There are 5 ways to get from Madrid to Salamanca by bus, train, night train, rideshare 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.

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Bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Salamanca Auto Res Express / ...

$17 - $27

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Salamanca 133.6 miles

$12 - $14

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca Ir / ...

$28 - $42

Trenhotel  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the Trenhotel from Madrid Chamartín Station to Estación de Salamanca Lusitania

$32 - $47

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Salamanca 134.1 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Salamanca is to rideshare which costs 10€ - 13€ and takes 2 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Salamanca is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 8 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Salamanca is 176 km. The road distance is 214.5 km.

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The bus from Madrid to Salamanca takes 2 h 45 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Salamanca. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Salamanca. However, there are services departing from Madrid Sol and arriving at Salamanca via Madrid-Chamartin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Salamanca is to bus which takes 2 h 45 min and costs 15€ - 23€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 3 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Salamanca.
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  • Distance: 110.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Salamanca, Castille and León, Spain?

Avanza Grupo operates a bus from Madrid to Salamanca hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $27 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min. Alternatively, Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Madrid to Salamanca every 2 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min.

Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Madrid Chamartín Station to Estación de Salamanca
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Madrid to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Auto Res Express
$27
Auto Res Normal
$19
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Book at
blablacar.es

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