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

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Fly from Vigo  •  4 h

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

$22 - $138

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Fly from Santiago de Compostela  •  3 h 56 min

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

$25 - $141

Fly from A Coruna  •  4 h 13 min

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

$35 - $162

Train  •  10 h 43 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 / ...

$146 - $200

Train via Orense-Empalme  •  11 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Lugo(SP) to Orense-Empalme Ir / ...
  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 / ...

$145 - $210

Bus ALSA  •  14 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Lugo to Barcelona

$60 - $95

Bus MonBus  •  17 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Lugo to Ourense Área de Lugo
  2. Take the bus from Ourense to Barcelona

$72 - $106

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

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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 an overnight train departing from Lugo and arriving at Barcelona Sants. The journey takes approximately 13 h 31 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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The best way to get from Galicia to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 10 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Galicia to Barcelona, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Galicia to Barcelona is to fly which takes 4 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 10 h 43 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 14 h 50 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Galicia to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 525 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

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

Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and three other airlines fly from Vigo to Barcelona every 3 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 43 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
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
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $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
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
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Santiago de Compostela 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 Vigo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $200
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 Vigo to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
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 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Train from Lugo(SP) to Orense-Empalme
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
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
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
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Lugo to Ourense
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
monbus.es
Bus from Ourense to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
14 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
monbus.es
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
$11 - $16
Schedules at
tmg.xunta.gal

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Galicia to Barcelona is 992 km. It takes approximately 9 h 28 min to drive from Galicia to Barcelona.

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Ryanair, Air Europa, TAP Portugal and two other airlines offer flights from Vigo Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Book your Galicia to Barcelona train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Galicia to Barcelona bus tickets online with Busbud.

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There are 3377+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Galicia to Vigo Airport is to shuttle which takes 33 min and costs .

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