There are 5 ways to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Zaragoza by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 to Zaragoza

$19 - $45

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Train  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid Airport to Atocha C1
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Zaragoza Delicias Ave / ...

$47 - $68

Bus via Zaragoza  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Airport to Zaragoza

$27 - $45

Drive  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Zaragoza 192.8 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, train  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Logrono (RJL) MAD - RJL
  2. Take the train from Agoncillo (APD.) to Zaragoza-El Portillo

$94 - $193

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Zaragoza is to bus which costs 17€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Zaragoza is to bus which costs 17€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 and arriving at Zaragoza. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Zaragoza. However, there are services departing from Madrid Airport and arriving at Zaragoza Delicias via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 23 min.

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The distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Zaragoza is 262 km. The road distance is 308.5 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Zaragoza without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 15 min and costs 17€ - 40€.

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The bus from Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 to Zaragoza takes 2 h 15 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Zaragoza bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 station.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Zaragoza train services, operated by Madrid Cercanías (RENFE), depart from Madrid Airport station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Zaragoza is to bus which takes 2 h 15 min and costs 17€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 2 h 23 min.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Zaragoza.
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  • Distance: 163.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

What companies run services between Madrid Airport (MAD), Spain and Zaragoza, Spain?

ALSA operates a bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Zaragoza every 2 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Zaragoza via Atocha and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha in around 2 h 23 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Logrono
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Agoncillo (APD.) to Zaragoza-El Portillo
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid Airport to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Logrono Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Zaragoza bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Zaragoza station.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Zaragoza train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Zaragoza Delicias station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) to Zaragoza is 309 km. It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Zaragoza.

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Iberia offers flights from Madrid Airport to Logrono Airport.

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