How to travel from Cardiff to Barcelona

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from Cardiff to Barcelona

How to get from Cardiff to Barcelona by train, bus, or flight.

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The best way to travel from Cardiff to Barcelona is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Barcelona from Cardiff

distanceDistance740 miles (1193 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$89 - $971
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $89 (€77) • 36 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $182 (€160) • 9 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or KLM

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 740 miles (1193 km) between Cardiff and Barcelona. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or KLM among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Cardiff to Barcelona.

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All travel companies: Airlines from Cardiff to Barcelona

Find the best trip between Cardiff and Barcelona with Omio's travel partners KLM and Ryanair! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

Ryanair is one of the biggest and most popular low-cost airlines in Europe, headquartered in Ireland. Hopping on a travel and flying to popular European destinations quickly and affordably is made easy with Ryanair. This budget airline is known for operating direct travel to smaller or secondary airports usually outside major cities to keep costs down. A Ryanair travel ticket to Barcelona from Cardiff includes allowance of one small personal bag; additional fees tend to apply for cabin baggage and checked baggage.

    FAQs: Travel from Cardiff to Barcelona

    FAQs: Travel to Barcelona 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 Cardiff to Barcelona.

    There are 3 options to travel from Cardiff to Barcelona including taking a train, bus or flight.

    The cheapest way to travel to Barcelona from Cardiff is a bus with an average price of $89 (€77).

    This is compared to other travel options from Cardiff to Barcelona:

    A bus is $94 (€82) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Cardiff to Barcelona costing on average $182 (€160).

    A bus is $882 (€772) less than a train with an average ticket price of $971 (€849) from Cardiff to Barcelona.

    The fastest way from Cardiff to Barcelona is by flight with an average journey time of 9 h 35 min.

    There are alternative travel options to Barcelona that take longer:

    Bus takes 36 h 20 min on average.

    Train takes 13 h 32 min on average.

    The distance is approximately 740 miles (1193 km) from Cardiff to Barcelona.

    The average frequency per day from Cardiff to Barcelona is:

    • Around 1 bus per day.
    • Around 1 train per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Barcelona from Cardiff as scheduled services by train, bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cardiff to Barcelona:

    • Buses mostly leave from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and tend to arrive in Barcelona, Pl. Universitat.
    • Flights from Cardiff to Barcelona most often leave from Cardiff Airport and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
    • Trains mostly depart from Cardiff Central and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

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

    • You can take a bus from Cardiff to Barcelona with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $225 (€197) with National Express from Cardiff to Barcelona.

    Yes, there are direct services available from Cardiff to Barcelona with the following travel companies:

    • Take a direct bus with.
    • Direct services by plane with.
    • Take a direct train with.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Barcelona as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Barcelona from Cardiff.

    Omio customers who travel from Cardiff to Barcelona often also extend their vacation to go to Madrid, Paris, Valencia, Seville or Zaragoza. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Barcelona and these popular destinations at a great price.

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