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There are 8 ways to get from Madrid to Ferrol by bus, train, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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Bus  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Ferrol

$40 - $65

Cheapest option

Fly to Santiago de Compostela, bus  •  5h 29m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) MAD - SCQ
  2. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Ferrol

$30 - $137

6 alternative options

Train via Madrid-Chamartin  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Ferrol A

$81 - $102

Train  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Ferrol A

$80 - $100

Trenhotel  •  13h 30m

  1. Take the Trenhotel from Madrid-Chamartin to Ferrol Atlantico

$102 - $132

Rideshare  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Ferrol 377.9 miles

$35

Drive  •  5h 43m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Ferrol 377.2 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to A Coruna, bus  •  4h 17m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to A Coruna (LCG) MAD - LCG
  2. Take the bus from A Coruña to Ferrol

$52 - $204

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Ferrol is to rideshare which costs 30€ and takes 7h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Ferrol is to fly and bus which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 4h 17m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid Estacion Sur and arriving at Ferrol. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 7h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Ferrol. Services depart twice a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9h 5m.

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The distance between Madrid and Ferrol is 506 km. The road distance is 603.6 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Ferrol without a car is to bus which takes 7h 35m and costs 35€ - 55€.

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The bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Ferrol takes 7h 35m including transfers and departs five times a week.

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Madrid to Ferrol bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid Estacion Sur station.

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

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The best way to get from Madrid to Ferrol is to bus which takes 7h 35m and costs 35€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70€ - 90€ and takes 8h 6m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Ferrol.
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  • Distance: 316.3 miles
  • Duration: 7h 35m

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

ALSA operates a bus from Madrid to Ferrol 5 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 7h 35m. Alternatively, Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Madrid to Ferrol 3 times a day. Tickets cost $80 - $100 and the journey takes 6h 56m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $160
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 Ferrol
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Ferrol
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Website
renfe.com
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 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 Estacion Sur to Ferrol
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
Arriva Galicia, S.L.
Phone
+34 (0) 981 31 12 13
Email
atencioncliente@arriva.es
Website
arriva.gal
Bus from A Coruña to Ferrol
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
arriva.gal
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Ferrol
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
monbus.es
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Ferrol
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35
Book at
blablacar.es

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

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Madrid to Ferrol bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Ferrol station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Ferrol is 604 km. It takes approximately 5h 43m to drive from Madrid to Ferrol.

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Air Europa and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to A Coruna Airport.

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Book your Madrid to Ferrol train tickets online with Loco2.

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Book your Madrid to Ferrol bus tickets online with Busbud.

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There are 263+ hotels available in Ferrol. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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

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

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