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Train Information to Madrid from Zaragoza

distanceDistance170 miles (274 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price$28 (€22)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe AVE or Renfe

Trains from Zaragoza to Madrid cover the 170 miles (274 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 22 min with our travel partners like Renfe AVE or Renfe. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $28 (€22), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $14 (€11). Travelers depart most frequently from Zaragoza-Delicias and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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Zaragoza to Madrid with Renfe and AVE

Find the best trains from Zaragoza to Madrid with Omio's travel partners Renfe and AVE from $14 (€11). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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AVE

Renfe is Spain’s national train company operating freight and passenger trains on Spain’s extensive railway network as well as international routes to neighboring France and Portugal. Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. 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 Zaragoza to Madrid trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of trains with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe 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.

    These are Renfe's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Zaragoza to Madrid:

    • 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 Zaragoza to Madrid

    Catching the train to Madrid from Zaragoza is a popular option, with plenty of daily departures to choose from. The journey takes around 1 hour and 30 minutes, and no changes are needed along the way. Renfe provides a comfortable, reliable service, scheduling 20-22 departures every day of the week.

    Which train companies travel from Zaragoza to Madrid?

    Renfe is the only company that runs direct trains to Spain's capital from Zaragoza, running services from Delicias Station straight into either Madrid's Atocha or Chamartin terminals. However, Renfe trains are divided into Ave services, part of Spain's express network, along with slower conventional trains - worth bearing in mind when booking.

    How long is the train from Zaragoza to Madrid?

    The journey from Zaragoza to Madrid isn't a long one, with a fastest journey time of 1 hour and 19 minutes. However, Ave services can be much quicker than standard trains, which can sometimes take 4 hours to reach Madrid, stopping at locations along the way.

    How many trains are there from Zaragoza to Madrid?

    Every day, travelers can expect a choice of 20-22 trains to Madrid from Zaragoza, with little variation between weekdays and weekends. Trains depart from breakfast-time through to 10:45 p.m. This final train of the evening gets into Madrid just after midnight.

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

    Departure train station: All trains to Madrid leave from Zaragoza-Delicias station. Delicias is less than 2 miles northwest of the town center, but has good links to other parts of the city. Just take bus number 34 or 51 from the center. The 604 bus also runs from Zaragoza Airport, taking 27 minutes to reach the station.

    Arrival train stations: There are two different arrival stations in Madrid. Most trains from Zaragoza arrive at Atocha Station, the city's central rail hub. From there, Metro Line 1 runs into the center and takes just 5 minutes or so, while Renfe overground rail services are also available, and bus number 8 takes about 8 minutes to get into town. A few trains also stop at Chamartin in northern Madrid. From there, travelers can catch the Cercanias rail network to Atocha or the airport, which is a few minutes to the east.

    Train tickets from Zaragoza to Madrid: when to book to save $

    Time Price Savings
    1 week earlier 32 €
    2 weeks earlier 30 €7%
    3 weeks earlier 30 €7%
    1 month before 28 €14.%
    2 months earlier 32 €0%
    3 months earlier 25 €28.%


    Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Zaragoza - Madrid. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

    The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

    • Buying your train ticket from Zaragoza - Madrid 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 7% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
    • If you book a ticket Zaragoza - Madrid with 2 months in advance you save up to about 0% compared to the initial price.
    • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 28%.
    • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Zaragoza to Madrid
    Travel by train to Madrid 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 Zaragoza to Madrid.
    FAQs
    How much do cheap trains to Madrid from Zaragoza cost?
    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Zaragoza and Madrid for as low as $14 (€11)  for the next 7 days.
    What is the price of a train ticket between Zaragoza and Madrid?
    If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Zaragoza to Madrid train to cost on average $28 (€22)  one way.
    How far is it from Zaragoza to Madrid by train?
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Zaragoza to Madrid by train to be approximately 170 miles (274 km).
    How long is the train ride to Madrid from Zaragoza?
    The train time between Zaragoza and Madrid is on average 1 h 22 min  for the 170 miles (274 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Madrid from Zaragoza by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    When traveling by train from Zaragoza to Madrid, which train station in Zaragoza do I depart from and which train station in Madrid do I arrive in?

    When taking the train to Madrid from Zaragoza, you can choose to depart from train stations like Zaragoza-Delicias and Zaragoza Miraflores. Your trip can end in train stations such as Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro.

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

    Where is the train station in Zaragoza? Where is the train station in Madrid?

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Zaragoza-Delicias, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.

    Which train companies should I travel with from Zaragoza to Madrid?
    For the journey from Zaragoza to Madrid you can take a train with Renfe AVE or Renfe. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Zaragoza to Madrid on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Is there a direct train from Zaragoza to Madrid?
    Yes, there are 8 direct trains per day from Zaragoza to Madrid with Renfe or Renfe AVE, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
    How many trains are there between Zaragoza and Madrid a day?
    On average, there are 8 trains a day from Zaragoza to Madrid. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    When does the first train depart from Zaragoza to Madrid? When does the last train depart from Zaragoza to Madrid?
    The earliest train for this trip departs from Zaragoza at 5: 36 AM. The last train leaves from Zaragoza at 7: 45 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Zaragoza to Madrid and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Zaragoza to Madrid to get the best deals?
    If you book a train ticket from Zaragoza to Madrid within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $28 (€22) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Zaragoza to Madrid are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
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    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Zaragoza
    Madrid
    Zaragoza-Delicias
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