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 Vitoria-Gasteiz will cost around $ 37 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 35.
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3 h 40 m
4 h 27 m
Buses per day
Of the 15 buses that leave Madrid for Vitoria-Gasteiz every day 14 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 285 km distance in an average of 4 h 27 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 40 m .
The slowest buses will take 5 h 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.
|Distance||176 miles (284 km)|
|Average bus duration||3 h 55 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$35 (€28)|
|Bus providers||Alsa, Alsa Premium, Alsa Supra or Infobus|
Buses from Madrid to Vitoria-Gasteiz cover the 176 miles (284 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 55 min with our travel partners like Alsa, Alsa Premium, Alsa Supra or Infobus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $35 (€28), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $35 (€28). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Vitoria - Gasteiz, Estación De Autobuses.
Alsa buses will get you from Madrid to Vitoria-Gasteiz from $35 (€28). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.
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.
Alsa has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Alsa tickets between Madrid and Vitoria-Gasteiz and when traveling by bus:
The Madrid Vitoria-Gasteiz bus line covers an important route: the one that connects the capital of Spain with the capital of the Basque Country. Therefore, it is a route with numerous departures, which travel each day the 350 kilometers that separate the two cities in about 4 hours, in its fastest itinerary.
The two companies that manage the Madrid Vitoria-Gasteiz buses are Alsa and Eurolines. The first is one of the big companies in Spain, which uses normal and premium vehicles on this route. The second is a specialist in long-distance journeys, including international destinations.
The journey time of these Madrid Vitoria-Gasteiz buses is between 4 and 5 hours, although some express routes may take a few minutes less than 4 hours. It all depends on the number of intermediate stops: some are direct between both cities and others pick up and drop off passengers in towns such as Burgos and Lerma.
Madrid Vitoria-Gasteiz buses are counted by the tens every day. And they depart at all times of the day, including early morning for all-night trips. At morning peak times, there can be up to 5 departures per hour.
Madrid Station-avenida de América: is the main station in the capital for buses going to the north of the peninsula. In fact, it acts as a transport interchange, as it has connections with metro lines 4, 7, 8, and 9 and with numerous urban and interurban bus lines. It is developed in several underground floors and has commercial premises, cafeterias, information offices, waiting areas, toilets and other services. It's 7 kilometres from the centre of Madrid.
Vitoria-Gasteiz Station: is a modern infrastructure inaugurated in 2015. It is located in a strategic area of the city, in Euskaltzaindia Plaza, next to the Basque Government. It has cafeterias, cloakroom, car park and connection with other means of transport: the tram lines Ibaiondo and Abetxuko, as well as line 2 Peripheral and line 4 Lakua-Mariturri of urban buses. In 15 minutes, the traveler will be in the cathedral of the city.
When departing from Madrid, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. When arriving in Vitoria-Gasteiz, you can end your trip in bus stations like Vitoria - Gasteiz, Estación De Autobuses, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Aeropuerto and Vitoria-Gasteiz, Bastiturri Kalea.
Omio customers book a bus from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Vitoria - Gasteiz, Estación De Autobuses most frequently for this route.
You can find the most popular departure bus station for this route, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Madrid. The most popular arrival bus station in Vitoria-Gasteiz, called Vitoria - Gasteiz, Estación De Autobuses, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.
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