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

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Fly, train  •  3h 31m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Barcelona (BCN) MAD - BCN
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia to Sils

€30 - €101

5 alternative options

Line 203 bus, train  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the line 203 bus from Aeropuerto T4 to Estación De Atocha 203
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Sils Re

€70 - €134

Train  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Girona Ave

€80 - €138

Bus  •  9h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 to Barcelona/Sants
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona to Sils Barcelona

€60 - €86

Bus, train  •  12h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Barcelona N738
  2. Take the train from Arc De Triomf to Macanet-Massanes R1

Drive  •  6h 23m

  1. Drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Sils 673.2 km

€65 - €95

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Sils is to fly and train which costs €30 - €110 and takes 3h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Sils is to fly and train which costs €30 - €110 and takes 3h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Sils. However, there are services departing from Aeropuerto T4 and arriving at Sils via Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and Girona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 17m.

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The distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Sils is 550 km. The road distance is 673.2 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Sils without a car is to line 203 bus and train which takes 5h 58m and costs €70 - €140.

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It takes approximately 3h 31m to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Sils, including transfers.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Sils train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Sils is to train which takes 6h 17m and costs €80 - €140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €60 - €90 and takes 9h 15m.

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

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Sils train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Girona station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Sils.
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  • Distance: 550.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 31m

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

Renfe AVE operates a train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Girona 3 times a day. Tickets cost €70 - €130 and the journey takes 3h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Sils via Barcelona/Sants, Sants, Passeig De Gracia, and Barcelona in around 9h 15m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €140
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €150
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €130
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €150
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €140
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €200
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€100 - €260
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia to Sils
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Sils
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Girona
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€70 - €95
Promo+
€80 - €85
Flexible
€100 - €130
Renfe Cercanias

This regional commuter train system (also known as Cercanías) connects Barcelona with Catalonia and the Barcelona metropolitan area, including popular destinations like Sitges and the Costa Brava. The network of routes mostly runs overground and connects to many Barcelona metro and bus stations. Trains run frequently, and tickets can be bought at station ticket machines on the day of travel. Two children per adult (up to 6 years) can travel for free. If you’re arriving or departing Barcelona on a domestic AVE or long-distance train, check your ticket for a 5-digit Combinado Cercanias code, which is redeemable for a free local ticket from the ticket machines.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Arc De Triomf to Macanet-Massanes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Bus operators
Empresa Municipal de Transportes
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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/Sants
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
alsa.com
Transports Elèctrics Interurbans S.A.
Phone
+34 972204868
Email
teisa-bus@teisa-bus.com
Website
teisa-bus.com
Bus from Barcelona to Sils
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €15
Schedules at
teisa-bus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) to Sils is 673 km. It takes approximately 6h 23m to drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Sils.

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Royal Jordanian, Tunisair, Air Europa and two other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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