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

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Bus  •  2h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Ronda Universitat - Barcelona to Puigcerda Bcn39

14€ - 20€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2h 20m

  1. Take the rideshare from Barcelone to Puigcerdà 152.6 km

6€ - 10€

2 alternative options

Train  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the train from PlaÇa Catalunya to Puigcerdá R3

Drive  •  1h 47m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Puigcerdà 153.3 km

15€ - 23€

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Puigcerdà is to rideshare which costs 6€ - 10€ and takes 2h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Puigcerdà is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 1h 47m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ronda Universitat - Barcelona and arriving at Puigcerda. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. 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 four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 55m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Puigcerdà is 118 km. The road distance is 153.3 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 14€ - 20€.

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The bus from Ronda Universitat - Barcelona to Puigcerda takes 2h 48m including transfers and departs twice 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 14€ - 20€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3h 55m.

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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 14€ - 20€ and the journey takes 2h 48m. Alsina Graells, S.A. also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, Renfe Cercanias operates a train from PlaÇa Catalunya to Puigcerdá 4 times a day, and the journey takes 3h 55m.

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.

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Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from PlaÇa Catalunya to Puigcerdá
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
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
14€ - 20€
Website
alsa.com
Alsina Graells, S.A.
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Puigcerdà
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
Alsina Graells, S.A.
Other operators
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Barcelone to Puigcerdà
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
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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 153 km. It takes approximately 1h 47m to drive from Barcelona to Puigcerdà.

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There are 1039+ hotels available in Puigcerdà. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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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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