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There are 4 ways to get from Barcelona to Puigcerdà by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  2h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Ronda Universitat - Barcelona to Puigcerda

€13 - €19

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2h 20m

  1. Take the rideshare from Barcelone to Puigcerdà 149.6 km

€7 - €11

2 alternative options

Train  •  3h 8m

  1. Take the train from PlaÇa Catalunya to Puigcerdá R3

Drive  •  1h 45m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Puigcerdà 150.3 km

€14 - €21

Barcelona to Puigcerdà by train

The train journey time between Barcelona and Puigcerdà is around 3h 3m and covers a distance of around 155 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 42m. Operated by Renfe Cercanias, the Barcelona to Puigcerdà train service departs from PlaÇa Catalunya and arrives in Puigcerdá. Typically 53 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 3m
Fastest train time:
2h 42m
Trains per week:
53
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:26
Last train departs at:
19:01

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Barcelona to Puigcerdà train schedules

Barcelona → Puigcerdà
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Puigcerdà is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Puigcerdà is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Puigcerdà is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Barcelona to Puigcerdà is to rideshare, which costs €7 - €11 and takes 2h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Puigcerdà is to drive which costs €14 - €21 and takes 1h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ronda Universitat - Barcelona and arriving at Puigcerda. Services depart once daily, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2h 48m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from PlaÇa Catalunya and arriving at Puigcerdá. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 8m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Puigcerdà is 118 km. The road distance is 150.3 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Puigcerdà without a car is to bus which takes 2h 48m and costs €13 - €19.

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The bus from Ronda Universitat - Barcelona to Puigcerda takes 2h 48m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Barcelona to Puigcerdà bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Ronda Universitat - Barcelona station.

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Barcelona to Puigcerdà train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, depart from PlaÇa Catalunya station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Puigcerdà is to bus which takes 2h 48m and costs €13 - €19. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3h 8m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Puigcerdà.
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  • Distance: 118.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 48m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Puigcerdà, Spain?

ALSA operates a bus from Ronda Universitat - Barcelona to Puigcerda once daily. Tickets cost €13 - €19 and the journey takes 2h 48m. Alternatively, Renfe Cercanias operates a train from PlaÇa Catalunya to Puigcerdá every 4 hours, and the journey takes 3h 8m.

Train operators
Renfe Cercanias

This regional commuter train system (also known as Cercanías) connects Barcelona with Catalonia and the Barcelona metropolitan area, including popular destinations like Sitges and the Costa Brava. The network of routes mostly runs overground and connects to many Barcelona metro and bus stations. Trains run frequently, and tickets can be bought at station ticket machines on the day of travel. Two children per adult (up to 6 years) can travel for free. If you’re arriving or departing Barcelona on a domestic AVE or long-distance train, check your ticket for a 5-digit Combinado Cercanias code, which is redeemable for a free local ticket from the ticket machines.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from PlaÇa Catalunya to Puigcerdá
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Ronda Universitat - Barcelona to Puigcerda
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Barcelone to Puigcerdà
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €11
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blablacar.es

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Barcelona to Puigcerdà bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Puigcerda station.

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Barcelona to Puigcerdà train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, arrive at Puigcerdá station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Puigcerdà is 150 km. It takes approximately 1h 45m to drive from Barcelona to Puigcerdà.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Barcelona and Puigcerdà. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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