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There are 6 ways to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Rota by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Jerez, bus  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Jerez (XRY) MAD - XRY
  2. Take the bus from El Puerto De Santa Maria to Rota

$78 - $378

Cheapest option

Bus Socibus  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Puerto Santa Maria

$35 - $58

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Fly to Sevilla, train  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Sevilla (SVQ) MAD - SVQ
  2. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Puerto de S Maria

$48 - $252

Train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Puerto de S Maria A

$69 - $93

Bus ALSA  •  11 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Cadiz

$45 - $92

Drive  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Rota 419.5 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Rota is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 11 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Rota is to fly and bus which costs 65€ - 330€ and takes 4 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Rota. However, there are services departing from Aeropuerto and arriving at Rota via Cibeles, Madrid and El Puerto de Santa María. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 13 min.

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The distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Rota is 493 km. The road distance is 671.2 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Rota without a car is to train which takes 6 h 38 min and costs 60€ - 85€.

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

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Rota bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid Estacion Sur station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Rota is to train which takes 6 h 38 min and costs 60€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 11 h 13 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Rota.
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  • Distance: 307.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

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

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Rota every 3 hours. Tickets cost $65 - $85 and the journey takes 3 h 36 min. Alternatively, Socibus operates a bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Rota every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 7 h 45 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Madrid to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $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 Sevilla Santa Justa to Puerto de S Maria
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Puerto de S Maria
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Transportes Bahia de Cadiz
Phone
+34 (0) 955 038 665
Website
siu.cmtbc.es
Bus from El Puerto De Santa Maria to Rota
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
siu.cmtbc.es
Socibus
Website
socibus.es
Bus from Madrid to Puerto Santa Maria
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
socibus.es
Book at
compra.socibus.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 Estacion Sur to Cadiz
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) to Rota is 671 km. It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Rota.

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Iberia offers flights from Madrid Airport to Jerez Airport.

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There are 1060+ hotels available in Rota. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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