The cheapest buses from Zaragoza to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Sep 27

Cheapest

$21

Average

$21

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Zaragoza to Madrid will cost around $ 21 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 21.

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01:50AMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses3h45 05:35AMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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$211One-way
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03:49AMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses4h00 07:49AMMadrid
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$211One-way
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04:50AMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses3h45 08:35AMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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$211One-way
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03:20PMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses3h45 07:05PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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$211One-way
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08:50AMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses3h45 12:35PMMadrid
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$211One-way

Timetable Zaragoza to Madrid

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01:50AMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses3h45 05:35AMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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01:50AMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses4h05 05:55AMMadrid, Estación Sur
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03:49AMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses4h00 07:49AMMadrid
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03:49AMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses3h45 07:34AMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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04:50AMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses3h45 08:35AMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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04:50AMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses4h00 08:50AMMadrid
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08:50AMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses3h45 12:35PMMadrid
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08:50AMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses3h30 12:20PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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10:50AMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses3h45 02:35PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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10:50AMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses4h00 02:50PMMadrid
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02:20PMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses3h50 06:10PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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02:20PMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses4h15 06:35PMMadrid
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03:20PMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses3h45 07:05PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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03:20PMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses4h00 07:20PMMadrid
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03:20PMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses4h15 07:35PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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04:50PMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses3h45 08:35PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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04:50PMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses4h05 08:55PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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06:20PMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses3h45 10:05PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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06:20PMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses4h00 10:20PMMadrid
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The fastest buses from Zaragoza to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Sep 27

Fastest Journey

3 h 30 m

Average

3 h 53 m

Buses per day

19

Distance

274 km

Of the 19 buses that leave Zaragoza for Madrid every day 19 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 274 km distance in an average of 3 h 53 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 30 m .

The slowest buses will take 4 h 15 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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08:50AMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses3h30 12:20PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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$211One-way
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01:50AMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses3h45 05:35AMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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$211One-way
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04:50AMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses3h45 08:35AMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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$211One-way
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03:20PMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses3h45 07:05PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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$211One-way
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08:50AMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses3h45 12:35PMMadrid
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$211One-way

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Bus Information between Zaragoza and Madrid

distanceDistance170 miles (274 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 50 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$21 (€17)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesAlsa, Alsa Supra, Infobus or Eurolines Switzerland

Buses from Zaragoza to Madrid cover the 170 miles (274 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 50 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 trip for as low as $21 (€17), but the average price of bus tickets is $21 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Zaragoza-Delicias and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

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Travel with Alsa from Zaragoza to Madrid

Travel from Zaragoza to Madrid from $21 (€17) with Omio’s bus partners Alsa! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

Alsa

Enjoy one of the most comfortable travel experiences at a budget price with a bus between Zaragoza and Madrid with Alsa. The Alsa bus ride covers 170 miles (274 km) from Zaragoza to Madrid at prices starting as low as $21 (€17). Alsa even has different ticket types on select routes for the budget traveler in mind, including Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares. Simply check Omio for Alsa bus schedules and tickets and book the best Zaragoza - Madrid bus for you.

As Spain’s main bus company offering thousands of regional and urban routes throughout the country, plus more than 300 international routes in 16 different European countries and Morocco, Alsa offers 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.

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

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

Buses from Zaragoza to Madrid

There are several direct buses every day from Zaragoza to Madrid. These services are offered by Alsa, a subsidiary of National Express, which is a UK–based company that operates coach and bus services in Spain and other European countries. The bus services between Zaragoza and Madrid are direct and do not require a transfer at any point during your journey.

How long is the journey by bus from Zaragoza to Madrid?

The bus journey from Zaragoza to Madrid is direct and does not require any transfers. The duration of your journey between these two cities depends on which station you want to go to in Madrid. The fastest bus takes 3 hours 15min. to complete the journey and arrives at the Barajas airport station. However, buses traveling to the Estación Sur station in Madrid have a longer trip of up to 4 hours 15min. Buses going to the Avenida de América station take around 4 hours to complete the journey.

 

How many buses are there from Zaragoza to Madrid?

There are 9 buses traveling directly between Zaragoza and Madrid each day of the week. The bus schedule remains the same throughout the week, except for an additional bus departing at around 8:00 p.m. on Sundays. All the buses are direct and do not require you to make a transfer at any point during your journey. On Mondays through Saturdays, the first bus from Zaragoza to Madrid leaves at around 1:00 a.m., and the last bus from Zaragoza to Madrid departs at around 6:00 p.m. There's a bus departing approximately every hour and a half from around 1:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Arrival and departure stations for buses from Zaragoza to Madrid

Departure bus station: Estación de Autobuses Zaragoza is the main bus station in Zaragoza. It is located about 2.6 miles (4 km) from the heart of the town center. The bus station offers several facilities such as kiosks, an ATM, bathrooms, fast food, a coffee bar, and a waiting room. The bus station is also conveniently located near the taxi stop and the central train station. It is advised to arrive about 15 to 20 minutes before your bus is scheduled to depart.

 

Arrival bus stations: Buses from Zaragoza arrive at one of three stations in Madrid. Estación Sur in Madrid is the main bus station and is located in the southeast region of the city, conveniently near a train station. This bus station offers facilities like ATMs, kiosks, bathrooms, and coffee bars. The Avenida de América bus station is located just east of the heart of Madrid. This bus station is open throughout the week from 6:00 a.m. to midnight and is easily accessible via taxi, train, or metro. It offers facilities like lockers, an ATM, and bathrooms. Finally, Madrid's Aeropuerto Barajas T4 is a station located near Terminal 4 of Barajas Airport, about 9 miles (14.5 km) from the Madrid city center. There are several bus services connecting this station to other parts of the city. The station offers facilities like ATMs, bathrooms, cafés, fast-food restaurants, and more.

 

Which bus companies offer service from Zaragoza to Madrid?

There is only one bus company that offers services between Zaragoza and Madrid: Alsa, the Spanish subsidiary of National Express, a UK–based company. Alsa offers bus and coach services all over Spain, as well as in other European countries. All Alsa buses from Zaragoza to Madrid typically complete the journey in 3 hours 15min. to 4 hours 15min., and bus ticket fares are normally very reasonable. Timely arrivals and friendly staff are two common perks that Alsa will provide for travelers going from Zaragoza to Madrid.

 

Alsa Zaragoza to Madrid

Alsa offers 9 buses from Zaragoza to Madrid every day of the week. Your bus ticket can be canceled or exchanged for free up to 48 hours before your journey. You may be charged a 20 percent fee if you attempt to cancel or exchange the ticket within 24 hours of departure, and a 30 percent fee if it's less than 2 hours from your departure time. The bus departs from the Estación de Autobuses in Zaragoza and arrives at Estación Sur, Avenida de América, or Aeropuerto Barajas T4 in Madrid. Alsa offers a variety of buses, ranging from cheaper fare to more luxurious trips, meaning you can choose the bus that fits your budget and travel plans.

 

Zaragoza to Madrid bus: Services on board

On an Alsa bus from Zaragoza to Madrid, you can carry up to 66 lbs (30 kg) of luggage free of charge. You're also allowed to carry pets on your journey to Madrid. However, only small animals weighing less than 20 lbs (10 kg)—like dogs, birds, cats, etc.—may be carried on board. Your pet needs to be kept inside a closed pet carrier throughout the journey. If you're traveling with your pet, experts suggest arriving at the station at least 15 minutes ahead of your departure time. Alsa ensures all buses are accessible by people with disabilities. All buses from Zaragoza to Madrid offer on-board Wi-Fi as well.

     

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Buses from Zaragoza to Madrid
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FAQs
How much do cheap buses to Madrid from Zaragoza cost?
Bus tickets from Zaragoza to Madrid for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $21 (€17)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a bus ticket between Zaragoza and Madrid?
If you are looking to purchase your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Zaragoza to Madrid bus to cost on average $21 (€17)  one way.
How many miles is it from Zaragoza to Madrid by bus?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Madrid from Zaragoza by bus to be approximately 170 miles (274 km).
How many hours is the bus time to Madrid from Zaragoza?
The Zaragoza to Madrid bus duration is on average 3 h 50 min, which is to be expected when traveling 170 miles (274 km) between Zaragoza and Madrid. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What is the departure bus station in Zaragoza and arrival bus station in Madrid?

There are a few bus stations in Zaragoza to start your journey from including Zaragoza, Estación De Autobuses, Zaragoza and Zaragoza, Zaragoza Airport. In Madrid you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Zaragoza-Delicias   and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

Where is the Zaragoza bus station located? Where is the Madrid bus station located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their buses from Zaragoza-Delicias and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Madrid most often arrive at Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and need to travel around 2 mile (s) / 3 km from this bus station to the city center.

What bus providers go from Zaragoza to Madrid?
For the best Zaragoza to Madrid bus to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Alsa, Alsa Supra, Infobus or Eurolines Switzerland. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services between Zaragoza and Madrid to compare what amenities they may offer.
Are there any direct buses from Zaragoza to Madrid?
Yes, you can look for direct buses from Zaragoza to Madrid with Alsa  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
When does the first bus depart from Zaragoza to Madrid? When does the last bus depart from Zaragoza to Madrid?
You can take the earliest bus from Zaragoza to Madrid at 6: 50 AM   or take the last bus from Zaragoza to Madrid leaving at 9: 20 PM. Look for the latest Zaragoza to Madrid bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this route.
When should I book the Zaragoza to Madrid bus for the best deals on tickets?
The price of a one way bus ticket from Zaragoza to Madrid is on average $21 (€17) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus companies offering this trip. In general, you can find bus tickets from Zaragoza to Madrid available a few months in advance.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 6<br>Bus lines 8, 102, 113, 148, 152, 156, N11<br>Suburban train lines C1, C5, C7, C10