|Distance||170 miles (274 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 21 min|
|Average train ticket price||£21 (€24)|
|Train frequency||7 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 7 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Renfe AVE or Renfe|
Trains from Madrid to Zaragoza cover the 170 miles (274 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 21 min with our travel partners like Renfe AVE or Renfe. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £21, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £17. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Zaragoza-Delicias.
Renfe and AVE trains will get you from Madrid to Zaragoza from £17. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Renfe is Spain’s national train operator offering a multitude of domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe is known for its range of ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travellers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio. When you ride with Renfe, you can expect to find an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and time needed to travel to your destination. These train types include Renfe AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.
These are Renfe 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Madrid and Zaragoza:
Trains in Spain are a convenient way to travel between cities, with Renfe offering domestic and international train routes in Spain. There are daily trains from Madrid to Zaragoza, so whenever you need to travel options will be available. All trains to Zaragoza are operated by Renfe's regional service or the Renfe AVE express. The express takes around 1 hour 20 minutes, while regional trains make the same journey in over 4 hours - so beware. The earliest trains from Madrid to Zaragoza leave just after 6:00 a.m., while the final train of the day departs from Atocha at 8:30 p.m. Weekend and weekday services are almost identical.
Return trains from Zaragoza to Madrid are also available.
All trains from Madrid to Zaragoza leave from Madrid's Puerta de Atocha station, which can be found in the northern half of the city. If you are coming from Madrid Barajas Airport, the easiest way to reach Atocha is via the Cercanias train, which takes around 20 minutes. If you are coming from the city center, Atocha is on Line 1 of the Madrid Metro, which will generally be the quickest route, although local buses are a good alternative. You should be able to use public transport to catch any trains to Zaragoza, but taxis are also available.
Zaragoza is an intoxicating blend of Moorish and medieval Christian architecture - as well as being one of Spain's greatest dining cities. Visitors can tour the spectacular Cathedral, the Aljaferia Palace or just wander around the atmospheric ancient streets of the El Tubo district. All trains get into Zaragoza's Delicias station. From there, bus number 51 travels to the city center, and a taxi rank is also right outside the arrivals hall. Travelers can also save money on local buses by purchasing a Bono Bus pass - which may be a good idea if you plan to see all of the sights.
When taking a train from Madrid, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. When you arrive in Zaragoza, your train can arrive in train stations including Zaragoza-Delicias and Zaragoza Miraflores.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Zaragoza-Delicias.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Zaragoza most often arrive at Zaragoza-Delicias and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from this train station to the city centre.
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