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There are 6 ways to get from Toulon to Barcelona by car, plane, train, bus or rideshare

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Drive to Marseille, fly  •  2h 44m

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

47€ - 156€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Toulon to Barcelona N708 / ...

30€ - 70€

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Train to Nice, fly  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the train from Toulon to Cannes
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Barcelona (BCN) NCE - BCN

88€ - 253€

Train  •  8h 12m

  1. Take the train from Toulon to Marseille St Charles Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Narbonne Ter
  3. Take the train from Narbonne to Barcelona-Sants Ave / ...

89€ - 163€

Rideshare  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the rideshare from Toulon to Barcelone 567.5 km

38€

Drive  •  5h 22m

  1. Drive from Toulon to Barcelona 570.5 km

60€ - 95€

Toulon to Barcelona by train

The train journey time between Toulon and Barcelona is around 7h 3m and covers a distance of around 586 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 34m. Operated by SNCF, TGV inOui, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Toulon to Barcelona train service departs from Toulon and arrives in Barcelona-Sants. Typically 13 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7h 3m
Fastest train time:
6h 34m
Trains per week:
13
Cheapest price:
75€
Carbon emissions:
30 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
10:19
Last train departs at:
11:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Toulon to Barcelona train schedules

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Toulon to Barcelona is to rideshare which costs 38€ and takes 6h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Toulon to Barcelona is to drive and fly which costs 45€ - 160€ and takes 2h 44m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Toulon and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Toulon to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Toulon and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Marseille St Charles and Narbonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 12m.

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The distance between Toulon and Barcelona is 365 km. The road distance is 570.5 km.

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The best way to get from Toulon to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 8h 12m and costs 85€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 2h 44m to get from Toulon to Barcelona, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Toulon to Barcelona is to train which takes 8h 12m and costs 85€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 70€ and takes 10h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Toulon to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 364.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 44m

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

You can take a train from Toulon to Barcelona via Marseille St Charles and Narbonne in around 8h 12m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Toulon to Barcelona twice daily. Tickets cost 45€ - 70€ and the journey takes 10h 25m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Marseille to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 130€
Flights from Nice to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
16€ - 140€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
28€ - 190€
Train operators
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 Toulon to Cannes
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 40€
1st Class
30€ - 36€
Train from Toulon to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
27€ - 32€
1st Class
21€ - 25€
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 Toulon to Cannes
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
16€ - 24€
Rail 1st Class
25€ - 40€
Train from Toulon to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 24€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Rail 1st Class
16€ - 24€
Train from Marseille St Charles to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 65€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 50€
Rail 1st Class
45€ - 65€
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 Toulon to Cannes
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Toulon to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
24€ - 45€
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
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. 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 Toulon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Toulon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Toulon to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Toulon to Barcelone
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
38€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Toulon to Barcelona is 571 km. It takes approximately 5h 22m to drive from Toulon to Barcelona.

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Vueling Airlines offers flights from Marseille Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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