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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid to Banyoles by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Girona

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Fly, bus

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

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Barcelona
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona to Banyoles

Bus via Madrid

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid to Banyoles

Madrid to Banyoles by train and bus

The journey time between Madrid and Banyoles is around 6h 24m and covers a distance of around 733 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 1m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 15m. Operated by Renfe AVE and Transports Elèctrics Interurbans S.A., the Madrid to Banyoles service departs from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arrives in Banyoles. Typically 20 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 23m
Layover time:
2h 1m
Total time:
6h 24m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 15m
Journey distance:
733 km
Services per week:
20
Cheapest price:
€76
Carbon emissions:
40 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:30
Last service departs at:
19:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid to Banyoles train and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Banyoles is to bus which costs €45 - €60 and takes 10h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Banyoles is to train which costs €75 - €140 and takes 5h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Banyoles. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Banyoles via Estació del Nord and Barcelona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 8m.

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The distance between Madrid and Banyoles is 573 km. The road distance is 705.2 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Banyoles without a car is to train which takes 5h 5m and costs €75 - €140.

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

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

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The best way to get from Madrid to Banyoles is to train which takes 5h 5m and costs €75 - €140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €60 and takes 10h 8m.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 9m.

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

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Banyoles.
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  • Distance: 572.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 5m

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

Renfe AVE operates a train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Girona 3 times a day. Tickets cost €70 - €130 and the journey takes 3h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid to Banyoles via Barcelona, Estació del Nord, Gran Via - Pau Claris, and Barcelona in around 10h 8m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€28 - €130
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€100 - €260
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Girona
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€70 - €95
Promo+
€80 - €85
Flexible
€100 - €130
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
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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Transports Elèctrics Interurbans S.A.
Phone
+34 972204868
Email
teisa-bus@teisa-bus.com
Website
teisa-bus.com
Bus from Barcelona to Banyoles
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €19
Schedules at
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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
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Barcelona/Sants
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
alsa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Banyoles is 705 km. It takes approximately 6h 50m to drive from Madrid to Banyoles.

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

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There are 153+ hotels available in Banyoles. Prices start at €87 per night.

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