Viajar Spanish Verb Conjugation

Is there anything more fun than traveling? What about learning a foreign language? It can feel like traveling and navigating through a different culture one word at a time. If you are a Spanish learner, you might want to travel to a Spanish-speaking country to put your new skills into practice. What do you call that action though? Well, viajar is the word you want to use.

This verb translates to “to travel,” “to run,” and “to go,” among others. Luckily, it’s a regular verb so you will not have to go through a ton of exceptions and spelling changes when you use it.

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Present

Yo

viajo

Nosotros

viajamos

viajas

Vosotros

viajáis

Él/Ella/Ud.

viaja

Ellos/Ellas/Uds.

viajan

Example sentence: Yo viajo a casa de mis padres todos los fines de semana. -- I travel to my parents’ house every weekend.

Imperfect

Yo

viajaba

Nosotros

viajábamos

viajabas

Vosotros

viajabais

Él/Ella/Ud.

viajaba

Ellos/Ellas/Uds.

viajaban

Example sentence: viajabas a casa de tus primos en Estados Unidos todos los años. -- You used to travel to your cousins’ house in the United States every year.

Preterite

Yo

viajé

Nosotros

viajamos

viajaste

Vosotros

viajasteis

Él/Ella/Ud.

viajó

Ellos/Ellas/Uds.

viajaron

Example sentence: Nosotros viajamos a Paris el año pasado. -- We went to Paris last year.

Notice how the conjugation for nosotros in both the present simple tense and the preterite tense are similar.

Future

Yo

viajaré

Nosotros

viajaremos

viajarás

Vosotros

viajaréis

Él/Ella/Ud.

viajará

Ellos/Ellas/Uds.

viajarán

Example sentence: Mi familia y yo viajaremos a España en junio. -- My family and I will travel to Spain in June.

Conditional

Yo

viajaría

Nosotros

viajaríamos

viajarías

Vosotros

viajaríais

Él/Ella/Ud.

viajaría

Ellos/Ellas/Uds.

viajarían

Example sentence: Ella viajaría en avión si no le tuviera tanto miedo a volar. -- She would travel by plane if she weren’t so afraid of flying.

More Example Sentences with Viajar

No estoy seguro de si viajaremos en invierno. -- I am not sure we will travel in winter.

Viajar es más divertido si lo haces con alguien más. -- Traveling is more fun if you do it with someone else.

Este tren no viaja en víspera de navidad. -- This train doesn’t run on Christmas Eve.

A mi mamá le encanta viajar en autobús. A mí no. -- My mom loves traveling by bus. I don’t.

Antes de viajar, revisa tu itinerario. -- Before traveling, check your itinerary.

¿Viajaste en tren o en avión? -- Did you travel by train or by plane?

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Everyday Uses of Viajar

Like many other Spanish verbs, viajar can be found in common everyday expressions. Here are some examples:

Hacer un viaje. -- To go on a trip. Note that the phrase contains the noun viaje ‘‘trip.’’

‘‘Se tiene que viajar para aprender.’’ – ‘‘One must travel, to learn.’’

Go far with Viajar

Viajar is not only useful but an easy verb to conjugate. Use this word in your next trip to a Spanish-speaking country, or just strike up a Spanish conversation with someone about places you would love to visit.