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

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Train  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Puerto De Santa Maria Alv

37€ - 48€

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Sevilla-Santa Justa Ave / ...
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Rota M-905

42€ - 107€

Bus  •  8h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid, Estacion Sur to Sevilla Madrid / ...
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Rota M-905

38€ - 48€

Bus via Madrid Est Sur  •  9h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Est Sur to Sevilla Plaza Armas 232
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Rota M-905

42€ - 56€

Drive  •  6h 22m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Rota 653.6 km

70€ - 110€

Fly to Sevilla, bus  •  5h 54m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Sevilla (SVQ) MAD - SVQ
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Rota

42€ - 237€

Fly to Jerez, bus  •  5h 22m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Jerez (XRY) MAD - XRY
  2. Take the bus from Jerez de la Frontera to Rota

58€ - 253€

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Rota is to bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 8h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Rota is to train which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 5h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Rota. However, there are services departing from Madrid, Estacion Sur and arriving at Rota via Plaza de Armas and Seville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 58m.

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The distance between Madrid and Rota is 481 km. The road distance is 653.6 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Rota without a car is to train which takes 5h 12m and costs 35€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 5h 12m to get from Madrid to Rota, including transfers.

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Madrid to Rota bus services, operated by Socibus, depart from Madrid, Estacion Sur station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Rota is to train which takes 5h 12m and costs 35€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 8h 58m.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Sevilla Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Madrid to Rota bus services, operated by Transportes Comes, arrive at Rota station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Rota.
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  • Distance: 480.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 12m

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

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Puerto De Santa Maria 4 times a day. Tickets cost 35€ - 45€ and the journey takes 3h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid to Rota via Plaza de Armas, Menéndez Pelayo - Juzgados, and Seville in around 8h 58m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 210€
Flights from Madrid to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 300€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
26€ - 150€
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-Puerta De Atocha to Puerto De Santa Maria
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Sevilla-Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Sevilla-Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 95€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
45€ - 65€
Promo+
54€ - 58€
Flexible
70€ - 95€
Bus operators
Transportes Comes
Phone
956 291 168
Email
comercial@tgcomes.es
Website
tgcomes.es
Bus from Seville to Rota
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
Bus from Jerez de la Frontera to Rota
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Madrid Est Sur to Sevilla Plaza Armas
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
Transportes Bahia de Cadiz
Phone
+34 (0) 955 038 665
Website
siu.cmtbc.es
Bus from Jerez de la Frontera to Rota
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Schedules at
siu.cmtbc.es

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Rota is 654 km. It takes approximately 6h 22m to drive from Madrid to Rota.

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Iberia and Air Europa offer flights from Madrid Airport to Sevilla Airport.

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There are 1815+ hotels available in Rota. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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