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

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

Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Lugo

$35 - $55

Cheapest option

Fly to Santiago de Compostela, bus  •  5 h 4 min

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

$26 - $138

6 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Lugo(SP) A

$71 - $92

Bus via Benavente  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Benavente Auto Res
  2. Take the bus from Benavente to Lugo

$50 - $76

Trenhotel  •  10 h 4 min

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

$86 - $112

Rideshare  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Lugo 312.7 miles

$30

Drive  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Lugo 312.7 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to A Coruna, bus  •  5 h 1 min

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

$66 - $223

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Lugo is to rideshare which costs 25€ and takes 5 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Lugo is to drive which takes 4 h 45 min and costs 50€ - 75€.

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The distance between Madrid and Lugo is 431 km. The road distance is 500 km.

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The bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Lugo takes 5 h 35 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid Estacion Sur and arriving at Lugo. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Lugo. However, there are services departing from Madrid Sol and arriving at Lugo(SP) via Madrid-Chamartin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 31 min.

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

ALSA operates a bus from Madrid to Lugo 5 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 5 h 35 min. Alternatively, Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Madrid to Lugo once daily. Tickets cost $70 - $90 and the journey takes 6 h 21 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Flights from Madrid to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
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.

Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Lugo(SP)
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Madrid-Chamartin to Lugo
Ave. Duration
8 h 54 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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 Lugo
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Benavente to Lugo
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from A Coruña to Lugo
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Empresa Freire
Phone
+34 902 800 220
Email
infofreire@empresafreire.com
Website
empresafreire.com
Bus from Casa Lorenzo to Lugo
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $11
Schedules at
empresafreire.com
Transporte de Galicia
Website
tmg.xunta.gal
Bus from Casa Lorenzo to Lugo
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
tmg.xunta.gal
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Lugo
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30
Book at
blablacar.es

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