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There are 10 ways to get from Madrid to Getaria by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus ALSA  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Vitoria-Gasteiz
  2. Take the bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Zarautz Largo Recorrido - DO02

$40 - $62

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Bus Ouibus  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid - Avénida de America to San Sebastián Ouibus

$23 - $327

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Train via Zaragoza Delicias  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Zaragoza Delicias Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to San Sebastian A / ...

$84 - $118

Train  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to San Sebastian A / ...

$66 - $382

Drive  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Getaria 272.4 miles

$50 - $75

Fly to Bilbao, bus  •  4 h 50 min

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

$53 - $213

Fly to San Sebastian, bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to San Sebastian (EAS) MAD - EAS
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Zarautz
  3. Take the bus from Zarautz - San Pelayo to Getaria

$82 - $294

Fly to Pamplona, bus  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Pamplona (PNA) MAD - PNA
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona to San Sebastián / Donostia
  3. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Zarautz

$94 - $462

Fly to Santander, bus  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Santander (SDR) MAD - SDR
  2. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to Zarautz

$84 - $421

Fly to Logrono, bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Logrono (RJL) MAD - RJL
  2. Take the bus from Logroño to Vitoria-Gasteiz
  3. Take the bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Zarautz

$112 - $219

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Getaria is to bus which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 5 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Getaria is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 4 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Getaria. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Getaria via Vitoria-Gasteiz and Zarautz - San Pelayo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 48 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Getaria is 344 km. The road distance is 435.9 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Getaria without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 48 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Madrid to Getaria, including transfers.

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Madrid to Getaria bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Madrid - Avénida de America station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Getaria is to bus which takes 5 h 48 min and costs 35€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 6 h 37 min.

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

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Madrid to Getaria bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at San Sebastián station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Getaria.
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  • Distance: 215.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 48 min

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

You can take a bus from Madrid to Getaria via Vitoria-Gasteiz, Zarautz, and Zarautz - San Pelayo in around 5 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Getaria via Zaragoza Delicias, San Sebastian, San Sebastián, Zarautz, and Zarautz - San Pelayo in around 6 h 37 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Madrid to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Madrid to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Madrid to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Madrid to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Madrid to Logrono
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
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 San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $80
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 to Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Logroño to Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Zarautz
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
Lurraldebus
Bus from Bilbao to Zarautz
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
Lurraldebus
Bus from San Sebastián to Zarautz
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Lurraldebus
Bus from Zarautz - San Pelayo to Getaria
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
Lurraldebus
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Madrid - Avénida de America to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Pamplona to San Sebastián / Donostia
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
hife.es
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movelia.es

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Getaria is 436 km. It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to drive from Madrid to Getaria.

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Air Europa and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Bilbao Airport.

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There are 863+ hotels available in Getaria. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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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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