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There are 5 ways to get from Barcelona to Zaragoza by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  1h 42m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Zaragoza-Delicias Ave / ...

21€ - 70€

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Bus  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Zaragoza

16€ - 35€

3 alternative options

Rideshare  •  3h 46m

  1. Take the rideshare from Barcelone to Saragosse 305 km

17€

Drive  •  2h 58m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Zaragoza 311 km

30€ - 45€

Fly  •  5h 15m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Zaragoza (ZAZ) BCN - ZAZ

37€ - 274€

Barcelona to Zaragoza by train

The train journey time between Barcelona and Zaragoza is around 2h 7m and covers a distance of around 314 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 23m. Operated by Renfe AVE and Renfe Viajeros, the Barcelona to Zaragoza train service departs from Barcelona-Sants and arrives in Zaragoza-Delicias. Typically 115 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 7m
Fastest train time:
1h 23m
Trains per week:
115
Cheapest price:
21€
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:51
Last train departs at:
20:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Barcelona to Zaragoza train schedules

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

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Last updated: 11 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Zaragoza is to rideshare which costs 17€ and takes 3h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Zaragoza is to train which costs 21€ - 70€ and takes 1h 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona and arriving at Zaragoza. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Zaragoza-Delicias. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 42m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Zaragoza is 256 km. The road distance is 311 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Zaragoza without a car is to train which takes 1h 42m and costs 21€ - 70€.

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The train from Barcelona-Sants to Zaragoza-Delicias takes 1h 42m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Barcelona to Zaragoza bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Barcelona station.

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Barcelona to Zaragoza train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Zaragoza is to train which takes 1h 42m and costs 21€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 35€ and takes 3h 30m, you could also fly, which costs 35€ - 280€ and takes 5h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Zaragoza.
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  • Distance: 255.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 42m

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

Renfe AVE operates a train from Barcelona-Sants to Zaragoza-Delicias hourly. Tickets cost 30€ - 70€ and the journey takes 1h 42m. Renfe Viajeros also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Barcelona to Zaragoza every 4 hours. Tickets cost 25€ - 35€ and the journey takes 3h 30m. MonBus also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Zaragoza via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 230€
Flights from Barcelona to Zaragoza via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 230€
Flights from Barcelona to Zaragoza via Madrid, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 230€
Flights from Barcelona to Zaragoza via Granada, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 230€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Zaragoza via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
14€ - 90€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Barcelona to Zaragoza via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
27€ - 160€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Zaragoza-Delicias
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 70€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
30€ - 45€
Promo+
37€ - 41€
Flexible
50€ - 70€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Zaragoza-Delicias
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 27€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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 Barcelona to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
alsa.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
Schedules at
monbus.es
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Barcelone to Saragosse
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€
Book at
blablacar.es

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There is no direct flight from Barcelona Airport to Zaragoza Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h and has one stopover.

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

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Barcelona to Zaragoza train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Zaragoza-Delicias station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Zaragoza is 311 km. It takes approximately 2h 58m to drive from Barcelona to Zaragoza.

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Ryanair, Volotea, Air Europa and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Zaragoza Airport.

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Book your Barcelona to Zaragoza train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Barcelona to Zaragoza bus tickets online with Omio and Busbud.

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There are 92+ hotels available in Zaragoza. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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