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There are 7 ways to get from Rodez to Barcelona by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the train from Rodez to Toulouse Matabiau Ter
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Narbonne Ter / ...
  3. Take the train from Narbonne to Barcelona-Sants Ave / ...

102€ - 180€

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Train, night bus  •  9h 41m

  1. Take the train from Rodez to Toulouse Matabiau Ter
  2. Take the night bus from Toulouse to Barcelona N721

43€ - 71€

5 alternative options

Train via Puigcerdà  •  10h 18m

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

55€ - 107€

Bus  •  10h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Rodez - Gare Sncf to Albi - Gare Routiere 722
  2. Take the bus from Castres - Gare Sncf to Beziers - Sncf 753
  3. Take the bus from Beziers to Barcelona Nord

Drive  •  4h 37m

  1. Drive from Rodez to Barcelona 458.5 km

50€ - 75€

Drive to Marseille, fly  •  5h 12m

  1. Drive from Rodez to Marseille
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Barcelona (BCN) MRS - BCN

79€ - 233€

Fly from Rodez  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from Rodez (RDZ) to Barcelona (BCN) RDZ - BCN

65€ - 202€

Rodez to Barcelona by train

The train journey time between Rodez and Barcelona is around 7h 5m and covers a distance of around 568 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 30m. Operated by SNCF, TGV inOui, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Rodez to Barcelona train service departs from Rodez and arrives in Barcelona-Sants. Typically 13 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 Rodez to Barcelona is to train and night bus which costs 40€ - 75€ and takes 9h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Rodez to Barcelona is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 4h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rodez to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Rodez - Gare Sncf and arriving at Barcelona Nord via Albi - Gare Routiere, Castres - Gare Sncf and Beziers. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rodez to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Rodez and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Toulouse Matabiau and Narbonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 18m.

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The distance between Rodez and Barcelona is 332 km. The road distance is 458.5 km.

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The best way to get from Rodez to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 7h 18m and costs 100€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 7h 18m to get from Rodez to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Rodez to Barcelona bus services, operated by Lio Tarn - liO Occitanie, depart from Rodez - Gare Sncf station.

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

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The best way to get from Rodez to Barcelona is to train which takes 7h 18m and costs 100€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10h 38m, you could also fly, which costs 60€ - 210€ and takes 5h 2m.

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  • Distance: 331.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 18m

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

You can take a train from Rodez to Barcelona via Toulouse Matabiau and Narbonne in around 7h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rodez to Barcelona via Albi - Gare Routiere, Castres - Gare Routiere, Castres - Gare Sncf, Beziers - Sncf, and Beziers in around 10h 38m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Marseille to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
Flights from Marseille to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
Flights from Rodez to Barcelona via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 160€
Flights from Rodez to Barcelona via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 240€
Flights from Rodez to Barcelona via Paris Orly, Madrid
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
55€ - 170€
Flights from Rodez to Barcelona via Paris Orly, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
45€ - 190€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Marseille to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
Flights from Rodez to Barcelona via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 160€
Flights from Rodez to Barcelona via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 240€
Flights from Rodez to Barcelona via Paris Orly, Madrid
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
55€ - 170€
Flights from Rodez to Barcelona via Paris Orly, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
45€ - 190€
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Rodez to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
21€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 45€
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
19€ - 27€
Rail 1st Class
28€ - 40€
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Latour De Carol Enveitg
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
20€ - 30€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 45€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
30€ - 40€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 80€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Narbonne to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from La Tor de Querol-Enveig to PlaÇa Catalunya
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Lio Tarn - liO Occitanie
Phone
+33 800 31 31 31
Website
mestrajets.lio.laregion.fr
Bus from Rodez - Gare Sncf to Albi - Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Tarn - liO Occitanie
Bus from Castres - Gare Sncf to Beziers - Sncf
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Tarn - liO Occitanie
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Beziers to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
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 Beziers to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Toulouse to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Rodez to Barcelona bus services, operated by Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord, arrive at Barcelona Nord station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rodez to Barcelona is 458 km. It takes approximately 4h 37m to drive from Rodez to Barcelona.

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