Avanza bus is one of the most popular bus companies in Spain, especially for those travelling around the Levante, Madrid, Castilla y León and Zaragoza. Based in Madrid, Avanza bus routes cater to over 300 destinations and offers short and long-distance coach services throughout Spain. From inter-city services to suburban bus routes, Avanza stops at hundreds of destinations.
If you're visiting the Costa del Sol, fast Avanza bus services operate regularly from Malaga to Algeciras and connects Madrid with Andalusia, Castilla-León, Castilla-La Mancha and Extremadura. Travellers can also find bus routes throughout the Iberian peninsula from Spain to Portugal, travelling from Madrid, Cáceres, Badajoz and Mérida to Lisbon. Read on to discover everything you need about Avanza services and onboard facilities, bus routes, top Avanza destinations and how to buy cheap Avanza bus tickets directly with Omio.
Looking for affordable travel options between Madrid and Malaga? Not sure where you can hop on a bus from Salamanca? We’ve put together a handy list of top bus stations with links to Avanza buses, plus information about their facilities to help you get to and from your destination. Bus stations typically tend to be located close to city centres and numerous transport routes, meaning you won’t have to find transfers in and out of the city.
Madrid Estación Sur de Autobuses: This is Madrid’s main bus station, also known as Méndez Álvaro, and serves as the central hub for major bus routes out of Madrid. Facilities include cafés, shops, toilets, luggage storage plus access to taxi ranks, city buses and local trains which also run out of this station. The central train station in Madrid, Atocha, is located a short walk away.
Malaga Central Bus station: The station is centrally located next to Malaga Railway station, which has direct connections to Malaga airport. Facilities include 24-hour taxi ranks, café, bar, plus newspaper and souvenir vendors.
Segovia Coach Terminal: Segovia Coach Terminal is a short 7 minute walk from the city centre and easily located the train station. The bus terminal has a parking lot and coffee bar, with the possibility to buy food from nearby kiosks a short distance from the station.
Salamanca Coach Terminal: Centrally located in Salamanca, the bus terminal is around 1 mile from the main city centre. There are public, city coaches and a taxi stand at the bus terminal. Facilities include toilets, food kiosks, an ATM and a coffee shop.
Train station of Valencia at night. Source: Shutterstock
Not sure where to begin your Avanza adventure? Check out these popular Avanza destinations for travel details and nearby attractions:
Avanza operates regular bus services to over 300 destinations in Spain and Portugal in the Iberian peninsula. Most Avanza speed buses depart from the capital of Madrid and travel to popular destinations in the east and west of the country on a daily basis, such as Segovia and Barcelona. The most popular routes have more frequent services, but most services run every day of the week. Avanza bus Spain also operates along the southwest coast of Spain along the Costa del Sol, including Express Services, which makes fewer stops. Use Omio to compare Avanza bus timetables and filter them by departure time, arrival time, duration and price. Take a look at the timetable below to get a gist of Avanza's schedule.
|Avanzabus Madrid– Salamanca||08:00||10:30||02h30min||From €11|
|Avanzabus Lisbon–Madrid||12:15||21:55||08h40min||From €24|
|Avanzabus Badajoz– Barcelona||07:30||21:30||14h||From €55|
|Avanzabus Valencia–Madrid||09:00||13:15||4h15min||From €15|
|Avanzabus Madrid–Badajoz||01:35||08:30||6h55min||From €14|
Avanza offers discounts and deals which can be applied to tickets when buying through Omio. Cheaper tickets are available for certain groups so it’s worth checking out what sort of discount you can apply:
Avanza has a range of fleets with different facilities across their bus services, depending on your travel route. When booking your Avanza bus tickets, look out for the following options:
Passengers travelling on Avanza bus services can book Standard Class tickets for bus trips across Spain.
Avanza connects some of the most important Spanish cities in the centre of the country to smaller destinations along the coast or in the mountains.
Planning a trip from a href="// www.omio.co.uk/coaches/madrid/segovia">Madrid to Segovia? Omio have put together a snapshot of all the important information to make planning easy. When you’re ready to book, just head to our handy search tool and we’ll find the best ticket for your journey.
Thinking of heading for a weekend out by the Mediterranean sea? Travellers can easily get from Madrid to Valencia on an Avanza coach, for an affordable last minute option to get out of the city and onto the beach.
This short bus journey between two top holiday destinations takes passengers along the coast from Málaga to Marbella quickly and inexpensively. Great for a day trip or if you’re hopping along the Spanish coast for your holidays this year.
Aerial view of Malaga and the cathedral. Credit: Shutterstock
Travelling by Avanza bus is an excellent way to discover Spain and connect to the local people, food and culture.
If you are looking for a sustainable way to travel around Spain, bus travel is one of the cleanest modes of transport. Buses can transport up to 55 passengers, compared to a 4-person car, which reduces emissions per person while cutting congestion and saving fuel. Bus travel is also cheaper than maintaining a private vehicle, buying petrol, paying for parking and travelling through clean air zones within city limits. Learn more about sustainable travel in the Window Seat travel magazine.