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

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Shuttle to Malaga, fly  •  5h 6m

  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

58€ - 465€

Cheapest option

Bus to Jerez, fly  •  7h 48m

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

46€ - 204€

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  9h 2m

  1. Take the bus from La Línea de la Concepción to Málaga L-606 / ...
  2. Take the train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Barcelona-Sants Ave

120€ - 216€

Train  •  10h 6m

  1. Take the train from San Roque-La Linea to Cordoba-Central Alt
  2. Take the train from Cordoba-Central to Barcelona-Sants Ave

115€ - 197€

Bus via Tarifa  •  20h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Tarifa to Barcelona Nord 232

48€ - 76€

Bus  •  20h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Algeciras to Barcelona

92€ - 133€

Drive  •  10h 53m

  1. Drive from Gibraltar to Barcelona 1099 km

110€ - 170€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gibraltar to Barcelona is to bus via Tarifa which costs $50 - $85 and takes 20h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Gibraltar to Barcelona is to shuttle and fly which costs $60 - $550 and takes 5h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gibraltar to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Mondéjar and arriving at Barcelona Nord via Algeciras San Bernardo Bus Station and Tarifa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 4m.

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The distance between Gibraltar and Barcelona is 874 km. The road distance is 1099 km.

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The best way to get from Gibraltar to Barcelona without a car is to bus and train which takes 9h 2m and costs $130 - $240.

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It takes approximately 5h 6m to get from Gibraltar to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Gibraltar to Barcelona bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Tarifa station.

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The best way to get from Gibraltar to Barcelona is to train which takes 10h 6m and costs $120 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus via Tarifa, which costs $50 - $85 and takes 20h 4m.

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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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Gibraltar to Barcelona bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Barcelona Nord station.

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Map of how to get from Gibraltar to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 874.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 6m

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 Cordoba-Central in around 10h 6m. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Tarifa to Barcelona Nord twice daily. Tickets cost 45€ - 70€ and the journey takes 17h.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 320€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 270€
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 390€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 150€
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 320€
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€
Train from Cordoba-Central to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
95€ - 170€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
95€ - 130€
Promo+
100€ - 115€
Flexible
130€ - 170€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from San Roque-La Linea to Cordoba-Central
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 25€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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
1h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
30€ - 300€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
31€ - 34€
Private
100€ - 230€
Private w/ cancellation
295€
Transportes Comes
Interbus
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
interbus.es
Bus from La Línea de la Concepción to Málaga
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 12€
Schedules at
interbus.es
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 La Linea De La Concepcion to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Algeciras to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
alsa.com
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 Tarifa to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Eurolines FR

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Yes, the driving distance between Gibraltar to Barcelona is 1099 km. It takes approximately 10h 53m 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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There are 3508+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Gibraltar to Malaga Airport is to shuttle which takes 1h 45m and costs $35 - $330.

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