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

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Bus  •  3h

  1. Take the bus from Burgos to Madrid Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Bordeaux City Centre > Bayonne > San Sebastián > Burgos > Madrid - Barajas Airport > Madrid - Avénida de America > Madrid - South Station / ...

19€ - 27€

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Rideshare  •  3h 9m

  1. Take the rideshare from Burgos to Madrid 243 km

7€ - 24€

3 alternative options

Train via Valladolid  •  3h 7m

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

31€ - 66€

Train  •  4h 18m

  1. Take the train from Burgos Rosa De Lima to Madrid-Principe Pio 18012 / ...

26€ - 35€

Drive  •  2h 30m

  1. Drive from Burgos to Madrid 242.9 km

25€ - 40€

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The cheapest way to get from Burgos to Madrid is to rideshare which costs 7€ - 24€ and takes 3h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Burgos to Madrid is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 2h 30m.

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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 three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 18m.

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The distance between Burgos and Madrid is 214 km. The road distance is 242.9 km.

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The best way to get from Burgos to Madrid without a car is to bus which takes 3h and costs 19€ - 27€.

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The bus from Burgos to Madrid takes 3h including transfers and departs hourly.

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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 bus which takes 3h and costs 19€ - 27€. Alternatively, you can train via Valladolid, which costs 30€ - 70€ and takes 3h 7m.

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  • Distance: 214 km
  • Duration: 3h

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

ALSA operates a bus from Burgos to Madrid hourly. Tickets cost 19€ - 27€ and the journey takes 3h. Eurolines FR also services this route 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Burgos to Madrid via Valladolid, Madrid-Chamartin, and Chamartin in around 3h 7m.

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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Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Burgos Rosa De Lima to Valladolid
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
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Renfe Viajeros
Train from Valladolid to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Burgos Rosa De Lima to Madrid-Principe Pio
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valladolid to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 45€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
18€ - 24€
Promo+
23€ - 26€
Flexible
35€ - 45€
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
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Burgos to Madrid Est Sur
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Eurolines FR
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
7€ - 24€
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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 243 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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