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There are 9 ways to get from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Barcelona by train, bus, rideshare, 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  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the train from Vitoria/Gasteiz to Barcelona Sants A / ...

60€ - 75€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the rideshare from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Barcelone 350.9 miles

22€ - 45€

7 alternative options

Bus  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Barcelona/Sants

30€ - 50€

Bus via Logroño  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Logroño L-9
  2. Take the bus from Logroño to Barcelona

37€ - 51€

Drive  •  5h 27m

  1. Drive from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Barcelona 351.2 miles

55€ - 85€

Bus to Bilbao, fly  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bilbao
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Barcelona (BCN) BIO - BCN

37€ - 121€

Bus to San Sebastian, fly  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bizkaia Pasealekua 12
  2. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Barcelona (BCN) EAS - BCN

49€ - 238€

Bus to Santander, fly  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Santander
  2. Fly from Santander (SDR) to Barcelona (BCN) SDR - BCN

49€ - 214€

Train to Burgos, fly  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the train from Vitoria/Gasteiz to Burgos Rosa de Lima
  2. Fly from Burgos (RGS) to Barcelona (BCN) RGS - BCN

66€ - 258€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Barcelona is to rideshare which costs 22€ - 45€ and takes 6h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Barcelona is to bus and fly which costs 35€ - 130€ and takes 4h 22m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vitoria-Gasteiz and arriving at Barcelona/Sants. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Vitoria/Gasteiz and arriving at Barcelona Sants. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 52m.

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The distance between Vitoria-Gasteiz and Barcelona is 431 km. The road distance is 561.9 km.

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The best way to get from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 4h 52m and costs 60€ - 75€.

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The train from Vitoria/Gasteiz to Barcelona Sants takes 4h 52m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Vitoria-Gasteiz to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Vitoria-Gasteiz station.

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Vitoria-Gasteiz to Barcelona train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Vitoria/Gasteiz station.

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The best way to get from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Barcelona is to train which takes 4h 52m and costs 60€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 7h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 269.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 52m

What companies run services between Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain and Barcelona, Spain?

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Barcelona 3 times a day. Tickets cost 60€ - 75€ and the journey takes 4h 52m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Barcelona once daily. Tickets cost 30€ - 50€ and the journey takes 7h 15m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
24€ - 140€
Flights from Bilbao to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
24€ - 140€
Flights from San Sebastian to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 250€
Flights from Santander to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
25€ - 260€
Flights from Santander to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 310€
Flights from Santander to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
25€ - 260€
Flights from Burgos to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
24€ - 140€
Flights from Bilbao to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
24€ - 140€
Flights from San Sebastian to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 250€
Flights from Santander to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
25€ - 260€
Flights from Santander to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 310€
Flights from Santander to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
25€ - 260€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santander to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
18€ - 150€
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vitoria/Gasteiz to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 75€
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vitoria/Gasteiz to Burgos Rosa de Lima
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 22€
Website
renfe.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 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 Vitoria-Gasteiz to Barcelona/Sants
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 23€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Santander
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 28€
Website
alsa.com
Alava Bus
Phone
+34945181818
Email
serviciodetransportes@araba.eus
Website
alavabus.araba.eus
Bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Logroño
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€
Schedules at
alavabus.araba.eus
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Logroño to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Schedules at
monbus.es
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bizkaia Pasealekua 12
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 17€
Website
Lurraldebus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Barcelone
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
22€ - 45€
Book at
blablacar.es

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The quickest flight from Bilbao Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Vitoria-Gasteiz to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Barcelona/Sants station.

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Vitoria-Gasteiz to Barcelona train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vitoria-Gasteiz to Barcelona is 562 km. It takes approximately 5h 27m to drive from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Barcelona.

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Vueling Airlines offers flights from Bilbao Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Book your Vitoria-Gasteiz to Barcelona train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Vitoria-Gasteiz to Barcelona bus tickets online with ALSA.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Vitoria-Gasteiz and Barcelona. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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