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Overview: Train from Zaragoza to Madrid

distanceDistance170 miles (274 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price£14 (€16)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe AVE or Renfe

Trains from Zaragoza to Madrid cover the 170 miles (274 km) long route taking on average 1 h 19 min with our travel partners like Renfe AVE or Renfe. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £14, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £10. Travellers depart most frequently from Zaragoza-Delicias and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Train companies: AVE and Renfe trains Zaragoza to Madrid

Travel from Zaragoza to Madrid from £10 with Omio’s train partners AVE and Renfe! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

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.

  • Average Price: £22

These are Renfe 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Zaragoza to Madrid:

  • 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 Zaragoza to Madrid: Journey Details

Trains in Spain are an effective way of travelling between cities, with Renfe offering domestic and international train routes in Spain. Trains in Spain are an efficient way to travel between cities, with Renfe offering both domestic and international train routes in Spain. Travelling between Zaragoza and Madrid is simple, and anyone making the journey will have plenty of trains to choose from. Direct express trains from Zaragoza to Madrid are operated by Renfe AVE, and they leave almost every hour, 7 days a week. The first train of the day leaves Zaragoza Delicias at 7:05 a.m., arriving in Madrid at 8:40 a.m, while the last train departs at 10:43 p.m. All direct journeys last for around 1 hour 25 minutes, with no changes needed along the way. Weekend services are just as frequent as weekdays.

Return trains from Madrid to Zaragoza are also available.


Renfe trains from Zaragoza to Madrid

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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 Zaragoza to Madrid. 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 Zaragoza

Every train from Zaragoza to Madrid departs from Zaragoza Delicias and arrives at Madrid Atocha. Delicias station can be found a couple of kilometers to the north-west of the city center, so taxis are a good option if you are in a hurry. However, for most people, the excellent local bus network provides a good alternative. Buses run from 6:00 a.m. until midnight, so should be convenient for all departures. Expect the journey from the city center to take around 30 minutes.

Getting into Madrid by Train

Spain's capital is a site of sporting pilgrimage, a cultural powerhouse and a sophisticated shopping centre all in one. Catch a Real Madrid or Atletico fixture, see the masterpieces in the Prado Museum, or take a short trip to see the magnificent Escorial Palace. All trains from Zaragoza to Madrid arrive at Puerta de Atocha - the city's main station. Getting into town from Atocha is easy. Just catch Cercanias lines C3 or C4 or Line 1 of the Metro to central stops like Sol. Within 10 minutes of your train arriving, you will be at the heart of Madrid.

Travel Tips: Trains from Zaragoza to Madrid

Travel by train to Madrid 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 Zaragoza to Madrid.
FAQs

How much do cheap trains to Madrid from Zaragoza cost?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Zaragoza and Madrid for the next 7 days starting from £10  one way.

How much does the train from Zaragoza to Madrid cost on average?

The Zaragoza to Madrid train ticket price is on average £14  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.

How far is it from Zaragoza to Madrid by train?

You should expect to travel around 170 miles (274 km)  to Madrid from Zaragoza by train.

What is the average Zaragoza to Madrid train duration?

The train time from Zaragoza to Madrid is on average 1 h 19 min  for the 170 miles (274 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Zaragoza and Madrid by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from Zaragoza to Madrid do I depart from? Which Madrid train station from Zaragoza do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Zaragoza to start your journey from including Zaragoza-Delicias and Zaragoza Miraflores. In Madrid you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Zaragoza-Delicias   and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Zaragoza-Delicias, is located 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the city centre of Zaragoza.

The most popular arrival train station, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre of Madrid.

What train companies offer a service from Zaragoza to Madrid?

For the journey from Zaragoza to Madrid you can take a train with Renfe AVE or Renfe. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Zaragoza and Madrid on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many trains per day are there between Zaragoza and Madrid?

On average, there are 8 trains a day from Zaragoza to Madrid. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When does the first train depart from Zaragoza to Madrid? When does the last train depart from Zaragoza to Madrid?

You can take the first train from Zaragoza to Madrid at 06: 36   or take the last train from Zaragoza to Madrid leaving at 20: 45. Look for the latest Zaragoza Madrid train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

How far in advance should I buy train tickets between Zaragoza and Madrid for the best deals?

You can find a train to Madrid from Zaragoza to cost on average £14 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 Zaragoza to Madrid train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zaragoza
Madrid
Zaragoza-Delicias is the most popular Zaragoza 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 Zaragoza for your journey to Madrid.
Amenities at station
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ParkingParking
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AccessibilityAccessibility
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Public transport options for Zaragoza-Delicias
Tram lines: L1
Bus lines: 21 – 60, C1, C4, CI1, CI2, N1, 501, 605, 611, 410B
Train lines: AVE, Avant, Alvia, Intercity, Media Distancia, Regional, Regional Express, C1