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There are 4 ways to get from Madrid to Plasencia by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Plasencia-Ciudad

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Plasencia

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Plasencia

Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid to Plasencia

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Plasencia is to rideshare which costs €17 and takes 3h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Plasencia is to drive which costs €27 - €40 and takes 2h 26m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Plasencia. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias and arriving at Plasencia-Ciudad. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 45m.

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The distance between Madrid and Plasencia is 207 km. The road distance is 245.9 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Plasencia without a car is to train which takes 2h 45m and costs €19 - €24.

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The train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Plasencia-Ciudad takes 2h 45m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Madrid to Plasencia bus services, operated by Cevesa, depart from Madrid station.

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Madrid to Plasencia train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Plasencia is to train which takes 2h 45m and costs €19 - €24. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €18 and takes 3h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Plasencia.
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  • Distance: 207 km
  • Duration: 2h 45m

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

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Plasencia-Ciudad twice daily. Tickets cost €19 - €24 and the journey takes 2h 45m. Alternatively, Cevesa operates a bus from Madrid to Plasencia twice daily. Tickets cost €18 and the journey takes 3h 30m.

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
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Plasencia-Ciudad
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Cevesa
Phone
+34 (0) 902 39 31 32
Email
atencionalcliente@cevesa.es
Website
cevesa.es
Bus from Madrid to Plasencia
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18
Schedules at
cevesa.es
Other operators
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Plasencia
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17
Book at
blablacar.es

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Madrid to Plasencia bus services, operated by Cevesa, arrive at Plasencia station.

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Madrid to Plasencia train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Plasencia-Ciudad station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Plasencia is 246 km. It takes approximately 2h 26m to drive from Madrid to Plasencia.

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There are 34+ hotels available in Plasencia. Prices start at €87 per night.

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

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