There are 4 ways to get from Madrid to Zaragoza by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1 h 21 min

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

$45 - $65

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Rideshare  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Saragosse 196.4 miles

$16 - $20

2 alternative options

Line 203 bus, bus  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the line 203 bus from Cibeles to Aeropuerto 203 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 to Zaragoza

$22 - $49

Drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Zaragoza 195.5 miles

$35 - $55

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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-Barajas Airport T4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Zaragoza Delicias. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Zaragoza is 274 km. The road distance is 312.8 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Zaragoza without a car is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs .

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The train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Zaragoza Delicias takes 1 h 21 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Madrid to Zaragoza train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Zaragoza is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 203 bus and bus, which costs and takes 3 h 57 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Zaragoza.
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  • Distance: 171.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 21 min

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

Spanish Railways AVE operates a train from Madrid to Zaragoza hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 1 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid to Zaragoza via Aeropuerto and Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 in around 3 h 57 min.

Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
EMT Madrid
Phone
+34 902 50 78 50
Email
atencioncliente@emtmadrid.es
Website
emtmadrid.es
Bus from Cibeles to Aeropuerto
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
EMT Madrid
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.

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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
Other operators
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Saragosse
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Book at
blablacar.es

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Zaragoza is 313 km. It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to drive from Madrid to Zaragoza.

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There are 249+ hotels available in Zaragoza. Prices start at $45 USD 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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