There are 5 ways to get from Irun to Barcelona by plane, train, bus 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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Fly  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Barcelona (BCN) EAS - BCN

$43 - $245

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Bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Irun to Barcelona 9315-9722 / ...

$35 - $55

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Irun to Barcelona Sants A / ...

$75 - $95

Train via Zaragoza Delicias  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from San Sebastian to Zaragoza Delicias A / ...
  2. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...

$82 - $115

Drive  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Irun to Barcelona 362.9 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Irun to Barcelona is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Irun to Barcelona is to fly which costs 35€ - 210€ and takes 1 h 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Irun and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Irun and arriving at Barcelona Sants. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 32 min.

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The distance between Irun and Barcelona is 391 km. The road distance is 580.6 km.

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The best way to get from Irun to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 6 h 32 min and costs 65€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from Irun to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Irun to Barcelona bus services, operated by MonBus, depart from Irun station.

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

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The best way to get from Irun to Barcelona is to fly which takes 1 h 52 min and costs 35€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 65€ - 80€ and takes 6 h 32 min, you could also bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 7 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Irun to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 244.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 52 min

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

Vueling Airlines flies from Irun to Barcelona twice daily. Alternatively, Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Irun to Barcelona 3 times a day. Tickets cost $75 - $95 and the journey takes 6 h 32 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
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 Irun to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Website
renfe.com
Train from San Sebastian to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Irun to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
monbus.es

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