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There are 8 ways to get from Madrid to A Coruña by plane, train, bus, night train, rideshare or car

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Fly to A Coruna  •  3h 2m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to A Coruna (LCG) MAD - LCG

$48 - $196

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to La Corogne 371 miles

$35

6 alternative options

Fly to Santiago de Compostela, train  •  3h 51m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) MAD - SCQ
  2. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruna

$35 - $145

Bus  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to A Coruña/La Coruña

$35 - $60

Train via Madrid-Chamartin  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to A Coruna A

$71 - $92

Train  •  7h 48m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to A Coruna A

$70 - $90

Trenhotel  •  11h 46m

  1. Take the Trenhotel from Madrid-Chamartin to Estación de San Cristóbal Atlantico

$97 - $122

Drive  •  5h 36m

  1. Drive from Madrid to A Coruña 371.3 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to A Coruña is to rideshare which costs 30€ and takes 6h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to A Coruña is to fly which costs 40€ - 170€ and takes 3h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid Estacion Sur and arriving at A Coruña/La Coruña. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 6h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at A Coruna. Services depart twice a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7h 48m.

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The distance between Madrid and A Coruña is 509 km. The road distance is 594.1 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to A Coruña without a car is to bus which takes 6h 50m and costs 30€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 3h 2m to get from Madrid to A Coruña, including transfers.

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Madrid to A Coruña bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid Estacion Sur station.

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Madrid to A Coruña train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Madrid-Chamartin station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to A Coruña is to fly which takes 3h 2m and costs 40€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 6h 50m, you could also train, which costs 60€ - 80€ and takes 6h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to A Coruña.
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  • Distance: 317.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 2m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and A Coruña, Spain?

Iberia and Air Europa fly from Madrid to A Coruña every 4 hours. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Madrid to A Coruña every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 6h 50m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $160
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Madrid-Chamartin to Estación de San Cristóbal
Ave. Duration
10h 27m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to A Coruña/La Coruña
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to La Corogne
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35
Book at
blablacar.es

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to A Coruna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Madrid to A Coruña bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at A Coruña/La Coruña station.

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Madrid to A Coruña train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at A Coruna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to A Coruña is 594 km. It takes approximately 5h 36m to drive from Madrid to A Coruña.

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Air Europa and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to A Coruna Airport.

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There are 276+ hotels available in A Coruña. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Madrid and A Coruña. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 22m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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