Bilbao to Barcelona

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€41.85
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€37.04
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Trains to Barcelona

Tue 28 Mar

06:30
13:15
Bilbao
Barcelona
6h 45m1 change
06:30
13:20
Bilbao
Barcelona
6h 50mDirect
09:20
18:30
Bilbao
Barcelona
9h 10m1 change
09:42
19:03
Bilbao
Barcelona
9h 21m1 change
15:20
22:09
Bilbao
Barcelona
6h 49mDirect

Train times

Avg. journey time9h 05m
First train dept06:30
Last train dept17:00

Train info

Fastest route6h 45m
ChangesDirect
Trains per day2
Fare range€22-€62**

Stations

Origin StationBilbao
Destination StationBarcelona
Return Journey

More information**

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Bilbao to Barcelona?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Bilbao to Barcelona is €22.35**. To buy train tickets from Bilbao to Barcelona for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets between 3 to 6 months in advance. Booking early allows you to take advantage of the cheapest fares and best tickets.

How long does it take to travel from Bilbao to Barcelona by train?

The average journey time between Bilbao and Barcelona is 9 hours and 5 minutes and the fastest journey time is 6 hours and 45 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 6 trains per day travelling from Bilbao to Barcelona. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Bilbao to Barcelona?

The first train from Bilbao to Barcelona departs at 06:30. The last train from Bilbao to Barcelona departs at 17:00. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Bilbao and Barcelona?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Bilbao to Barcelona without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Bilbao to Barcelona. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bilbao to Barcelona for a typical week day using timetable data for 28/03/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 08/02/2017 for travel on 23/02/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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