Getting there

You can get to Barcelona from Paris, Madrid and Zaragosa. Best price and travel duration below.

From Paris 11:54 € 149
From Madrid 02:30 € 37
From Zaragosa 01:23 € 26
From San Sebastian 05:25 € 36

Getting around

From Barcelona, you can travel to nearby cities and towns. Best price and travel duration below.

To Madrid 03:40 € 37
To San Sebastian 05:39 € 61
To Paris 12:42 € 162

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

1. Things to do and see

2. Eat and drink

3. Shopping

4. Information for tourists

Barcelona station(s)

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)

Barcelona Sants

Address: Plaça dels Països Catalans Barcelona

Opening 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 Barcelona

Opening 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.


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Customer reviews

"Madrid to Barcelona"

  Anna d. 
Everything about the trip was excellent, including Madrid Atocha Station.  

"Trip to Barselona"

  Olesya i.  23/07/2014
Trip was very good. Comfortable places, nice view outside the window, clean coach, good conditioning system. Thank you for nice way from Paris to Barselona. Wi-Fi would be great.  

"It was great travel."

  Alexander s.  23/07/2014
My son and I had a great travel from Valencia to Barcelona!  

"Quick, Fast and Cheap!!"

  Paul n.  15/07/2014
We were going to Limoux in France and this was SO much better and cheaper than flying (from Australia) to Paris and training down. The train trip from Barcelona to Carcassonne was fantastic.  

"renfe high speed train"

  Sally g.  13/07/2014
We went from Barcelona to Sevilla on the high speed renfe train. it was excellent, and a hostess served us food and drinks on the way there. HOwever, we did the return trip from Sevilla to Barcelona a week later, and no food or drink was served! The seats were comfortable, and the aircon was great. a good experience in all  

"Trip from Barcelona to Madrid"

  Edmond p.  10/07/2014
Excellent and comfortable, perfect arrival timing, very friendly staff.  

"Barcelona to Madrid"

  Ian s.  08/07/2014
Brilliant service – fast, efficient, clean and ran on time to the second. The English version of the Renfe website was a bit difficult to navigate as a person with no Spanish and ground staff had very limited English to assist.  

"Luxury on rails"

  Dawn s.  07/07/2014
What a great experience it was to take the Spanish Renfe high speed train from Madrid to Barcelona. No waiting for hours at airports or needing to use another form of transport to the city centre after the flight. This luxury ride delivered us to the heart of the city after a very comfortable ride in large comfy seats and enjoying the countryside as we travelled. I wish we had trains like that in New Zealand where we live. Dawn Scott  

"Train from Malaga to Barcelona"

  Nicola g.  06/07/2014
This was a very pleasant comfortable experience seats were big and comfortable with lots of space air con fab this trip took approx 5 hrs went really quick so much better than flying  

"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.