Bilbao to Barcelona by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Bilbao to Barcelona by train
Fast trains from Bilbao to Barcelona take around 6 hours and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 466 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bilbao and Barcelona.
1. Are there direct trains from Bilbao to Barcelona?
Direct trains from Bilbao to Barcelona have been found.
We usually find around 2 direct trains on the route from Bilbao to Barcelona every weekday.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from Bilbao to Barcelona?
The Bilbao to Barcelona train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Bilbao to Barcelona train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Barcelona is usually scheduled to depart Bilbao around 06:30 and the last train is around 15:20.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Bilbao to Barcelona train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Bilbao to Barcelona are $22.20.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $39 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $30. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Bilbao to Barcelona 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 Bilbao to Barcelona by train.
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Which train companies operate between Bilbao and Barcelona?
Alvia is the train company that operates on the route from Bilbao to Barcelona.
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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