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How to get to Zaragoza

By Flight

Flights to and from Zaragoza can either be direct (check Ryanair, Vueling/Iberia, Volotea, WizzAir and AirEuropa website) or via Madrid and Barcelona. High speed trains connects Madrid and Barcelona with Zaragoza in about 1h15m (check Renfe and Ouigo websites and the "By Train" section).

From the Adolfo Suárez Barajas (Madrid) airport to the High Speed Train station (Atocha Station) you can:

  • Take a taxi (about 30 Euros, fixed price including luggage one way)

  • Use the commuter train service which departs from Terminal 4 (check timetable here). The ticket is included if you travel to Zaragoza with Renfe

  • Use the EMT public bus express service available 24 hours. Travel time is about 40 minutes depending on traffic. You can buy the ticket from the driver (5 Euros, cash, card or wireless) (check here for details)

Please be aware that travelling from the airport to the train stations in the city center of Madrid can take up to one hour.

From El Prat Airport (Barcelona) to Barcelona Train Station

There is a direct train service from Barcelona airport to Sants Train Station. This service runs every 30 min and it takes around 20 min to Sants train station. If you are arriving into Terminal 1 you will need to take a free shuttle bus from the terminal to the train station, where you can buy your ticket. The ticket is included if you travel to Zaragoza with Renfe, otherwise it costs 3.60 Euros.

Please be aware that travelling from the airport to the train stations in the city center of Barcelona can take up to one hour.

By Train

Zaragoza is very well connected with the major cities in Spain through a High Speed Train Network. Direct connections exist from Sevilla, Granada, Málaga, Ciudad Real, Madrid, Barcelona. Other connections are possible through Madrid Atocha Station.

The tickets can be bought from RENFE (national operator), Ouigo (SNCF) and Iryo (starting from 25th of November).

NEW: We have reached an agreement with RENFE for a 10% discount on any of its rates. Please contact dantard@unizar.es for further instructions.

By Bus

You can also take a bus from Barcelona or Madrid to Zaragoza (Delicias station). The buses run almost every hour and cover the 300 km distance in about 3h30min. Visit the Alsa website for additional information. Some of the buses from Madrid depart from the Airport so you may find this a more convenient option all together.

By Car

Zaragoza can also be conveniently reached by car. Just use your GPS and look for this location.