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

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Bus  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Oviedo

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Rideshare  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Oviedo 446 km

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Train  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Oviedo Alv

Train via Chamartin  •  5h 47m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Oviedo Alv / ...

Drive  •  4h 19m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Oviedo 445.9 km

Fly to Oviedo  •  4h 12m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Oviedo (OVD) MAD - OVD

Fly to Santander, bus  •  6h 7m

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

Madrid to Oviedo by train

The train journey time between Madrid and Oviedo is around 5h 29m and covers a distance of around 479 km. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, the Madrid to Oviedo train service departs from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arrives in Oviedo. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Trains
5h 29m Average Duration
€30 Cheapest Price
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Madrid → Oviedo
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Oviedo is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Oviedo is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Oviedo is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Oviedo is to rideshare which costs €20 - €23 and takes 5h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Oviedo is to fly which costs €45 - €170 and takes 4h 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid Estacion Sur and arriving at Oviedo. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Oviedo. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 29m.

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The distance between Madrid and Oviedo is 372 km. The road distance is 445.9 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Oviedo without a car is to bus which takes 5h 15m and costs €35 - €50.

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The bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Oviedo takes 5h 15m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Madrid to Oviedo train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Oviedo is to bus which takes 5h 15m and costs €35 - €50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €30 - €40 and takes 5h 29m, you could also fly, which costs €45 - €170 and takes 4h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Oviedo.
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  • Distance: 372.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 15m

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

ALSA operates a bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Oviedo hourly. Tickets cost €35 - €50 and the journey takes 5h 15m. Alternatively, Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Oviedo once daily. Tickets cost €30 - €40 and the journey takes 5h 29m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Oviedo
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €220
Flights from Madrid to Santander
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €200
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 Oviedo
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Oviedo
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
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 Oviedo
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Santander to Oviedo
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €23
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 Santander to Oviedo
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €15
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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Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Oviedo
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €23
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blablacar.es

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Oviedo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Oviedo is 446 km. It takes approximately 4h 19m to drive from Madrid to Oviedo.

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Iberia offers flights from Madrid Airport to Oviedo Airport.

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There are 117+ hotels available in Oviedo. Prices start at €87 per night.

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

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