Getting to Madrid by Coach

  • Cómo llegar en autobús

Méndez Álvaro coach station has the highest flow of traffic in the capital. It is busy at any time of the day. Together with Avenida de América coach station, they are the first reference for many travellers on setting foot in Madrid.

Estación Sur Coach Station

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

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  • Alsa. (+34) 902 42 22 42. Its network of coaches covers most 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. Running to and from Seville, Cadiz, Cordoba, Huelva and Jerez de la Frontera.
  • Avanza Bus. (+34) 902 02 09 99 Services linking Madrid to Badajoz, Benavente, Caceres, Castellon, Cuenca, Merida, Orense, Pontevedra, Salamanca, Valencia, Vigo, Zamora and Lisbon (Portugal).
  • FlixBus(+34) 900 99 87 19. This is the largest network of bus routes in Europe, linking Madrid to the major cities around Spain and 35 European countries.

Avenida de América Coach Station

Avenida de América, 9. Metro: Avenida de América (L4, L6, L7, L9).

  • Numerous inter-urban bus lines that link Madrid with surrounding towns.  
  • Alsa. (+34) 902 42 22 42. Various coaches depart from this station to twelve Spanish cities, including Barcelona, Huesca, Lerida, Tarragona and Zaragoza.

Inter-urban Coach Lines

Various inter-urban coaches depart from AlucheConde de CasalLegazpiMoncloaPlaza de CastillaPlaza ElípticaPríncipe Pío and Ronda de Atocha  to link the city of Madrid with surrounding towns in the region and Central Spain. For example, Alsa runs the Madrid-Toledo service from Plaza Elíptica and La Sepulvedana runs the Madrid-Segovia service from the Moncloa interchange.

Tourist and occasional bus parking system (SEA Madrid)

Coach drivers in tourist service, travel agencies, hotels, tourist guides and other tourism and cultural agents requiring information on the designated points to pick up and drop off passengers and time-limited and long-stay parking spaces can download this document.




Getting around

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