This journey, between Madrid and Barcelona is made on-board high-speed Alta Velocidad Espanola trains. There are services roughly every half an hour, making this journey very convenient. The AVE service is very punctual, with the operator RENFE offering a refund if your train arrives over fifteen minutes late. This journey is one of the fastest long-distance trains in operation, as you can take a non-stop service between the two cities, which takes only 2hrs and 40minutes.
Zaragoza (also known as Saragossa) is a city situated on the Ebro river in the north-east of Spain. The city is well known for the quality of its cuisine, and its landmarks which include the Basilica del Pilar and the Aljaferia Palace.
The city is connected to the Spanish high-speed rail network, linking it with Barcelona and Madrid. The city's main station serves both rail and bus operators.