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

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Bus  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Ávila Auto Res

$11 - $17

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Ávila‎ 68 miles

$6 - $7

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Avila Ir / ...

$15 - $27

Train via El Escorial  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid Sol to El Escorial C8
  2. Take the train from El Escorial to Avila Ir / ...

$14 - $26

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Ávila 68.7 miles

$13 - $19

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

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Ávila is to drive which costs 11€ - 17€ and takes 1 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid Estacion Sur and arriving at Ávila. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 28 min.

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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 11 min.

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

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The best way to get from Madrid to Ávila without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 28 min and costs 10€ - 15€.

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The bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Ávila takes 1 h 28 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Madrid to Ávila bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, depart from Madrid Estacion Sur station.

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Madrid to Ávila train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Madrid-Chamartin station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Ávila is to bus which takes 1 h 28 min and costs 10€ - 15€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 13€ - 24€ and takes 2 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Ávila.
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  • Distance: 55.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 28 min

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

Avanza Grupo operates a bus from Madrid to Ávila once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 1 h 28 min. Alternatively, Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Madrid to Ávila hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $25 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Avila
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
renfe.com
Train from El Escorial to Avila
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Avanza Grupo
Other operators
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Ávila‎
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $7
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blablacar.es

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Madrid to Ávila bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, arrive at Ávila station.

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Madrid to Ávila train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Avila station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Ávila is 110 km. It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to drive from Madrid to Ávila.

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There are 149+ hotels available in Ávila. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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

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