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Prices explained

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The cheapest price is the lowest fare we've ever found for this journey. These prices can usually be found by searching when booking opens but they vary due to availability, which depends on factors like the day of the week or time of year.

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  1. Cheapest price £42.00
  2. 30 day advance £42.00
  3. 7 day advance £49.00
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  1. Barcelona to Ronda by train is one giant leap across Spain. The journey is about 1150 km, but the fastest connection takes little more than 7 hrs with one change of train. It's worth taking the morning high-speed AVE train from Barcelona to Antequera-Santa Ana, which leaves Barcelona at breakfast time. Antequera is a small station in the hill country south of Córdoba from where it’s just a short ride down a branch line to Ronda. If that doesn’t fit your plans there is a later departure with a change of train in Madrid, but that takes longer.

    You’ll see beautiful Spanish scenery on the train journey from Barcelona to Ronda. Travelling from Catalonia to Andalucía via Aragon and Castilla-La Mancha, you’ll see plains, mountains and even catch a distant glimpse of cities such as Madrid and Toledo.

    Booking generally opens around three months in advance, but because the Spanish rail operator often releases tickets in advance, the booking horizon can vary. You'll find the cheapest tickets when booking opens. If you're having trouble finding trains, contact us and we'll email you when booking opens.

    Barcelona to Antequera

    Barcelona to Antequera

    The high-speed AVE train from Barcelona Sants will get you to Antequera-Santa Ana in about 5 hrs 30 mins. Only two trains a day make this long journey from the Catalan coast to the south of Spain, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. The fast AVE service makes seven stops along the way, including at Zaragoza and Córdoba.

    Antequera to Ronda

    Antequera to Ronda

    The station at Antequera-Santa Ana was built to give rural communities in Andalucía access to Spain's high-speed network. Take a Media Distancia or Altaria train to travel to the town of Ronda, famous for its stunning location. There are five trains a day plying the route. Altaria services go non-stop while Media Distancia trains stop up to four times along the way. Both trains will get you to Ronda in about 1 hr.

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