How to get from Barcelona to Jaén

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from Barcelona to Jaén

You can get from Barcelona to Jaén by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Barcelona to Jaén on 16 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:25Barcelona El Prat Airport1h35 12:00Granada Airport
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22:00Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord12h45 10:45Jaén
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07:20Barcelona El Prat Airport1h35 08:55Granada Airport
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10:25Barcelona El Prat Airport1h35 12:00Granada Airport
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15:35Barcelona El Prat Airport5h15 20:50Granada Airport
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Travel Information between Barcelona and Jaén

distanceDistance402 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£24 - £66
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £24 • 7 h 36 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £56 • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or Vueling

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 402 miles to Jaén from Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £24. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Alsa or Vueling among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Barcelona to Jaén.

Travel Tips: Travel from Barcelona to Jaén

Travel to Jaén easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Barcelona to Jaén.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Barcelona to Jaén. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Barcelona to Jaén is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £24 compared to other travel options to Jaén:

A train journey is usually £42 less than a journey to Jaén by coach, which costs on average £66 for the same trip.

A train is generally £31 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £56 from Barcelona to Jaén.

The quickest way to travel to Jaén from Barcelona is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 35 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 12 h 45 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 7 h 36 min   on average.

Jaén is approximately 402 miles away from Barcelona.

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Jaén is:

  • 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Barcelona and Jaén as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Barcelona to Jaén:

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Barcelona to Jaén depart from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord to Jaén, Estación de Autobuses.
  • Most travellers board their train from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Jaén.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Barcelona to Jaén, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Alsa for coaches to Jaén. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Alsa Barcelona to Jaén tickets on Omio for £66.
  • Vueling can take you to Jaén by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Vueling from Barcelona to Jaén for £56.

Yes, there are direct routes from Barcelona to Jaén with the following travel companies:

  • You can find a direct coach to Jaén with.
  • You can find direct flights to take to Jaén with Vueling.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Jaén tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this trip.

Your journey from Barcelona to Jaén doesn't have to end in Jaén. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Málaga or Sevilla. If you’d like to add Madrid, Málaga or Sevilla to your Barcelona to Jaén trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Jaén today!

Before travelling from Barcelona to Jaén, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £66 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is on average £56 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £24 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Barcelona to Jaén tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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