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Barcelona to Carcassonne by train

It takes an average of 4h 55m to travel from Barcelona to Carcassonne by train, over a distance of around 127 miles (205 km). There are normally 6 trains per day travelling from Barcelona to Carcassonne and tickets for this journey start from €14.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 20m
Price€14.50 - €112.70
Distance127 miles (205 km)
Frequency6 trains per day
Departure stationBarcelona
Arrival stationCarcassonne
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus, BlaBlaBus, Renfe-SNCF

Barcelona to Carcassonne train times

Check out the next trains departing from Barcelona to Carcassonne for Thursday 1st Oct 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
13:29 Barcelona Sant Andreu Condal18:40 CarcassonneRegional Exprés 15833 Renfe Get tickets5h 11m, 2 changes
15:29 Barcelona Sant Andreu Condal21:33 CarcassonneRegional Exprés 15837 Renfe Get tickets6h 04m, 2 changes
15:40 Barcelona Sants21:33 CarcassonneAVE 3123 Renfe Get tickets5h 53m, 3 changes
08:20 Barcelona Sants11:40 CarcassonneAVE 9736 SNCF Get tickets3h 20m, 1 change
10:10 Barcelona Sants13:38 CarcassonneTGV INOUI 9702 SNCF Get tickets3h 28m, 1 change
11:29 Barcelona Sant Andreu Condal17:04 CarcassonneRegional Exprés 15831 Renfe Get tickets5h 35m, 2 changes
13:29 Barcelona Sant Andreu Condal18:40 CarcassonneRegional Exprés 15833 Renfe Get tickets5h 11m, 2 changes
15:29 Barcelona Sant Andreu Condal21:33 CarcassonneRegional Exprés 15837 Renfe Get tickets6h 04m, 2 changes
15:40 Barcelona Sants21:33 CarcassonneAVE 3123 Renfe Get tickets5h 53m, 3 changes
08:10 Barcelona Sants11:40 CarcassonneAVE 9738 SNCF Get tickets3h 30m, 1 change

Renfe-SNCF trains from Barcelona to Carcassonne

You can travel from Barcelona to Carcassonne on Renfe-SNCF 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-SNCF trains are the result of a collaboration between France and Spain to bring the two countries together via a network of high-speed trains. There are two comfort classes – Turista (or Second Class) and Preferente (or First Class). Both classes have power sockets and comfortable seating. Luggage security checks are in force at all Spanish stations before boarding. It's also advisable to travel with your identity card for border control.

Cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Carcassonne

Train tickets from Barcelona to Carcassonne start at €14.50 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €65.
lowest price found
from14.50
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price51.20
on the day
avg. single price65

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 Carcassonne 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Barcelona and Carcassonne is 4 hours and 55 minutes, with around 6 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 Carcassonne by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Barcelona to Carcassonne is 3 hours and 20 minutes.

How much does the train from Barcelona to Carcassonne cost?

Train tickets from Barcelona to Carcassonne can start from as little as €14.50 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 Carcassonne?

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

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

The first train from Barcelona to Carcassonne leaves at 08:20. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Barcelona to Carcassonne leaves at 15:40. 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 Carcassonne by train?

Trains travelling from Barcelona to Carcassonne cover a distance of around 127 miles (205 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Carcassonne to Barcelona. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Barcelona to Carcassonne.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Barcelona to Carcassonne for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/10/2020. 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 28/09/2020 for travel on 11/09/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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