There are 8 ways to get from Rota to Barcelona by train, bus, car ferry, ferry, car, plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train Spanish Railways AVE  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Puerto de S Maria to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha A
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...

$142 - $199

Cheapest option

Bus to Jerez, fly  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Rota to El Puerto De Santa Maria
  2. Fly from Jerez (XRY) to Barcelona (BCN) XRY - BCN

$36 - $255

6 alternative options

Train  •  15 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Puerto de S Maria to Sevilla Santa Justa A / ...
  2. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Barcelona Franca Tlg

$136 - $179

Bus  •  18 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Rota to Seville M-905
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Barcelona

$68 - $107

Bus, carferry, ferry  •  32 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Rota to Tarifa
  2. Take the carferry from Tarifa to Tangier
  3. Take the ferry from Tangier Med to Barcelona

$154 - $214

Drive  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Rota to Barcelona 693.4 miles

$130 - $190

Train to Sevilla, fly  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Puerto de S Maria to Sevilla Santa Justa
  2. Fly from Sevilla (SVQ) to Barcelona (BCN) SVQ - BCN

$53 - $231

Shuttle to Malaga, fly  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from El Puerto de Santa María Station to Malaga Airport
  2. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Barcelona (BCN) AGP - BCN

$73 - $602

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Rota to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Rota and arriving at Barcelona via Prado San Sebastián - Carlos V and Seville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 6 min.

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The distance between Rota and Barcelona is 907 km. The road distance is 1109.5 km.

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The best way to get from Rota to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 8 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 50 min to get from Rota to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Rota to Barcelona bus services, operated by Transportes Comes, depart from Rota station.

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The best way to get from Rota to Barcelona is to train which takes 8 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 18 h 6 min.

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The quickest flight from Jerez Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rota to Barcelona is 1110 km. It takes approximately 11 h 1 min to drive from Rota to Barcelona.

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Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Jerez Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Map of how to get from Rota to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 566.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 50 min

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

You can take a train from Rota to Barcelona via El Puerto De Santa Maria, Puerto de S Maria, and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha in around 8 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rota to Barcelona via Seville, Prado San Sebastián - Carlos V, Seville - Plaza de Armas, and Seville in around 18 h 6 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Puerto de S Maria to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Train from Puerto de S Maria to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Barcelona Franca
Ave. Duration
11 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
Transportes Comes
Phone
956 291 168
Email
comercial@tgcomes.es
Website
tgcomes.es
Bus from Rota to Seville
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
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Bus from Rota to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
Book at
movelia.es
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Seville to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
alsa.com
Transportes Bahia de Cadiz
Phone
+34 (0) 955 038 665
Website
siu.cmtbc.es
Bus from Rota to El Puerto De Santa Maria
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
siu.cmtbc.es
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from El Puerto de Santa María Station to Malaga Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $390
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$43 - $47
Private
$210 - $390
Private w/ cancellation
$340
Ferry operators
Inter Shipping
Phone
+34 956 68 47 29
Email
info@intershipping.es
Website
intershipping.es
Car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
intershipping.es

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