Cheap bus tickets from Madrid to Cuenca

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Cheapest

$8

Average

$11

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Madrid to Cuenca will cost around $ 11 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 8.

09:00AMMadrid1h40 10:40AMCuenca
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$81One-way
04:40PMMadrid1h50 06:30PMCuenca
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$121One-way
02:00PMMadrid1h50 03:50PMCuenca
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$131One-way

Bus schedule from Madrid to Cuenca

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09:00AMMadrid1h40 10:40AMCuenca
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02:00PMMadrid1h50 03:50PMCuenca
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04:40PMMadrid1h50 06:30PMCuenca
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Jan 25
$18Renfe
$16Avanza
Wed
Jan 26
$18Renfe
$16Avanza
Thu
Jan 27
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$16Avanza
Fri
Jan 28
$18Renfe
$16Avanza
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Jan 29
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$16Avanza
Sun
Jan 30
$18Renfe
$16Avanza
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Jan 31
$18Renfe
$16Avanza
Tue
Feb 1
$15Renfe Alvia
$16Avanza
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Feb 2
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Thu
Feb 3
$15Renfe Alvia
$16Avanza
Fri
Feb 4
$18Renfe
$16Avanza
Sat
Feb 5
$18Renfe AVE
$16Avanza
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Feb 6
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Feb 7
$18Renfe AVE
$16Avanza
Tue
Feb 8
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Feb 9
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Feb 10
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Feb 11
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Feb 12
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Feb 13
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Bus times from Madrid to Cuenca

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Fastest Journey

1 h 40 m

Average

1 h 46 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

139 km

Of the 3 buses that leave Madrid for Cuenca every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 139 km distance in an average of 1 h 46 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 40 m .

The slowest buses will take 1 h 50 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

09:00AMMadrid1h40 10:40AMCuenca
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$81One-way
04:40PMMadrid1h50 06:30PMCuenca
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$121One-way
02:00PMMadrid1h50 03:50PMCuenca
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$131One-way

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Overview: Bus from Madrid to Cuenca

distanceDistance86 miles (138 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$16 (€13)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesAvanza or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Madrid to Cuenca cover the 86 miles (138 km) long route taking on average 2 h 5 min with our travel partners like Avanza or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $16 (€13), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $16 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Cuenca, Fermín Caballero.

Bus providers: Avanza from Madrid to Cuenca

Avanza buses will get you to Cuenca from Madrid from $16 (€13). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

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Avanza is one of Spain biggest bus companies and offers only one type of ticket for your next bus to Cuenca from Madrid: Standard Ticket.

Find the perfect Avanza bus between Madrid and Cuenca for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest Avanza bus schedules and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest bus to Cuenca from Madrid. You can also check relevant travel information for the Avanza bus, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap Avanza bus tickets online. You can expect to travel around 86 miles (138 km) on this route and your Avanza Madrid to Cuenca bus ticket can cost as little as $16 (€13) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Avanza tickets between Madrid and Cuenca in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official Avanza bus tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

  • Average Price: $16

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Buses from Madrid to Cuenca

The Madrid Cuenca bus line, which covers a distance of 160 kilometres in about 2 hours, connects both cities: the capital of Spain and the capital of the province of Cuenca.

Which buses go from Madrid to Cuenca?

The company in charge of managing the Madrid Cuenca buses is Avanzabus, heiress of Auto Res after its integration in 2002. It has many other lines in our country and is, therefore, one of the most prestigious road mobility companies in Spain.

How long does the bus from Madrid to Cuenca take?

Madrid Cuenca buses take between 2 and 2.5 hours approximately. This depends on the number of intermediate stops on the route, as it stops for the ascent and descent of passengers in towns such as Arganda del Rey and Tarancón. In any case, it is a direct line, without transshipments.

How many buses from Madrid to Cuenca?

The number of buses per day varies according to the date, and can reach the figure of 9 per day. They always cover the main time slots, from early morning until late afternoon. In some cases, there is 1 night departure, arriving at midnight in Cuenca. The frequency of outputs is between 1 and 2 hours, approximately.

Where do the buses from Madrid to Cuenca depart from and arrive at?

Station of Madrid Sur: also called Méndez Álvaro station, because it is the name of the metro and suburban stops that are connected here: line 6 of the underground and lines C1, C5, C7 and C10 of the train. It also has urban and interurban bus stops: 8, 102, 113, 148, 152, 156, 418, 419 and 423. It is just a few minutes from Atocha, the capital's large train station. It has commercial premises, restaurants, police station, pharmacy and public car park, among other services.

Basin Station-Fermín Caballero: receives its name because it is located at number 20 of this street, a few meters from the city's Renfe station. It is reached by urban bus lines L1, L6 and L12, which connect it with the historic centre and with the Fernando Zóbel AVE station on the outskirts of the city. In both cases, the journey time is approximately 15 minutes. It has toilets and waiting hall, as well as cafeteria and catering premises in the surroundings.

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FAQs

How much does a cheap bus to Cuenca from Madrid cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Madrid to Cuenca to cost as little as $16 (€13)  in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a bus from Madrid to Cuenca?

The bus price to Cuenca from Madrid is on average $16 (€13)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.

How far is it from Madrid to Cuenca by bus?

The bus distance from Madrid to Cuenca is around 86 miles (138 km).

What is the Madrid to Cuenca bus travel time?

The bus time from Madrid to Cuenca is on average 2 h 5 min  for the 86 miles (138 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Madrid to Cuenca by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When traveling by bus from Madrid to Cuenca, which bus station in Madrid do I depart from and which bus station in Cuenca do I arrive in?

There are a few bus stations in Madrid to start your route from including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. In Cuenca you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Cuenca, Fermín Caballero, Cuenca, Estacion de Autobuses and Cuenca, Av. San Julian - Los Olmos.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arrive in Cuenca, Fermín Caballero.

Where is the bus station in Madrid? Where is the bus station in Cuenca?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their buses from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Cuenca most often arrive at Cuenca, Fermín Caballero and need to travel around 0.1 miles (197 m) from this bus station to the city center.

Which bus providers should I travel with from Madrid to Cuenca?

If you're looking for buses from Madrid to Cuenca, you can rely on Avanza or BlaBlaCar to get you to Cuenca. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Madrid to Cuenca trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Are there any direct buses from Madrid to Cuenca?

Yes, you can search for direct buses from Madrid to Cuenca on Omio with BlaBlaCar, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your bus ticket.

When does the first bus depart from Madrid to Cuenca? When does the last bus depart from Madrid to Cuenca?

You can take the earliest bus from Madrid to Cuenca at 7: 00 AM   or take the last bus from Madrid to Cuenca leaving at 7: 00 PM. Look for the latest Madrid to Cuenca bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this trip.

How far in advance should I buy bus tickets from Madrid to Cuenca for the best deals?

If you buy the Madrid to Cuenca bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $16 (€13). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses to Cuenca from Madrid. Look out for bus tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.