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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Burgos by train, bus, rideshare 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Burgos Rosa De Lima Alv / ...

€27 - €33

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3h 27m

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Burgos 242.9 km

€11 - €17

3 alternative options

Bus via Madrid  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Burgos

€20 - €28

Bus  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Burgos N1158 / ...

€16 - €20

Drive  •  2h 25m

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Burgos 242.5 km

€23 - €35

Madrid Atocha Station to Burgos by walk and train

The journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and Burgos is around 2h 47m and covers a distance of around 312 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 34m. Operated by Renfe Cercanias and Renfe Viajeros, the Madrid Atocha Station to Burgos service departs from Madrid Atocha Station and arrives in Burgos Rosa De Lima. Typically 15 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 47m
Fastest journey time:
2h 34m
Journey distance:
312 km
Services per week:
15
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:38
Last service departs at:
17:23

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to Burgos walk and train schedules

Madrid Atocha Station → Burgos
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Burgos is 112.

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The cost-effective way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Burgos is to rideshare, which costs €11 - €17 and takes 3h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Burgos is to drive which costs €23 - €35 and takes 2h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Burgos. However, there are services departing from Reina Sofía and arriving at Burgos via Madrid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Atocha Station to Burgos. However, there are services departing from Atocha and arriving at Burgos Rosa De Lima via Madrid-Chamartin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 47m.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Burgos is 215 km. The road distance is 242.5 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Burgos without a car is to train which takes 3h 47m and costs €26 - €35.

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It takes approximately 3h 47m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Burgos, including transfers.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Burgos bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Burgos train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Madrid-Chamartin station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Burgos is to train which takes 3h 47m and costs €26 - €35. Alternatively, you can bus via Madrid, which costs €20 - €29 and takes 4h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Burgos.
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  • Distance: 214.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 47m

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and Burgos, Spain?

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Madrid-Chamartin to Burgos Rosa De Lima 4 times a day. Tickets cost €21 - €26 and the journey takes 2h 26m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Madrid to Burgos hourly. Tickets cost €19 - €27 and the journey takes 2h 45m.

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Burgos Rosa De Lima
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €26
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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. 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 to Burgos
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €27
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid to Burgos
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Burgos
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €17
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blablacar.es

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Madrid Atocha Station to Burgos bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Burgos station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Burgos train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Burgos Rosa De Lima station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Burgos is 243 km. It takes approximately 2h 25m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Burgos.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Madrid Atocha Station and Burgos. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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