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Train Information from Madrid to Zaragoza

distanceDistance170 miles (274 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 21 min
priceAverage train ticket price£21 (€24)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe 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.

Train companies

Train between Madrid and Zaragoza with Renfe and AVE

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
AVE

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:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • Renfe has applied temporary travel conditions for ticket holders that can no longer justify their travel or don’t wish to travel with AVE, Large Distancia, Avant or Media services for trips between 29th of October and 8th of May 2021
    • Travellers may choose to get a full refund, free of charge, or be provided with a new ticket for another date free of charge.
    • Passengers traveling international routes (Renfe–SNCF) can cancel their ticket free of charge until August 29th, 2021 if it’s requested three days before the departure date.

    Trains from Madrid to Zaragoza: Journey Details

    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.


    Renfe trains from Madrid to Zaragoza

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    Renfe is Spain's national train operator and connects the country's main points of interest. In addition, Renfe has the largest high-speed network in Europe with AVE and Alvia trains. Other Renfe train types are Altaria, Euromed and Talgo. All Renfe trains are equipped with an on-board bistro, toilets, air conditioning and many of them with Wi-Fi.

    At Omio you can easily check the Renfe timetable for your trip and book cheap Renfe tickets from Madrid to Zaragoza. When booking, you can choose different classes (Tourist, Tourist Plus, Preferred and Club), the seat and the type of ticket you want (Promo, Promo+, Flexible or Round Trip). If you have a Renfe discount card, you can specify it when you buy your ticket at Omio and take advantage of many offers. For information on ticket cancellation, please visit our Help centre.


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    Taking the Train from Madrid

    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.

    Getting into Zaragoza by Train

    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.

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Madrid to Zaragoza
    Travel by train to Zaragoza easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Madrid to Zaragoza.
    FAQs
    How much does a cheap train between Madrid and Zaragoza cost?
    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Madrid to Zaragoza for as low as £17  for the next 7 days.
    How much is a train ticket from Madrid to Zaragoza?
    If you’re looking to book tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Madrid to Zaragoza train prices are on average £21  one way.
    How many miles is it from Madrid to Zaragoza by train?
    The train distance from Madrid to Zaragoza is around 170 miles (274 km).
    How long does it take from Madrid to Zaragoza by train?
    The Madrid to Zaragoza train duration is on average 1 h 21 min, which is to be expected when travelling 170 miles (274 km) from Madrid to Zaragoza. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
    What is the departure train station in Madrid and arrival train station in Zaragoza?

    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.

    Where is the train station in Madrid to go to Zaragoza? Where is the train station in Zaragoza located?

    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.

    Which train companies should I travel with from Madrid to Zaragoza?
    For the route from Madrid to Zaragoza you can take a train with Renfe AVE or Renfe. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Zaragoza from Madrid on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    How many train services per day are there between Madrid and Zaragoza?
    On average, there are 7 trains a day from Madrid to Zaragoza. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    What time is the earliest train from Madrid to Zaragoza? What time is the last train from Madrid to Zaragoza?
    You can take the first train from Madrid to Zaragoza at 05: 30   or take the last train from Madrid to Zaragoza leaving at 19: 40. Look for the latest Madrid Zaragoza train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
    When should I purchase Madrid Zaragoza train tickets to score the best deals?
    You can find a train to Zaragoza from Madrid to cost on average £21 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Madrid to Zaragoza train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Madrid
    Zaragoza
    Madrid-Puerta de Atocha is the most popular Madrid railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Madrid for your journey to Zaragoza.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxiTaxi
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket office hours
    Mon - Sun: 10: 00 - 20: 00
    Connections to/from station
    Train lines: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8, C10
    Metro lines: 1
    Bus lines: 10, 14, 24, 26, 32, 37, 54, 57, 59, 85, 86, 102, 121, 203