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getting to MADRID by coach

Every day, thousands of passengers from around the whole country arrive at one of Madrid´s two main bus stations.

The heaviest traffic in the capital comes through the Méndez-Álvaro station. Its frenetic pace seldom abates throughout the day. In close standing is the station of Avenida de America, which is the first place many voyagers see upon arriving in Madrid.

Estación Sur de Madrid (South Station) 

Méndez Álvaro, 83. Metro: Méndez Álvaro (L6). Phone: (+34) 91 468 42 00.


  • Alsa. (+34) 902 42 22 42. Their buses cover almost all parts of Spain. They also travel to several cities in Morocco and some European countries (Germany, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Slovakia, France, Great Britain, Holland, Italy, Luxembourg, Moldavia, Poland, Portugal, the Czech Republic, Romania, Switzerland and Ukraine).

  • Socibus. (+34) 902 22 92 92. Service to and from Sevilla, Cádiz, Córdoba, Huelva and Jerez de la Frontera.

  • Auto Res. (+34) 902 02 09 99. Offers lines linking Madrid with Badajoz, Benavente, Cáceres, Castellón, Cuenca, Mérida, Orense, Pontevedra, Salamanca, Valencia, Vigo, Zamora and Lisbon (Portugal).

Estación de Avenida de América

Avenida de América, 9. Metro: Avenida de América (L4, L6, L7, L9). Phone: (+34) 902 30 20 10.

  • Numerous interurban bus lines link Madrid with its surrounding areas and suburbs.

  • Continental-Auto. (+34) 902 33 04 00. Serves Bilbao, San Sebastián, Vitoria, Burgos, Santander, Pamplona, Logroño, Soria and Granada.

  • Alsa. (+34)  902 42 22 42. Various buses depart from this station and serve twelve Spanish cities, such as Barcelona, Huesca, Lérida, Tarragona and Zaragoza, amongst others. 

Intercity coach lines

Various interurban buses leave from Aluche, Conde Casal, Moncloa, Plaza Castilla, Plaza Elíptica, Príncipe Pío and Ronda de Atocha and connect Madrid with surrounding cities and towns in the Region, as welll as nearby cities from Central Spain. For example, Alsa offers a Madrid - Toledo service from Plaza Elíptica and La Sepulvedana offers Madrid - Segovia from Príncipe Pío

Mobility Plan: Parking Arrangements for Tour Coaches

Coach drivers in tourist service, travel agencies, hotels, tourist guides and other agents belonging to the tourist and cultural sector who want to know about the designated points for drop off and pick up of bus passengers, as well as spaces reserved for time-limited parking and long-term parking, can download this document.