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There are 7 ways to get from Vélez-Málaga 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

  1. Take the train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Barcelona-Sants

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Bus to Malaga, fly

  1. Take the bus from Velez Malaga to Malaga
  2. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Barcelona (BCN)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Malaga to Barcelona

Drive

  1. Drive from Vélez-Málaga to Barcelona

Bus to Almeria, fly

  1. Take the bus from Torre Del Mar to Almeria
  2. Fly from Almeria (LEI) to Barcelona (BCN)

Drive to Sevilla, fly

  1. Drive from Vélez-Málaga to Sevilla
  2. Fly from Sevilla (SVQ) to Barcelona (BCN)

Bus, train to Granada, fly

  1. Take the bus from Velez Malaga to Malaga
  2. Take the train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Granada
  3. Fly from Granada (GRX) to Barcelona (BCN)

Vélez-Málaga to Barcelona by bus and train

The journey time between Vélez-Málaga and Barcelona is around 7h 40m and covers a distance of around 1158 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by ALSA, Loymerbus, Autocares Carlos S.L. and others, the Vélez-Málaga to Barcelona service departs from Torre Del Mar and arrives in Barcelona-Sants. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Services
7h 40m Average Duration
€115 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Vélez-Málaga to Barcelona is to bus and fly which costs €30 - €210 and takes 5h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Vélez-Málaga to Barcelona is to drive and fly which costs €65 - €210 and takes 4h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vélez-Málaga to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Velez Malaga and arriving at Barcelona via Malaga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 45m.

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The distance between Vélez-Málaga and Barcelona is 745 km. The road distance is 956.7 km.

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The best way to get from Vélez-Málaga to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 7h 40m and costs €110 - €210.

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It takes approximately 7h 40m to get from Vélez-Málaga to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Vélez-Málaga to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Malaga station.

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The best way to get from Vélez-Málaga to Barcelona is to train which takes 7h 40m and costs €110 - €210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €85 - €120 and takes 18h 45m.

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The quickest flight from Malaga Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Vélez-Málaga to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Map of how to get from Vélez-Málaga to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 744.9 km
  • Duration: 7h 40m

What companies run services between Vélez-Málaga, Spain and Barcelona, Spain?

Renfe AVE operates a train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Barcelona-Sants once daily. Tickets cost €110 - €200 and the journey takes 5h 50m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Malaga to Barcelona 4 times a day. Tickets cost €80 - €110 and the journey takes 16h 45m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €250
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €320
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €250
Flights from Almeria to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €270
Flights from Almeria to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €310
Flights from Almeria to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€90 - €310
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€23 - €170
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €200
Flights from Granada to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€29 - €190
Flights from Granada to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€29 - €190
Flights from Granada to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €210
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €250
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €320
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €250
Flights from Almeria to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €270
Flights from Almeria to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €310
Flights from Almeria to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€60 - €270
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€23 - €170
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€60 - €200
Flights from Granada to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€29 - €190
Flights from Granada to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€29 - €190
Flights from Granada to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€24 - €260
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€24 - €260
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€20 - €170
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€20 - €170
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Porto
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€20 - €170
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €490
Train operators
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €200
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€110 - €150
Promo+
€120 - €130
Flexible
€150 - €200
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Granada
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
ALSA
Bus from Velez Malaga to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
ALSA
Bus from Torre Del Mar to Almeria
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
ALSA

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Yes, the driving distance between Vélez-Málaga to Barcelona is 957 km. It takes approximately 9h 16m to drive from Vélez-Málaga to Barcelona.

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

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