There are 6 ways to get from Seville to Madrid by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 32 min

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

$60 - $85

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Seville to Madrid 329.7 miles

$23 - $27

4 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Seville to Madrid

$25 - $60

Drive  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Seville to Madrid 331.8 miles

$60 - $95

Fly from Sevilla  •  3 h 2 min

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

$34 - $227

Train to Jerez, fly  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Sevilla-San Bernardo to Aeropuerto de Jerez
  2. Fly from Jerez (XRY) to Madrid (MAD) XRY - MAD

$84 - $384

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seville to Madrid is to rideshare which costs 20€ - 23€ and takes 6 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seville to Madrid is to train which takes 2 h 32 min and costs 50€ - 70€.

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The distance between Seville and Madrid is 390 km. The road distance is 531 km.

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The train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha takes 2 h 32 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seville and arriving at Madrid. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sevilla Santa Justa and arriving at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 32 min.

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

Spanish Railways AVE operates a train from Seville to Madrid hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h 32 min. Alternatively, Socibus operates a bus from Seville to Madrid every 4 hours. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 6 h 25 min. ALSA also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Sevilla to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Sevilla to Madrid via Almeria
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Jerez to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla-San Bernardo to Aeropuerto de Jerez
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Seville to Madrid - Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Seville to Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Book at
blablacar.es

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