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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

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

3 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 - $55

Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Madrid

$27 - $55

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Zaragoza to Madrid 196.9 miles

$35 - $55

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

Spanish Railways AVE operates a train from Zaragoza to Madrid every 30 minutes. 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
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA
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 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Zaragoza to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Zaragoza to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
hife.es
Book at
movelia.es
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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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Questions & Answers

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

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

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

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zaragoza Delicias and arriving at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 19 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zaragoza and arriving at Madrid. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

The train from Zaragoza Delicias to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha takes 1 h 19 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.