How to travel from Barcelona to Portbou

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from Barcelona to Portbou

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

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To get from Barcelona to Portbou on May 24 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:30PMBarcelona2h45 08:15PMPortbou
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05:30PMBarcelona2h45 08:15PMPortbou
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03:30PMBarcelona2h45 06:15PMPortbou
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10:30AMBarcelona2h45 01:15PMPortbou
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09:45AMBarcelona3h30 01:15PMPortbou
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Travel Information between Barcelona and Portbou

distanceDistance87 miles (141 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or ferry
priceTicket price range$22 - $129
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $22 (€20) • 2 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $22 (€20) • 2 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSagales or Gnv

Take a bus or ferry to travel 87 miles (141 km) between Barcelona and Portbou. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Sagales or Gnv among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Barcelona to Portbou.

Travel Tips: Travel from Barcelona to Portbou

Travel to Portbou easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Barcelona to Portbou.

There are 2 ways to get from Barcelona to Portbou: bus or ferry.

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Portbou is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $22 (€20) compared to other travel options to Portbou:

A bus is generally $107 (€95) less than a ferry for the same route. Taking a ferry costs on average $129 (€115) from Barcelona to Portbou.

The quickest way to travel between Barcelona and Portbou is by bus, which takes on average 2 h 45 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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The distance from Barcelona to Portbou is approximately 87 miles (141 km).

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

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Barcelona to Portbou:

    • You can go to Portbou from Barcelona by bus with Sagales. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $22 (€20) with Sagales from Barcelona to Portbou on Omio.
    • You can travel to Portbou from Barcelona by ferry with Gnv. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $129 (€115) with Gnv from Barcelona to Portbou.
    Many of our customers traveling from Barcelona to Portbou don't make Portbou their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Portbou are Paris, Girona or Figueres (Girona), either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Portbou to any of these top destinations today!

    When planning your trip from Barcelona to Portbou, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets cost $22 (€20) one way on average.
    • Ferry tickets are costing $129 (€115) one way on average.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Barcelona to Portbou online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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