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

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Fly  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to San Sebastian (EAS) MAD - EAS

$75 - $280

Cheapest option

Bus PLM Autocares  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Pamplona
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona to Irun

$30 - $40

3 alternative options

Bus ALSA  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 to Irun

$30 - $55

Train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Irun A / ...

$67 - $87

Drive  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Irun 286.7 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Irun is to bus which costs 25€ - 35€ and takes 7 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Irun is to fly which costs 65€ - 240€ and takes 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 and arriving at Irun. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Irun. However, there are services departing from Madrid Airport and arriving at Irun via Madrid-Chamartin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 19 min.

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The distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Irun is 350 km. The road distance is 458.7 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Irun without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 25 min and costs 29€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to fly from Madrid (MAD) to San Sebastian (EAS), including transfers and time at the airport.

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

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Irun train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Madrid-Chamartin station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Irun is to fly which takes 1 h 20 min and costs 65€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 5 h 25 min, you could also train, which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 7 h 19 min.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Irun.
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  • Distance: 218.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

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

Iberia and Vueling Airlines fly from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Irun 5 times a day. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Irun 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 5 h 25 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Madrid to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
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 Madrid-Chamartin to Irun
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $85
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 - Barajas Airport T4 to Irun
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
alsa.com
PLM Autocares
Phone
+34 902 14 41 74
Email
info@plmautocares.com
Website
plmautocares.com
Bus from Madrid to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
plmautocares.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Pamplona to Irun
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
monbus.es
La Baztanesa
Phone
948 58 01 29
Email
autobuses@labaztanesa.com
Website
labaztanesa.com
Bus from Pamplona to Irún
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
labaztanesa.com

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to San Sebastian Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Irun bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Irun station.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Irun train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Irun station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) to Irun is 459 km. It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Irun.

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Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to San Sebastian Airport.

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Book your Madrid Airport (MAD) to Irun bus tickets online with ALSA.

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There are 1733+ hotels available in Irun. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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