Barcelona to Pamplona by train

How to take the rail journey from Barcelona to Pamplona

The number of daily trains from Barcelona to Pamplona has been temporarily reduced in response to the pandemic.



From Barcelona Sants to Pamplona - Iruná

Journey Summary

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Pamplona - Iruná
Travel Time
3hr 45min - 4hr 5min
Travel Information

Final Destination: Irun or A Coruna or Gijon or Pamplona

These trains also call at: Zaragoza-Delicias

At Barcelona Sants station these trains depart from the part of the station used by the high speed trains - vias (platforms/tracks) 1 - 6,

So when you're in the station follow the signs that are pointing the way to the ' Alta-Velocidad' trains.
Aim to be at Barcelona Sants a minimum of 20 mins before departure, in order to allow time to pass through the security checks.

These trains travel on a high speed line as far as Zaragoza.

2 x trains per day
the usual service is 5 x trains per day


Book early and save: Yes

Online bookings open: 2 months ahead

This is a route where it pays off to book ahead, if you can book more than a month in advance it's possible to save more than €30.

As Renfe doesn't apply a 'tickets from' pricing policy, we're unable to provide prices below.

Seat Reservations:

Seats will automatically be assigned when booking tickets for this journey.

Rail pass users will need to be pay a reservation fee prior to boarding, but these reservations cannot be booked on the ticket agent's websites.

The mandatory reservations for for rail passes are not available on the Eurail/Interrail reservation service for journeys within Spain.
The only option, other than booking them at a station in Spain, is to pre-reserve seats by calling Renfe phone sales: +34 91 232 03 20.

Pre-reserving a seat is possible up to 24 hours before a train's departure. You will receive a PNR code which you must use to pick up and pay for your reservation at a local station ticket office, making sure to show your Interrail Pass. You must collect your reservation within 72 hours. After this time the pre-reservation will expire.
Please note that a pre-reservation is not the same as a reservation. It only holds a seat for you for 72 hours.

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Renfe is the national rail operator in Spain and it has recently simplified the range of tickets it sells for express and regional train journeys in Spain.
Which is convenient as there are big savings to be made if you book ahead online.

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