There are 7 ways to get from Madrid to Lugo by bus, train, rideshare, car or plane

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Bus  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Lugo

35€ - 55€

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Rideshare  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Lugo 500.4 km

25€

5 alternative options

Train  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Lugo Alv

40€ - 52€

Bus via Ourense  •  9h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Ourense Auto Res
  2. Take the bus from Ourense to Lugo Área de Lugo

42€ - 59€

Drive  •  4h 47m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Lugo 500.2 km

50€ - 80€

Fly to A Coruna, bus  •  4h 47m

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

39€ - 194€

Fly to Santiago de Compostela, bus  •  5h 26m

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

29€ - 143€

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

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Lugo is to fly and bus which costs 35€ - 200€ and takes 4h 47m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid Estacion Sur and arriving at Lugo. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Lugo. However, there are services departing from Sol and arriving at Lugo via Madrid-Chamartin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 49m.

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The distance between Madrid and Lugo is 431 km. The road distance is 500.2 km.

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

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The bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Lugo takes 5h 35m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Madrid to Lugo train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Madrid-Chamartin station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Lugo is to bus which takes 5h 35m and costs 35€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 7h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Lugo.
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  • Distance: 430.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 35m

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

ALSA operates a bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Lugo every 4 hours. Tickets cost 35€ - 55€ and the journey takes 5h 35m. Alternatively, Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Madrid-Chamartin to Lugo once daily. Tickets cost 35€ - 45€ and the journey takes 6h 39m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 180€
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
23€ - 180€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 190€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
14€ - 110€
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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Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Lugo
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
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
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Lugo
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from A Coruña/La Coruña to Lugo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
alsa.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Ourense to Lugo
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Schedules at
monbus.es
Transporte de Galicia
Website
tmg.xunta.gal
Bus from Ourense to Lugo
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Schedules at
tmg.xunta.gal
Bus from Santiago Compostela Airport to Lugo
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Schedules at
tmg.xunta.gal
Arriva Galicia, S.L.
Phone
+34 (0) 981 31 12 13
Email
atencioncliente@arriva.es
Website
arriva.gal
Bus from A Coruña to Lugo
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Schedules at
arriva.gal
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Lugo
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
25€
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 Lugo bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Lugo station.

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Madrid to Lugo train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Lugo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Lugo is 500 km. It takes approximately 4h 47m to drive from Madrid to Lugo.

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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 Lugo train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Madrid to Lugo bus tickets online with Omio and Busbud.

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There are 137+ hotels available in Lugo. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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

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