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from Madrid to Burgos

You can get from Madrid to Burgos by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Madrid to Burgos on 29 Jan we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T42h30 10:45Burgos
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16:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T42h30 19:15Burgos
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10:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T42h30 13:15Burgos
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Sat
29 Jan
£32Renfe Alvia
£17Alsa
Sun
30 Jan
£24Renfe Alvia
£17Alsa
Mon
31 Jan
£28Renfe Alvia
£17Alsa
Tue
1 Feb
£16Renfe Alvia
£17Alsa
Wed
2 Feb
£20Renfe Alvia
£17Alsa
Thu
3 Feb
£24Renfe Alvia
£17Alsa
Fri
4 Feb
£27Renfe Intercity
£17Alsa
Sat
5 Feb
£28Renfe Alvia
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Sun
6 Feb
£32Renfe Alvia
£17Alsa
Mon
7 Feb
£20Renfe Alvia
£17Alsa
Tue
8 Feb
£16Renfe Alvia
£17Alsa
Wed
9 Feb
£20Renfe Alvia
£17Alsa
Thu
10 Feb
£16Renfe Alvia
£17Alsa
Fri
11 Feb
£27Renfe Intercity
£17Alsa
Sat
12 Feb
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£17Alsa
Sun
13 Feb
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£17Alsa
Mon
14 Feb
£20Renfe Alvia
£17Alsa
Tue
15 Feb
£14Renfe Alvia
£17Alsa
Wed
16 Feb
£12Renfe Alvia
£17Alsa
Thu
17 Feb
£20Renfe Alvia
£17Alsa

Travel Information to Burgos from Madrid

distanceDistance133 miles (214 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £30
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £17 • 2 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £30 • 2 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or Renfe Alvia

Take a coach or train to travel 133 miles (214 km) from Madrid to Burgos. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 17 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Alsa or Renfe Alvia among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Madrid to Burgos.

How to Travel from Madrid to Burgos?

Travelling from Madrid to Burgos should be hassle-free, and passengers have a number of methods at their disposal. Some will prefer to catch the bus through Spain's dramatic landscapes, while others prefer the speed of trains. Both methods offer convenient connections, with bus journey times of around 2 hours 30 minutes and train durations of just under 2 hours 20 minutes.

What is the Cheapest Way To Get from Madrid to Burgos?

Generally speaking, buses will offer the cheapest connections between Madrid and Burgos. Alsa provides two to three buses per hour from Barajas Airport, Estacion Sur, and Avenida de América in central Madrid, and services can take as little as 2 hours 30 minutes. However, trains aren't much more expensive in many cases. Renfe is the main rail operator, running four to six direct trains per day, with journey times starting at 2 hours 17 minutes. Trains run from Principe Po and Chamartin to central Burgos, allowing easy transfers between city centres.

What is the Fastest Way to Travel from Madrid to Burgos?

Buses and trains are relatively similar when it comes to total journey times. The quickest trains will reach Burgos in 2 hours 17 minutes, with no changes required, while the fastest buses take about 2 hours 30 minutes, again with no need to change. The fastest trains tend to run from Chamartin, and those from Principe Pio can take over 4 hours. Bus times vary as well, with some services taking 3 hours 30 minutes (usually from Madrid's Estacion Sur). So searching for the fastest connections is always a good idea.

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Travel from Madrid to Burgos by Train

Taking the train is a popular way to travel to Burgos from Madrid and mixes fast connections with maximum comfort. Renfe is the sole operator of bus services to Burgos and provides four to six direct connections every day of the year. Trains tend to run from early morning until early evening and can take as little as 2 hours 17 minutes to reach Burgos. They leave from both Chamartin and Principe Pio in Madrid. Chamartin will be ideal for those in northern Madrid, while Principe Pio is close to the city centre. All buses run into Rosa de Lima Station in northern Burgos, which is about two miles from the city centre. From there, taxis reach the centre of town in under 10 minutes.

Travel from Madrid to Burgos by Bus

Taking the bus is probably the most popular form of public transport to use between Madrid and Burgos. Alsa operates on the route, running over 40 direct connections every day, and two to three departures per hour during the day. Buses leave from Avenida de América in the city centre, Madrid's Estacion Sur in the south, and Barajas Airport, and journey times start as low as 2 hours 30 minutes. Alsa's services are divided into two classes: standard buses and Supra services. The latter has more legroom and extras like WiFi and on-board entertainment for a slightly higher fee. All run into either Gamonal in eastern Burgos or the city's Estacion de Autobuses. Taxis take four to five minutes from Gamonal, which is just a couple of miles from the centre. Sightseers may prefer services to the bus station, which is a five-minute walk from the historic centre.

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FAQs

How do you get from Madrid to Burgos?

There are 2 travel options from Madrid to Burgos: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Madrid to Burgos?

The cheapest way from Madrid to Burgos is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £17 compared to other travel options to Burgos:

A coach is generally £14 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £30 from Madrid to Burgos.

What is the fastest way from Madrid to Burgos?

The fastest way from Madrid to Burgos is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 17 min.

Other travel options from Madrid to Burgos can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 2 h 30 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Madrid to Burgos would I travel?

The Madrid to Burgos distance is approximately 133 miles (214 km).

How many services a day are there to Burgos from Madrid?

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Burgos is:

  • 1 coach per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Burgos from Madrid as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Madrid to Burgos, where do I depart from Madrid and where do I arrive in Burgos?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Madrid to Burgos:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Burgos.
  • Most travellers take a train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Burgos - Rosa De Lima.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Madrid to Burgos?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Madrid to Burgos, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Alsa can get you to Burgos by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Alsa from Madrid to Burgos for £17 on Omio.
  • Travel with Renfe Alvia for trains to Burgos. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Renfe Alvia Madrid to Burgos tickets on Omio for £30.

Can I travel directly between Madrid and Burgos?

Yes, there are direct services available between Madrid and Burgos with the following travel operators:

  • You can find around 1 direct coach per day and book this direct coach with Alsa or Alsa Supra.
  • You can travel directly by train with Renfe MD or Renfe Alvia with direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Burgos as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Burgos from Madrid.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Madrid to Burgos?

Many of our customers travelling from Madrid to Burgos don't make Burgos their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Barcelona, Bilbao or Valladolid, either of which you could add to your Madrid and Burgos trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Burgos to any of these top destinations today!

When should I book a ticket between Madrid and Burgos online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Madrid to Burgos, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £17 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £30 one way.

But we recommend booking Madrid to Burgos tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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