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Arriving by train

Barcelona operates a number of direct high-speed rail routes to cities in France, including Paris, Lyon and Perpignan, and more than 30 destinations across Spain, including Madrid and the south-east and southern regions. Its main termini also operate suburban and regional rail services that enable you to travel around Catalonia comfortably and conveniently.

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  • Estació de Barcelona Sants

    Plaça dels Països Catalans, 1-7.
    Time: Monday to Friday, from 4.30am to 12.30am. Saturday, Sunday and public holidays, from 5am to 12.30am.
    Metro: L3/L5-Sants Estació. Bus: 27, 78, 109, 115, D40, H10, V5 and V17.

    Barcelona Sants Station is the city's main railway station and most trains departing and arriving in Barcelona stop here. The station hosts suburban rail and high-speed lines with national and international destinations.

    Connections:

    National trains
    AVE: Madrid - Barcelona - Figueres.
    AVE: Sevilla - Barcelona.
    AVE: Màlaga - Barcelona.
    AVE: Granada - Barcelona.
    Euromed: Alacant - València - Tarragona - Barcelona.
    Talgo: Connecting Barcelona with other spanish cities.
    Trenhotel: Connecting Barcelona with other spanish cities.
    Alvía: Connecting Barcelona with other spanish cities.
    Avio: Connecting Madrid and Barcelona.
    Ouigo: Connecting Madrid and Barcelona.

    International high speed trains Renfe-SNCF en Coopération
    Paris – Barcelona.
    Lyon – Barcelona.
    Marseille – Barcelona.

    A network of 13 cities linked all together. From Paris, Lyon, Marseille, Perpignan, Narbonne, Béziers, Agde, Sète, Montpellier, Nîmes, Avignon, Aix-en-Provence, Valence in France to Barcelona.

    Regional | Surrounding areas trains
    Regional trains: Lines R11, R12, R13, R14, R15 and R16 to Tarragona, Costa Daurada, Tortosa, Lleida, Girona, Figueres, Portbou and other destinations.
    Surrounding areas: Lines R2, R2Nord, R2Sud, R3 and R4 to Mataró – Maçanet, Vic, Vilanova, Vilafranca – Manresa and other detinations.
    Line R2Nord to the Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport.

    Information and ticket sales
    www.renfe.com

  • Estació de França

    Avinguda del Marquès de l'Argentera, s/n.
    Time: 4.45am to 12am.
    Metro: L4-Barceloneta. Bus: 47, 59, 120, D20, H14, V13, V15, V17 i V19.

    The building dates back to 1929 and is one of the most important examples of Spain's iron architecture. Two parts of Barcelona's França Station are of relevance: the large lobby covered by three vaults and the huge metal naves that cover the platforms. National and regional trains depart from this station.

    National trains
    Euromed: Alacant - València - Tarragona - Barcelona.
    Talgo: connecting Barcelona with other spanish cities.
    Regional Express: connecting Barcelona with other spanish cities.

    Regional | Surrounding areas trains
    Regional trains: Lines R13, R14, R15, R16 and R17 to Tarragona, Costa Daurada, Port Aventura, Tortosa, Lleida and other spanish cities.
    Surrounding areas trains: Line R2Sud to Vilanova i la Geltrú, Sitges, Castelldefels and other spanish cities.

    Information and ticket sales
    www.renfe.com

  • Estació de Passeig de Gràcia

    Passeig de Gràcia - Aragó, s/n.
    Time: 5am to 12am.
    Metro: L2/L3/L4-Passeig de Gràcia. Bus: 7, 22, 24, 39, 47, H10, V15 and V17.

    Regional | Surrounding areas trains
    Regional trains: Lines R11, R13, R14, R15, R16 and R17 to Tarragona, Costa Daurada, Port Aventura, Tortosa, Lleida, Girona, Figueres, Portbou and other destinations.
    Surrounding areas: Lines R2, R2Nord and R2Sud to Mataró – Maçanet, Vic, Vilanova, Vilafranca – Manresa and other destinations.
    Line R2Nord to the Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport.

    Information and ticket sales
    www.renfe.com

  • Estació de Plaça de Catalunya

    Plaça de Catalunya.
    Metro: L1/L3-Catalunya. Bus: 19, 22, 24, 47, 52, 55, 59, 62, 67, D50, H16, V13, V15 and V17.

    Regional | Surrounding areas trains
    Regional trains: Lines R12 and RG1 to Lleida, Figueres and Portbou, and other destinations.
    Surroundings areas trains: Lines R1, R3 and R4 to Manresa – Lleida; Costa del Maresme – Blanes; Vilafranca del Penedès, and other destinations.

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