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Paris to Zaragoza by train
Fastest journey8hr 16m
Trains per day14
Avg. journey time15hr 21m
Travelling from Paris to Zaragoza by train
Fast trains from Paris to Zaragoza take around 8 hours and 16 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 841 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Paris and Zaragoza.
1. Are there direct trains from Paris to Zaragoza?
Journeys between Paris and Zaragoza usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Paris to Zaragoza every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 18 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Paris to Zaragoza?
The Paris to Zaragoza train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 16 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Paris to Zaragoza train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Zaragoza is usually scheduled to depart Paris around 07:13 and the last train is around 21:37. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Paris around 07:13, and the last at 21:07.
What's the Paris to Zaragoza train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Paris to Zaragoza are $147.13.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $213 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $200. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Paris to Zaragoza train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Paris to Zaragoza by train.
Which train companies operate between Paris and Zaragoza?
More than one train company operates on the route from Paris to Zaragoza, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- AV City
- Regional Express
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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TGV via Barcelona
It is very simple to travel by train from Paris to Zaragoza, a journey made all the easier by the 2013 opening of the high-speed route linking France and Spain. Comfortable TGV trains speed from Paris to Barcelona and it is then an easy change of train at Barcelona Sants station, where you switch from a French TGV to a Spanish high-speed train for the final leg of the journey to Zaragoza. The trains on that Barcelona to Zaragoza stretch are normally AVEs, but a few slightly slower Alvia trains ply the route too.
Paris to Barcelona
Direct TGV trains to Barcelona leave Paris two to four times per day. The frequency is higher in summer than winter. The TGVs to Barcelona leave from the Gare de Lyon in Paris. In Barcelona they terminate at Sants station. This journey is focused on speed, so there are not a lot of stops along the way - from six to ten depending on which train you take. All trains stop at the historic cities of Montpellier, Perpignan and Girona. There is some very fine scenery along the way too. Early on in the journey, you sweep through Burgundy vineyards, and later on there are engaging views of the coastal landscapes of Languedoc. After the stop at Perpignan, the train speeds south towards the Pyrenees, before diving under the mountains in the Perthus Tunnel.
If you worry that six and half hours if a long time to spend on one train, fear not! This rates as one of favourite high-speed routes. You can relax and gaze out of the window and, from to time, wander along to the bistro for a coffee or a snack. The direct services from Paris to Barcelona are all operated by French TGV trains. But it's a joint venture with Spanish rail operator Renfe, so you find a dash of Spanish style combining with French flair on this international route.
Barcelona to Zaragoza-Delicias
This route is served by high-speed AVE services, by AVE trains which make a stop or two along the way and by Alvia trains. Expect lots of tunnels, glimpses of distant hills and, on the approach to Zaragoza, some fine views of the Ebro Valley. All trains to Zaragoza depart from Barcelona Sants station and arrive at Zaragoza Delicias. If it all sounds a bit too fast for you, there are also slow regional trains linking the two cities.
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