|Avg. Bus Duration:|
4 hours 45 minutes
|Coach Ticket Price:||£16|
|Buses depart from:||Madrid|
|Bus arrives in:||Zaragoza|
One of the most popular routes for travelling by bus in Spain, direct buses from Madrid to Zaragoza are operated by Alsa and take approximately 3.5 hours in travel time. Buses frequently depart from the Transport Interchange (Intercambiador de Transporte) on Avenida de America from mid-morning until well into the late evening. During the week, there are more departures and arrivals for this route with a reduced timetable operating on Saturdays and Sundays.
Return buses from Zaragoza to Madrid are also available.
The Avenida de America Transport Interchange is located in the north of the city and has good links to buses and the Metro. Local and regional buses to and from the station are operated by Alsa and Veolia, while the nearest Metro station is Avenida de America. Both buses and Metro provide efficient services across the city and out to the airport and suburbs, making connections in to the Transport Interchange to catch a bus simple. During the late evening hours, taxis will drop passengers off at the bus station and Madrid also has an excellent night bus service.
Zaragoza is an attractive town located not far from the Pyrenees and enjoying a continental Mediterranean climate of cold Winters and hot Summers. Visitors can enjoy over 2,000 years of history, including Roman remains, such as the Baths and the City Forum. Zaragoza's beautiful Roman Catholic Basilica-Cathedral of Our Lady of the Pillar is known throughout the world as a pilgrim destination. The new Estacion Intermodal de Zaragoza-Delicias is centrally located and ideally placed for exploring Zaragoza by foot. Local bus companies, such as Alcosa and Viacarsa, run frequent services around the city and surrounding areas. The city of Zaragoza also boasts limited Metro and tram service, as well as a good night bus system through central areas. Taxis are also regularly available at the bus station.