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Train trips from Seville to Barcelona

Travel from one sunny Spanish city to another cocooned in comfortable seats on a high-speed service, with direct trains from Seville to Barcelona taking you there in just over five and a half hours. Instead of trekking to airports or dealing with traffic, you can relax and enjoy the scenery on a high-speed AVE train operated by Spanish national carrier Renfe. All AVE trains offer free WiFi, a buffet carriage and air conditioning – everything you need for a comfortable journey and to hit the streets of Barcelona feeling refreshed.

Book Preferente or Club seats for a little extra comfort on the way. You’ll get to settle into wide leather seating with gourmet food options and drinks served to your seat.

Keen to learn more? Read on for all the FAQs and train times for the journey from Seville to Barcelona.

Seville to Barcelona by train

It takes an average of 17h 35m to travel from Seville to Barcelona by train, over a distance of around 516 miles (830 km). There are normally 4 trains per day travelling from Seville to Barcelona and tickets for this journey start from €19.05 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 14h 50m
Price€19.05 - €294.80
Distance516 miles (830 km)
Frequency4 trains per day
Departure stationSeville
Arrival stationBarcelona
Changes2 changes
Train and bus operators

Seville to Barcelona train times

Check out the next trains departing from Seville to Barcelona for Montag 25. Mai 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
17:45 Sevilla Santa Justa23:40 Barcelona SantsAVE 2171 Renfe Get tickets5h 55m, 1 change
18:45 Sevilla Santa Justa08:15 Barcelona SantsAVE 2181 Renfe Get tickets13h 30m, 2 changes
21:00 Sevilla Santa Justa08:40 Barcelona SantsAVE 2411 Renfe Get tickets11h 40m, 1 change
06:45 Sevilla Santa Justa12:38 Barcelona SantsAVE 2061 Renfe Get tickets5h 53m, 1 change
07:40 Sevilla Santa Justa13:15 Barcelona SantsAVE 2071 Renfe Get tickets5h 35m, 1 change
08:50 Sevilla Santa Justa14:25 Barcelona SantsAVE 3943 Renfe Get tickets5h 35m, direct
09:50 Sevilla Santa Justa16:24 Barcelona SantsAlvia/Avant 2085 Renfe Get tickets6h 34m, 1 change
10:45 Sevilla Santa Justa16:30 Barcelona SantsAVE 2101 Renfe Get tickets5h 45m, 1 change
11:45 Sevilla Santa Justa17:21 Barcelona SantsAVE 2111 Renfe Get tickets5h 36m, 1 change
12:18 Sevilla Santa Justa18:48 Barcelona SantsAlvia/Avant 2105 Renfe Get tickets6h 30m, 1 change

Renfe and AVE trains from Seville to Barcelona

You can travel from Seville to Barcelona 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 has the widest network of high-speed trains in Europe, linking major cities with AVE, AV-City, Avant, Alvia, and Euromed trains. Long-distance routes are served by Altaria and Talgo trains, while regional routes are operated by Media Distancia, Regional and Express Regional trains. Renfe also operates on international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe trains offer four different travel classes, depending on the train you’re travelling on – Turista (Standard), Turista Plus (Premium Economy), Preferente (Business Class) and Club (First Class).

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 four comfort classes – Turista (standard class), Turista Plus (wider, more comfortable seats), Preferente (lounge access, wide leather seats, food and drink service) and Club (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.

Cheap train tickets from Seville to Barcelona

Train tickets from Seville to Barcelona start at €19.05 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 €195.99.
lowest price found
from19.05
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price141.40
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price142.74
on the day
avg. single price195.99

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 Seville 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 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 Seville 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 Seville to Barcelona take?

The average journey time by train between Seville and Barcelona is 17 hours and 35 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 Seville and Barcelona by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Seville to Barcelona is 14 hours and 50 minutes.

How much does the train from Seville to Barcelona cost?

Train tickets from Seville to Barcelona can start from as little as €19.05 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 Seville to Barcelona?

No, there are no direct train services from Seville to Barcelona. Travelling from Seville to Barcelona by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

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

The first train from Seville to Barcelona leaves at 07:40. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Seville to Barcelona leaves at 19:40. 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 Seville and Barcelona by train?

Trains travelling from Seville to Barcelona cover a distance of around 516 miles (830 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Barcelona to Seville.
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 Seville to Barcelona for a typical week day using timetable data for 25/05/2020. 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 01/04/2019 for travel on 01/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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