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

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Train  •  1 h 19 min

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

$45 - $65

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Saragosse to Madrid 196.9 miles

$14 - $27

2 alternative options

Bus, line 203 bus  •  3 h 14 min

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

$23 - $47

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Zaragoza to Madrid 196.9 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Zaragoza to Madrid is to rideshare which costs 12€ - 23€ and takes 3 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zaragoza to Madrid is to train which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 1 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zaragoza to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Zaragoza and arriving at Cibeles via Aeropuerto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zaragoza Delicias and arriving at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 19 min.

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The distance between Zaragoza and Madrid is 274 km. The road distance is 315 km.

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The best way to get from Zaragoza to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 1 h 19 min and costs 40€ - 55€.

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The train from Zaragoza Delicias to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha takes 1 h 19 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Zaragoza to Madrid train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Zaragoza Delicias station.

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The best way to get from Zaragoza to Madrid is to train which takes 1 h 19 min and costs 40€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus and line 203 bus, which costs 19€ - 40€ and takes 3 h 14 min.

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Map of how to get from Zaragoza to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 171.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 19 min

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

Spanish Railways AVE operates a train from Zaragoza to Madrid hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 1 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zaragoza to Madrid via Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 and Aeropuerto in around 3 h 14 min.

Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
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 Zaragoza to Madrid-Barajas Airport T4
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
alsa.com
EMT Madrid
Phone
+34 902 50 78 50
Email
atencioncliente@emtmadrid.es
Website
emtmadrid.es
Bus from Aeropuerto to Cibeles
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
EMT Madrid
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Saragosse to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Book at
blablacar.es

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