Fastest journey7hr 39m
Travelling from Barcelona to Cáceres by train
Fast trains from Barcelona to Cáceres take around 7 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 753 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Barcelona and Cáceres.
Are there direct trains from Barcelona to Cáceres?
Journeys between Barcelona and Cáceres usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 9 departures on the route from Barcelona to Cáceres every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 7 departures.
How long is the train journey from Barcelona to Cáceres?
The Barcelona to Cáceres train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
What are the Barcelona to Cáceres train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Cáceres is usually scheduled to depart Barcelona around 06:05 and the last train is around 21:15. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Barcelona around 06:00, and the last at 21:25.
When to book Barcelona to Cáceres train tickets?
Trains in Spain usually open for booking around 4 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Barcelona to Cáceres by train.
Which train companies operate between Barcelona and Cáceres?
More than one train company operates on the route from Barcelona to Cáceres, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Media Distancia
- Regional Express
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
This journey takes in a great range of landscapes. The first part of the journey is a big leap from Madrid to Barcelona on a high-speed AVE train. That's the fast leg. The onward journey from Madrid to Cáceres is slow, and all the better for that. As you travel west, the landscape becomes more interesting, culminating in a wonderful final stretch to Cáceres which includes great views of the River Tajo.
Barcelona to Madrid
Take a high-speed AVE train directly from Barcelona Sants station to Madrid Atocha. Trains that stop up to four times along the way may take 30 to 40 minutes longer. This journey along Spain's premier high-speed rail route reveals a variety of passing landscapes as you speed from Catalonia through Aragon to the Spanish heartland.
Madrid interchange: Madrid Atocha to Madrid-Atocha Cercanías
Arriving at Madrid Puerta de Atocha, you'll need to transfer to Atocha Cercanías station. Cercanías means ‘suburban’ and the station is in the same complex as Atocha station. Just follow the signs to Atocha Cercanías. It is an easy 10-minute walk.
Madrid to Cáceres
Take an Intercity or Regional Express train from Madrid Atocha Cercanías station to the historic city of Cáceres. Intercity services between the two cities make seven to eight stops along the way while Regional Express services stop about a dozen times.