There are 9 ways to get from Galicia to Barcelona by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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

Recommended option

Fly from Santiago de Compostela  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Barcelona (BCN) SCQ - BCN

$25 - $141

Cheapest option

Fly from Vigo  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Barcelona (BCN) VGO - BCN

$22 - $138

7 alternative options

Fly from A Coruna  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from A Coruna (LCG) to Barcelona (BCN) LCG - BCN

$35 - $162

Train Spanish Railways AVE  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Lugo(SP) to Madrid-Chamartin A
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave

$145 - $199

Train  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Lugo(SP) to Barcelona Sants Hot

$130 - $160

Bus ALSA  •  14 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Lugo to Barcelona

$60 - $95

Bus MonBus  •  16 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Lugo to Ourense Área de Lugo / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ourense to Barcelona 9730-9303 / ...

$72 - $104

Trenhotel  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Take the Trenhotel from Lugo to Barcelona Sants Rias Gallegas

$130 - $160

Drive  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Lugo to Barcelona 619.8 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Galicia to Barcelona is to fly which costs 19€ - 120€ and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Galicia to Barcelona is to fly which costs 21€ - 130€ and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The distance between Galicia and Barcelona is 840 km. The road distance is 991.7 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from Galicia to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lugo and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 14 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lugo(SP) and arriving at Barcelona Sants. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 13 h 31 min.

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

Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and Iberia fly from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lugo to Barcelona via Madrid-Chamartin, Madrid Chamartín, Madrid Atocha, and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha in around 10 h 5 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
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 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
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 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from A Coruna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $190
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from A Coruna to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
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 Lugo(SP) to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Train from Lugo(SP) to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
13 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Lugo to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
13 h 31 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
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 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 Lugo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
alsa.com
Transporte de Galicia
Website
tmg.xunta.gal
Bus from Lugo to Ourense
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
tmg.xunta.gal
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Lugo to Ourense
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
monbus.es
Bus from Ourense to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
monbus.es

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