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There are 7 ways to get from Montauban to Barcelona by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the train from Montauban Ville Bourbon to Narbonne Intercités
  2. Take the train from Narbonne to Barcelona-Sants Ave / ...

60€ - 105€

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Train, bus  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from Montauban Ville Bourbon to Toulouse Matabiau Ter / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toulouse to Barcelona Bordeaux City Centre > Toulouse > Perpignan > Le Perthus - France > Le Perthus - Espagne > Barcelona Nord - Bus Station / ...

22€ - 74€

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Train via Puigcerdà  •  9h 16m

  1. Take the train from Montauban Ville Bourbon to Toulouse Matabiau Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Latour De Carol Enveitg Ter
  3. Take the train from La Tor de Querol-Enveig to PlaÇa Catalunya R3

41€ - 91€

Train, night bus  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the train from Montauban Ville Bourbon to Toulouse Matabiau Ter / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Toulouse to Barcelona N721

29€ - 55€

Drive  •  4h 13m

  1. Drive from Montauban to Barcelona 445.4 km

45€ - 75€

Train to Toulouse, fly  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the train from Montauban Ville Bourbon to Toulouse Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Barcelona (BCN) TLS - BCN

81€ - 295€

Train to Bordeaux, fly  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the train from Montauban Ville Bourbon to Bordeaux St Jean
  2. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Barcelona (BCN) BOD - BCN

62€ - 228€

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The cheapest way to get from Montauban to Barcelona is to train and bus which costs 22€ - 75€ and takes 7h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Montauban to Barcelona is to drive which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 4h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Montauban to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Montauban Ville Bourbon and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Narbonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 44m.

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It is 300 km from Montauban to Barcelona. It is approximately 445.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Montauban to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 4h 44m and costs 60€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 4h 44m to get from Montauban to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Montauban to Barcelona train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Montauban Ville Bourbon station.

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There is no direct flight from Toulouse Airport to Barcelona Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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Montauban to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Montauban to Barcelona is 445 km. It takes approximately 4h 13m to drive from Montauban to Barcelona.

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  • Distance: 300.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 44m

What companies run services between Montauban, France and Barcelona, Spain?

You can take a train from Montauban to Barcelona via Narbonne in around 4h 44m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Toulouse to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 430€
Flights from Bordeaux to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 160€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Toulouse to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 320€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Toulouse to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
230€ - 600€
Flights from Toulouse to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
230€ - 600€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Toulouse to Barcelona via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 750€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 160€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Toulouse to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
150€ - 260€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Toulouse to Barcelona via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
24€ - 140€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Toulouse to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
220€ - 550€
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Toulouse to Barcelona via Algiers
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 460€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Toulouse to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 650€
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montauban Ville Bourbon to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
24€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 50€
Train from Montauban Ville Bourbon to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 21€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
Rail 1st Class
14€ - 21€
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Latour De Carol Enveitg
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
20€ - 30€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 45€
Train from Montauban Ville Bourbon to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
25€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Narbonne to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Montauban Ville Bourbon to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 30€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
25€ - 30€
1st Class
19€ - 22€
Train from Montauban Ville Bourbon to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from La Tor de Querol-Enveig to PlaÇa Catalunya
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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. 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 Toulouse to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
alsa.com
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Toulouse to Barcelona Nord - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Toulouse to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
20€ - 25€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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