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There are 7 ways to get from Madrid to Basque Country (greater region) by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Pamplona  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Pamplona (PNA) MAD - PNA

$122 - $493

Cheapest option

Bus PLM Autocares  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Pamplona

$60 - $86

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Fly to Logrono, taxi  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Logrono (RJL) MAD - RJL
  2. Take a taxi from Logrono to Basque Country (greater region)

$187 - $313

Train Spanish Railways AVE  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Zaragoza Delicias Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Huarte-Araquil R

$106 - $152

Train  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Miranda de Ebro A / ...
  2. Take the train from Miranda de Ebro to Huarte-Araquil R

$93 - $134

Bus ALSA  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Vitoria-Gasteiz
  2. Take the bus from Vitoria/Gasteiz-Estación/Geltoki to UHARTE ARAKIL Vuelta L10 / ...

$71 - $100

Drive  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Basque Country (greater region) 278.2 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Basque Country (greater region) is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Basque Country (greater region) is to fly which costs 100€ - 430€ and takes 3 h 7 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Basque Country (greater region) is 312 km. The road distance is 445.1 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Basque Country (greater region) without a car is to train which takes 5 h 44 min and costs 90€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from Madrid to Basque Country (greater region), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Basque Country (greater region) is to fly which takes 3 h 7 min and costs 100€ - 430€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 90€ - 140€ and takes 5 h 44 min, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 7 h 34 min.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Pamplona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Basque Country (greater region) is 445 km. It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to drive from Madrid to Basque Country (greater region).

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Iberia offers flights from Madrid Airport to Pamplona Airport.

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There are 257+ hotels available in Basque Country (greater region). Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Basque Country (greater region).
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  • Distance: 194.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 7 min

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Basque Country (greater region), Navarre, Spain?

Iberia flies from Madrid to Basque Country (greater region) 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Basque Country (greater region) via Zaragoza Delicias and Huarte-Araquil in around 5 h 44 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Madrid to Logrono
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
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 Zaragoza Delicias to Huarte-Araquil
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Miranda de Ebro
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
renfe.com
Train from Miranda de Ebro to Huarte-Araquil
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
PLM Autocares
Phone
+34 902 14 41 74
Email
info@plmautocares.com
Website
plmautocares.com
Bus from Madrid to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
plmautocares.com
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
alsa.com
La Burundesa S.A.
Phone
948 30 35 05
Email
info@laburundesa.com
Website
laburundesa.com
Bus from Vitoria/Gasteiz-Estación/Geltoki to UHARTE ARAKIL Vuelta
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
laburundesa.com
Other operators
Taxi from Logrono to Basque Country (greater region)
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Logro Taxi
Phone
+34 630 92 66 11
Website
logrotaxi.com
Tramos Rioja
Phone
+34 941 10 14 10
Website
tramos.es

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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