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Transportation Options from Zaragoza Airport to the City Centre

Zaragoza is among the most popular destinations in northern Spain and it’s worth spending at least a couple of days there to admire its unique architecture and taste the local cuisine. Zaragoza Airport is only 12 km west of downtown and you can easily get from Zaragoza Airport to the city centre by taking an airport taxi or the bus; both are good options and you can choose the one that better matches your needs and budget.

Between the two, taking an airport taxi from Zaragoza Airport to the city centre is the most convenient transportation option to reach your hotel or apartment directly. Taxi service is available around the clock at the airport but you can also be proactive and pre-book a personalised door-to-door transfer to save time. The ride takes around 20 minutes in average traffic and you can expect to pay an average of €20 to €25 for a local cab, depending on your exact destination and the time of day.

Choosing the bus from Zaragoza Airport to the city centre is the only public transport option available at the airport. Bus line 505 provides a direct connection from the airport to the central train station in the city in 30 minutes. The ticket fare for the bus costs €4, making it a more budget-friendly option and ideal if you’re a solo traveller or you’re travelling light.

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €20 20min 24/7
Bus €8 30min 08:00–22:00

How to get from Zaragoza Airport to the city centre by taxi

The fastest option to get from Zaragoza Airport to the city centre is with an airport taxi that you can get from the taxi rank or book in advance to save even more time. Local taxis are perfectly safe for tourists and provide reliable service. The drive from Zaragoza Airport to the city centre takes about 20 minutes in average traffic and you can enjoy a relaxing ride directly to the door of your accommodation.

What's the cost of a taxi from Zaragoza Airport to the city?

Official Zaragoza taxis must use a taximeter to calculate fares. Local authorities regulate the rates and have set different tariffs depending on the time of day and day of the week. A standard taxi from Zaragoza Airport to Zaragoza for up to 4 passengers should cost on average €20 during the daytime and €25 during the nighttime.

Cost

€20

Trip Duration

20 Min.

The total fare may vary unless the taxi is booked in advance.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Taxis are available at Zaragoza Airport 24/7, providing on-demand services.

Where do I take a taxi from?

The airport taxi rank is located on the Ground Level right in front of the Passenger Terminal. There you can find taxis available for on-demand service 24/7.

Convenience

An airport taxi is the most convenient choice to get from Zaragoza Airport to the city centre quickly and effortlessly. You’ll get in a taxi, sit back, and reach the door of your hotel or apartment directly. There won’t be a need to carry your luggage around, wait for the bus or look up which stop is closest to your final destination; you’ll simply get a smooth ride and door-to-door service. You can even pre-book your Zaragoza Airport taxi to save even more time by skipping the line at the taxi rank.

Editor’s Note

Although taking a taxi will ensure much more convenient and fast transportation, you may wish to opt for the bus if cost is an issue - especially if you're a solo traveller.

Useful Tips

Very few taxi drivers in Zaragoza speak English so write down anything important in Spanish.
Once you enter the taxi, ensure the taximeter is turned on and reset to the base fare of €2 by day and €2.65 by night.
You can pay for your Zaragoza taxi by cash, or use your credit/debit card.
Tipping is not required or expected but it's seen as a kind gesture!

How to get from Zaragoza Airport to the city centre by bus

The only public transport option available at the airport is the bus from Zaragoza Airport to the city centre. Bus line 505 runs daily and it’s a great value-for-money option to get from Zaragoza Airport to the train station or the city centre. These are the only stops the bus makes and the entire route takes only 30 minutes in average traffic.

How much is the ticket fare for the bus from Zaragoza Airport to the city centre?

A single ticket for the bus from Zaragoza Airport to the city centre costs €4. If you plan to use the bus again during your stay in Zaragoza, you may benefit from a multiple-use ticket, that is a better value for money.

Cost

€4

Trip Duration

30 Min.

Daily departures are scheduled based on the flights arriving at Zaragoza Airport.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

A bus departure is scheduled 30 minutes after the actual flight arrival time. Check the Zaragoza Transport Consortium website before your travel for the most updated daily schedule.

Where do I take the bus from?

The bus stop for bus line 505 is on the Ground Level, right in front of the Passenger Terminal. After exiting the Arrivals Hall, head right to the end of the building; there should be relevant signs guiding you there.

Convenience

Getting from Zaragoza Airport to the city centre by bus is a bit slower than taking an airport taxi, but it’s better value for money if you’re travelling on a budget. It provides a direct connection from Zaragoza Airport to the train station and the city centre, which is very convenient, but keep in mind that you may need to look for additional transportation to reach your final destination, increasing both the cost and travelling duration.

Editor’s Note

Taking the bus from Zaragoza Airport to the city centre is the best value-for-money option for solo travellers and small groups that carry light luggage. If you're in a larger group, the total cost of the tickets will end up costing the same as the taxi fare; in that case, taking an airport taxi is a much more convenient option.

Useful Tips

You can purchase your ticket directly on the bus using cash or online through the operator's website or smartphone application.
Bus line 505 is fully accessible to wheelchair users and passengers with reduced mobility and visual or hearing impairment.

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Frequently asked questions

How do I get from Zaragoza Airport to the city centre?

You can get from Zaragoza Airport to the city centre easily either by taxi or bus. Taking an airport taxi is the most convenient option; it takes only about 20 minutes to reach the city and the average fare for up to 4 passengers is €20 by day and €25 by night. You can take a taxi from the airport rank or pre-book your ride to save time. The bus from Zaragoza Airport to the city centre is another great option, offering good value for money. Bus line 505 will take you to the city centre in about 30 minutes and a single ticket costs €4.

What’s the cost of a taxi from Zaragoza Airport to the city?

Local taxis in Zaragoza are metered and the fare is calculated mainly based on distance and traffic conditions. The average fare for a taxi from Zaragoza Airport to the city centre is around €20 if you’re travelling by day and €25 if you’re travelling by night.

How far is Zaragoza Airport from the Zaragoza city centre?

The distance from Zaragoza Airport to the city centre is only 12 km west. The taxi ride there should take about 20 minutes in average traffic.

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