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There are 4 ways to get from Narbonne to Barcelona by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  2h 2m

  1. Take the train from Narbonne to Barcelona-Sants Ave / ...

35€ - 55€

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Bus  •  3h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Narbonne to Barcelona Nord Bcn4 / ...

14€ - 29€

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  3h 13m

  1. Take the rideshare from Narbonne to Barcelone 250.8 km

16€

Drive  •  2h 27m

  1. Drive from Narbonne to Barcelona 253.6 km

28€ - 45€

Narbonne to Barcelona by train

The train journey time between Narbonne and Barcelona is around 2h 2m and covers a distance of around 247 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 1m. Operated by Renfe SNCF, the Narbonne to Barcelona train service departs from Narbonne and arrives in Barcelona-Sants. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Narbonne to Barcelona train schedules

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Narbonne to Barcelona is to rideshare which costs 16€ and takes 3h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Narbonne to Barcelona is to train which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Narbonne and arriving at Barcelona Nord. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 3h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Narbonne and arriving at Barcelona-Sants. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 2m.

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It is 211 km from Narbonne to Barcelona. It is approximately 253.6 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Narbonne to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 2h 2m and costs 35€ - 55€.

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The train from Narbonne to Barcelona-Sants takes 2h 2m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Narbonne to Barcelona bus services, operated by Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord, depart from Narbonne station.

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Narbonne to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Narbonne station.

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The best way to get from Narbonne to Barcelona is to train which takes 2h 2m and costs 35€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 29€ and takes 3h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Narbonne to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 211.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 2m

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

Renfe SNCF operates a train from Narbonne to Barcelona-Sants twice daily. Tickets cost 35€ - 55€ and the journey takes 2h 2m. Alternatively, Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord operates a bus from Narbonne to Barcelona Nord twice daily, and the journey takes 3h 25m. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Narbonne to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Bus operators
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Narbonne to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
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 Narbonne to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
alsa.com
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Narbonne to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Narbonne to Barcelone
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
16€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Narbonne to Barcelona bus services, operated by Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord, arrive at Barcelona Nord station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Narbonne to Barcelona is 254 km. It takes approximately 2h 27m to drive from Narbonne to Barcelona.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Narbonne and Barcelona. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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