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There are 5 ways to get from Peníscola to Barcelona by train, bus or car

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Train via Tarragona  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the train from Benicarlo to Camp De Tarragona 694
  2. Take the train from Camp De Tarragona to Barcelona-Sants Eur / ...

€21 - €52

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Train  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the train from Benicarlo to Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia Re

€18 - €23

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Peñíscola to L'Aldea Poble
  2. Take the bus from L'Aldea Poble to Barcelona - Palau Reial

€22 - €31

Bus via Tarragona  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Peñíscola - Plaza de Constitución to La Pineda - Platja
  2. Take the bus from La Pineda - Hotel Hacienda to Barcelona

Drive  •  2h 18m

  1. Drive from Peníscola to Barcelona 224.1 km

€21 - €35

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The cheapest way to get from Peníscola to Barcelona is to train which costs €18 - €23 and takes 4h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Peníscola to Barcelona is to drive which costs €21 - €35 and takes 2h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Peníscola to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Peñíscola and arriving at Barcelona via L'Aldea Poble and Barcelona - Palau Reial. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 25m.

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It is 187 km from Peníscola to Barcelona. It is approximately 224.1 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Peníscola to Barcelona without a car is to train via Tarragona which takes 3h 32m and costs €21 - €55.

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It takes approximately 3h 32m to get from Peníscola to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Peníscola to Barcelona bus services, operated by HIFE S.A., depart from Peñíscola station.

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The best way to get from Peníscola to Barcelona is to train via Tarragona which takes 3h 32m and costs €21 - €55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €21 - €35 and takes 4h 25m.

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Peníscola to Barcelona bus services, operated by HIFE S.A., arrive at Barcelona - Palau Reial station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Peníscola to Barcelona is 224 km. It takes approximately 2h 18m to drive from Peníscola to Barcelona.

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  • Distance: 187.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 32m

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

You can take a train from Peníscola to Barcelona via Renfe Benicarló-Peñíscola, Benicarlo, and Camp De Tarragona in around 3h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Peníscola to Barcelona via L'Aldea Poble and Barcelona - Palau Reial in around 4h 25m.

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 Benicarlo to Camp De Tarragona
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Camp De Tarragona to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Benicarlo to Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Camp De Tarragona to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €35
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€9 - €13
Promo+
€14 - €16
Flexible
€24 - €35
Bus operators
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Peñíscola to L'Aldea Poble
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Schedules at
hife.es
Bus from L'Aldea Poble to Barcelona - Palau Reial
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Schedules at
hife.es
Bus from Peñíscola - Plaza de Constitución to La Pineda - Platja
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Schedules at
hife.es
Empresa Plana
Phone
+34 (0) 977 553 680
Website
empresaplana.cat
Bus from La Pineda - Hotel Hacienda to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
empresaplana.cat

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