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There are 6 ways to get from Madrid to Arbúcies by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Girona Ave
  2. Take the bus from Girona to Arbúcies Girona

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Bus  •  10h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Barcelona N738
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona to Arbúcies Barcelona

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Train  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to San Celoni 15917 / ...

Bus via Madrid  •  10h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Barcelona/Sants
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona to Arbúcies Barcelona

Drive  •  6h 16m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Arbúcies 653.2 km

Fly, bus  •  5h 59m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Barcelona (BCN) MAD - BCN
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona to Arbúcies

Madrid to Arbúcies by train and bus

39 Weekly Services
5h 52m Average Duration
€71 Cheapest Price
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Madrid → Arbúcies
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Arbúcies is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Arbúcies is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Arbúcies is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Arbúcies is to bus which costs €40 - €55 and takes 10h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Arbúcies is to train and bus which costs €70 - €150 and takes 5h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Arbúcies. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Arbúcies via Pg Lluís Companys - Arc de Triomf and Barcelona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 5m.

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The distance between Madrid and Arbúcies is 543 km. The road distance is 653.2 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Arbúcies without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h 52m and costs €70 - €150.

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It takes approximately 5h 52m to get from Madrid to Arbúcies, including transfers.

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Madrid to Arbúcies bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Madrid station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Arbúcies is to train which takes 6h 33m and costs €70 - €150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €55 and takes 10h 5m.

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

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Madrid to Arbúcies bus services, operated by Transports Elèctrics Interurbans S.A., arrive at Arbúcies station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Arbúcies.
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  • Distance: 543.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 52m

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

You can take a train from Madrid to Arbúcies via Barcelona-Sants, San Celoni, and Sant Celoni in around 6h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid to Arbúcies via Barcelona, Pg Lluís Companys - Arc de Triomf, Pla de Palau, and Barcelona in around 10h 5m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €140
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €140
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €170
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 Girona
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€70 - €140
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€70 - €95
Promo+
€80 - €86
Flexible
€100 - €140
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €85
Promo+
€70 - €75
Flexible
€90 - €120
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Girona
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to San Celoni
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Transports Elèctrics Interurbans S.A.
Phone
+34 972204868
Email
teisa-bus@teisa-bus.com
Website
teisa-bus.com
Bus from Girona to Arbúcies
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €16
Schedules at
teisa-bus.com
Bus from Barcelona to Arbúcies
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €16
Schedules at
teisa-bus.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 Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€29 - €40
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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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
+34 910 207 007
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Barcelona/Sants
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
ALSA

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Arbúcies is 653 km. It takes approximately 6h 16m to drive from Madrid to Arbúcies.

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Air Europa, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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