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There are 6 ways to get from Madrid to Gibraltar by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to San Roque-La Linea

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Bus via Algeciras San Bernardo Bus Station

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Algeciras

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to La Linea De La Concepcion

Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid to Gibraltar

Fly to Malaga, bus

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Malaga (AGP)
  2. Take the bus from Malaga Airport to La Línea de la Concepción

Fly to Jerez, bus

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Jerez (XRY)
  2. Take the bus from Jerez de la Frontera to Los Barrios

Madrid to Gibraltar by bus

6 Weekly Buses
10h 50m Average Duration
$36 Cheapest Price
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Gibraltar

There is widespread community transmission globally.
We have received no reports of travel restrictions in Gibraltar. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Gibraltar.

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For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Gibraltar.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

International flights leaving Spain are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Currently, we are unable to provide international travel restriction information for Gibraltar relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). For the latest travel status in Gibraltar, please check government recommendations.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Gibraltar

Currently, we are unable to provide domestic travel restriction information for travelling within Gibraltar. For the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel status within Gibraltar, please check government recommendations.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Gibraltar

Last updated: May 19 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Madrid to Gibraltar is to bus via Algeciras San Bernardo Bus Station, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 10h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Gibraltar is to fly and bus which costs €35 - €190 and takes 5h 39m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid Estacion Sur and arriving at La Linea De La Concepcion. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 8h 10m.

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The distance between Madrid and Gibraltar is 496 km. The road distance is 657.4 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Gibraltar without a car is to train which takes 6h 26m and costs €35 - €50.

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It takes approximately 6h 26m to get from Madrid to Gibraltar, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Madrid to Gibraltar is to train which takes 6h 26m and costs €35 - €50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €50 - €75 and takes 8h 10m.

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

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Madrid to Gibraltar bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at La Linea De La Concepcion station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Gibraltar.
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  • Distance: 496.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 26m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Gibraltar?

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to San Roque-La Linea twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 5h 12m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to La Linea De La Concepcion once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 8h 10m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Madrid to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Kuwait Airways
Website
kuwaitairways.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
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
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to San Roque-La Linea
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to La Linea De La Concepcion
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
alsa.com
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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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MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Email
info@monbus.es
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Jerez de la Frontera to Los Barrios
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
monbus.es

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Gibraltar is 657 km. It takes approximately 6h 40m to drive from Madrid to Gibraltar.

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Etihad, Kuwait Airways, Air Europa and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Malaga Airport.

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