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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Costa Brava by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly, bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Barcelona (BCN) MAD - BCN
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona Airport El Prat T1 to Tossa de Mar

$43 - $166

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Bus ALSA  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 to Barcelona
  2. Take the bus from Estació del Nord to Tossa de Mar 2

$42 - $78

3 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Blanes R1

$83 - $131

Bus Rede Expressos  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Barcelona Nord Station
  2. Take the bus from Estació del Nord to Tossa de Mar 2

$44 - $75

Drive  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Costa Brava 433.4 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Costa Brava is to bus which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 9 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Costa Brava is to fly and bus which costs 35€ - 150€ and takes 4 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Costa Brava. However, there are services departing from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 and arriving at Tossa de Mar via Estació del Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

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The distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Costa Brava is 563 km. The road distance is 693.5 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Costa Brava without a car is to train which takes 7 h 7 min and costs 70€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Costa Brava, including transfers.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Costa Brava bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Costa Brava is to train which takes 7 h 7 min and costs 70€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 9 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Costa Brava bus services, operated by Moventis, arrive at Tossa de Mar station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Costa Brava.
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  • Distance: 351.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 12 min

What companies run services between Madrid Airport (MAD), Spain and Costa Brava, Spain?

You can take a train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Costa Brava via Atocha, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Barcelona Sants, Blanes, and Blanes in around 7 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Costa Brava via Barcelona and Estació del Nord in around 9 h 25 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Blanes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Moventis
Phone
Sarbus - 935 806 700 , La Vallesana - 935 806 700, Houses - 937 981 100 , Sarfa - 902 302 025
Website
moventis.es
Bus from Barcelona Airport El Prat T1 to Tossa de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $17
Schedules at
moventis.es
Book at
compras.moventis.es
Bus from Estació del Nord to Tossa de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $17
Schedules at
moventis.es
Book at
compras.moventis.es
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 - Barajas Airport T4 to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Barcelona Nord Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) to Costa Brava is 693 km. It takes approximately 6 h 48 min to drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Costa Brava.

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Air Europa, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 2642+ hotels available in Costa Brava. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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