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The cheapest trains from Madrid to Zaragoza

Showing times and prices for Aug 5

Cheapest

$32

Average

$50

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 Madrid to Zaragoza will cost around $ 50 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 32.

Cheapest
03:47PMMadrid Chamartín4h24 08:11PMZaragoza-Delicias
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$321One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:30AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h21 07:51AMZaragoza-Delicias
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$351One-way
07:15AMMadrid Chamartín3h59 11:14AMZaragoza-Delicias
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$371One-way
09:30AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h15 10:45AMZaragoza-Delicias
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$491One-way
04:30PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h15 05:45PMZaragoza-Delicias
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$491One-way

Timetable Madrid to Zaragoza

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06:30AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h21 07:51AMZaragoza-Delicias
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07:15AMMadrid Chamartín3h59 11:14AMZaragoza-Delicias
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07:30AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h21 08:51AMZaragoza-Delicias
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09:30AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h15 10:45AMZaragoza-Delicias
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12:30PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h15 01:45PMZaragoza-Delicias
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02:25PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h21 03:46PMZaragoza-Delicias
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03:47PMMadrid Chamartín4h24 08:11PMZaragoza-Delicias
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04:30PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h15 05:45PMZaragoza-Delicias
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05:30PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h21 06:51PMZaragoza-Delicias
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06:30PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h15 07:45PMZaragoza-Delicias
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07:05PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h25 08:30PMZaragoza-Delicias
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08:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h25 10:05PMZaragoza-Delicias
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Thu
Aug 5
$32Renfe
$21Alsa
Fri
Aug 6
$32Renfe
$21Alsa
Sat
Aug 7
$32Renfe
$21Alsa
Sun
Aug 8
$32Renfe
$21Alsa
Mon
Aug 9
$24Renfe AVE
$21Alsa
Tue
Aug 10
$24Renfe AVE
$21Alsa
Wed
Aug 11
$24Renfe AVE
$21Alsa
Thu
Aug 12
$24Renfe AVE
$21Alsa
Fri
Aug 13
$28Renfe AVE
$21Alsa
Sat
Aug 14
$32Renfe
$21Alsa
Sun
Aug 15
$24Renfe AVE
$21Alsa
Mon
Aug 16
$32Renfe
$21Alsa
Tue
Aug 17
$24Renfe AVE
$21Alsa
Wed
Aug 18
$21Renfe AVE
$21Alsa
Thu
Aug 19
$21Renfe AVE
$21Alsa
Fri
Aug 20
$24Renfe AVE
$21Alsa
Sat
Aug 21
$21Renfe AVE
$21Alsa
Sun
Aug 22
$24Renfe AVE
$21Alsa
Mon
Aug 23
$32Renfe
$21Alsa
Tue
Aug 24
$24Renfe AVE
$21Alsa

The fastest trains from Madrid to Zaragoza

Showing times and prices for Aug 5

Fastest Journey

1 h 15 m

Average

1 h 48 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

274 km

Of the 12 trains that leave Madrid for Zaragoza every day 12 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 274 km distance in an average of 1 h 48 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 15 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 24 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.

Fastest
09:30AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h15 10:45AMZaragoza-Delicias
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$491One-way
Fastest
04:30PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h15 05:45PMZaragoza-Delicias
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$491One-way
Fastest
06:30PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h15 07:45PMZaragoza-Delicias
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$491One-way
Fastest
12:30PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h15 01:45PMZaragoza-Delicias
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$631One-way
2nd Fastest
05:30PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h21 06:51PMZaragoza-Delicias
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$561One-way

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Train Information to Zaragoza from Madrid

distanceDistance170 miles (274 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price$35 (€28)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesRenfe AVE or Renfe

Trains from Madrid to Zaragoza cover the 170 miles (274 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 15 min with our travel partners like Renfe AVE or Renfe. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $35 (€28), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $24 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Zaragoza-Delicias.

Train companies

Renfe and AVE trains between Madrid and Zaragoza

Travel from Madrid to Zaragoza from $24 (€20) with Omio’s train partners Renfe and AVE! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

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AVE

Travel from Madrid to Zaragoza with ease and comfort with Renfe, Spain’s main provider of train services covering around 9, 300 miles (15, 000 km) of domestic and international routes. When taking a Renfe train from Madrid to Zaragoza, you can expect to travel 170 miles (274 km) and pay as low as $32 (€26). Check Renfe’s train schedules on Omio and score cheap tickets between Madrid and Zaragoza!

Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like Promo, Promo+ and Flexible. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travelers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your trip.

Renfe offers a wide range of train types with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. AVE trains run at high-speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia trains combine high-speed and normal speed trains serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant trains serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night train routes.

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Renfe train ticket between Madrid and Zaragoza:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Renfe has applied temporary travel conditions for ticket holders that can no longer justify their travel or don’t wish to travel with AVE, Large Distancia, Avant or Media services for trips between 29th of October and 8th of May 2021
  • Travellers may choose to get a full refund, free of charge, or be provided with a new ticket for another date free of charge.
  • Passengers traveling international routes (Renfe–SNCF) can cancel their ticket free of charge until August 29th, 2021 if it’s requested three days before the departure date.

Trains from Madrid to Zaragoza

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.

Which train companies travel from Madrid to Zaragoza?

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.

How long is the train from Madrid to Zaragoza?

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.

How many trains are there from Madrid to Zaragoza?

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.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Madrid to Zaragoza?

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.


Deutsche Bahn trains from Madrid to Zaragoza

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Madrid to Zaragoza. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Madrid to Zaragoza and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Travel Tips

Trains from Madrid to Zaragoza
Travel by train to Zaragoza easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Madrid to Zaragoza.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train from Madrid to Zaragoza cost?
Train tickets between Madrid and Zaragoza for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $24 (€20)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is the train to Zaragoza from Madrid on average?
The Madrid to Zaragoza train ticket price is on average $35 (€28)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How far is Madrid to Zaragoza by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Madrid to Zaragoza by train to be approximately 170 miles (274 km).
How long is the train between Madrid and Zaragoza?
The train time to Zaragoza from Madrid is on average 1 h 15 min  for the 170 miles (274 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Zaragoza from Madrid by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Madrid to Zaragoza, which train station in Madrid do I depart from and which train station in Zaragoza do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Madrid to start your trip from including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. In Zaragoza you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Zaragoza-Delicias and Zaragoza Miraflores.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arrive in Zaragoza-Delicias.

Where is the departure train station in Madrid located? Where is the arrival train station in Zaragoza located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Zaragoza-Delicias and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the train station to the city center in Zaragoza.

Which train companies should I travel with from Madrid to Zaragoza?
For the route from Madrid to Zaragoza you can take a train with Renfe AVE or Renfe. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Madrid and Zaragoza on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Can I find a direct train from Madrid to Zaragoza?
Yes, there are direct trains from Madrid to Zaragoza per day with Renfe or Renfe AVE  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
What time is the earliest train from Madrid to Zaragoza? What time is the last train from Madrid to Zaragoza?
The earliest train departing from Madrid to Zaragoza leaves at 5: 30 AM. The last train departing from Madrid to Zaragoza leaves at 6: 40 PM. You can find the latest Madrid to Zaragoza train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I purchase the Madrid to Zaragoza train for the best deals on tickets?
If you book the Madrid to Zaragoza train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $35 (€28). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Zaragoza from Madrid. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Zaragoza
Madrid Chamartín
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Madrid Puerta De Atocha
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train 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 1<br>Bus lines 47, 55, 19, 85, 10, 24, 57, 102, C