There are 8 ways to get from Royan to Barcelona by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Saintes to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Toulouse-Matabiau Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Barcelona Sants Tgv

$156 - $209

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Bus  •  14 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Saintes to Barcelona

$48 - $82

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Train via Narbonne  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Saintes to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Narbonne Ic
  3. Take the train from Narbonne to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...

$131 - $199

Train, bus  •  14 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Saintes to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Barcelona Nord

$121 - $174

Drive  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Royan to Barcelona 467.7 miles

$100 - $150

Train, train to Bordeaux, fly  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Royan to Saintes
  2. Take the train from Saintes to Bordeaux-St-Jean
  3. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Barcelona (BCN) BOD - BCN

$82 - $232

Train to Nantes, fly  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Saintes to Nantes
  2. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Barcelona (BCN) NTE - BCN

$106 - $319

Train, train to San Sebastian, fly  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Saintes to Bordeaux-St-Jean
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
  3. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Barcelona (BCN) EAS - BCN

$114 - $365

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The cheapest way to get from Royan to Barcelona is to bus which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 14 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Royan to Barcelona is to drive which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 7 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Royan to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Royan - Gare Intermodale and arriving at Barcelona via Saintes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Royan to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Royan and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Saintes, Bordeaux-St-Jean and Toulouse-Matabiau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 16 min.

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The distance between Royan and Barcelona is 538 km. The road distance is 748.4 km.

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The best way to get from Royan to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 10 h 16 min and costs 130€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 10 h 16 min to get from Royan to Barcelona, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Royan to Barcelona is to train which takes 10 h 16 min and costs 130€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 14 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from Bordeaux Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Royan to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 336.1 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 16 min

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

You can take a train from Royan to Barcelona via Saintes, Bordeaux-St-Jean, and Toulouse-Matabiau in around 10 h 16 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Royan to Barcelona twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $75 and the journey takes 12 h 40 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Nantes to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from San Sebastian to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Nantes to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Saintes to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $90
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $130
Train from Narbonne to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Royan to Saintes
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$16 - $25
Train from Saintes to Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $110
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Narbonne to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
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 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 Saintes to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
alsa.com

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