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

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Train  •  3h 31m

  1. Take the train from Benicarlo to Barcelona-Sants 264 / ...

16€ - 22€

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Peñíscola - Plaza de Constitución to Tortosa Peaje
  2. Take the bus from Tortosa Peaje to Barcelona - Palau Reial

17€ - 29€

Bus via Tarragona  •  4h 33m

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

Train via Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia  •  4h 57m

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

18€ - 23€

Drive  •  2h 19m

  1. Drive from Peníscola to Barcelona 224.4 km

23€ - 35€

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The cheapest way to get from Peníscola to Barcelona is to train which costs 16€ - 22€ and takes 3h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Peníscola to Barcelona is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 2h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Peníscola to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Peñíscola - Plaza de Constitución and arriving at Barcelona via Tortosa Peaje and Barcelona - Palau Reial. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 48m.

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The distance between Peníscola and Barcelona is 187 km. The road distance is 224.4 km.

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The best way to get from Peníscola to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 3h 31m and costs 16€ - 22€.

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It takes approximately 3h 31m 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 - Plaza de Constitución station.

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The best way to get from Peníscola to Barcelona is to train which takes 3h 31m and costs 16€ - 22€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 30€ and takes 3h 48m.

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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 19m to drive from Peníscola to Barcelona.

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  • Distance: 187.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 31m

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

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Benicarlo to Barcelona-Sants 4 times a day. Tickets cost 15€ - 20€ and the journey takes 2h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Peníscola to Barcelona via Tortosa Peaje and Barcelona - Palau Reial in around 3h 48m.

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 Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 20€
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
Bus operators
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Peñíscola - Plaza de Constitución to Tortosa Peaje
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Schedules at
hife.es
Bus from Tortosa Peaje to Barcelona - Palau Reial
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 23€
Schedules at
hife.es
Bus from Peñíscola to Pineda Platja
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 26€
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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