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There are 8 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to La Herradura by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus via Málaga  •  5h

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Malaga Maria Zambrano Ave
  2. Take the bus from Malaga to La Herradura

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Bus via Granada  •  9h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Granada N1158
  2. Take the bus from Granada to La Herradura

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Train, bus  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Granada Ave
  2. Take the bus from Granada to La Herradura

Bus  •  9h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Almuñecar

Drive  •  5h 1m

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to La Herradura 499.6 km

Fly to Malaga, bus  •  5h 58m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Malaga (AGP) MAD - AGP
  2. Take the bus from Malaga to La Herradura

Fly to Almeria, bus  •  7h 50m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Almeria (LEI) MAD - LEI
  2. Take the bus from Almeria to La Herradura

Fly to Granada, bus  •  6h 46m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Granada (GRX) MAD - GRX
  2. Take the bus from Granada to La Herradura

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The most affordable way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to La Herradura is to bus via Granada, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 9h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to La Herradura is to train and bus via Málaga which costs €60 - €110 and takes 5h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Atocha Station to La Herradura. However, there are services departing from Reina Sofía and arriving at La Herradura via Madrid Estacion Sur and Almuñecar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 6m.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and La Herradura is 408 km. The road distance is 499.6 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to La Herradura without a car is to train and bus via Málaga which takes 5h and costs €60 - €110.

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It takes approximately 5h to get from Madrid Atocha Station to La Herradura, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Malaga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Madrid Atocha Station to La Herradura bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Almuñecar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to La Herradura is 500 km. It takes approximately 5h 1m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to La Herradura.

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  • Distance: 408.5 km
  • Duration: 5h

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and La Herradura, Andalusia, Spain?

ALSA operates a bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Almuñecar once daily. Tickets cost €35 - €55 and the journey takes 6h 30m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €200
Flights from Madrid to Almeria
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €320
Flights from Madrid to Granada
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €200
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Malaga Maria Zambrano
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €100
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€50 - €70
Promo+
€58 - €63
Flexible
€75 - €100
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Granada
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€55 - €75
Promo+
€64 - €69
Flexible
€85 - €110
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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Malaga to La Herradura
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Granada to La Herradura
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Almuñecar
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Almeria to La Herradura
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €18
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
Bus from Madrid to Granada
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€21 - €26
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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Air Europa and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Malaga Airport.

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