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

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Train  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Narbonne Ave
  2. Take the train from Narbonne to Carcassonne Ter / ...

64€ - 112€

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Bus via Tarbes  •  9h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Zaragoza, Zaragoza to Tarbes 748
  2. Take the bus from Tarbes to Carcassonne N716 / ...

31€ - 37€

3 alternative options

Bus  •  12h

  1. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Carcassonne

65€ - 95€

Drive  •  5h 27m

  1. Drive from Zaragoza to Carcassonne 579.2 km

65€ - 100€

Fly  •  20h 35m

  1. Fly from Zaragoza (ZAZ) to Carcassonne (CCF) ZAZ - CCF

53€ - 218€

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The cheapest way to get from Zaragoza to Carcassonne is to bus via Tarbes which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 9h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Zaragoza to Carcassonne is to train which costs 60€ - 120€ and takes 4h 51m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zaragoza and arriving at Carcassonne. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 12h.

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No, there is no direct train from Zaragoza to Carcassonne. However, there are services departing from Zaragoza-Delicias and arriving at Carcassonne via Narbonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 51m.

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The distance between Zaragoza and Carcassonne is 317 km. The road distance is 579.2 km.

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The best way to get from Zaragoza to Carcassonne without a car is to train which takes 4h 51m and costs 60€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4h 51m to get from Zaragoza to Carcassonne, including transfers.

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Zaragoza to Carcassonne bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zaragoza, Zaragoza station.

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Zaragoza to Carcassonne train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Zaragoza-Delicias station.

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The best way to get from Zaragoza to Carcassonne is to train which takes 4h 51m and costs 60€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus via Tarbes, which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 9h 10m, you could also fly, which costs 50€ - 220€ and takes 20h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Zaragoza to Carcassonne.
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  • Distance: 316.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 51m

What companies run services between Zaragoza, Spain and Carcassonne, France?

You can take a train from Zaragoza to Carcassonne via Narbonne in around 4h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zaragoza to Carcassonne via Tarbes in around 9h 10m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Zaragoza to Carcassonne via Lisbon, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
Flights from Zaragoza to Carcassonne via Milan Bergamo, Manchester
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
Flights from Zaragoza to Carcassonne via London Stansted, Cork
Ave. Duration
23h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Flights from Zaragoza to Carcassonne via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
26h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
Flights from Zaragoza to Carcassonne via London Stansted, Dublin
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Flights from Zaragoza to Carcassonne via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 210€
Flights from Zaragoza to Carcassonne via Beauvais, Porto
Ave. Duration
25h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 270€
Flights from Zaragoza to Carcassonne via Milan Bergamo, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Flights from Zaragoza to Carcassonne via Charleroi, Dublin
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 270€
Flights from Zaragoza to Carcassonne via Palma Mallorca, Dublin
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
Flights from Zaragoza to Carcassonne via Charleroi, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
Flights from Zaragoza to Carcassonne via London Stansted, Porto
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Narbonne to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 23€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
8€ - 13€
Rail 1st Class
15€ - 23€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Narbonne to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
26€ - 31€
1st Class
20€ - 24€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zaragoza, Zaragoza to Tarbes
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Tarbes to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Zaragoza to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
alsa.com

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There is no direct flight from Zaragoza Airport to Carcassonne Airport. The quickest flight takes 20h 55m and has one stopover.

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Zaragoza to Carcassonne bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Carcassonne station.

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Zaragoza to Carcassonne train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Carcassonne station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zaragoza to Carcassonne is 579 km. It takes approximately 5h 27m to drive from Zaragoza to Carcassonne.

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Vueling Airlines and Ryanair offer flights from Zaragoza Airport to Carcassonne Airport.

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Book your Zaragoza to Carcassonne bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 803+ hotels available in Carcassonne. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Zaragoza to Zaragoza Airport is to line 501 shuttle which takes 45 min and costs 2€.

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