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Getting thereYou can get to Barcelona from Burgos, Malaga and San Sebastian. Best price and travel duration below.
|From Madrid||02:30||€ 26|
|From Marseille||04:17||€ 103|
|From Bilbao||06:40||€ 19|
|From Burgos||05:55||€ 26|
|From Malaga||05:45||€ 46|
|From San Sebastian||05:28||€ 25|
|From Irun||05:40||€ 25|
|From Murcia Del Carmen||06:46||€ 16|
|From La Coruna||12:53||€ 27|
|From Lugo||13:24||€ 65|
|From Santiago De Compostela||12:23||€ 40|
|From Ponferrada||09:28||€ 40|
|From Cartagena||07:44||€ 29|
|From Leon||07:53||€ 26|
|From Albacete||05:19||€ 37|
|From Miranda De Ebro||04:55||€ 28|
|From Benicarlo||01:52||€ 14|
|From Port Bou||02:12||€ 18|
|From Vinaroz||01:47||€ 8|
|From Tarragona||01:15||€ 6|
|From Salou||01:00||€ 6|
|From Benicassim||02:21||€ 17|
|From Castellon De La Plana||02:21||€ 11|
|From Vitoria||04:47||€ 24|
|From Girona||00:38||€ 15|
|From Villena||04:43||€ 24|
|From Cordoba||04:10||€ 24|
|From Logrono||03:58||€ 26|
|From Zumarraga||05:04||€ 43|
Getting aroundFrom Barcelona, you can travel to nearby cities and towns. Best price and travel duration below.
|To Girona||00:38||€ 31|
|To Salou||01:17||€ 6|
|To Tarragona||01:21||€ 8|
|To Benicarlo||02:21||€ 11|
|To Cerbere||02:51||€ 13|
|To Benicassim||03:03||€ 14|
|To Castellon De La Plana||03:11||€ 14|
|To Pamplona||04:04||€ 20|
|To Carcassonne||04:07||€ 54|
|To Logrono||04:42||€ 27|
|To Zumarraga||04:48||€ 43|
|To Vitoria||04:57||€ 56|
|To Villena||05:01||€ 24|
|To Miranda De Ebro||05:12||€ 31|
|To Albacete||05:19||€ 28|
|To Nimes||05:33||€ 51|
|To Madrid||05:36||€ 26|
|To Malaga||05:47||€ 70|
|To San Sebastian||05:56||€ 25|
|To Irun||06:06||€ 17|
|To Bilbao||06:20||€ 19|
|To Burgos||06:26||€ 32|
|To Lyon||06:30||€ 59|
|To Murcia Del Carmen||06:57||€ 16|
|To Marseille||07:18||€ 75|
|To Cartagena||07:52||€ 58|
|To Geneva||07:56||€ 94|
|To Leon||08:25||€ 52|
|To Lausanne||08:52||€ 110|
|To Les Aubrais Orleans||09:25||€ 91|
|To Fribourg||09:43||€ 131|
|To Cordoba||09:49||€ 24|
|To Lugo||12:54||€ 37|
|To La Coruna||14:38||€ 57|
Barcelona city guide
Barcelona, the cultural capital of Catalonia in Spain
Standing out as the cultural capital of Catalonia, Barcelona has an avant-garde and yet charismatic feel. Offering modern buildings, medieval edifices, creative cuisine and a buzzing nightlife, Barcelona is one of the top European travel destinations.
The city also hosts the Camp Nou stadium, home to world famous football team: The FC Barcelona.
When you are there
Trains are convenient way to reach any town and city in Europe. All main towns have a railway station, while major cities have more than two railway stations. Nearly all railway stations are located in the city centre. Check our map to locate railway station(s) in Barcelona.
Barcelona railway station(s)
Address: Plaça dels Països Catalans BarcelonaOpening hours: Monday to Friday: 4:30am to 12am
Saturday and Sunday: 4:30am to 12am Trains operating in and from this station:
AVE High speed trains, RENFE trains
Rail agents, Assistance for disabled persons and junior travellers, Lost and found, Police station, Tourist Information Point, Toilets, Luggage storage, Wi-Fi Internet, ATM and Phone cabins.
Barcelona Estacio de França
Address: Avenue Marquès de l'Argentera La Ribera BarcelonaOpening hours: Monday to Friday: 7:30am to 10:30pm
Saturday and Sunday: 7:30am to 10:30pm Trains operating in and from this station:
Elipsos Trenhotel, Talgo Day, Ave
Rail agents, Assistance for disabled persons and junior travellers, Lost and found, Tourist Information Point, Toilets, Luggage storage, Wi-Fi Internet, ATM and Phone cabins.
Top rail passes and point to point tickets in Spain
"Barcelona to Madrid".
operated on time, clean inside the train, satisfied. But working staff in the train station need to improve in terms of service
"Madrid to Barcelona"Averil b. 08/10/2014
Highly recommend, fast, convenient, comfortable and spacious. Book early for great discounts.
"it was easy travel!"Evita s. 06/10/2014
Now that I have learned to ride trains I love to travel within Europe by it! Its cool and relaxing. No hassle a t all! No long ride to the airport. No checking in and too much waiting. Tavelling by train in comfort is also a nice way of seeing the outskirts of the city, great to see the landscape and the farms. I slept too part of the way, so was so relaxed when we arrived Barcelona. We got out of the city center in madrid and we got in the city center of Barcelona! So convenient!!!
"Barcelona to Madrid in style"Evita s. 05/10/2014
Having spent 20 years in rail administration in Australia, I believe I know what to look for. I was absolutely impressed with my journey on Renfe. Everything was so professional and of course both journeys were exactly on time. I know how hard this is to achieve. I highly recommend travel by Renfe - they are true professionals.
"Madrid to Narcelona"William l. 02/10/2014
The train service was punctual, The food choices good. Staff members helpful.
"Bcn to madrid"Chirine n. 01/10/2014
Efficient and punctual to be done again
"Bright lights"Jo b. 10/10/2013
Please turn the bright lights off on the train at night. I caught the train from Barcelona to Madrid overnight and was hoping to sleep but the bright lights were left on all night which made sleep very difficult. This made my journey uncomfortable. If this one thing were resolved I believe the comfort of my travel would have been much higher. Please consider this hospitable practice. Thank you.
"Excellent Service"Andreas s. 26/09/2013
Thank you Rail Europe for the excellent service. You made our train travel from Barcelona to Madrid pleasant and comfortable.
"Barcelona to Madrid return "Nicholas e. 21/09/2013
Good return journey from Barcelona to Madrid and back, tourista class.. Comfortable seats. Speedy journey. Preferred to flying which overall would probably have taken longer. Would have been nice to have English subtitles on the film that was showing. The shared blinds (with the passengers in front and behind, meant that if one person wanted the window blinds closed it affected everyone. I wanted to see the view and that wasn't possible as some else wanted the blinds closed. Good facilities in the on board shop. Screaming children meant the headphones handed out free were worth their weight in gold !
"Kiwis on Italian trains"Vicky r. 20/09/2013
We had a great trip from Bari to Rome. This was a fast train and arrived in Rome on time so we were able to get to the airport in time for our transfer to Glasgow. Seats were comfortable, We loved the scenery - a good way to see a bit more of the Italian countryside. A good experience.