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There are 6 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Gibraltar by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to San Roque-La Linea Alt

$46 - $59

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estación Sur to La Línea de la Concepción Madrid

$27 - $87

4 alternative options

Bus via Madrid Estacion Sur  •  9h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to La Linea De La Concepcion

$62 - $87

Drive  •  6h 39m

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Gibraltar 656.3 km

$75 - $120

Fly to Malaga, bus  •  5h 47m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Malaga (AGP) MAD - AGP
  2. Take the bus from Malaga Airport to La Línea de la Concepción

$48 - $160

Fly to Jerez, bus  •  7h 36m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Jerez (XRY) MAD - XRY
  2. Take the bus from Jerez de la Frontera to Los Barrios

$74 - $194

Madrid Atocha Station to Gibraltar by walk and bus

The journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and Gibraltar is around 9h 5m and covers a distance of around 668 km. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 3m. Operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes and Interbus, the Madrid Atocha Station to Gibraltar service departs from Madrid Atocha Station and arrives in La Línea de la Concepción. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
9h 5m
Fastest journey time:
9h 3m
Journey distance:
668 km
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
$27
Carbon emissions:
83 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
21:43
Last service departs at:
21:47

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to Gibraltar walk and bus schedules

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Gibraltar

There is widespread community transmission globally.
We have received no reports of travel restrictions in Gibraltar. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Gibraltar.

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For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Gibraltar.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

International flights leaving Spain are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Spain

Currently, we are unable to provide international travel restriction information for Gibraltar relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). For the latest travel status in Gibraltar, please check government recommendations.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Gibraltar

Currently, we are unable to provide domestic travel restriction information for travelling within Gibraltar. For the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel status within Gibraltar, please check government recommendations.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Gibraltar

Last updated: July 29 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Gibraltar is to train which costs €35 - €50 and takes 6h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Gibraltar is to fly and bus which costs €40 - €140 and takes 5h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Gibraltar. However, there are services departing from Reina Sofía and arriving at La Linea De La Concepcion via Madrid Estacion Sur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 51m.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Gibraltar is 496 km. The road distance is 656.3 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Gibraltar without a car is to train which takes 6h 30m and costs €35 - €50.

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It takes approximately 6h 30m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Gibraltar, including transfers.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Gibraltar bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid Estacion Sur station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Gibraltar is to train which takes 6h 30m and costs €35 - €50. Alternatively, you can bus via Madrid Estacion Sur, which costs €50 - €75 and takes 9h 51m.

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

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Madrid Atocha Station to Gibraltar bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at La Linea De La Concepcion station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Gibraltar.
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  • Distance: 495.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 30m

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

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to San Roque-La Linea twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $60 and the journey takes 5h 10m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to La Linea De La Concepcion once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 8h 10m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Madrid to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to San Roque-La Linea
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
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 Estacion Sur to La Linea De La Concepcion
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
alsa.com
Interbus
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
interbus.es
Bus from Madrid Estación Sur to La Línea de la Concepción
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $85
Schedules at
interbus.es
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Jerez de la Frontera to Los Barrios
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
monbus.es

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Gibraltar is 656 km. It takes approximately 6h 39m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Gibraltar.

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Iberia and Air Europa offer flights from Madrid Airport to Malaga Airport.

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