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

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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Fly Dinard to Girona, train  •  19 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Dinard (DNR) to Girona (GRO) DNR - GRO
  2. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona Sants

$141 - $565

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Night bus, bus  •  17 h 45 min

  1. Take the night bus from Saint-Malo to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère N701
  2. Take the bus from Nantes, Nantes Haluchère to Barcelona N721

$65 - $111

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Train to Rennes, fly to Barcelona  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes
  2. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Barcelona (BCN) RNS - BCN

$83 - $328

Train, train to Nantes, fly to Barcelona  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Nantes
  3. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Barcelona (BCN) NTE - BCN

$94 - $301

Train  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes Tgv
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants Ave

$253 - $316

Train, bus  •  19 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Rennes to Barcelona

$78 - $116

Drive  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Saint-Malo to Barcelona 723.5 miles

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Saint-Malo to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Saint-Malo and arriving at Barcelona via Nantes, Nantes Haluchère. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Saint-Malo to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from St Malo and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Rennes and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 2 min.

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The distance between Saint-Malo and Barcelona is 872 km. The road distance is 1157.6 km.

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The best way to get from Saint-Malo to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 12 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 19 h 29 min to get from Saint-Malo to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Saint-Malo to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Saint-Malo station.

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Saint-Malo to Barcelona train services, operated by SNCF, depart from St Malo station.

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There is no direct flight from Dinard Airport to Girona Airport. The quickest flight takes 17 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Saint-Malo to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Saint-Malo to Barcelona train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Map of how to get from Saint-Malo to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 545 miles
  • Duration: 19 h 29 min

What companies run services between Saint-Malo, France and Barcelona, Spain?

You can take a train from Saint-Malo to Barcelona via Rennes and Lyon Part Dieu in around 12 h 2 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dinard to Girona via London Stansted, Pisa
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Dinard to Girona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
21 h 35 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Dinard to Girona via London Stansted, Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Dinard to Girona via London Stansted, Bratislava
Ave. Duration
20 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Dinard to Girona via London Stansted, Krakow
Ave. Duration
21 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Dinard to Girona via London Stansted, Hahn
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rennes to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Nantes to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rennes to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Dinard to Girona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
18 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $29
1st Class
$42 - $43
Train from St Malo to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $40
Train from Rennes to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $290
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from St Malo to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Rennes to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Saint-Malo to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nantes, Nantes Haluchère to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Rennes to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
alsa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint-Malo to Barcelona is 1158 km. It takes approximately 10 h 52 min to drive from Saint-Malo to Barcelona.

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Jet2.com and Ryanair offer flights from Dinard Airport to Girona Airport.

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Book your Saint-Malo to Barcelona train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Saint-Malo to Barcelona bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 3377+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Saint-Malo to Dinard Airport is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs .

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