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.
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1 h 15 m
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Of the 19 trains that leave Madrid for Zaragoza every day 19 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 train duration||1 h 15 min|
|Average train ticket price||$24 (€23)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Renfe, Renfe AVE or Renfe Regional Expres|
Trains from Madrid to Zaragoza cover the 170 miles (274 km) long route taking on average 1 h 15 min with our travel partners like Renfe, Renfe AVE or Renfe Regional Expres. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $24 (€23), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $20 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Zaragoza-Delicias.
Renfe and AVE trains will get you from Madrid to Zaragoza from $20 (€19). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Renfe is Spain’s national train company offering a multitude of domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe is known for its range of ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travelers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio. When you ride with Renfe, you can expect to find an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and time needed to travel to your destination. These train types include Renfe AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.
Travel comfortably to Zaragoza from Madrid with AVE, Renfe's high-speed trains. When you travel on the AVE train from Madrid to Zaragoza, the distance to travel is 170 miles (274 km) and prices start as low as $21 (€20). Check all the AVE train schedules and find the cheapest ticket between Madrid and Zaragoza on Omio!
Renfe is the main railroad company in Spain and offers a wide variety of AVE tickets perfect for your budget, such as Promo, Promo + and Flexible tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards such as the Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card that you can add when booking your Renfe AVE ticket with Omio.
The Renfe AVE trains are among the fastest in the world, reaching 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes, and the AVE connects the main cities of the country in just a few hours, offering comfort and flexibility in long and medium distances. All AVE trains have a restaurant, WiFi, bathrooms and entertainment on board, and when you book your ticket on Omio, we offer you the possibility of choosing the seat that suits you best.
AVE from Madrid to Zaragoza train information:
There are frequent daily direct trains from Madrid to Zaragoza, with departures every half hour in the mornings and hourly throughout the day and evening. High-speed AVE connections link Madrid with the historic capital of Aragon in an hour and 15 minutes on the quickest journeys, while local stopping services can take more than four hours. On Sundays, schedules from Madrid are slightly reduced.
Trains from the capital to Zaragoza are operated by the Spanish state rail company Renfe, with one service a day shared with the French TGV network. Passengers can choose between non-stop AVE high-speed services and slightly slower Media Distancia connections. There are also two daily Regional stopping services from Madrid.
The fastest AVE direct trains to Zaragoza take an hour and 15 minutes to cover the 180-mile trip. Media Distancia express services take an hour and 45 minutes to two hours. Regional stopping trains take from four hours to four and a half hours to reach Zaragoza from Madrid.
The weekday and Saturday timetables offer around 25 direct trains daily to Zaragoza from Madrid, with departures every half hour in the morning and at least every hour throughout the day. The earliest train leaves Madrid just before 6:00 a.m. and the final departure is at 9:30 p.m. On Sundays, there are two fewer departures and a slightly later first train from Madrid.
Departure train station: Madrid Puerta De Atocha Station Atocha Station is the terminus for high-speed AVE services and is situated south-east of the city center. Connections include Cercanias local rail lines around Greater Madrid and the Madrid metro. Taxi ranks and bus stops are located by the main station entrance.
Arrival train station: Zaragoza Delicias AVE trains from Madrid arrive at the ultra-modern Las Delicias Station, located about two miles west of the historic center of Zaragoza, connected by frequent buses stopping outside on Calle Rioja. The station has a taxi stand, shopping mall, and car rental offices.
When departing from Madrid, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. When arriving in Zaragoza, you can end your route in train stations like Zaragoza-Delicias and Zaragoza Miraflores.
Omio customers book a train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Zaragoza-Delicias most frequently for this route.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Zaragoza-Delicias, located 2.6 miles (4.2 km) away from the city center.
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