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There are 4 ways to get from Madrid to Roquetas de Mar by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  3h 11m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Almeria (LEI) MAD - LEI

88€ - 244€

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Bus  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Roquetas de Mar Vac-216

28€ - 60€

2 alternative options

Train  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Almeria 276

30€ - 45€

Drive  •  5h 43m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Roquetas de Mar 568.7 km

55€ - 80€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Roquetas de Mar is 112.

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The social distance requirement in Roquetas de Mar is 1.5 metres.

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The cost-effective way to get from Madrid to Roquetas de Mar is to bus, which costs 28€ - 60€ and takes 7h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Roquetas de Mar is to fly which costs 85€ - 250€ and takes 3h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Roquetas de Mar. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 15m.

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The distance between Madrid and Roquetas de Mar is 417 km. The road distance is 568.7 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Roquetas de Mar without a car is to bus which takes 7h 15m and costs 28€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 3h 11m to get from Madrid to Roquetas de Mar, including transfers.

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Madrid to Roquetas de Mar bus services, operated by BusbamSL, depart from Madrid station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Roquetas de Mar is to fly which takes 3h 11m and costs 85€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 28€ - 60€ and takes 7h 15m, you could also train, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 7h 57m.

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

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Madrid to Roquetas de Mar bus services, operated by BusbamSL, arrive at Roquetas de Mar station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Roquetas de Mar.
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  • Distance: 417 km
  • Duration: 3h 11m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Roquetas de Mar, Spain?

Iberia flies from Madrid to Roquetas de Mar twice daily. Alternatively, BusbamSL operates a bus from Madrid to Roquetas de Mar once daily. Tickets cost 28€ - 31€ and the journey takes 7h 15m. ALSA also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Almeria
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 220€
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
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Almeria
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
BusbamSL
Phone
902 22 72 72
Email
atencionaclientes@busbam.com
Website
busbam.com
Bus from Madrid to Roquetas de Mar
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 31€
Schedules at
busbam.com
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 Roquetas De Mar
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
alsa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Roquetas de Mar is 569 km. It takes approximately 5h 43m to drive from Madrid to Roquetas de Mar.

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Iberia offers flights from Madrid Airport to Almeria Airport.

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There are 93+ hotels available in Roquetas de Mar. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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