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There are 4 ways to get from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Perpignan by train, bus, night bus or car

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Train  •  3h 8m

  1. Take the train from Vilanova I La Geltrú to Sants R2s / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Perpignan Tgv / ...

€42 - €59

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Les Roquetes to Barcelona Les Roquetes / ...
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona to Perpignan 788 / ...

€16 - €46

2 alternative options

Train, night bus  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the train from Vilanova I La Geltrú to Passeig De Gracia R2s / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Barcelona to Perpignan N788

€21 - €27

Drive  •  2h 27m

  1. Drive from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Perpignan 242.9 km

€26 - €40

Vilanova i la Geltrú to Perpignan by train

The train journey time between Vilanova i la Geltrú and Perpignan is around 2h 15m and covers a distance of around 224 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 4m. Operated by Renfe Cercanias, Renfe Viajeros and Renfe SNCF, the Vilanova i la Geltrú to Perpignan train service departs from Vilanova I La Geltrú and arrives in Perpignan. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 15m
Fastest train time:
2h 4m
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
€42
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:32
Last train departs at:
09:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vilanova i la Geltrú to Perpignan train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Perpignan is 800 130 000.

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The social distance requirement in Perpignan is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Perpignan is to train and night bus which costs €21 - €28 and takes 4h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Perpignan is to drive which costs €26 - €40 and takes 2h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Perpignan. However, there are services departing from Les Roquetes and arriving at Perpignan via Gran Via - Balmes and Barcelona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Perpignan. However, there are services departing from Vilanova I La Geltrú and arriving at Perpignan via Barcelona-Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 8m.

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The distance between Vilanova i la Geltrú and Perpignan is 190 km. The road distance is 242.9 km.

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The best way to get from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Perpignan without a car is to train which takes 3h 8m and costs €40 - €60.

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It takes approximately 3h 8m to get from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Perpignan, including transfers.

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Vilanova i la Geltrú to Perpignan bus services, operated by Bus Garraf, depart from Les Roquetes station.

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Vilanova i la Geltrú to Perpignan train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, depart from Vilanova I La Geltrú station.

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The best way to get from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Perpignan is to train which takes 3h 8m and costs €40 - €60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €16 - €50 and takes 4h 24m.

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Map of how to get from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Perpignan.
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  • Distance: 190.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 8m

What companies run services between Vilanova i la Geltrú, Spain and Perpignan, France?

You can take a train from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Perpignan via Barcelona-Sants in around 3h 8m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Perpignan via Barcelona, Gran Via - Balmes, Estació del Nord, and Barcelona in around 4h 24m.

Train operators
Renfe Cercanias

This regional commuter train system (also known as Cercanías) connects Barcelona with Catalonia and the Barcelona metropolitan area, including popular destinations like Sitges and the Costa Brava. The network of routes mostly runs overground and connects to many Barcelona metro and bus stations. Trains run frequently, and tickets can be bought at station ticket machines on the day of travel. Two children per adult (up to 6 years) can travel for free. If you’re arriving or departing Barcelona on a domestic AVE or long-distance train, check your ticket for a 5-digit Combinado Cercanias code, which is redeemable for a free local ticket from the ticket machines.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vilanova I La Geltrú to Sants
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Train from Vilanova I La Geltrú to Passeig De Gracia
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Renfe Cercanias
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
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Villanueva Y Geltru to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Villanueva Y Geltru to Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €15
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. 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 Barcelona to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €22
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 Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord

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Vilanova i la Geltrú to Perpignan bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Perpignan station.

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Vilanova i la Geltrú to Perpignan train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Perpignan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vilanova i la Geltrú to Perpignan is 243 km. It takes approximately 2h 27m to drive from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Perpignan.

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