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There are 9 ways to get from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Madrid Airport (MAD) by bus, plane, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus to Bilbao, fly  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Vitoria/Gasteiz-Estación/Geltoki to Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Madrid (MAD) BIO - MAD

$48 - $217

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Bus Union Ivkoni  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Madrid

$20 - $29

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Train to Pamplona, fly  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Vitoria/Gasteiz to Pamplona
  2. Fly from Pamplona (PNA) to Madrid (MAD) PNA - MAD

$89 - $461

Bus to San Sebastian, fly  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bizkaia Pasealekua 12
  2. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Madrid (MAD) EAS - MAD

$89 - $313

Bus, bus to Santander, fly  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Vitoria/Gasteiz-Estación/Geltoki to Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Santander
  3. Fly from Santander (SDR) to Madrid (MAD) SDR - MAD

$79 - $425

Train to Logrono, fly  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Miranda de Ebro to Logrono
  2. Fly from Logrono (RJL) to Madrid (MAD) RJL - MAD

$94 - $203

Bus ALSA  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Madrid - Barajas Airport T4

$29 - $45

Train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Vitoria/Gasteiz to Valladolid Campo Grande Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Madrid-Chamartin A / ...

$53 - $80

Drive  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Madrid Airport (MAD) 213.9 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to bus which costs 17€ - 26€ and takes 8 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vitoria-Gasteiz and arriving at Madrid - Barajas Airport T4. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Madrid Airport (MAD). However, there are services departing from Vitoria/Gasteiz and arriving at Madrid Airport via Valladolid Campo Grande and Chamartín. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 47 min.

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The distance between Vitoria-Gasteiz and Madrid Airport (MAD) is 273 km. The road distance is 342.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Madrid Airport (MAD) without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 35 min and costs 25€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to get from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Madrid Airport (MAD), including transfers.

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Vitoria-Gasteiz to Madrid Airport (MAD) bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Vitoria-Gasteiz station.

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Vitoria-Gasteiz to Madrid Airport (MAD) train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Vitoria/Gasteiz station.

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The best way to get from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to bus which takes 4 h 35 min and costs 25€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4 h 47 min.

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Map of how to get from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Madrid Airport (MAD).
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  • Distance: 170.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 34 min

What companies run services between Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain and Madrid Airport (MAD), Spain?

ALSA operates a bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Madrid Airport (MAD) twice daily. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Madrid Airport (MAD) via Valladolid Campo Grande, Madrid-Chamartin, and Chamartín in around 4 h 47 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Pamplona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from San Sebastian to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Santander to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Logrono to Madrid
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vitoria/Gasteiz to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Website
renfe.com
Standard
$7 - $19
First
$11 - $25
Train from Miranda de Ebro to Logrono
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vitoria/Gasteiz to Valladolid Campo Grande
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Autobuses La Union
Phone
94 476. 50. 07
Website
autobuseslaunion.com
Bus from Vitoria/Gasteiz-Estación/Geltoki to Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
La Union
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 Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Madrid - Barajas Airport T4
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bizkaia Pasealekua 12
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
Lurraldebus
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com

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

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Vitoria-Gasteiz to Madrid Airport (MAD) bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 station.

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Vitoria-Gasteiz to Madrid Airport (MAD) train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Madrid-Chamartin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vitoria-Gasteiz to Madrid Airport (MAD) is 342 km. It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to drive from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Madrid Airport (MAD).

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Air Europa and Iberia offer flights from Bilbao Airport to Madrid Airport.

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Book your Vitoria-Gasteiz to Madrid Airport (MAD) bus tickets online with ALSA.

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There are 3744+ hotels available in Madrid Airport (MAD). Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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