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There are 8 ways to get from Madrid to Azpeitia by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Chamartin  •  7h 6m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Zumarraga Alv / ...

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Bus via Eibar - Bidebarrieta  •  9h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Vitoria-Gasteiz N1158
  2. Take the bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Urkizu Dg05 / ...

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Bus  •  7h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Vitoria-Gasteiz
  2. Take the bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Zarautz - Suhiltzaileen Biribilgunea Do02 / ...

Train  •  7h 51m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Principe Pio to Zumarraga 18061 / ...

Drive  •  4h 12m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Azpeitia 420.7 km

Fly to San Sebastian, bus  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to San Sebastian (EAS) MAD - EAS
  2. Take the bus from Askatasuna 20 to Azpeitia

Fly to Bilbao, bus  •  5h 36m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Bilbao (BIO) MAD - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Eibar to Azpeitia - Anbulategia

Fly to Pamplona, bus  •  6h 13m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Pamplona (PNA) MAD - PNA
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Univer. Tolosa etor. 70
  3. Take the bus from Uniber T.70 II to Azpeitia

Madrid to Azpeitia by train and bus

The journey time between Madrid and Azpeitia is around 6h 3m and covers a distance of around 522 km. This includes an average layover time of around 44 min. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 23m. Operated by Renfe Cercanias, Renfe Viajeros and Lurraldebus, the Madrid to Azpeitia service departs from Sol and arrives in Azpeitia. Typically 15 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
5h 19m
Layover time:
44 min
Total time:
6h 3m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 23m
Journey distance:
522 km
Services per week:
15
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
29 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:42
Last service departs at:
17:23

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid to Azpeitia train and bus schedules

Madrid → Azpeitia
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Azpeitia is 112.

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

The social distance requirement in Azpeitia is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Azpeitia is to bus via Eibar - Bidebarrieta which costs €26 - €40 and takes 9h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Azpeitia is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 4h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Azpeitia. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Azpeitia - Trenbidearen Museoa via Vitoria-Gasteiz and Zarautz - San Pelayo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 9m.

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The distance between Madrid and Azpeitia is 330 km. The road distance is 420.7 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Azpeitia without a car is to train via Chamartin which takes 7h 6m and costs €35 - €55.

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It takes approximately 7h 6m to get from Madrid to Azpeitia, including transfers.

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Madrid to Azpeitia bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Azpeitia is to train via Chamartin which takes 7h 6m and costs €35 - €55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €60 and takes 7h 9m.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to San Sebastian Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Madrid to Azpeitia bus services, operated by Transportes Pesa, arrive at Zarautz - Suhiltzaileen Biribilgunea station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Azpeitia.
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  • Distance: 329.9 km
  • Duration: 7h 6m

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

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Madrid-Chamartin to Zumarraga twice daily. Tickets cost €30 - €40 and the journey takes 4h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid to Azpeitia via Vitoria-Gasteiz, Zarautz - Suhiltzaileen Biribilgunea, and Zarautz - San Pelayo in around 7h 9m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €310
Flights from Madrid to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €210
Flights from Madrid to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €230
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €180
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-Chamartin to Zumarraga
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Principe Pio to Zumarraga
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
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 to Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
alsa.com
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Zarautz - Suhiltzaileen Biribilgunea
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Schedules at
pesa.net
Bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Urkizu
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Schedules at
pesa.net
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Zarautz
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €13
Website
Lurraldebus
Bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Eibar - Urkizu
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Lurraldebus
Bus from Askatasuna 20 to Azpeitia
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €5
Website
Lurraldebus
Bus from Eibar to Azpeitia - Anbulategia
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Lurraldebus
Bus from Uniber T.70 II to Azpeitia
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €5
Website
Lurraldebus
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid to Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€19 - €24
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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Conda S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902 422 242
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Univer. Tolosa etor. 70
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Schedules at
Conda S.A.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Azpeitia is 421 km. It takes approximately 4h 12m to drive from Madrid to Azpeitia.

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Iberia offers flights from Madrid Airport to San Sebastian Airport.

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There are 67+ hotels available in Azpeitia. Prices start at €87 per night.

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