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There are 7 ways to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Villafranca del Bierzo by plane, bus, night bus, train, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to A Coruna, bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to A Coruna (LCG) MAD - LCG
  2. Take the bus from A Coruña/La Coruña to Villafranca Del Bierzo

$71 - $224

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 to Villafranca Del Bierzo

$30 - $50

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Fly to Santiago de Compostela, bus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) MAD - SCQ
  2. Take the bus from Casa Lorenzo to Lugo
  3. Take the bus from Lugo to Villafranca Del Bierzo

$42 - $161

Fly to Oviedo, night bus  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Oviedo (OVD) MAD - OVD
  2. Take the night bus from Oviedo to Villafranca Del Bierzo

$68 - $232

Train  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Ponferrada A

$67 - $95

Trenhotel  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the Trenhotel from Madrid-Chamartin to Ponferrada Atlantico

$77 - $105

Drive  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Villafranca del Bierzo 264.5 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Villafranca del Bierzo is to bus which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 6 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Villafranca del Bierzo is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 4 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 and arriving at Villafranca Del Bierzo. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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The distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Villafranca del Bierzo is 356 km. The road distance is 423.1 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Villafranca del Bierzo without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 30 min and costs 28€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Villafranca del Bierzo, including transfers.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Villafranca del Bierzo 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 Villafranca del Bierzo is to bus which takes 6 h 30 min and costs 28€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 7 h 1 min.

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

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Villafranca del Bierzo bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Villafranca Del Bierzo station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Villafranca del Bierzo.
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  • Distance: 222.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 30 min

What companies run services between Madrid Airport (MAD), Spain and Villafranca del Bierzo, Spain?

ALSA operates a bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Villafranca del Bierzo twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min. Alternatively, Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Villafranca del Bierzo once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $70 and the journey takes 4 h 3 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Flights from Madrid to Oviedo
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $330
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $160
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 Ponferrada
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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 A Coruña/La Coruña to Villafranca Del Bierzo
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Lugo to Villafranca Del Bierzo
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Night bus from Oviedo to Villafranca Del Bierzo
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 to Villafranca Del Bierzo
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Empresa Freire
Phone
+34 902 800 220
Email
infofreire@empresafreire.com
Website
empresafreire.com
Bus from Casa Lorenzo to Lugo
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $11
Schedules at
empresafreire.com
Transporte de Galicia
Website
tmg.xunta.gal
Bus from Casa Lorenzo to Lugo
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
tmg.xunta.gal

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) to Villafranca del Bierzo is 423 km. It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Villafranca del Bierzo.

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Air Europa and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to A Coruna Airport.

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Book your Madrid Airport (MAD) to Villafranca del Bierzo bus tickets online with Busbud.

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There are 154+ hotels available in Villafranca del Bierzo. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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