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

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Train  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the train from Pamplona to Barcelona-Sants Alv

30€ - 40€

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Bus  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Pamplona to Barcelona K793 / ...

23€ - 35€

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Bus via Zaragoza  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Zaragoza. Estación Bus. Av. Navarra 80 Donostia/San Sebastián - Pamplona/Iruña - Zaragoza / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Barcelona

29€ - 58€

Rideshare  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the rideshare from Pampelune to Barcelone 480.9 km

25€

Drive  •  4h 37m

  1. Drive from Pamplona to Barcelona 485.7 km

45€ - 70€

Fly from Pamplona  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from Pamplona (PNA) to Barcelona (BCN) PNA - BCN

61€ - 124€

Bus to San Sebastian, fly  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1
  2. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Barcelona (BCN) EAS - BCN

63€ - 177€

Bus, bus to Bilbao, fly  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1
  2. Take the bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Airport Loiu Bilbao
  3. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Barcelona (BCN) BIO - BCN

55€ - 126€

Bus to Santander, fly  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Pamplona to Santander
  2. Fly from Santander (SDR) to Barcelona (BCN) SDR - BCN

67€ - 155€

Pamplona to Barcelona by train

The train journey time between Pamplona and Barcelona is around 3h 58m and covers a distance of around 491 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 53m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, the Pamplona to Barcelona train service departs from Pamplona 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.

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The cheapest way to get from Pamplona to Barcelona is to rideshare which costs 25€ and takes 5h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Pamplona to Barcelona is to train which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 4h 3m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pamplona and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 8m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pamplona and arriving at Barcelona-Sants. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 3m.

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The distance between Pamplona and Barcelona is 353 km. The road distance is 485.7 km.

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The best way to get from Pamplona to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 4h 3m and costs 30€ - 40€.

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The train from Pamplona to Barcelona-Sants takes 4h 3m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Pamplona to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Pamplona station.

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Pamplona to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Pamplona station.

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The best way to get from Pamplona to Barcelona is to train which takes 4h 3m and costs 30€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 6h 8m, you could also fly, which costs 60€ - 130€ and takes 5h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Pamplona to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 352.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 3m

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

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Pamplona to Barcelona-Sants every 4 hours. Tickets cost 30€ - 40€ and the journey takes 4h 3m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Pamplona to Barcelona 4 times a week. Tickets cost 23€ - 29€ and the journey takes 6h 8m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Pamplona to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 130€
Flights from Pamplona to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 130€
Flights from Pamplona to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 130€
Flights from Pamplona to Barcelona via Madrid, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Pamplona to Barcelona via Madrid, Valencia
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 130€
Flights from Pamplona to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 130€
Flights from Pamplona to Barcelona via Madrid, Santander
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 200€
Flights from San Sebastian to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 230€
Flights from Bilbao to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Flights from Bilbao to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Flights from Santander to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 200€
Flights from Santander to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 190€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 230€
Flights from Bilbao to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Flights from Bilbao to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Flights from Santander to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 200€
Flights from Santander to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
35€ - 200€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santander to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 130€
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Pamplona to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
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 Pamplona to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
23€ - 29€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Pamplona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Schedules at
monbus.es
Bus from Zaragoza to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
Schedules at
monbus.es
Vigo Barcelona, S.A.
Phone
93 265 61 32
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Pamplona to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
Vigo Barcelona, S.A.
Conda S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902 422 242
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Zaragoza. Estación Bus. Av. Navarra 80
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Schedules at
Conda S.A.
Bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Schedules at
Conda S.A.
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 Pamplona to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Zaragoza to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Pamplona to Santander
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Website
alsa.com
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Pamplona to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Schedules at
hife.es
Bus from Pamplona to San Sebastián / Donostia
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
Schedules at
hife.es
La Baztanesa S.A.
Phone
948 58 01 29
Email
autobuses@labaztanesa.com
Website
labaztanesa.com
Bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
La Baztanesa S.A.
La Estellesa S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 948 326 509
Email
info@laestellesa.com
Website
laestellesa.com
Bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
7€ - 12€
Website
La Estellesa S.A.
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Airport Loiu Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 17€
Schedules at
pesa.net
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar.es
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Pampelune to Barcelone
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
25€
Book at
blablacar.es

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There is no direct flight from Pamplona Airport to Barcelona Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Pamplona to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Pamplona to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pamplona to Barcelona is 486 km. It takes approximately 4h 37m to drive from Pamplona to Barcelona.

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

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There are 1731+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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

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The best way to get from Pamplona to Pamplona Airport is to bus which takes 21 min and costs 3€.

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