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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid to Zaragoza by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h 57m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Zaragoza-Delicias Ave

41€ - 57€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3h 50m

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Saragosse 196.3 miles

14€ - 17€

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Zaragoza 252

24€ - 72€

Bus via Sol  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Est Sur to Zaragoza 232 / ...

52€ - 72€

Drive  •  3h 6m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Zaragoza 195.5 miles

30€ - 50€

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Zaragoza is to rideshare which costs 14€ - 17€ and takes 3h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Zaragoza is to train which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 1h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Zaragoza. However, there are services departing from Cibeles and arriving at Zaragoza via Madrid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 2m.

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The distance between Madrid and Zaragoza is 273 km. The road distance is 312.7 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Zaragoza without a car is to train which takes 1h 57m and costs 40€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 1h 57m to get from Madrid to Zaragoza, including transfers.

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Madrid to Zaragoza bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Zaragoza is to train which takes 1h 57m and costs 40€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 75€ and takes 5h 2m.

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Madrid to Zaragoza bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Zaragoza station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Zaragoza is 313 km. It takes approximately 3h 6m to drive from Madrid to Zaragoza.

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  • Distance: 170.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 57m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Zaragoza, Spain?

Renfe AVE operates a train from Madrid to Zaragoza hourly. Tickets cost 40€ - 55€ and the journey takes 1h 15m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Madrid to Zaragoza every 2 hours. Tickets cost 23€ - 40€ and the journey takes 4h. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Zaragoza-Delicias
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 40€
Website
alsa.com
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Madrid to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Schedules at
hife.es
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Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Madrid Av America to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Madrid Est Sur to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Eurolines FR
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Saragosse
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Book at
blablacar.es

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There are 300+ hotels available in Zaragoza. Prices start at 45€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Madrid and Zaragoza. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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