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There are 15 intercity buses per day from Toulouse to Barcelona. Traveling by bus from Toulouse to Barcelona usually takes around 6 hours and 19 minutes, but the fastest BlaBlaCar Bus bus can make the trip in 5 hours and 25 minutes.
|Distance||158 mi (254 km)|
|Shortest duration||5h 25m|
|Trips per day||13|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus|
How much is a bus ticket from Toulouse to Barcelona?
The average price for a bus ticket to Barcelona is $36.40, Traveling by bus on this route is one of the most affordable ways to hit the road from Toulouse. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.
Monthly average prices
The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in January. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just C$23 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Toulouse to Barcelona in July, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to C$50 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.
What bus companies travel from Toulouse to Barcelona?
There are two bus lines that have daily service from Toulouse to Barcelona that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 10 scheduled trips per day.
BlaBlaCar Bus is a bus service provider focused on reducing carbon emissions without breaking the bank. With rides to cities and towns across Europe, including Toulouse and Barcelona, BlaBlaCar Bus has a variety of routes to get you to your chosen destination. Coaches in the BlaBlaCar Bus fleet are equipped with extra legroom, free Wi-Fi, clean toilets, and power outlets throughout.
First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 10 trips from Toulouse to Barcelona, and usually makes the trip in about 6 hours and 36 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Toulouse to Barcelona during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the bus ride from Toulouse to Barcelona?
The bus takes an average of 6 hours and 19 minutes to cover the 254 kilometers from Toulouse to Barcelona. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 25 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Barcelona at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Toulouse?
The first bus leaves at 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Toulouse to Barcelona, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many bus departures serve Barcelona each day?
Featuring a mix of bizarre modern vibes and quaint buildings, Barcelona is a great destination for tourists seeking fun and cultural activities alike. Barcelona takes great pride in its unique architecture, and the most prominent example of its uniqueness is the La Sagrada Família, one of the most iconic buildings in the city. Boasting a unique Gothique-esque architectural style, the cathedral will leave you in awe. The most interesting part is that the church is actually still in construction, and is expected to be finished by 2026. If you want to stroll around the streets of Barcelona, the Barri Gòtic, the oldest part of the city, will be a perfect choice. Here visitors will find old buildings with Medieval or Roman architecture. If you are looking to enjoy Barcelona’s nightlife, head over to Las Ramblas, the most fun area around.
For the best Catalonian dishes, don’t hesitate to head over to Babula Bar 1937, which offers top-tier local cuisine. Barcelona is also rather famous for its seafood, so don’t hesitate to give that a try at one of the many restaurants the city has to offer.
For buses, Estació del Nord serves as the central hub of intercity services. The Barcelona Sants is the city’s main train station, offering access to many cities in Europe. Commercial air services are provided by the Barcelona-El Prat Airport, which is located 11 miles from the city center.
Where does the bus leave from in Toulouse?
Main departure station: Toulouse-Pierre Sémard coach station
Toulouse has two bus stations with service to Barcelona.
All bus stations in Toulouse:
Toulouse-Pierre Sémard coach station
Toulouse Blagnac Airport
Where does the bus arrive in Barcelona?
Main arrival station: Carrer d'Ali Bei 80
Originally a train station, Barcelona Nord is now a bus station located at Carrer d'Ali Bei 80. The station was built in 1862 for rail service to Barcelona but was partially converted into a bus station and a sports hall in recent years. The station is conveniently located within a short distance of famous landmarks such as the Plaça de Catalunya. Intercity buses like FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus stop at the station and offer service to other cities like Madrid, San Sebastian, and Marseille. You will find the usual amenities at the station, such as public restrooms, ATMs, shops, and restaurants. The station also features large waiting areas with seats. You can also access the nearby Arc de Triomf Metro station to travel throughout the rest of Barcelona.
Bus stations in Barcelona:
Carrer d'Ali Bei 80
Barcelona Airport - El Prat T2
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