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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Barca d’Alva by bus, train, night bus, car, plane or towncar

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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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Moncloa to Salamanca
  2. Take the bus from Salamanca to La Fregeneda

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus

  1. Take the night bus from Madrid to Salamanca
  2. Take the bus from Salamanca to La Fregeneda

3 alternative options

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Zamora
  2. Take the bus from Zamora to Salamanca
  3. Take the bus from Salamanca to La Fregeneda

Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Barca d’Alva

Fly, towncar, train

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Porto (OPO)
  2. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Peso da Régua
  3. Take the train from Regua to Pocinho

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Barca d’Alva is to night bus and bus which costs €22 - €35 and takes 6h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Barca d’Alva is to drive which costs €40 - €60 and takes 3h 50m.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Barca d’Alva is 282 km. The road distance is 335.3 km.

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It takes approximately 6h 42m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Barca d’Alva, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Porto Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Barca d’Alva is 1h behind Madrid Atocha Station. It is currently 1:48 PM in Madrid Atocha Station and 12:48 PM in Barca d’Alva.

Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Barca d’Alva is 335 km. It takes approximately 3h 50m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Barca d’Alva.

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Air Europa, Ryanair, Iberia and TAP Portugal offer flights from Madrid Airport to Porto Airport.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Barca d’Alva. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Barca d’Alva.
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  • Distance: 282.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 42m

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and Barca d’Alva, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Barca d’Alva via Madrid Moncloa, Salamanca, and La Fregeneda in around 6h 42m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €260
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€25 - €140
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€12 - €110
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €220
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
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Zamora
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban and intercity trains; international and domestic high-speed trains; and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto – these connect to trains in Portugal's cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 808 109 110
Email
apoiocliente@cp.pt
Website
cp.pt
Train from Regua to Pocinho
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€4 - €7
Bus operators
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Madrid Moncloa to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €24
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Auto Res Express
€24
Auto Res Normal
€18
El Pilar Autocares
Phone
+34 (0) 923 22 26 08
Email
amador@elpilar-arribesbus.com
Website
elpilar-arribesbus.com
Bus from Salamanca to La Fregeneda
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Schedules at
elpilar-arribesbus.com
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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Zamora to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
alsa.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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Madrid to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Porto Airport to Peso da Régua
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€95 - €120
More information at
VMTransfers

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