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Of the 8 bus that leave San Sebastian for Madrid every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct bus cover the 352 km distance in an average of 5 h 45 m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 5 h 10 m .
The slowest bus will take 6 h 44 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.
The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from San Sebastian to Madrid will cost around $ 48 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 48.
|Avg. Bus Duration:|
6 hours 35 minutes
|Coach Ticket Price:||$44|
|Buses depart from:||San Sebastian|
|Bus arrives in:||Madrid|
Buses in Spain are an affordable way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering both domestic and international routes. Buses from San Sebastian to Madrid leave regularly and frequently throughout the day, from very early in the morning until very late in the evening. All services are offered by ALSA. The journey takes between 5 hours and 25 minutes, and 6 hours and 45 minutes. Weekend departures are equally frequent and regular.
Return buses from Madrid to San Sebastian are also available.
Buses from San Sebastian to Madrid leave from the main bus station on Plaza de Pio XII which is a 15 minute journey on the city's efficient bus service from the town centre. There is no public transport after midnight. Taxis are also available at taxi ranks. The journey from the bus station to the town centre takes less than ten minutes.
Madrid is Spain's dynamic capital city and has some of the world's greatest museums and art galleries. The Prado has a huge collection, including landmark works by El Greco, Velazquez and Goya. Picasso's 'Guernica' is the showstopper at the Reina Sofia modern art museum. The Palacio Real, or Royal Palace, is the official residence of Spain's king and tours are available. Madrid is renowned for its vibrant night life and some venues are open all night. Travellers from San Sebastian arrive at the bus station on Avenida de America, north of the city centre, and linked to the efficient Metro system and on bus routes. The journey to the city centre takes less than 30 minutes. The Metro runs until 1.30am. There is a night bus service. Taxis are available to hail on streets. Taxi journeys from the bus station to the city centre take about 20 minutes.