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There are 9 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Getaria by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Zaragoza  •  6h 59m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Zaragoza-Delicias Ave
  2. Take the train from Zaragoza-Delicias to San Sebastian/Donostia Alv

€55 - €98

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Bus  •  10h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to San Sebastian / Donostia N1158

€28 - €36

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Bus via Vitoria-Gasteiz  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 to Vitoria-Gasteiz
  2. Take the bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Zarautz Largo Recorrido / ...

€36 - €56

Train  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to San Sebastian/Donostia Alv / ...

€34 - €52

Drive  •  4h 16m

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Getaria 433.8 km

€40 - €65

Fly to Bilbao, bus  •  4h 50m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Bilbao (BIO) MAD - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to Zarautz

€46 - €148

Train, fly to San Sebastian, bus  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the train from Atocha to Nuevos Ministerios
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to San Sebastian (EAS) MAD - EAS
  3. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Zarautz
  4. Take the bus from Zarautz - San Pelayo to Getaria

€61 - €219

Fly to Pamplona, bus  •  6h 57m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Pamplona (PNA) MAD - PNA
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1

€73 - €191

Fly to Santander, bus  •  6h 40m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Santander (SDR) MAD - SDR
  2. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Santander-S.Ballest to Baracaldo/Barakaldo
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao / Termibus to Zarautz - Suhiltzaileen Biribilgunea

€48 - €124

Madrid Atocha Station to Getaria by walk, train and bus

The journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and Getaria is around 7h 28m and covers a distance of around 646 km. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 33m. Services are operated by Renfe AVE, Renfe Viajeros, Lurraldebus and others. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7h 28m
Fastest journey time:
6h 33m
Journey distance:
646 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€55
Carbon emissions:
35 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
14:25
Last service departs at:
15:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to Getaria walk, train and bus schedules

Madrid Atocha Station → Getaria
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The cost-effective way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Getaria is to bus, which costs €27 - €40 and takes 10h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Getaria is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 4h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Getaria. However, there are services departing from Estación De Atocha and arriving at Getaria via Madrid - Barajas Airport T4, Vitoria-Gasteiz and Zarautz - San Pelayo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 34m.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Getaria is 345 km. The road distance is 433.8 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Getaria without a car is to train via Zaragoza which takes 6h 59m and costs €50 - €100.

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It takes approximately 6h 59m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Getaria, including transfers.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Getaria bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Getaria is to train via Zaragoza which takes 6h 59m and costs €50 - €100. Alternatively, you can bus via Vitoria-Gasteiz, which costs €35 - €60 and takes 7h 34m.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Bilbao Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Getaria bus services, operated by Lurraldebus, arrive at Zarautz station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Getaria.
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  • Distance: 344.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 59m

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

You can take a train from Madrid Atocha Station to Getaria via Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Zaragoza-Delicias, San Sebastian/Donostia, San Sebastián, Zarautz, and Zarautz - San Pelayo in around 6h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Getaria via Estación De Atocha, Aeropuerto T4, Madrid - Barajas Airport T4, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Zarautz, and Zarautz - San Pelayo in around 7h 34m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €180
Flights from Madrid to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €240
Flights from Madrid to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €160
Flights from Madrid to Santander
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €190
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €150
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Zaragoza-Delicias
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€30 - €40
Promo+
€37 - €40
Flexible
€50 - €65
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 Zaragoza-Delicias to San Sebastian/Donostia
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €27
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to San Sebastian/Donostia
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Madrid-Nuevos Ministerios
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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 Atocha to Nuevos Ministerios
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
Renfe Cercanias
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 - Barajas Airport T4 to Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Aeropuerto Santander-S.Ballest to Baracaldo/Barakaldo
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
alsa.com
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Zarautz
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €13
Website
Lurraldebus
Bus from San Sebastián to Zarautz
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Lurraldebus
Bus from Zarautz - San Pelayo to Getaria
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€1
Website
Lurraldebus
Bus from Bilbao to Zarautz
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €13
Website
Lurraldebus
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Zarautz - Suhiltzaileen Biribilgunea
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Schedules at
pesa.net
Bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to Zarautz
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Schedules at
pesa.net
Bus from San Sebastián / Donostia to Zarautz - Suhiltzaileen Biribilgunea
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Schedules at
pesa.net
Bus from Bilbao / Termibus to Zarautz - Suhiltzaileen Biribilgunea
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Schedules at
pesa.net
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 San Sebastian / Donostia
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Conda S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902 422 242
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Schedules at
Conda S.A.
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Pamplona to San Sebastián / Donostia
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Schedules at
hife.es
La Baztanesa S.A.
Phone
948 58 01 29
Email
autobuses@labaztanesa.com
Website
labaztanesa.com
Bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
La Baztanesa S.A.
La Estellesa S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 948 326 509
Email
info@laestellesa.com
Website
laestellesa.com
Bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€7 - €12
Website
La Estellesa S.A.

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