Barcelona to Ronda by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 30m
  • Distance
    814 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    14hr 18m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Barcelona to Ronda by train

Fast trains from Barcelona to Ronda take around 6 hours and 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 814 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Barcelona and Ronda.

1. Are there direct trains from Barcelona to Ronda?

Journeys between Barcelona and Ronda usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Barcelona to Ronda every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 12 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Barcelona to Ronda?

The Barcelona to Ronda train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Barcelona to Ronda train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Ronda is usually scheduled to depart Barcelona around 05:50 and the last train is around 21:15. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Barcelona around 06:05, and the last at 21:25.

When to book Barcelona to Ronda train tickets?

Trains in Spain usually open for booking around 4 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Barcelona to Ronda by train.

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Which train companies operate between Barcelona and Ronda?

More than one train company operates on the route from Barcelona to Ronda, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • AVE
  • Altaria
  • Media Distancia

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Ronda to Barcelona by train

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AVE & Media Distancia

Barcelona to Ronda by train is one giant leap across Spain. It's worth taking the morning high-speed AVE train from Barcelona to Antequera-Santa Ana, which leaves Barcelona at breakfast time. Antequera is a small station in the hill country south of Córdoba from where it’s just a short ride down a branch line to Ronda. If that doesn’t fit your plans there is a later departure with a change of train in Madrid, but that takes longer.

You’ll see beautiful Spanish scenery on the train journey from Barcelona to Ronda. Travelling from Catalonia to Andalucía via Aragon and Castilla-La Mancha, you’ll see plains, mountains and even catch a distant glimpse of cities such as Madrid and Toledo.

Barcelona to Antequera-Santa Ana

The high-speed AVE train from Barcelona Sants will get you to Antequera-Santa Ana in about 5 hrs 30 mins. Only two trains a day make this long journey from the Catalan coast to the south of Spain, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. The fast AVE service makes seven stops along the way, including at Zaragoza and Córdoba.

Antequera-Santa Ana to Ronda

The station at Antequera-Santa Ana was built to give rural communities in Andalucía access to Spain's high-speed network. Take a Media Distancia or Altaria train to travel to the town of Ronda, famous for its stunning location. There are five trains a day plying the route. Altaria services go non-stop while Media Distancia trains stop up to four times along the way. Both trains will get you to Ronda in about 1 hr.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.