How to travel from Madrid to Zaragoza

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Travel Information to Zaragoza from Madrid

distanceDistance170 miles (274 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$10 - $17
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€9) • 2 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $17 (€15) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or AVE

Take a train or bus to travel 170 miles (274 km) from Madrid to Zaragoza. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Alsa or AVE among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Madrid to Zaragoza.

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from Madrid to Zaragoza

How to get from Madrid to Zaragoza by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Madrid to Zaragoza is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Alsa
11:55AM3h35
Madrid
03:30PMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses
$231One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Alsa
11:55AM3h35
Madrid
03:30PMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses
$231One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Renfe AVLO
10:30AM1h14
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
11:44AMZaragoza-Delicias
$1271One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Renfe REGIONAL EXPRESS
09:15AM4h10
Madrid Chamartín
01:25PMZaragoza-Delicias
$341One-way
0 transfers
Renfe REGIONAL
04:00PM4h39
Madrid Chamartín
08:39PMZaragoza-Delicias
$301One-way
0 transfers
Renfe AVLO
03:30PM1h21
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
04:51PMZaragoza-Delicias
$641One-way
0 transfers
Alsa
11:30AM4h00
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
03:30PMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses
$231One-way
0 transfers
Alsa
12:30PM3h40
Madrid
04:10PMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses
$231One-way
0 transfers
Alsa
12:15PM3h55
Madrid
04:10PMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses
$231One-way
0 transfers

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How to get from Madrid to Zaragoza

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Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Madrid to Zaragoza, 54,11% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Madrid to Zaragoza and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel on Alsa, Renfe and Renfe AVLO travel to Zaragoza from Madrid at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Renfe is Spain’s national travel company operating freight and passenger travel 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 Madrid to Zaragoza trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of travel with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe AVE travel run at high speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia travel combine high-speed and normal speed travel serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant travel serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night travel routes.

    Alsa is the main provider of travel travel in Spain. As a subsidiary of the UK travel 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 travel with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal travel with free WiFi, bathrooms, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium travel provide more luxurious services when traveling by road, depending on the specific route. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other travel tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes.

      FAQs: Travel from Madrid to Zaragoza

      FAQs: Travel 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

      You can get to Zaragoza from Madrid 2 different ways: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to go to Zaragoza from Madrid is by taking a bus, which costs on average $10 (€9).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Madrid to Zaragoza:

      Taking a bus costs $7 (€6) less than taking a train, which costs on average $17 (€15) for the same trip.

      The fastest way from Madrid to Zaragoza is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Zaragoza that take longer:

      Getting to Zaragoza by bus takes 2 h 45 min on average.

      You should expect to travel around 170 miles (274 km) between Madrid and Zaragoza.

      The average frequency per day from Madrid to Zaragoza is:

      • 5 buses a day.
      • 12 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Madrid and Zaragoza as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Madrid to Zaragoza:

      • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Madrid to Zaragoza depart from Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses to Zaragoza, Estación Central de Autobuses.
      • Most travelers board their train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes and arrive in Zaragoza-Delicias.

      The following travel companies offer services from Madrid to Zaragoza:

      • Travel with Alsa, Infobus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus to go to Zaragoza by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Alsa Madrid to Zaragoza tickets on Omio for $10 (€9).
      • AVE, Ouigo, iryo, Renfe, Renfe AVLO, Renfe Regional Exprés, Renfe REGIONAL, Renfe AVE INT or Renfe ALVIA can take you to Zaragoza by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for AVE from Madrid to Zaragoza for $17 (€15).

      Yes, there are direct services available from Madrid to Zaragoza with the following travel companies:

      • 5 direct buses per day with Alsa or BlaBlaCar Bus.
      • Direct train available with AVE, Ouigo, iryo, Renfe AVLO or Renfe REGIONAL 12 direct trains per day.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Zaragoza as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Zaragoza from Madrid.

      Omio customers who travel from Madrid to Zaragoza often also extend their vacation to go to Barcelona, Valencia, Seville or Pamplona. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Zaragoza and these popular destinations at a great price.
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