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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid to Sallent by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  2. Take the train from Pl. Espanya to Manresa-Alta R5 / ...

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Fly, train  •  6h 20m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Barcelona (BCN) MAD - BCN
  2. Take the train from Ildefons Cerdà to Manresa-Alta

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Bus via Lleida  •  10h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Mendez Alvaro Estacion Sur to Lleida Bus Station Zafra Ctra Badajoz Granada - Lleida Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Lleida to Manresa L-28

Bus  •  10h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Barcelona
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona to Sallent

Drive  •  5h 37m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Sallent 584.3 km

Madrid to Sallent by train and bus

The journey time between Madrid and Sallent is around 5h 52m and covers a distance of around 685 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 34m. Operated by Renfe AVE, Renfe SNCF, Tmb and others, the Madrid to Sallent service departs from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arrives in Sallent. Typically 87 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

87 Weekly Services
5h 52m Average Duration
€71 Cheapest Price
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Madrid → Sallent
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sallent is 112.

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The social distance requirement in Sallent is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Sallent is to bus via Lleida which costs €45 - €65 and takes 10h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Sallent is to drive which costs €65 - €95 and takes 5h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Sallent. However, there are services departing from Madrid Mendez Alvaro Estacion Sur and arriving at Sallent via Lleida and Manresa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 9m.

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The distance between Madrid and Sallent is 494 km. The road distance is 584.3 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Sallent without a car is to train which takes 5h 52m and costs €70 - €130.

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It takes approximately 5h 52m to get from Madrid to Sallent, including transfers.

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Madrid to Sallent bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, depart from Madrid Mendez Alvaro Estacion Sur station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Sallent is to train which takes 5h 52m and costs €70 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus via Lleida, which costs €45 - €65 and takes 10h 9m.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Madrid to Sallent bus services, operated by Sagales, arrive at Manresa station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Sallent.
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  • Distance: 494.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 52m

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

You can take a train from Madrid to Sallent via Barcelona-Sants, Pl dels Països Catalans - Estació de Sants, Pl Espanya - FGC, Pl. Espanya, Manresa-Alta, and Manresa in around 5h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid to Sallent via Lleida and Manresa in around 10h 9m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €140
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €140
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €150
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €150
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€21 - €140
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
renfe-sncf.com
FGC Catalunya
Phone
900 90 15 15
Website
fgc.cat
Train from Pl. Espanya to Manresa-Alta
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
FGC Catalunya
Train from Ildefons Cerdà to Manresa-Alta
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
FGC Catalunya
Bus operators
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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Barcelona to Sallent
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
alsa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Sallent is 584 km. It takes approximately 5h 37m to drive from Madrid to Sallent.

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Ryanair, Air Europa, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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