How to travel from Mataró to Barcelona

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Travel Information between Mataró and Barcelona

distanceDistance18 miles (29 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$5 - $9
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $5 (€4) • 41 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $9 (€8) • 27 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Renfe

Travel 18 miles (29 km) by train or bus between Mataró and Barcelona. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar or Renfe among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Mataró to Barcelona.

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

Our recommendation

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

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You can travel by train or bus for as low as $5 (€4). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Renfe is a Spanish train company that operates throughout the country including trains between Mataró and Barcelona. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed AVE trains, regional trains, and night trains. The AVE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save money and time, as they allow you to travel overnight and arrive at your destination in the morning. Renfe offers several types of tickets, including single tickets, return tickets, and season tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and power outlets. The most popular routes for Renfe are Madrid-Barcelona, Madrid-Seville, and Madrid-Valencia. These routes offer travelers the chance to explore some of Spain's most beautiful cities in comfort and style.

Mataró to Barcelona travel information with Renfe:

  • Average Duration: 41 min
  • Cheapest Price: $5
  • Renfe frequency: 50 a day

FAQs: Travel from Mataró 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 Mataró to Barcelona.

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

The cheapest way to go to Barcelona from Mataró is by taking a train, which costs on average $5 (€4).

This is compared to other ways of getting from Mataró to Barcelona:

Taking a train costs $5 (€4) less than taking a bus, which average ticket prices of $9 (€8).

The fastest way from Mataró to Barcelona is by bus with an average journey time of 27 min.

There are alternative travel options to Barcelona that take longer:

Taking a train requires on average 41 min of travel time.

The distance from Mataró to Barcelona is approximately 18 miles (29 km).

The average frequency per day from Mataró to Barcelona is:

  • 2 buses a day.
  • 50 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Mataró, Av. Del Maresme and tend to arrive in Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Sants.
  • Trains from Mataró to Barcelona most often leave from Mataró and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

The following travel companies offer services from Mataró to Barcelona:

  • BlaBlaCar or Sagales can get you to Barcelona by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Sagales from Mataró to Barcelona for $9 (€8) on Omio.
  • Travel with Renfe for trains to Barcelona. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Renfe Mataró to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $5 (€4).

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

  • Direct bus available with Sagales 2 direct buses per day.
  • 50 direct trains per day with Renfe.

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 between Mataró and Barcelona.

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

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