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Jaén to Barcelona by train

It takes an average of 9h 10m to travel from Jaén to Barcelona by train, over a distance of around 403 miles (649 km). There are normally 4 trains per day travelling from Jaén to Barcelona and tickets for this journey start from $54.58 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 6h 53m
Price$54.58 - $234.45
Distance403 miles (649 km)
Frequency4 trains per day
Departure stationJaén
Arrival stationBarcelona
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsALSA

Jaén to Barcelona train times

Check out the next trains departing from Jaén to Barcelona for Montag März 8. 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
06:12 Jaén13:15 Barcelona SantsMedia Distancia 18031 Renfe Get tickets7h 3m, 1 change
06:39 Jaén14:25 Barcelona SantsMedia Distancia 13079 Renfe Get tickets7h 46m, 1 change
17:20 Jaén09:20 Barcelona SantsMedia Distancia 18037 Renfe Get tickets16h 0m, 1 change
06:12 Jaén13:15 Barcelona SantsMedia Distancia 18031 Renfe Get tickets7h 3m, 1 change
06:39 Jaén14:25 Barcelona SantsMedia Distancia 13079 Renfe Get tickets7h 46m, 1 change
17:20 Jaén09:20 Barcelona SantsMedia Distancia 18037 Renfe Get tickets16h 0m, 1 change
06:12 Jaén13:15 Barcelona SantsMedia Distancia 18031 Renfe Get tickets7h 3m, 1 change
06:39 Jaén14:25 Barcelona SantsMedia Distancia 13079 Renfe Get tickets7h 46m, 1 change
17:20 Jaén09:20 Barcelona SantsMedia Distancia 18037 Renfe Get tickets16h 0m, 1 change
06:12 Jaén13:15 Barcelona SantsMedia Distancia 18031 Renfe Get tickets7h 3m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Jaén to Barcelona

The price of train tickets from Jaén to Barcelona starts at $54.58 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.
lowest price found
from$54.58
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price$142.66
on the day
avg. single price$150.47

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 Jaén to Barcelona 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 Jaén to Barcelona

Want to know more about your journey from Jaén to Barcelona? 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 Jaén to Barcelona take?

The average journey time by train between Jaén and Barcelona is 9 hours and 10 minutes, with around 4 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 Jaén and Barcelona by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Jaén to Barcelona is 6 hours and 53 minutes.

How much does the train from Jaén to Barcelona cost?

Train tickets from Jaén to Barcelona can start from as little as $54.58 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 Jaén to Barcelona?

No, there are no direct train services from Jaén to Barcelona. Travelling from Jaén to Barcelona by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

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

The first train from Jaén to Barcelona leaves at 02:50. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Jaén to Barcelona leaves at 07:00. 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 Jaén and Barcelona by train?

Trains travelling from Jaén to Barcelona cover a distance of around 403 miles (649 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Barcelona to Jaén.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Jaén to Barcelona for a typical week day using timetable data for 03/08/2021. 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 03/01/2021 for travel on 12/31/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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