There are 6 ways to get from Gibraltar to Barcelona by shuttle, plane, bus, 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.

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Shuttle to Malaga, fly  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Parada de autobus en Burger King, La Línea de la Concepción, España to Malaga Airport
  2. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Barcelona (BCN) AGP - BCN

$67 - $548

Cheapest option

Bus to Jerez, fly  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Barrios to Jerez de la Frontera
  2. Fly from Jerez (XRY) to Barcelona (BCN) XRY - BCN

$44 - $272

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from La Línea de la Concepción to Málaga
  2. Take the train from Malaga to Barcelona Sants Ave

$133 - $200

Train  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from San Roque-La Linea to Antequera-Santa Ana Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Antequera-Santa Ana to Barcelona Sants Ave

$131 - $197

Bus  •  20 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Algeciras to Barcelona

$68 - $105

Drive  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Gibraltar to Barcelona 686.4 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Gibraltar to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Mondéjar and arriving at Barcelona via Algeciras. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 58 min.

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The distance between Gibraltar and Barcelona is 874 km. The road distance is 1098.2 km.

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The best way to get from Gibraltar to Barcelona without a car is to bus and train which takes 9 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from Gibraltar to Barcelona, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Gibraltar to Barcelona is to train which takes 9 h 54 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 20 h 58 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Gibraltar to Barcelona is 1098 km. It takes approximately 10 h 53 min to drive from Gibraltar to Barcelona.

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

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Map of how to get from Gibraltar to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 546.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 7 min

What companies run services between Gibraltar and Barcelona, Spain?

You can take a train from Gibraltar to Barcelona via Estación de San Roque, San Roque-La Linea, and Antequera-Santa Ana in around 9 h 54 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Gibraltar to Barcelona 3 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 19 h 15 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
renfe.com
Train from Antequera-Santa Ana to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
renfe.com
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 San Roque-La Linea to Antequera-Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Parada de autobus en Burger King, La Línea de la Concepción, España to Malaga Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$36 - $39
Private
$110 - $260
Private w/ cancellation
$341
Autocares Valenzuela
Phone
+34 (0) 956702609
Email
informacion.cadiz@grupovalenzuela.com
Website
grupovalenzuela.com
Bus from Los Barrios to Jerez de la Frontera
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
grupovalenzuela.com
Avanza Grupo
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 La Linea De La Concepcion to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Algeciras to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
19 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
alsa.com

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The best way to get from Gibraltar to Malaga Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h 45 min and costs .

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