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

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Bus, train  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Fetges to Prades - Espace MuItimodaI 560
  2. Take the train from Prades Molitg Les Bains to Perpignan Ter / ...
  3. Take the train from Perpignan to Barcelona-Sants Tgv / ...

43€ - 72€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the bus from MONT LOUIS - Porte de France to PUIGCERDA -Gare Routière 566 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Puigcerda to Ronda Universitat - Barcelona

15€ - 22€

3 alternative options

Train via PUIGCERDA -Gare Routière  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the train from Puigcerdá to PlaÇa Catalunya R3

Train  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the train from Planes to Latour De Carol Enveitg Ter
  2. Take the train from La Tor de Querol-Enveig to PlaÇa Catalunya R3

21€ - 38€

Drive  •  2h 14m

  1. Drive from Planès Station to Barcelona 176.2 km

19€ - 29€

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The cheapest way to get from Planès Station to Barcelona is to bus which costs 15€ - 22€ and takes 5h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Planès Station to Barcelona is to drive which costs 19€ - 29€ and takes 2h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Planès Station to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from MONT LOUIS - Porte de France and arriving at Ronda Universitat - Barcelona via Puigcerda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Planès Station to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Planes and arriving at PlaÇa Catalunya via La Tor de Querol-Enveig. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 39m.

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The distance between Planès Station and Barcelona is 124 km. The road distance is 176.2 km.

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The best way to get from Planès Station to Barcelona without a car is to bus and train which takes 5h 20m and costs 40€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Planès Station to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Planès Station to Barcelona bus services, operated by Tarn Bus, depart from MONT LOUIS - Porte de France station.

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Planès Station to Barcelona train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Planes station.

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The best way to get from Planès Station to Barcelona is to bus which takes 5h 46m and costs 15€ - 22€. Alternatively, you can train via PUIGCERDA -Gare Routière, which costs and takes 6h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Planès Station to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 124.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Planès Station, France and Barcelona, Spain?

You can take a bus from Planès Station to Barcelona via MONT LOUIS - Porte de France and Puigcerda in around 5h 46m. Alternatively, Renfe Cercanias operates a train from Puigcerdá to PlaÇa Catalunya every 4 hours, and the journey takes 3h 37m.

Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Prades Molitg Les Bains to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 19€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
Rail 1st Class
13€ - 19€
Train from Planes to Latour De Carol Enveitg
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 21€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
Rail 1st Class
14€ - 21€
Aude - liO Occitanie
Email
contact@laregion.fr
Website
mestrajets.lio.laregion.fr
Train from Prades - Espace MuItimodaI to Perpignan - Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Aude - liO Occitanie
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Perpignan to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Renfe Cercanias

This regional commuter train system (also known as Cercanías) connects Barcelona with Catalonia and the Barcelona metropolitan area, including popular destinations like Sitges and the Costa Brava. The network of routes mostly runs overground and connects to many Barcelona metro and bus stations. Trains run frequently, and tickets can be bought at station ticket machines on the day of travel. Two children per adult (up to 6 years) can travel for free. If you’re arriving or departing Barcelona on a domestic AVE or long-distance train, check your ticket for a 5-digit Combinado Cercanias code, which is redeemable for a free local ticket from the ticket machines.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Puigcerdá to PlaÇa Catalunya
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Renfe Cercanias
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 La Tor de Querol-Enveig to PlaÇa Catalunya
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Aude - liO Occitanie
Email
contact@laregion.fr
Website
mestrajets.lio.laregion.fr
Bus from Fetges to Prades - Espace MuItimodaI
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Website
Aude - liO Occitanie
Bus from Mont Louis - Porte de France to Puigcerdà - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Website
Aude - liO Occitanie
Tarn Bus
Phone
+33 (0)806 990 081
Email
tarnbus@tarn.fr
Website
tarnbus.tarn.fr
Bus from SAUTO - Fetges Parking to PRADES- Esp. Multimodal Dr Salies
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
2€
Website
Tarn Bus
Bus from MONT LOUIS - Porte de France to PUIGCERDA -Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
2€
Website
Tarn Bus
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 Puigcerda to Ronda Universitat - Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
alsa.com

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Planès Station to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Ronda Universitat - Barcelona station.

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Planès Station to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at PlaÇa Catalunya station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Planès Station to Barcelona is 176 km. It takes approximately 2h 14m to drive from Planès Station to Barcelona.

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