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There are 9 ways to get from Val Thorens to Barcelona by train, bus, car, shuttle 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  •  9h 59m

  1. Take the train from St-Michel-Valloire to Montmelian
  2. Take the train from Montmelian to Valence TGV
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...

$131 - $211

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Bus FlixBus  •  14h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Moutiers to Lyon Gare Perrache Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Barcelona 788 / ...

$41 - $91

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Bus, train  •  10h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Les Ménuires to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants Ave

$104 - $148

Bus ALSA  •  17h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Gare de Moûtiers-Salins-Brides to Gare de Chambéry-Chal.-les-Eaux Cars travaux LYD - CR - BSM / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chambery to Barcelona

$73 - $106

Drive  •  7h 31m

  1. Drive from Val Thorens to Barcelona 485.8 miles

$100 - $160

Shuttle to Geneva, fly  •  7h 44m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Val Thorens Arolles to Genève Airport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Barcelona (BCN) GVA - BCN

$67 - $228

Shuttle to Lyon, fly  •  7h 7m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Val Thorens to Lyon - Saint Exupery Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Barcelona (BCN) LYS - BCN

$53 - $252

Train to Turin, fly  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the train from Modane to Torino Porta Susa
  2. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Barcelona (BCN) TRN - BCN

$75 - $276

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  9h 43m

  1. Take the train from Modane to Novara
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Barcelona (BCN) MXP - BCN

$97 - $282

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The cheapest way to get from Val Thorens to Barcelona is to bus which costs 35€ - 80€ and takes 14h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Val Thorens to Barcelona is to shuttle and fly which costs 45€ - 220€ and takes 7h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Val Thorens to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Val Thorens and arriving at Barcelona via Moutiers and Lyon, Lyon Perrache. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 15m.

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The distance between Val Thorens and Barcelona is 562 km. The road distance is 777.3 km.

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The best way to get from Val Thorens to Barcelona without a car is to bus and train which takes 10h 10m and costs 90€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 9h 59m to get from Val Thorens to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Val Thorens to Barcelona bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Moutiers station.

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The best way to get from Val Thorens to Barcelona is to train which takes 9h 59m and costs 110€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 80€ and takes 14h 15m.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Val Thorens to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Map of how to get from Val Thorens to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 351.5 miles
  • Duration: 9h 59m

What companies run services between Val Thorens, France and Barcelona, Spain?

You can take a train from Val Thorens to Barcelona via St-Michel-Valloire, Montmelian, and Valence TGV in around 9h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Val Thorens to Barcelona via Moutiers, Lyon Gare Perrache, and Lyon, Lyon Perrache in around 14h 15m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Lyon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Flights from Lyon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Lyon to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Turin to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Turin to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $290
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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 St-Michel-Valloire to Montmelian
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Montmelian to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Modane to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $45
Train from Modane to Novara
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Les Ménuires to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Moutiers to Lyon Gare Perrache
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Barcelona City Centre
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
Ouibus
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
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
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 Lyon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Chambery to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
alsa.com
BensBus
Email
info@nofussbus.co.uk
Website
bensbus.co.uk
Shuttle from Val Thorens Arolles to Genève Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
More information at
BensBus
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Shuttle from Val Thorens to Lyon - Saint Exupery Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $85
Schedules at
altibus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Val Thorens to Barcelona is 777 km. It takes approximately 7h 31m to drive from Val Thorens to Barcelona.

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Swiss, Vueling Airlines and easyJet offer flights from Geneva Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 3630+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Val Thorens to Geneva Airport is to shuttle which takes 3h 30m and costs 35€ - 55€.

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