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Cheap train tickets from Zaragoza to Madrid

Showing times and prices for 17 Jul

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Zaragoza to Madrid is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Renfe REGIONAL
08:574h39
Zaragoza-Delicias
13:36Madrid Chamartín
£231One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
Renfe AVE
22:271h18
Zaragoza-Delicias
23:45Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
£261One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
Renfe AVE
18:261h19
Zaragoza-Delicias
19:45Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
£261One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
Renfe AVE
12:261h19
Zaragoza-Delicias
13:45Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
£261One-way
0 changes
Renfe REGIONAL EXPRESS
14:084h01
Zaragoza-Delicias
18:09Madrid Chamartín
£261One-way
0 changes

Train timetableZaragoza to Madrid

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 17 July
Renfe AVE
07:361h34
Zaragoza-Delicias
09:10Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
SNCF OUIGO
07:561h19
Zaragoza-Delicias
09:15Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe AVLO
08:011h19
Zaragoza-Delicias
09:20Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe REGIONAL
08:574h39
Zaragoza-Delicias
13:36Madrid Chamartín
0 changes
Renfe AVE
09:001h30
Zaragoza-Delicias
10:30Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
iryo
09:191h21
Zaragoza-Delicias
10:40Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe AVE
09:451h27
Zaragoza-Delicias
11:12Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
iryo
10:191h21
Zaragoza-Delicias
11:40Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe AVE
10:261h19
Zaragoza-Delicias
11:45Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe AVLO
11:451h32
Zaragoza-Delicias
13:17Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
SNCF OUIGO
12:061h19
Zaragoza-Delicias
13:25Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe AVE
12:261h19
Zaragoza-Delicias
13:45Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
iryo
13:191h21
Zaragoza-Delicias
14:40Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe AVE
13:451h27
Zaragoza-Delicias
15:12Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
iryo
14:041h21
Zaragoza-Delicias
15:25Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe REGIONAL EXPRESS
14:084h01
Zaragoza-Delicias
18:09Madrid Chamartín
0 changes
Renfe AVE INT
14:251h20
Zaragoza-Delicias
15:45Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
iryo
15:091h21
Zaragoza-Delicias
16:30Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe AVE
15:441h28
Zaragoza-Delicias
17:12Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
iryo
16:191h21
Zaragoza-Delicias
17:40Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe AVLO
16:261h19
Zaragoza-Delicias
17:45Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe AVE
17:451h27
Zaragoza-Delicias
19:12Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe AVE
18:261h19
Zaragoza-Delicias
19:45Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
iryo
19:191h21
Zaragoza-Delicias
20:40Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe AVE
19:451h27
Zaragoza-Delicias
21:12Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe AVE
20:261h19
Zaragoza-Delicias
21:45Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
iryo
21:191h21
Zaragoza-Delicias
22:40Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe AVLO
21:451h27
Zaragoza-Delicias
23:12Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
SNCF OUIGO
22:151h20
Zaragoza-Delicias
23:35Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
iryo
22:201h20
Zaragoza-Delicias
23:40Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe AVE
22:271h18
Zaragoza-Delicias
23:45Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes

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Train times from Zaragoza to Madrid

Showing times and prices for 17 Jul

Fastest Journey

1 h 18 m

Average

1 h 34 m

Trains per day

31

Distance

274 km

Of the 31 trains that leave Zaragoza for Madrid every day 31 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Renfe AVE
22:271h18
Zaragoza-Delicias
23:45Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
£261One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Renfe AVE
20:261h19
Zaragoza-Delicias
21:45Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
£391One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Renfe AVLO
16:261h19
Zaragoza-Delicias
17:45Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
£611One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Renfe AVE
10:261h19
Zaragoza-Delicias
11:45Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
£651One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Renfe AVLO
08:011h19
Zaragoza-Delicias
09:20Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
£701One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Zaragoza to Madrid

distanceDistance170 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 18 min
priceAverage train ticket price£29 (€33)
frequencyTrain frequency11 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 11 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAVE, Ouigo, iryo, Renfe AVLO, Renfe, Renfe Regional Exprés, Renfe REGIONAL, Renfe AVE INT or Renfe ALVIA

Trains from Zaragoza to Madrid cover the 170 miles long route taking on average 1 h 18 min with our travel partners like AVE, Ouigo, iryo, Renfe AVLO, Renfe, Renfe Regional Exprés, Renfe REGIONAL, Renfe AVE INT or Renfe ALVIA. Normally, there are 11 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £29, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £13. Travellers depart most frequently from Zaragoza-Delicias and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes.

Train companies: AVE, Ouigo and iryo trains Zaragoza to Madrid

You can travel by train between Zaragoza and Madrid with AVE, Ouigo and iryo for as low as £13. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Iryo is a new brand from railway operator ILSA operating in Spain since 2022. Iryo uses Frecciarossa 1000 trains which are modern, can travel at up to 360km/h and have a minimal environmental impact. Iryo’s Frecciarossa trains have different classes, all of which come with free unlimited WiFi, power sockets, toilets and an onboard entertainment portal where you can watch films and TV series. The main classes are: Infinita Class, Singular Café Class, Singular Class, Inicial Class. These new trains take 2 hours and 30 minutes to travel between Madrid and Barcelona. They depart from Madrid Atocha and Barcelona Sants stations, and stop in Zaragoza along the way. Iryo services also cover Madrid, Cuenca, Valencia, Alicante, Córdoba, Seville and Málaga.

Iryo from Zaragoza to Madrid train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 20 min
  • Cheapest Price: £15

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The Zaragoza to Madrid Train

Want to find the cheapest tickets or fastest trains from Zaragoza to Madrid? Look no further! We’ve pulled together the most up-to-date and important information for you to decide how to get from Zaragoza, the historic capital of Aragon, to Madrid, the capital of Flamenco. Our easy guide covers everything from the train stations in Zaragoza and Madrid, train providers, how to book tickets, train schedules, as well as travel tips for your time in Spain.

Puente de Piedra, Zaragoza Source: Unsplash

Buying cheap tickets from Zaragoza to Madrid

The best way to secure a cheap ticket is to book as far in advance as possible using the Omio app. If you can be flexible with your travel, it is also worth considering different dates and times to find the cheapest train tickets, particularly avoiding peak hours. Buying your tickets is easy with Omio. We offer a quick and easy way to compare and book train tickets from Zaragoza to Madrid.

  • Visit the Omio booking page
  • Enter your Departure station (e.g. Zaragoza, Delicias Station)
  • Enter your Arrival Station (e.g. Madrid, Puerta de Atocha)
  • Select your travel date (you can add a return date in case of a round trip)
  • Click the red ‘Search’ button.

This will open a new page with a list of trains scheduled for your selected date. You can adjust the filters to show the cheapest train tickets at the top of the page. The filters can also be set according to journey duration, departure times and the number of changes.

Paperless train tickets from Zaragoza to Madrid

The Omio booking pages have been designed to give you a quick and easy snapshot of the best tickets available. Once you’ve purchased your ticket, you’ll have everything sent to your phone with no need to print. What’s more, you can also enjoy live journey updates, meaning you'll be notified of any platform changes or delays, and we’ll send you a reminder when it's time to set off. If you need any help along the way, there’s a dedicated helpline to answer questions and help make your journey as enjoyable and hassle-free as can be. Explore your train options on Omio from the comfort of your home or on the go.

Which train companies travel from Zaragoza to Madrid?

Trains from the capital to Zaragoza are operated by the Spanish state rail company Renfe, with one service a day shared with the Ouigo, a subsidiary of the French TGV network, and iryo. Passengers can choose between direct AVE trains, AVLO trains which are the high-speed low cost service, and slightly slower Media Distancia connections. There are also two daily Regional train services to Madrid.

Travel first class from Zaragoza to Madrid

When travelling with Renfe you’ll have the option to choose between three different ticket types. Each ticket type is priced according to the flexibility of the ticket, the level of comfort and service you’ll receive onboard.

  • Básico (Basic) ticket: these are the cheapest tickets on the standard coaches. Passengers will receive all benefits of travelling on standard including plenty of legroom, WIFI, luggage storage and power sockets. Básico tickets cannot be exchanged or cancelled for a refund. Add-ons can be bought however, and these include seat selection for an extra €5, or bringing a pet for an extra €10.
  • Elige (the Pick and mix) ticket: these tickets can be tailored to your needs. Elige ticket holders have more flexibility with exchanging or cancelling their tickets or even changing the ticket holder. The Elige ticket also gives the option to travel on Elige ESTÁNDAR (with standard seats) or Elige CONFORT (with XL comfort seats). Add-ons include seat selection, travelling with pets, or a box of food delivered to your seat for an extra €7.50
  • Prémium (Premium) ticket: these tickets offer full first class comfort and flexibility. The perks of travelling with this ticket includes XL comfort seats, unlimited free changes to your ticket, a full refund if you cancel your ticket 7 days in advance, and if you miss your train simply hop on the next one for free. The Prémium includes all add-ons including seat selection, taking pets, food service to your seat.

Take the fastest train from Zaragoza to Madrid

There are frequent daily and direct trains from Zaragoza to Madrid, with several high-speed train providers making the 170 miles (274 km) journey. High-speed AVE connections link Zaragoza to Madrid, making the fastest journey in just 1 and 15 minutes at speeds of up to 192 m/h (310 km/h). Renfe’s AVLO trains as well as Ouigo (run by the French company SNCF), and iryo (which is part-owned by Trenitalia) all run high-speed trains between these two cities. Media Distancia express services take between 1 and 45 minutes to two hours. Regional services stop more frequently and can take more than four hours to reach Madrid from Zaragoza.

Daily train schedules: Zaragoza to Madrid

The route between Zaragoza and Madrid is well catered. The weekday and Saturday timetables offer around 22 trains daily, with departures every half hour in the morning and at least every hour throughout the day. The earliest train leaves Zaragoza around 7:55 a.m. and the final departure is around 10:45 p.m. On Sundays, there are fewer departures and a slightly later first train. As schedules can change depending on the weekday or during popular holiday seasons, it’s best to check in on the Omio site which offers live timetables and up-to-date schedules for train departures from Zaragoza to Madrid.

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What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Zaragoza to Madrid?

Departure train station: Zaragoza Delicias AVE trains to Madrid depart at the ultra-modern Las Delicias station, located about two miles west of the historic center of Zaragoza, connected by frequent buses stopping outside on Calle Rioja. The station has a taxi stand, shopping mall, and car rental offices.

Arrival train station: trains to Madrid arrive at Madrid Puerta de Atocha railway station. This station is popular for its beautiful historic setting blended with a tropical garden next to a modern terminus. The station features a lost luggage area and luggage lockers with long-term and short-term storage options. It also offers several food and shopping concessions, ATMs, currency exchange services, and a waiting area. There are several washrooms, baby changing facilities, and water fountains. Travellers can get to the station by foot from the city centre. Alternatively, they can get taxis or private transfers. Travellers can also hop on the metro with line 2 providing services to and from the station.

Stunning architecture of the Metropolis building on the Gran Via in Madrid. Source: Shutterstock

Travel tips: things to do in Madrid

If it's your first time travelling to Madrid, then you’re in for a treat! Madrid, Spain’s capital, is popular for its world-class art museums and numerous tourist attractions, and with a little bit of something for everyone – it also happens to be one of the most affordable cities in Spain. So, if you love history, visit the Plaza Mayor, the temple of Debod, and the Almudena Cathedral, or simply walk through the Palacio Real and its gardens. If you love food, drink and music, Madrid has a vibrant nightlife with plenty of restaurants serving regional and national dishes (plus the tapas in Madrid is to die for). Finally, you can choose to relax at Retiro Park at the end of a busy day sight-seeing and take a boat ride on the park’s Tranquil lake. Here’s a list of top things to check on on your upcoming trip to Madrid:

  • Visit the royal palace of madrid
  • Take a city tour
  • Visit the Bernabeu Stadium
  • See the live flamenco live show
  • Take a day tour to toledo

You can discover more about things to do in Madrid and the rest of Spain with the Omio magazine.

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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.

FAQs: Zaragoza to Madrid train

FAQs: Travel by train from Zaragoza 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.
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Cheap train tickets from Zaragoza to Madrid can start from as little as £13 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Zaragoza to Madrid is £29; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Zaragoza to Madrid train time is 1 h 18 min   covering the 170 mile long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Zaragoza to Madrid leaves at 05: 56. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Zaragoza to Madrid leaves at 21: 27.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Zaragoza to Madrid without having to change trains with AVE or iryo. There are 11 direct trains from Zaragoza to Madrid each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Zaragoza to Madrid with Ouigo or iryo. Overall you can travel with the following companies: AVE, Ouigo, iryo, Renfe AVLO, Renfe, Renfe Regional Exprés, Renfe REGIONAL, Renfe AVE INT or Renfe ALVIA.
For the best Zaragoza to Madrid train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with AVE, Ouigo, iryo, Renfe AVLO, Renfe, Renfe Regional Exprés, Renfe REGIONAL, Renfe AVE INT or Renfe ALVIA. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Zaragoza and Madrid to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 27.

When departing from Zaragoza, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Zaragoza-Delicias, Zaragoza-Goya and Zaragoza-Portillo. When arriving in Madrid, you can end your route in train stations like Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Príncipe Pío.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Zaragoza-Delicias, which is located around 4.3 miles (6.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Madrid from Zaragoza is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 18 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Zaragoza to Madrid is April.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Zaragoza and Madrid including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Zaragoza and Madrid

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
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+34 912320320
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 30 - 00: 00
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
Zaragoza-GoyaParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Zaragoza-PortilloParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes is the most popular Madrid train station for Omio travellers, but Madrid has quite a few train hubs. Find all the information you need to know about the main railway stations in Madrid for your journey from Zaragoza.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+34 912432343
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 10: 00 - 20: 00
Public transport options for Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
Metro lines: 1
Bus lines: 10, 14, 24, 26, 32, 37, 54, 57, 59, 85, 86, 102, 121, 203
Train lines: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8, C10
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility

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