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

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Train  •  3h 8m

  1. Take the train from Pamplona to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Alv

28€ - 35€

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Rideshare  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the rideshare from Pampelune to Madrid 406.6 km

15€ - 28€

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Bus  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Pamplona to Madrid Pamplona to Madrid / ...

19€ - 35€

Bus via Soria  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Soria. Estación Bus. Av. Valladolid 40 Pamplona/Iruña-Soria
  2. Take the bus from Soria to Madrid

31€ - 46€

Drive  •  4h 19m

  1. Drive from Pamplona to Madrid 407.4 km

40€ - 65€

Fly from Pamplona  •  3h 2m

  1. Fly from Pamplona (PNA) to Madrid (MAD) PNA - MAD

32€ - 182€

Bus, bus to Bilbao, fly  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1
  2. Take the bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Airport Loiu Bilbao
  3. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Madrid (MAD) BIO - MAD

46€ - 319€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pamplona to Madrid is to rideshare which costs 15€ - 28€ and takes 5h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Pamplona to Madrid is to fly which costs 30€ - 190€ and takes 3h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pamplona and arriving at Madrid. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pamplona and arriving at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 8m.

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The distance between Pamplona and Madrid is 317 km. The road distance is 407.4 km.

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The best way to get from Pamplona to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 3h 8m and costs 28€ - 35€.

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The train from Pamplona to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha takes 3h 8m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Pamplona to Madrid bus services, operated by PLM Autocares, depart from Pamplona station.

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Pamplona to Madrid train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Pamplona station.

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The best way to get from Pamplona to Madrid is to train which takes 3h 8m and costs 28€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 5h 15m, you could also fly, which costs 30€ - 190€ and takes 3h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Pamplona to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 317.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 8m

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

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Pamplona to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha 3 times a day. Tickets cost 28€ - 35€ and the journey takes 3h 8m. Alternatively, PLM Autocares operates a bus from Pamplona to Madrid every 4 hours. Tickets cost 19€ - 23€ and the journey takes 5h 15m. Autocares Grupo Samar also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Pamplona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 240€
Flights from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 290€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 220€
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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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Pamplona to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Conda S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902 422 242
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
conda.es
Bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Soria. Estación Bus. Av. Valladolid 40
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
Conda S.A.
Bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Conda S.A.
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
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Pamplona to Soria
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Soria to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
alsa.com
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Pamplona to San Sebastián / Donostia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Schedules at
hife.es
La Baztanesa S.A.
Phone
948 58 01 29
Email
autobuses@labaztanesa.com
Website
labaztanesa.com
Bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
La Baztanesa S.A.
La Estellesa S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 948 326 509
Email
info@laestellesa.com
Website
laestellesa.com
Bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
7€ - 13€
Website
La Estellesa S.A.
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Airport Loiu Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 17€
Schedules at
pesa.net
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Pampelune to Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 28€
Book at
blablacar.es

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The quickest flight from Pamplona Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Pamplona to Madrid bus services, operated by PLM Autocares, arrive at Madrid station.

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Pamplona to Madrid train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pamplona to Madrid is 407 km. It takes approximately 4h 19m to drive from Pamplona to Madrid.

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Iberia offers flights from Pamplona Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 3960+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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

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The best way to get from Pamplona to Pamplona Airport is to bus which takes 21 min and costs 3€.

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