There are 8 ways to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Jaén by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Granada, bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Granada (GRX) MAD - GRX
  2. Take the bus from Granada to Jaen

$72 - $317

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Airport Barajas to Jaén 601

$22 - $35

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Fly to Sevilla, train  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Sevilla (SVQ) MAD - SVQ
  2. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Cordoba Central
  3. Take the train from Cordoba Central to Jaen

$76 - $288

Fly to Jerez, train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Jerez (XRY) MAD - XRY
  2. Take the train from Aeropuerto de Jerez to Jaen

$113 - $415

Fly to Almeria, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Almeria (LEI) MAD - LEI
  2. Take the train from Almeria to Linares-Baeza
  3. Take the train from Linares-Baeza to Jaen

$121 - $345

Train Spanish Railways AVE  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Cordoba Central Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Cordoba Central to Jaen Ir

$63 - $94

Train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanías to Jaen Ir

$43 - $60

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Jaén 216.4 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Jaén is to bus which costs 19€ - 30€ and takes 5 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Jaén is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 32 min.

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The distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Jaén is 303 km. The road distance is 346.2 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Jaén, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid Airport Barajas and arriving at Jaén. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Jaén. However, there are services departing from Madrid Airport and arriving at Jaen via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and Cordoba Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Jaén without a car is to train which takes 5 h 15 min and costs 55€ - 85€.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Jaén train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Madrid Atocha station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Jaén.
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  • Distance: 189.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

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

You can take a train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Jaén via Atocha, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, and Cordoba Central in around 5 h 15 min. Alternatively, Autocares Grupo Samar operates a bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Jaén 5 times a week. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Granada
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Flights from Madrid to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Madrid to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Madrid to Almeria
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cordoba Central to Jaen
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
renfe.com
Train from Aeropuerto de Jerez to Jaen
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Train from Almeria to Linares-Baeza
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Train from Linares-Baeza to Jaen
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanías to Jaen
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators

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