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 high-speed train, with trains capable of reaching up to 330 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.
Train tickets from Seville to Barcelona start at €31.75 if purchased from 3 to 6 months in advance. Prices for train journeys from Seville to Barcelona start at €125.51 when you book at least 28 days in advance.* Tickets usually go on sale 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.
The average journey time between Seville and Barcelona is 5 hours and 44 minutes and the fastest journey time is 5 hours and 30 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 14 trains per day travelling from Seville to Barcelona. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The first train from Seville to Barcelona departs at 06:45. The last train from Seville to Barcelona departs at 17:55. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Seville to Barcelona without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Seville to Barcelona. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
By train, of course. See trains from Barcelona to Seville.