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

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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Train Spanish Railways AVE  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Jaen to Madrid-Atocha Cercanías Ir
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...

$118 - $166

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Bus via Valencia  •  13 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Jaen to Valencia
  2. Take the bus from Valencia to Barcelona Sants Station

$59 - $87

7 alternative options

Train  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Espeluy to Barcelona Franca Tlg

$105 - $144

Bus  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Jaen to Ubeda
  2. Take the bus from Ubeda to Barcelona

$62 - $100

Drive  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Jaén to Barcelona 500.5 miles

$90 - $140

Bus to Granada, fly  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Jaen to Granada
  2. Fly from Granada (GRX) to Barcelona (BCN) GRX - BCN

$68 - $239

Bus to Almeria, fly  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Jaen to Almeria
  2. Fly from Almeria (LEI) to Barcelona (BCN) LEI - BCN

$91 - $354

Train, train to Sevilla, fly  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Jaen to Cordoba Central
  2. Take the train from Cordoba Central to Sevilla Santa Justa
  3. Fly from Sevilla (SVQ) to Barcelona (BCN) SVQ - BCN

$81 - $268

Train, train to Malaga, fly  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Jaen to Cordoba Central
  2. Take the train from Cordoba Central to Malaga
  3. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Barcelona (BCN) AGP - BCN

$69 - $272

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The cheapest way to get from Jaén to Barcelona is to bus which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 13 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Jaén to Barcelona is to bus and fly which costs 55€ - 210€ and takes 5 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Jaén to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Jaen and arriving at Barcelona via Ubeda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Jaén to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Jaen and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 21 min.

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The distance between Jaén and Barcelona is 650 km. The road distance is 800.7 km.

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The best way to get from Jaén to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 7 h 21 min and costs 100€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 21 min to get from Jaén to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Jaén to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Jaen station.

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

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The best way to get from Jaén to Barcelona is to train which takes 7 h 21 min and costs 100€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 13 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Jaén to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 406.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 21 min

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

You can take a train from Jaén to Barcelona via Madrid-Atocha Cercanías and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha in around 7 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Jaén to Barcelona via Ubeda in around 13 h 30 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Granada to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Granada to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Almeria to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Almeria to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Almeria to Barcelona via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via A Coruna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
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 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Granada to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Almeria to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via A Coruna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
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
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Valladolid
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
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 Jaen to Madrid-Atocha Cercanías
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
renfe.com
Train from Espeluy to Barcelona Franca
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Website
renfe.com
Train from Jaen to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cordoba Central to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cordoba Central to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
renfe.com
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 Jaen to Ubeda
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Ubeda to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Jaen to Valencia
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Jaen to Granada
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Jaen to Almeria
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Valencia to Barcelona Sants Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
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The quickest flight from Granada Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Jaén to Barcelona is 801 km. It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to drive from Jaén to Barcelona.

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Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Granada Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Book your Jaén to Barcelona train tickets online with Loco2.

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Book your Jaén to Barcelona bus tickets online with ALSA and ALSA.

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