How to travel from Zaragoza to Madrid

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from Zaragoza to Madrid

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

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To get from Zaragoza to Madrid on Oct 05 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:11PMZaragoza-Delicias1h19 11:30PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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04:50PMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses3h30 08:20PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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03:11PMZaragoza-Delicias1h19 04:30PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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08:45PMZaragoza-Delicias1h22 10:07PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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08:50AMZaragoza, Estación De Autobuses3h30 12:20PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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Travel Information from Zaragoza to Madrid

distanceDistance170 miles (274 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $54
fastestFastest modeTrain • $54 (€52) • 1 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or Renfe AVE

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

How to get from Zaragoza to Madrid

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Zaragoza to Madrid there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 53,54% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Zaragoza to Madrid. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Zaragoza to Madrid

Travel Tips: Travel 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.

You can travel from Zaragoza to Madrid 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Madrid from Zaragoza is by taking a flight, which costs on average $2 (€2).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Madrid:

Taking a flight is about $16 (€16) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $18 (€18) for this journey.

Taking a flight is about $52 (€50) less than taking a train, which costs on average $54 (€52) for this journey.

The quickest way to travel to Madrid from Zaragoza is by train, which takes on average 1 h 17 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Madrid by bus can take on average 3 h 30 min.

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

Madrid is approximately 170 miles (274 km) away from Zaragoza.

The average frequency per day from Zaragoza to Madrid is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 12 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Madrid from Zaragoza as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Zaragoza, Estación De Autobuses to Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Zaragoza Airport and arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Zaragoza to Madrid depart from Zaragoza-Delicias to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Zaragoza to Madrid:

  • You can travel by bus to Madrid from Zaragoza with Alsa, and you can find Alsa Zaragoza to Madrid tickets for $18 (€18) on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Madrid from Zaragoza with Renfe AVE, and you can find Renfe AVE Zaragoza to Madrid tickets for $54 (€52) on Omio.

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

  • You can find around 1 direct bus per day and travel with Alsa.
  • You can travel directly by train with Renfe, Renfe AVE, Renfe AVLO or Renfe Regional Expres with 12 direct trains per day.

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

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

Before traveling from Zaragoza to Madrid, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $18 (€18) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $2 (€2) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $54 (€52) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Zaragoza to Madrid tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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