The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Madrid to Zaragoza is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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3 h 30 m
3 h 49 m
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Of the 24 buses that leave Madrid for Zaragoza every day 24 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||170 miles (274 km)|
|Average bus duration||3 h 30 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$18 (€15)|
|Bus companies||Infobus, Alsa or BlaBlaCar|
Buses from Madrid to Zaragoza cover the 170 miles (274 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 30 min with our travel partners like Infobus, Alsa or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $14 (€12), but the average price of bus tickets is $18 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Zaragoza, Estación Central de Autobuses.
For as little as $14 (€12) you can travel by bus from Madrid to Zaragoza with Alsa. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.
Alsa is the main bus company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on bus journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal buses with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe buses like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.
One of the most popular routes for travelling by bus in Spain, direct buses from Madrid to Zaragoza are operated by ALSA and take approximately 3.5 hours in travel time. Buses frequently depart from the Transport Interchange (Intercambiador de Transporte) on Avenida de America from mid-morning until late at night. During the week, there are more departures and arrivals for this route with a fewer services operating on Saturdays and Sundays.
Return buses from Zaragoza to Madrid are also available.
The Avenida de America Transport Interchange is located in the north of the city and has good links to buses and the Metro. Local and regional buses to and from the station are operated by Alsa and Veolia, while the nearest Metro station is Avenida de America. Both buses and Metro provide efficient services across the city and out to the airport and suburbs, making connections in to the Transport Interchange to catch a bus simple. During the late evening hours, taxis will drop passengers off at the bus station and Madrid also has an excellent night bus service.
Zaragoza is an attractive town located not far from the Pyrenees and enjoying a continental Mediterranean climate of cold Winters and hot Summers. Visitors can enjoy over 2,000 years of history, including Roman remains, such as the Baths and the City Forum. Zaragoza's beautiful Roman Catholic Basilica-Cathedral of Our Lady of the Pillar is known throughout the world as a pilgrim destination. The new Estacion Intermodal de Zaragoza-Delicias is centrally located and ideally placed for exploring Zaragoza by foot. Local bus companies, such as Alcosa and Viacarsa, run frequent services around the city and surrounding areas. The city of Zaragoza also boasts limited Metro and tram service, as well as a good night bus system through central areas. Taxis are also regularly available at the bus station.
When departing from Madrid, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4 and Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses. When arriving in Zaragoza, you can end your trip in bus stations like Zaragoza, Estación Central de Autobuses, Zaragoza, Averly and Zaragoza.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, which is located around 3 miles (4.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Zaragoza, Estación Central de Autobuses, located 2.7 miles (4.4 km) away from the city centre.
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