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

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Train  •  2h 32m

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

30€ - 95€

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Rideshare  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the rideshare from Seville to Madrid 527.1 km

20€ - 23€

4 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Sevilla to Madrid, Estacion Sur Huelva

26€ - 50€

Drive  •  5h 2m

  1. Drive from Seville to Madrid 530.7 km

50€ - 75€

Fly from Sevilla  •  3h 23m

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

34€ - 154€

Train to Jerez, fly  •  3h 57m

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

50€ - 77€

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

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The quickest way to get from Seville to Madrid is to train which costs 30€ - 95€ and takes 2h 32m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sevilla and arriving at Madrid, Estacion Sur. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 25m.

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

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The distance between Seville and Madrid is 390 km. The road distance is 530.7 km.

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The best way to get from Seville to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 2h 32m and costs 30€ - 95€.

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The train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha takes 2h 32m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Seville to Madrid bus services, operated by Socibus, depart from Sevilla station.

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

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The best way to get from Seville to Madrid is to train which takes 2h 32m and costs 30€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 50€ and takes 6h 25m, you could also fly, which costs 30€ - 160€ and takes 3h 23m.

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Map of how to get from Seville to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 390.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 32m

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

Renfe AVE operates a train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha 4 times a day. Tickets cost 45€ - 95€ and the journey takes 2h 32m. Renfe Viajeros also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, Socibus operates a bus from Sevilla to Madrid, Estacion Sur twice daily. Tickets cost 26€ - 50€ and the journey takes 6h 25m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Sevilla to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Flights from Jerez to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 120€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
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
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Sevilla-San Bernardo to La Parra
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Seville to Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 23€
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blablacar.es

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The quickest flight from Sevilla Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Seville to Madrid bus services, operated by Socibus, arrive at Madrid, Estacion Sur station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Seville to Madrid is 531 km. It takes approximately 5h 2m to drive from Seville to Madrid.

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Iberia offers flights from Sevilla Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 5774+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Seville 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 Seville to Sevilla Airport is to shuttle which takes 32 min and costs 4€.

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