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from Barcelona to Pamplona

You can get from Barcelona to Pamplona by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Barcelona to Pamplona on Jan 30 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:30AMBarcelona Sants3h51 01:21PMPamplona
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$591One-way
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03:10PMBarcelona6h00 09:10PMPamplona
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$371One-way
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09:30AMBarcelona Sants3h51 01:21PMPamplona
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$671One-way
02:40PMBarcelona6h30 09:10PMPamplona
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$371One-way
10:35PMBarcelona5h40 04:15AMPamplona
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$371One-way

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Sun
Jan 30
$52Renfe Alvia
$33Vibasa
Mon
Jan 31
$52Renfe Alvia
$33Vibasa
Tue
Feb 1
$37Renfe Alvia
$33Vibasa
Wed
Feb 2
$37Renfe Alvia
$33Vibasa
Thu
Feb 3
$37Renfe Alvia
$33Vibasa
Fri
Feb 4
$43Renfe Intercity
$33Vibasa
Sat
Feb 5
$37Renfe Alvia
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Sun
Feb 6
$37Renfe Alvia
$33Vibasa
Mon
Feb 7
$30Renfe Alvia
$33Vibasa
Tue
Feb 8
$22Renfe Alvia
$33Vibasa
Wed
Feb 9
$22Renfe Alvia
$33Vibasa
Thu
Feb 10
$22Renfe Alvia
$33Vibasa
Fri
Feb 11
$29Renfe Intercity
$33Vibasa
Sat
Feb 12
$22Renfe Alvia
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Sun
Feb 13
$30Renfe Alvia
$33Vibasa
Mon
Feb 14
$52Renfe Alvia
$33Vibasa
Tue
Feb 15
$30Renfe Alvia
$33Vibasa
Wed
Feb 16
$22Renfe Alvia
$33Vibasa
Thu
Feb 17
$37Renfe Alvia
$33Vibasa
Fri
Feb 18
$52Renfe Alvia
$33Vibasa

Travel Information from Barcelona to Pamplona

distanceDistance218 miles (351 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$30 - $34
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $30 (€24) • 3 h 51 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVibasa or Renfe Alvia

Travel 218 miles (351 km) by bus or train from Barcelona to Pamplona. A train is best for those looking to save money on this route, with tickets costing about $30 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Vibasa or Renfe Alvia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Barcelona to Pamplona.

How to Travel from Barcelona to Pamplona

There are numerous transport options from Barcelona to Pamplona for those traveling in Spain. These include trains, buses, and flights. Direct train trips require nearly 4 hours of travel time. There are also several buses which travel to Pamplona. Bus trips take at least 6½ hours to arrive in Pamplona.

Trains from Barcelona to Pamplona | Buses from Barcelona to Pamplona | Flights from Barcelona to Pamplona

Barcelona to Pamplona Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€32

6:30 h

1 Day Ahead

trains

€32

3:45 h

1 Week Ahead

flight

€81

1:10 h

2 Weeks Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Barcelona to Pamplona?

Cheapest way to travel from Barcelona to Pamplona


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Taking the bus is usually the cheapest way to travel from Barcelona to Pamplona. Buses traveling from Barcelona to Pamplona depart from Barcelona's Nord bus station and take at least 6½ hours to arrive at Pamplona's bus station. Usually around 9 buses travel from Barcelona to Pamplona per day, with the first bus departing Barcelona at 7:00 a.m. All buses traveling from Barcelona to Pamplona are operated by Alsa.


Fastest way to travel from Barcelona to Pamplona


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Taking a flight is technically the fastest way to travel from Barcelona to Pamplona; however, when travel time to and from Barcelona and San Sebastian's airports is taken into consideration, taking a train is actually the fastest way to travel from Barcelona to Pamplona. Flights traveling from Barcelona to Pamplona depart from Barcelona's El Prat airport and land at San Sebastian's airport after 1:10 h of flight time. Travelers will then need to travel approximately 60 km from San Sebastian to Pamplona. There are 2 direct flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian per day, with both flights departing Barcelona at approximately 6 p.m. There are also numerous indirect flights traveling from Barcelona to Pamplona every day.


Most popular way to travel from Barcelona to Pamplona


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Taking a train is the most popular way to travel from Barcelona to Pamplona. Trains are almost 3 hours faster than taking the bus while being approximately the same price. Taking the train is also 1:15 h faster than taking a flight when travel time to and from Barcelona and San Sebastian's airports is taken into consideration. Trains traveling from Barcelona to Pamplona depart from Barcelona's Sants train station and take at least 3:45 h to arrive at Pamplona's train station. Usually, 5 trains travel from Barcelona to Pamplona per day, with the first train departing Barcelona at 7:30 a.m. All trains are operated by Renfe.


How to get from Barcelona to Pamplona

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Barcelona to Pamplona, 60,37% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Barcelona to Pamplona and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

How do I go from Barcelona to Pamplona?

There are 2 ways to get from Barcelona to Pamplona: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Pamplona?

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Pamplona is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $30 (€24) compared to other travel options to Pamplona:

Taking a train is usually $5 (€4) less than taking a bus to Pamplona, which costs on average $34 (€28) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Barcelona to Pamplona?

The fastest way from Barcelona to Pamplona is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Pamplona that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 5 h 40 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Pamplona by train can take on average 3 h 51 min.

What is the distance from Barcelona to Pamplona?

You should expect to travel around 218 miles (351 km) between Barcelona and Pamplona.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Barcelona to Pamplona?

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Pamplona is:

  • 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Barcelona and Pamplona as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Barcelona? Where do I arrive in Pamplona?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Barcelona to Pamplona:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord to Pamplona, Estación De Autobuses.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Barcelona to Pamplona depart from Barcelona Sants to Pamplona.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Barcelona to Pamplona?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Barcelona to Pamplona, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Vibasa to go to Pamplona by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Vibasa Barcelona to Pamplona tickets on Omio for $34 (€28).
  • Renfe Alvia can take you to Pamplona by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Renfe Alvia from Barcelona to Pamplona for $30 (€24).

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Barcelona to Pamplona?

Your trip from Barcelona to Pamplona doesn't have to end in Pamplona. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like. If you’d like to add to your Barcelona to Pamplona tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Pamplona today!

How early should I purchase Barcelona to Pamplona tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Barcelona to Pamplona, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $34 (€28) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $30 (€24) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Barcelona to Pamplona tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.