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

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Train  •  7h 15m

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

112€ - 207€

Cheapest option

Train to Malaga, fly  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the train from Fuengirola to Centro Alameda
  2. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Barcelona (BCN) AGP - BCN

19€ - 114€

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Bus via Malaga Estacion  •  15h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Malaga Estacion to Barcelona Sants 232

41€ - 70€

Bus  •  17h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Fuengirola to Barcelona

80€ - 120€

Drive  •  9h 50m

  1. Drive from Fuengirola to Barcelona 996.7 km

100€ - 160€

Bus to Granada, fly  •  7h 46m

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

53€ - 185€

Bus to Almeria, fly  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Malaga to Almeria
  2. Fly from Almeria (LEI) to Barcelona (BCN) LEI - BCN

72€ - 266€

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The cheapest way to get from Fuengirola to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs 19€ - 120€ and takes 5h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Fuengirola to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs 19€ - 120€ and takes 5h 37m.

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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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The distance between Fuengirola and Barcelona is 797 km. The road distance is 996.7 km.

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The best way to get from Fuengirola to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 7h 15m and costs 110€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 7h 15m to get from Fuengirola to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Fuengirola to Barcelona bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Malaga Estacion station.

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The best way to get from Fuengirola to Barcelona is to train which takes 7h 15m and costs 110€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus via Malaga Estacion, which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 15h 37m.

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The quickest flight from Malaga Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Fuengirola to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 796.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 15m

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

Renfe AVE operates a train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Barcelona-Sants twice daily. Tickets cost 110€ - 200€ and the journey takes 5h 47m. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Malaga Estacion to Barcelona Sants twice daily. Tickets cost 40€ - 65€ and the journey takes 14h.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 170€
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 170€
Flights from Granada to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
Flights from Granada to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
Flights from Almeria to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 350€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 240€
Flights from Granada to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 260€
Flights from Almeria to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 380€
Flights from Almeria to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 380€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
18€ - 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
Twice 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 Centro Alameda
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Malaga Estacion to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Malaga Estacion to Granada
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Eurolines FR
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€ - 18€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Aeropuerto Malaga to Almeria
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
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
6 times a week
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Fuengirola to Barcelona bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fuengirola to Barcelona is 997 km. It takes approximately 9h 50m 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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