The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Madrid to Zaragoza will cost around £ 16 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 16.
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3 h 15 m
3 h 44 m
Buses per day
Of the 25 buses that leave Madrid for Zaragoza every day 25 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 274 km distance in an average of 3 h 44 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 15 m .
The slowest buses will take 4 h and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||170 miles (274 km)|
|Average coach duration||3 h 45 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£16 (€18)|
|Coach companies||Alsa, Infobus or Alsa Supra|
Coaches from Madrid to Zaragoza cover the 170 miles (274 km) long route taking on average 3 h 45 min with our travel partners like Alsa, Infobus or Alsa Supra. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £16, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Zaragoza, Estación De Autobuses.
Find the best coaches to Zaragoza from Madrid with Omio's travel partners Alsa from £16. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
Alsa is the main provier of coach travel in Spain. As a subsidiary of the UK coach operator National Express, Alsa offers a plethora of regional, national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers per year. Alsa has an impressive fleet of coaches with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal coach with free WiFi, toilets, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium coaches provide more luxurious services when travelling by road, depending on the specific route. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other coach tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes.
Alsa has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach between Madrid and 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.
When taking a coach from Madrid, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. When you arrive in Zaragoza, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Zaragoza, Estación De Autobuses, Zaragoza and Zaragoza.
Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Zaragoza, Estación De Autobuses.
You can find the most popular departure coach station for this route, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located approximately 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city centre of Madrid. The most popular arrival coach station in Zaragoza, called Zaragoza, Estación De Autobuses, is located around 2.7 miles (4.4 km) away from its city centre.
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