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Overview: Bus from Madrid to Zaragoza

distanceDistance170 miles (274 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$21 (€17)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesAlsa, Alsa Supra, Infobus or Eurolines Switzerland

Buses from Madrid to Zaragoza cover the 170 miles (274 km) long route taking on average 3 h 30 min with our travel partners like Alsa, Alsa Supra, Infobus or Eurolines Switzerland. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $21 (€17), but the average price of bus tickets is $21 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Zaragoza, Estación De Autobuses.

Bus providers: Alsa from Madrid to Zaragoza

Alsa buses will get you to Zaragoza from Madrid from $21 (€17). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

Alsa

Alsa is the main provider of bus travel in Spain. As a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express, Alsa offers a plethora of regional, national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers per year. Alsa has an impressive fleet of buses with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal bus with free WiFi, bathrooms, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium buses provide more luxurious services when traveling by road, depending on the specific route. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other bus tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes.

  • Average Price: $21

Alsa's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus to Zaragoza from Madrid are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Buses from Madrid to Zaragoza: Journey Details

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.

Taking the Bus from Madrid

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.

Getting into Zaragoza by Bus

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.

Travel Tips: Bus to Zaragoza from Madrid

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FAQs

How much are cheap buses between Madrid and Zaragoza?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Madrid to Zaragoza buses for as little as $21 (€17)  in the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a bus from Madrid to Zaragoza?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $21 (€17)  for a bus ticket from Madrid to Zaragoza.

How far is Madrid to Zaragoza by bus?

The Madrid to Zaragoza bus distance is approximately 170 miles (274 km).

How many hours is the bus time to Zaragoza from Madrid?

On average the Madrid to Zaragoza bus time is 3 h 30 min  covering the 170 miles (274 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When traveling by bus from Madrid to Zaragoza, which bus station in Madrid do I depart from and which bus station in Zaragoza do I arrive in?

Some of the Madrid bus stations to Zaragoza you can start your journey from include Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Zaragoza include Zaragoza, Estación De Autobuses, Zaragoza and Zaragoza, Calle del Valle de Broto (Asensi Serrano Rosa María).

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arriving in Zaragoza, Estación De Autobuses.

Where do I find the Madrid bus station to Zaragoza? Where is the Zaragoza bus station?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center of Madrid.

The most popular arrival bus station, Zaragoza, Estación De Autobuses, is located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city center of Zaragoza.

Which bus companies can take me to Zaragoza from Madrid?

If you're looking for buses from Madrid to Zaragoza, you can rely on Alsa, Alsa Supra, Infobus or Eurolines Switzerland to get you to Zaragoza. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Madrid to Zaragoza journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When can I take the first bus from Madrid to Zaragoza? When can I take the last bus for the day?

The first Madrid to Zaragoza bus departs at 7: 00 AM   and the last bus from Madrid to Zaragoza leaves at 11: 14 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Madrid to Zaragoza on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How early should I book Madrid to Zaragoza bus tickets to get the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase bus tickets to Zaragoza from Madrid within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $21 (€17) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your bus ticket from Madrid to Zaragoza a few months in advance.