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There are 5 ways to get from Fuengirola to Barcelona by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Barcelona-Sants Ave

110€ - 200€

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Bus to Granada, fly  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Malaga to Granada
  2. Fly from Granada (GRX) to Barcelona (BCN) GRX - BCN

61€ - 171€

3 alternative options

Bus  •  17h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Fuengirola to Barcelona

80€ - 120€

Drive  •  9h 45m

  1. Drive from Fuengirola to Barcelona 993.8 km

95€ - 140€

Train to Malaga, fly  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the train from Fuengirola to Malága-María Zambrano
  2. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Barcelona (BCN) AGP - BCN

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The most affordable way to get from Fuengirola to Barcelona is to bus and fly, which costs 60€ - 180€ and takes 7h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Fuengirola to Barcelona is to bus and fly which costs 60€ - 180€ and takes 7h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Fuengirola and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Fuengirola to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Fuengirola and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Malaga Maria Zambrano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 29m.

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The distance between Fuengirola and Barcelona is 797 km. The road distance is 993.8 km.

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The best way to get from Fuengirola to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 7h 29m and costs 110€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 7h 29m to get from Fuengirola to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Fuengirola to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Fuengirola station.

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Fuengirola to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Malaga Maria Zambrano station.

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The best way to get from Fuengirola to Barcelona is to train which takes 7h 29m and costs 110€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 17h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Fuengirola to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 796.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 29m

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

Renfe AVE operates a train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Barcelona-Sants once daily. Tickets cost 110€ - 200€ and the journey takes 5h 47m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Fuengirola to Barcelona 3 times a day. Tickets cost 80€ - 120€ and the journey takes 17h 30m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 230€
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
30€ - 230€
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 230€
Flights from Granada to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Flights from Granada to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Flights from Granada to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 230€
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 250€
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 230€
Flights from Granada to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Flights from Granada to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 170€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
29€ - 140€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110€ - 200€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
110€ - 150€
Promo+
120€ - 130€
Flexible
150€ - 200€
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Fuengirola to Malága-María Zambrano
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Bus operators
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Fuengirola to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Malaga to Granada
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Malaga to Granada
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Malaga Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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

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Fuengirola to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fuengirola to Barcelona is 994 km. It takes approximately 9h 45m to drive from Fuengirola to Barcelona.

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Ryanair, Iberia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Malaga Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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