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There are 5 ways to get from Burgos to Madrid by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train via Chamartin  •  2h 47m

  1. Take the train from Burgos Rosa De Lima to Madrid-Chamartin Alv / ...

26€ - 33€

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Rideshare  •  3h 9m

  1. Take the rideshare from Burgos to Madrid 244.3 km

8€ - 25€

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3h

  1. Take the bus from Burgos to Madrid N1158

13€ - 27€

Train  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the train from Burgos Rosa De Lima to Madrid-Principe Pio 18014 / ...

27€ - 35€

Drive  •  2h 30m

  1. Drive from Burgos to Madrid 242.2 km

23€ - 35€

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The cheapest way to get from Burgos to Madrid is to rideshare which costs 8€ - 25€ and takes 3h 9m.

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The fastest way to get from Burgos to Madrid is to drive which takes 2h 30m and costs 23€ - 35€.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Burgos and arriving at Madrid. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Burgos Rosa De Lima and arriving at Madrid-Principe Pio. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 26m.

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The distance between Burgos and Madrid is 214 km. The road distance is 242.2 km.

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The best way to get from Burgos to Madrid without a car is to train via Chamartin which takes 2h 47m and costs 26€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 2h 47m to get from Burgos to Madrid, including transfers.

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Burgos to Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Burgos station.

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Burgos to Madrid train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Burgos Rosa De Lima station.

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The best way to get from Burgos to Madrid is to train via Chamartin which takes 2h 47m and costs 26€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 27€ and takes 3h.

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Map of how to get from Burgos to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 214 km
  • Duration: 2h 47m

What companies run services between Burgos, Spain and Madrid, Spain?

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Burgos Rosa De Lima to Madrid-Chamartin twice daily. Tickets cost 21€ - 26€ and the journey takes 2h 32m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Burgos to Madrid hourly. Tickets cost 19€ - 27€ and the journey takes 3h. FlixBus also services this route 3 times a week.

Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Burgos Rosa De Lima to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Burgos Rosa De Lima to Madrid-Principe Pio
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
27€ - 35€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Burgos to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Burgos to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Burgos to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
8€ - 25€
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blablacar.es

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Burgos to Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Madrid station.

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Burgos to Madrid train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Madrid-Chamartin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Burgos to Madrid is 242 km. It takes approximately 2h 30m to drive from Burgos to Madrid.

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

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