There are 8 ways to get from Zarautz to Barcelona by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Zaragoza Delicias  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from San Sebastian to Zaragoza Delicias A / ...
  2. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...

$83 - $121

Cheapest option

Bus to Bilbao, fly  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Zarautz to Bilbao
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Barcelona (BCN) BIO - BCN

$35 - $136

6 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from San Sebastian to Barcelona Sants A / ...

$73 - $101

Bus MonBus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Barcelona 9315-9722 / ...

$37 - $53

Bus ALSA  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Zarautz to Vitoria-Gasteiz Largo Recorrido
  2. Take the bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Barcelona

$45 - $76

Drive  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Zarautz to Barcelona 359 miles

$65 - $100

Train to San Sebastian, fly  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Amara-Donostia to Irun
  2. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Barcelona (BCN) EAS - BCN

$46 - $256

Bus, bus to Santander, fly  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Zarautz to Bilbao
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Santander
  3. Fly from Santander (SDR) to Barcelona (BCN) SDR - BCN

$50 - $254

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zarautz to Barcelona is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zarautz to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs 35€ - 220€ and takes 4 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zarautz to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Zarautz and arriving at Barcelona via San Sebastian. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

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The distance between Zarautz and Barcelona is 415 km. The road distance is 574.4 km.

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The best way to get from Zarautz to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 7 h 27 min and costs 70€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 27 min to get from Zarautz to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Zarautz to Barcelona bus services, operated by MonBus, depart from San Sebastian station.

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The best way to get from Zarautz to Barcelona is to train which takes 7 h 27 min and costs 70€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Bilbao Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Zarautz to Barcelona bus services, operated by MonBus, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zarautz to Barcelona is 574 km. It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to drive from Zarautz to Barcelona.

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Vueling Airlines offers flights from Bilbao Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Map of how to get from Zarautz to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 259.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 27 min

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

You can take a train from Zarautz to Barcelona via Amara-Donostia, Gernikako Arbola, Maria Cristina pte./zubia, San Sebastian, and Zaragoza Delicias in around 7 h 27 min. Alternatively, MonBus operates a bus from Zarautz to Barcelona 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 20 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Bilbao to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from San Sebastian to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Santander to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $300
Flights from Santander to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Bilbao to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from San Sebastian to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Santander to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santander to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $170
Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from San Sebastian to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Train from San Sebastian to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Euskotren
Website
euskotren.eus
Train from Amara-Donostia to Irun
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
euskotren.eus
Bus operators
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from San Sebastian to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
monbus.es
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from Zarautz to Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
Lurraldebus
Bus from Zarautz to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
Lurraldebus
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 Vitoria-Gasteiz to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bilbao to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus

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