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

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Train  •  1h 22m

  1. Take the train from Perpignan to Barcelona-Sants Tgv / ...

35€ - 50€

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Bus  •  3h

  1. Take the bus from Perpignan to Barcelona Milan > Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia > Nice - Airport > Marseille - St-Charles Bus station > Montpellier > Perpignan > Barcelona Nord - Bus Station / ...

10€ - 25€

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  2h 29m

  1. Take the rideshare from Perpignan to Barcelone 190 km

13€

Drive  •  1h 57m

  1. Drive from Perpignan to Barcelona 190.6 km

23€ - 35€

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The cheapest way to get from Perpignan to Barcelona is to rideshare which costs 13€ and takes 2h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Perpignan to Barcelona is to train which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 1h 22m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Perpignan and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Perpignan and arriving at Barcelona-Sants. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 22m.

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The distance between Perpignan and Barcelona is 158 km. The road distance is 190.6 km.

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The best way to get from Perpignan to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 1h 22m and costs 35€ - 50€.

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The train from Perpignan to Barcelona-Sants takes 1h 22m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Perpignan to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Perpignan station.

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

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The best way to get from Perpignan to Barcelona is to train which takes 1h 22m and costs 35€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 25€ and takes 3h.

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Map of how to get from Perpignan to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 157.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 22m

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

Renfe SNCF operates a train from Perpignan to Barcelona-Sants 4 times a day. Tickets cost 35€ - 50€ and the journey takes 1h 22m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Perpignan to Barcelona 3 times a day. Tickets cost 16€ - 23€ and the journey takes 3h. Four other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Perpignan to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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 Perpignan to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
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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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Perpignan to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Perpignan to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
Eurolines FR
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 Perpignan to Barcelona Nord - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Blablabus
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Perpignan to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Perpignan to Barcelone
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Perpignan to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Barcelona station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Perpignan to Barcelona is 191 km. It takes approximately 1h 57m to drive from Perpignan to Barcelona.

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

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