How to get to the Route of the Three Kingdoms

The ‘Route of the Three Kingdoms’ starts and finishes in Beceite which is roughly half way between Barcelona and Valencia about 50 km inland from the coast.

Probably the easiest place to get to Beceite from is Barcelona but you can also arrive from either Madrid or Zaragoza. You can either hire a car and drive or there are public transport options if you prefer. Below we list all of the options to get to Beceite by public transport or self driving.

This area is better comunicated by public transport if you come from Barcelona, on the other hand, if you prefer driving, coming from Madrid is slightly further but if you enjoy driving there is no much diference among where you are coming from.

From Barcelona

2 1/2 hrs driving time or train and bus links

Beceite

Hotel Fábrica de Solfa – beginning and end of the Route of the Three Kingdoms.

From Madrid

4 3/4 hrs driving time or train and bus links

From Zaragoza

2 hrs driving time or train and bus links

From Barcelona

Self drive – 2 1/2 hrs

Barcelona is the airport most commonly used as there are flights from many UK airports as well as lots of international flights from the USA, Canada and the rest of the world. All of the major hire car companies have offices at the airport.

If you’re flying into Barcelona it’s just as quick and easier to rent a car directly from Barcelona airport rather than go by public transport. In addition you don’t have to worry about matching up your train departure with your flight arrival time.

View driving directions on Google Maps

Public transport

By bus

This is the easy and cheapest way to arrive in Beceite if your option is the public transport. The company which manage this journey is HIFE.

Bus stop: C/Numància in front of 165 corner with Avenida Diagonal CP.08014 Barcelona.

Duration: 4 hours 20 min.

Prices: roughly 25€ per person and way.

Timetables: 10:15 am and 1:45 pm.

Arrival place: Beceite in Santa Ana church, in front of the hotel.

View bus information on HIFE.

By train

This is the more comfortable way to arrive in Beceite, but not the easier neither the cheaper. There are trains each hour and with diferent durations and prices. You can see the options in RENFE. 

Departure train station: Barcelona Sants.

Duration: from 1hour 45mins to 2hours 15 mins – depends on the kind of train you choose.

Prices: between 12€ and 25€

Timetables: there trains roughly each hour.

Arrival place: L’Aldea-Amposta-Tortosa. This train station is roughly one hour from the hotel. The best option is organise a taxi, the price is roughly 75€. If this is your option just let us know and we’ll organise a taxi for you.

View train information on RENFE.

 

From Zaragoza

Public transport

By bus

This is the only way to arrive in Beceite from Zaragoza if your choice is the public transport. The company which manage this journey is HIFE.

Bus stop: Zaragoza Intermodal bus station – same biulding than Delicias train station.

Duration: 3 hours 30 min.

Prices: 16€ per person and way.

Timetables: 11:00 am and 3:30 pm.

Arrival place: Beceite in Santa Ana church, in front of the hotel.

View bus information on HIFE.

Self drive – 2 hrs

Zaragoza airport has flights from London Stansted with Ryan Air. The train station has fast trains roughly every hour from both Madrid and Barcelona.

Drive is the quickiest way to get to Beceite if your flight lands there:
Ryan Air flight – depart Stansted 13:35 arrives Zaragoza 16:45
Ryan Air flight – depart Zaragoza 17:10, arrive Stansted 18:25

Zaragoza has many hire car offices either at the aiport or in the city. The journey is 2 hours.

View driving directions on Google Maps

From Madrid

Self drive – 4 1/2 hrs

If you are going to travel from Madrid to the Three Kingdoms area, the best way to do it is to rent a car. In Madrid you can find all types of car rental, from low cost to high-end.

The driving time is approximately four and a half hours.

View drive directions on Google Maps.

Public transport

By bus

The easiest way to arrive in Beceite from Madrid by public transport is going to Zaragoza. And there catch the bus to Beceite.

Bus stop: Zaragoza Intermodal bus station – same biulding than Delicias train station.

Duration: 3 hours 30 min.

Prices: 16€ per person and way.

Timetables: 11:00 am and 3:30 pm.

Arrival place: Beceite in Santa Ana church, in front of the hotel.

View bus information on HIFE.

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