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The train from Jaén to Barcelona usually takes 8 hours 56 minutes on average to travel 404 miles (649 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 6 hours 58 minutes. You can expect to find 9 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren’t any direct services running between Jaén and Barcelona, you’ll need to make 1 change on your way to Barcelona.
To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Jaén to Barcelona in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from £59.01.
Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Barcelona, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you’re ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.
It takes an average of 8h 56m to travel from Jaén to Barcelona by train, over a distance of around 404 miles (649 km). There are normally 9 trains per day travelling from Jaén to Barcelona and tickets for this journey start from £59.01 when you book in advance.
From 6h 58m
404 miles (649 km)
9 trains per day
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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.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Jaén and Barcelona is 8 hours and 56 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Jaén to Barcelona is 6 hours and 58 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Jaén to Barcelona can start from as little as £59.01 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
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.
The first train from Jaén to Barcelona leaves at 06:12. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Jaén to Barcelona leaves at 18:32. 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.
Trains travelling from Jaén to Barcelona cover a distance of around 404 miles (649 km) during the journey.
If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Barcelona to Jaén.