There are 3 ways to get from L'Escala to Barcelona by 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.

Recommended option

Line 11 bus, train  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 11 bus from L'Escala - Pobla Sec to Flaça 11
  2. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona Sants A / ...

$16 - $41

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from L'Escala to Barcelona Nord 1

$2 - $28

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Drive from L'Escala to Barcelona 87.8 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from L'Escala to Barcelona is to drive which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 1 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from L'Escala to Barcelona is to drive which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 1 h 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from L'Escala and arriving at Barcelona Nord. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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The distance between L'Escala and Barcelona is 114 km. The road distance is 140.4 km.

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The best way to get from L'Escala to Barcelona without a car is to line 11 bus and train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs 13€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to get from L'Escala to Barcelona, including transfers.

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L'Escala to Barcelona bus services, operated by Moventis, depart from L'Escala station.

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L'Escala to Barcelona bus services, operated by Moventis, arrive at Barcelona Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between L'Escala to Barcelona is 140 km. It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to drive from L'Escala to Barcelona.

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There are 3404+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from L'Escala to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 71.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 5 min

What companies run services between L'Escala, Catalonia, Spain and Barcelona, Spain?

Moventis operates a bus from L'Escala to Barcelona 3 times a day. Tickets cost $2 - $28 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min.

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 Girona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $29
1st Class
$42 - $44
Bus operators
Moventis
Phone
Sarbus - 935 806 700 , La Vallesana - 935 806 700, Houses - 937 981 100 , Sarfa - 902 302 025
Website
moventis.es
Bus from L'Escala - Pobla Sec to Flaça
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
moventis.es
Book at
compras.moventis.es
Bus from L'Escala to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $28
Schedules at
moventis.es
Book at
compras.moventis.es

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