There are 5 ways to get from Madrid to Ávila by bus, train, car or rideshare

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

Bus  •  1 h 13 min

$27 - $40

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 33 min

  1. 68 miles

$7 - $8

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Ir

$17 - $28

Train via El Escorial  •  2 h 21 min

  1. C8
  2. Ir / ...

$14 - $26

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. 68.7 miles

$13 - $19

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Ávila, Spain?

ALSA operates a bus from Madrid to Ávila every 4 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 13 min. Alternatively, Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Madrid to Ávila hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Avila
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
renfe.com
Train from El Escorial to Avila
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Ávila‎
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Book at
blablacar.es

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Madrid and Ávila is 88 km. The road distance is 110 km.

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Ávila is to rideshare which costs 6€ and takes 1 h 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Madrid to Ávila is to drive which takes 1 h 11 min and costs 11€ - 16€.

No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Ávila. However, there are services departing from Madrid Sol and arriving at Avila via Madrid-Chamartin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 19 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid - Estacion Sur and arriving at Ávila. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

The bus from Madrid - Estacion Sur to Ávila takes 1 h 13 min including transfers and departs every four hours.