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from A Coruna to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Ferrol to Orense-Empalme
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Train from Orense-Empalme to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
renfe.com
Train from Ferrol to Betanzos-Infesta
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Infesta to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
14 h 38 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
Arriva Galicia, S.L.
Phone
+34 (0) 981 31 12 13
Email
atencioncliente@arriva.es
Website
arriva.gal
Bus from Ferrol to A Coruña
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
arriva.gal
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Ferrol to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
monbus.es
Bus from Ferrol to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
monbus.es
Bus from Pontevedra to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
monbus.es
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 A Coruña/La Coruña to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
alsa.com

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Ferrol to Barcelona train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ferrol to Barcelona is 1094 km. It takes approximately 10 h 28 min to drive from Ferrol to Barcelona.

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Air Europa, Iberia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from A Coruna Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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