There are 5 ways to get from Sète to Barcelona by train, bus, ferry or car

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Train  •  2h 51m

  1. Take the train from Sete to Barcelona-Sants Tgv

40€ - 60€

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Bus  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord 788 / ...

15€ - 42€

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from Sete to Beziers Ter / ...
  2. Take the bus from Béziers to Barcelona Nord 640 / ...

27€ - 63€

Ferry  •  14h

  1. Take the ferry from Sete to Barcelona

30€ - 50€

Drive  •  3h 11m

  1. Drive from Sète to Barcelona 328.9 km

35€ - 60€

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The cheapest way to get from Sète to Barcelona is to bus which costs 14€ - 45€ and takes 5h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Sète to Barcelona is to train which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 2h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sète to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Sete - Noel Guignon and arriving at Barcelona, Barcelona Nord via Montpellier. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Sete and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 14h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sete and arriving at Barcelona-Sants. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 51m.

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The distance between Sète and Barcelona is 257 km. The road distance is 328.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sète to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 2h 51m and costs 40€ - 60€.

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The train from Sete to Barcelona-Sants takes 2h 51m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Sète to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Montpellier station.

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

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Map of how to get from Sète to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 256.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 51m

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

Renfe SNCF operates a train from Sete to Barcelona-Sants once daily. Tickets cost 40€ - 60€ and the journey takes 2h 51m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Montpellier to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord hourly. Tickets cost 18€ - 22€ and the journey takes 4h 25m. Four other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Sete to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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 Sete to Beziers
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 20€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
Rail 1st Class
13€ - 20€
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 Sete to Beziers
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 29€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
25€ - 29€
1st Class
18€ - 21€
Bus operators
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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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Montpellier to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 22€
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 Montpellier to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Béziers to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
Eurolines FR
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 Montpellier to Barcelona Nord - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Beziers to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
alsa.com
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 Montpellier to Barcelona Nord - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Website
Blablabus
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Montpellier to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Bus from Beziers to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Ferry operators

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The best way to get from Sète to Barcelona is to train which takes 2h 51m and costs 40€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 45€ and takes 5h 40m.

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Sète to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Barcelona, Barcelona Nord station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sète to Barcelona is 329 km. It takes approximately 3h 11m to drive from Sète to Barcelona.

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