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High-speed trains from Barcelona to Seville

Avoid more than three hours of driving and take an AVE high-speed train from Barcelona to Seville – you won’t need to stress about traffic or parking, and you’ll get the chance to enjoy the Spanish landscape while travelling in style and comfort on one of the fastest trains in the world!

Sit back, relax and connect to the onboard entertainment portal "PlayRenfe" to watch episodes of your favourite TV series or one of the latest movies for free. The train will take you to Sevilla Santa Justa, which is only ten minutes away from the city centre. Make sure you stop at one of the nearby restaurants and enjoy the authentic Spanish cuisine. Want to know more about this route? Read on for more info about train times, ticket prices, FAQs and more.

Barcelona to Seville by train

It takes an average of 6h 45m to travel from Barcelona to Seville by train, over a distance of around 515 miles (830 km). There are normally 9 trains per day traveling from Barcelona to Seville and tickets for this journey start from $19.19 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 5h 34m
PriceFrom $19.19
Distance515 miles (830 km)
Frequency9 trains per day
First train07:00
Last train20:00
Departure stationBarcelona
Arrival stationSeville
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsRenfe, ALSA

Barcelona to Seville train times

Check out the next trains departing from Barcelona to Seville for Thursday Aug 18th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
20:00 Barcelona Sants09:47 Sevilla Santa Justaave 3202 Renfe Get tickets13h 47m, 1 change
05:50 Barcelona Sants12:45 Sevilla Santa Justaave 3062 Renfe Get tickets6h 55m, 1 change
08:30 Barcelona Sants14:04 Sevilla Santa Justaave 3940 Renfe Get tickets5h 34m, direct
09:00 Barcelona Sants14:48 Sevilla Santa Justaave 3092 Renfe Get tickets5h 48m, 1 change
11:00 Barcelona Sants16:50 Sevilla Santa Justaave 3112 Renfe Get tickets5h 50m, 1 change
12:50 Barcelona Sants18:41 Sevilla Santa Justaave 19730 Renfe Get tickets5h 51m, 1 change

Renfe and AVE trains from Barcelona to Seville

You can travel from Barcelona to Seville on Renfe and AVE trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Renfe is the national train operator in Spain. It operates trains on the longest high-speed railway network in Europe, and the second-longest in the world. The country's major cities are linked up by the high-speed AVE and Avlo trains, while other long-distance routes are served by Altaria, Talgo, Alvia and Euromed trains. Renfe also operates cross-border services into neighbouring Portugal and France. Depending on which service you are travelling on, you'll usually find two classes on Renfe trains - Estándard (Standard Class) and Confort (First Class). Fare types range from the cheapest (but least flexible) Básico fare, to the more flexible Elige fares, to the Premium fare for seats in Confort carriages.

AVE is Renfe's flagship high-speed service, with trains capable of reaching up to 193 mph (310 km/h). It’s one of the fastest trains in Europe and connects the main cities of Spain. Most AVE trains offer two comfort classes – Estándard (Standard Class) and Confort (First Class equivalent, with 1-1 configuration, ultra-wide seats, gourmet food and drink and lounge access). All AVE trains have air conditioning, power sockets, free WiFi and a buffet carriage serving a selection of food and drinks. There are three fares for AVE services: the cheapest but least flexible Básico fare, the Elige fare (slightly pricier but more flexible), and the Premium fare for seats in Confort Class.

Cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Seville

The price of train tickets from Barcelona to Seville starts at $19.19 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Barcelona to Seville by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Barcelona to Seville

Want to know more about your journey from Barcelona to Seville? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Barcelona to Seville take?

The average journey time by train between Barcelona and Seville is 6 hours and 45 minutes, with around 9 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Barcelona and Seville by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Barcelona to Seville is 5 hours and 34 minutes.

How much does the train from Barcelona to Seville cost?

Train tickets from Barcelona to Seville can start from as little as $19.19 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Barcelona to Seville?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Barcelona to Seville without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Barcelona to Seville each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Barcelona to Seville leave?

The first train from Barcelona to Seville leaves at 07:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Barcelona to Seville leave?

The last train from Barcelona to Seville leaves at 20:00. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Barcelona and Seville by train?

Trains travelling from Barcelona to Seville cover a distance of around 515 miles (830 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Seville to Barcelona.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Barcelona to Seville for a typical week day using timetable data for 08/18/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 07/05/2022 for travel on 07/05/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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