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

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Train  •  2h 34m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Sevilla-Santa Justa Ave / ...

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Rideshare  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Seville 531.3 km

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Bus  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid South Bus Station to Sevilla Coach Station Ayamonte Av Cayetano Feu - Madrid Barajas Airport Terminal 1 / ...

Drive  •  5h 2m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Seville 533.6 km

Fly  •  3h 16m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Sevilla (SVQ) MAD - SVQ

Madrid to Seville by train

The train journey time between Madrid and Seville is around 2h 34m and covers a distance of around 470 km. Operated by Renfe AVE and Renfe Viajeros, the Madrid to Seville train service departs from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arrives in Sevilla-Santa Justa. Typically 101 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

101 Weekly Trains
2h 34m Average Duration
€30 Cheapest Price
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Madrid → Seville
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Seville is 112.

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Seville is to rideshare which costs €23 - €26 and takes 6h 13m.

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The fastest way to get from Madrid to Seville is to train which takes 2h 34m and costs €30 - €95.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid South Bus Station station and arriving at Sevilla Coach Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Sevilla-Santa Justa. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 34m.

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The distance between Madrid and Seville is 390 km. The road distance is 533.6 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Seville without a car is to train which takes 2h 34m and costs €30 - €95.

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The train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Sevilla-Santa Justa takes 2h 34m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Madrid to Seville bus services, operated by Socibus, depart from Madrid South Bus Station.

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Madrid to Seville train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Seville is to train which takes 2h 34m and costs €30 - €95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €50 and takes 6h 5m, you could also fly, which costs €30 - €160 and takes 3h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Seville.
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  • Distance: 390.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 34m

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

Renfe AVE operates a train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Sevilla-Santa Justa every 2 hours. Tickets cost €45 - €95 and the journey takes 2h 34m. Renfe Viajeros also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, Socibus operates a bus from Madrid South Bus Station to Sevilla Coach Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost €40 - €50 and the journey takes 6h 5m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €270
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 Sevilla-Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €95
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€45 - €65
Promo+
€54 - €58
Flexible
€70 - €95
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
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Sevilla-Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Other operators
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Seville
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €26
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blablacar.es

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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 Seville bus services, operated by Socibus, arrive at Sevilla Coach Station.

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Madrid to Seville train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Sevilla-Santa Justa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Seville is 534 km. It takes approximately 5h 2m to drive from Madrid to Seville.

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Iberia offers flights from Madrid Airport to Sevilla Airport.

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There are 415+ hotels available in Seville. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Madrid and Seville. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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