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

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

Fly  •  2 h 59 min

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

$127 - $348

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Roquetas de Mar

$30 - $60

2 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanías to Almeria Tlg

$65 - $80

Drive  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Roquetas de Mar 356.1 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Roquetas de Mar is to bus which costs 28€ - 50€ and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Roquetas de Mar is to fly which costs 100€ - 300€ and takes 2 h 59 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Roquetas de Mar is 417 km. The road distance is 569.7 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Madrid to Roquetas de Mar, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Roquetas de Mar. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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

Iberia flies from Madrid to Roquetas de Mar 4 times a day. Alternatively, Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Madrid to Roquetas de Mar 3 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $80 and the journey takes 5 h 58 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Almeria
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Almeria via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanías to Almeria
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
BusbamSL
Phone
902 22 72 72
Email
atencionaclientes@busbam.com
Website
busbam.com
Bus from Madrid to Roquetas de Mar
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$33 - $35
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 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 Roquetas De Mar
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
alsa.com

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