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There are 6 ways to get from Burgos to Madrid by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Burgos Rosa de Lima to Madrid-Chamartin A / ...

$37 - $50

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Burgos to Madrid 151.5 miles

$9 - $28

4 alternative options

Train via Valladolid Campo Grande  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Burgos Rosa de Lima to Valladolid Campo Grande A / ...
  2. Take the train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Madrid-Chamartin A / ...

$37 - $62

Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Burgos to Madrid

$24 - $40

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Burgos to Madrid 152.7 miles

$28 - $45

Bus, fly  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Burgos to Bilbao
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Madrid (MAD) BIO - MAD

$54 - $285

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

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The quickest way to get from Burgos to Madrid is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 38 min.

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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 3 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Burgos to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Burgos Rosa de Lima and arriving at Madrid Sol via Valladolid Campo Grande and Madrid Chamartín. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 58 min.

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The distance between Burgos and Madrid is 214 km. The road distance is 244.3 km.

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The best way to get from Burgos to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 2 h 54 min and costs 30€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 54 min 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 Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Burgos Rosa de Lima station.

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The best way to get from Burgos to Madrid is to train which takes 2 h 54 min and costs 30€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 3 h.

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Map of how to get from Burgos to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 133.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 54 min

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

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Burgos to Madrid every 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 33 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Burgos to Madrid hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
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 Burgos Rosa de Lima to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Train from Burgos Rosa de Lima to Valladolid Campo Grande
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Burgos-Rosa-de-Lima to Gare de Valladolid
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
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 Burgos to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Burgos to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Burgos - Estación de Autobuses to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Burgos to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
monbus.es
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Burgos to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9 - $28
Book at
blablacar.es

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The quickest flight from Bilbao Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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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 Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Madrid-Chamartin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Burgos to Madrid is 244 km. It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to drive from Burgos to Madrid.

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Air Europa and Iberia offer flights from Bilbao Airport to Madrid Airport.

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Book your Burgos to Madrid bus tickets online with ALSA.

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There are 3751+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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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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