There are 4 ways to get from Madrid to Lleida by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Lerida/Lleida Ave

$60 - $85

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Bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Lleida

$35 - $55

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Lleida 288 miles

$50 - $80

Fly, train  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Barcelona (BCN) MAD - BCN
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Lerida/Lleida

$60 - $196

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Lleida is to bus which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 5 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Lleida is to train which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 2 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Lleida. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Lerida/Lleida. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Lleida is 387 km. The road distance is 460.8 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Lleida without a car is to train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs 50€ - 70€.

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The train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Lerida/Lleida takes 2 h 5 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Madrid to Lleida bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid station.

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Madrid to Lleida train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Lleida is to train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs 50€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 5 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Lleida.
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  • Distance: 241.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 5 min

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

Spanish Railways AVE operates a train from Madrid to Lleida hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Madrid to Lleida hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 5 h 43 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Lerida/Lleida
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
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 Lleida
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
alsa.com

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

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

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Madrid to Lleida train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Lerida/Lleida station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Lleida is 461 km. It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to drive from Madrid to Lleida.

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

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There are 62+ hotels available in Lleida. Prices start at $41 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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