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.
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Of the 68 buses that leave Madrid for Toledo every day 68 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||42 miles (67 km)|
|Average bus duration||1 h|
|Average bus ticket price||$6 (€6)|
|Bus providers||Alsa, jimenez or Samar|
Buses from Madrid to Toledo cover the 42 miles (67 km) long trip taking on average 1 h with our travel partners like Alsa, jimenez or Samar. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $6 (€6), but the average price of bus tickets is $6 (€6). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Toledo, Estación de Autobuses.
For as little as $6 (€6) you can travel by bus between Madrid and Toledo with Alsa and Samar. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.
Alsa is the main bus company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on bus journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal buses with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe buses like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.
Enjoy a smooth and easy trip to Toledo from Madrid with Samar! As an official travel partner of Samar, Omio can help you search current bus schedules and timetables from Samar, compare the best routes to Toledo from Madrid as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Samar Madrid to Toledo bus ticket available today. If you search for Samar tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the bus station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way bus from Madrid to Toledo on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 42 miles (67 km) journey from Madrid to Toledo with ease and comfort on a bus with Samar.
Buses from Madrid to Toledo are extremely frequent and run daily from early in the morning until late at night, including at the weekends. A bus from Madrid to Toledo departs approximately every 30 minutes from Madrid and the whole journey to Toledo lasts between 50 minutes and just under two hours depending on the time of the day. All this makes it possible to visit the historic town of Toledo during a day trip from Madrid, but if more time is available travelers should consider spending a few days in Toledo, as the town has many things to offer tourists such as stunning, historic buildings and ancient churches.
All buses from Madrid to Toledo are direct connections without any transfer involved. The total travel time is between just under one hour to just under two hours, depending on the time of the day and the expected traffic volume en route. Early morning and afternoon connections tend to be faster, whilst mid-morning and evening connections take a bit longer. So, by taking a bus from Madrid to Toledo in the morning or afternoon, travelers will have more time to explore Toledo's fascinating Old Town.
Buses depart Madrid direction Toledo at very frequent intervals, during peak times as often as every half hour. The service starts early in the morning and runs until late at night with only a short break in the middle of the night. This is a year-round connection that operates both on weekends and weekdays and on average there are more than 60 daily connections by bus from Madrid to Toledo.
Departure bus station: Nearly all buses to Toledo depart in Madrid at the Plaza Elíptica, south of the city center. This square is well connected by metro and bus to every corner of the Spanish capital. Only one bus per day departs from the equally central located Madrid, Plaza de España. Close to both squares visitors can find shops, cafes, and restaurants where they can try local specialties or buy a last-minute gift.
Arrival bus stations: The buses that depart from Plaza Elíptica arrive at Toledo's bus station, near the Tagus river and the bus from Madrid to Toledo that departs from Plaza de España arrives at Avenida Castilla la Mancha (Ronda del Granadal) just a few hundred meters to the south of the former. Both arrival points are in the direct vicinity of all things travelers need, like shops and restaurants and well connected by public transport. Alternatively, the beautiful Old Town of Toledo is in easy walking distance and it will take only around 20 minutes to reach it, from both squares, on foot.
All but one bus connection from Madrid to Toledo is served by Alsa buses. One bus daily is operated by the company Jimenez Dorado and tends to be faster, but also a bit more expensive.
The more frequent Alsa buses run roughly at half-hour intervals and are direct connections without any transfers. They stop also around twelve times between the two cities.
The once-daily Jimenez Dorado bus is also a direct connection, but with fewer stops involved, making it the slightly faster option.
As this is a short connection, there is only one class of seats available with both companies. Bear also in mind that there is no on-board service available, so travelers are advised to bring their own snacks and drinks. Bicycles can be transported on the buses, but it is advisable of stating that when booking the ticket as space for them can be limited. There is no limit to how much other luggage travelers can take with them as long as they are able to handle it themselves. If a traveler requires assistance during their journey because of a disability they should advise the bus company at least 24 hours in advance of this, either when booking the ticket or by calling their dedicated helpline.
When taking the bus to Toledo from Madrid, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. Your trip can end in bus stations such as Toledo, Estación de Autobuses and Toledo.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Toledo, Estación de Autobuses.
The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this trip, called Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center of Madrid.
The most popular arrival bus station, Toledo, Estación de Autobuses, is located 0.6 miles (890 m) away from the city center of Toledo.
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