There are 7 ways to get from Zaragoza to Barcelona by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  1 h 48 min

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

$45 - $65

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Rideshare  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Saragosse to Barcelone 192.7 miles

$14 - $29

5 alternative options

Bus ALSA  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Barcelona/Sants

$19 - $45

Bus Ruse Bus  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Barcelona 0800

$16 - $20

Trenhotel  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the Trenhotel from Zaragoza-Delicias to Barcelona Sants Galicia / ...

$35 - $55

Drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Zaragoza to Barcelona 190.5 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  5 h 20 min

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

$92 - $559

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zaragoza and arriving at Barcelona/Sants. Services depart every two hours, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zaragoza Delicias and arriving at Barcelona Sants. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 48 min.

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The distance between Zaragoza and Barcelona is 256 km. The road distance is 304.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zaragoza to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 1 h 48 min and costs .

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The train from Zaragoza Delicias to Barcelona Sants takes 1 h 48 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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Zaragoza to Barcelona train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Zaragoza Delicias station.

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The best way to get from Zaragoza to Barcelona is to train which takes 1 h 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 50 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 5 h 20 min.

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There is no direct flight from Zaragoza Airport to Barcelona Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Zaragoza to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 159.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 48 min

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

Spanish Railways AVE operates a train from Zaragoza to Barcelona every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 1 h 48 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Zaragoza to Barcelona every 2 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min. MonBus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Zaragoza to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Zaragoza to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Zaragoza to Barcelona via Mahon, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Zaragoza to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca, Mahon
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Zaragoza to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zaragoza to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Zaragoza to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Zaragoza to Barcelona via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
renfe.com
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Zaragoza to Barcelona/Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
alsa.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Zaragoza to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
monbus.es
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Zaragoza to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Saragosse to Barcelone
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $29
Book at
blablacar.es

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Zaragoza to Barcelona train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zaragoza to Barcelona is 305 km. It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to drive from Zaragoza to Barcelona.

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

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Book your Zaragoza to Barcelona train tickets online with Loco2.

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Book your Zaragoza to Barcelona bus tickets online with Busbud.

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There are 3377+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Zaragoza and Barcelona. 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 Zaragoza to Zaragoza Airport is to line 604 bus which takes 22 min and costs .

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