How to travel from Madrid to El Escorial

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Travel Information from Madrid to El Escorial

distanceDistance26 miles (42 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
priceTicket price range$7 -
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $7 (€6) • 54 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $7 (€6) • 54 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Renfe

Travel 26 miles (42 km) by train from Madrid to El Escorial. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar or Renfe among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Madrid to El Escorial.

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from Madrid to El Escorial

How to get from Madrid to El Escorial by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Madrid to El Escorial is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

BlaBlaCar
08:20AM0h40
Madrid
09:00AMEl Escorial
$31One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
BlaBlaCar
02:30PM0h20
Madrid
02:50PMEl Escorial
$21One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
BlaBlaCar
02:30PM0h20
Madrid
02:50PMEl Escorial
$21One-way
0 transfers
Other options
BlaBlaCar
05:10PM0h20
Madrid
05:30PMEl Escorial
$31One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar
06:30PM0h20
Madrid
06:50PMEl Escorial
$21One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar
07:00AM0h20
Madrid
07:20AMEl Escorial
$21One-way
0 transfers

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You can travel by travel between Madrid and El Escorial with Alsa. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Alsa is the main travel company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK travel 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 travel journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal travel with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe travel like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.

    FAQs: Travel from Madrid to El Escorial

    FAQs: Travel to El Escorial easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Madrid to El Escorial.
    FAQs

    There are 1 travel options from Madrid to El Escorial: train.

    The cheapest way to get from Madrid to El Escorial is by taking a train with average ticket prices of $7 (€6) compared to other travel options to El Escorial:

    A train is () less than a bus with an average ticket price of () from Madrid to El Escorial.

    Taking a train costs () less than taking a ferry, which costs on average () for the same trip.

    Taking a train costs () less than taking a flight, which costs on average () for the same trip.

    The quickest way to travel between Madrid and El Escorial is by train, which takes on average 54 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

    The distance from Madrid to El Escorial is approximately 26 miles (42 km).

    The average frequency per day from Madrid to El Escorial is:

    • Around 13 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to El Escorial from Madrid as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Madrid to El Escorial:

    • Buses mostly depart from Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses and arrive in El Escorial, Estación de Tren.
    • Trains most often depart from Madrid at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes and arrive in El Escorial at El Escorial.

    The following travel companies offer services from Madrid to El Escorial:

    • Travel with BlaBlaCar or Alsa to go to El Escorial by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Alsa Madrid to El Escorial tickets on Omio for $23 (€20).
    • Travel with Renfe for trains to El Escorial. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Renfe Madrid to El Escorial tickets on Omio for $7 (€6).

    Yes, there are direct routes from Madrid to El Escorial with the following travel companies:

    • You'll find direct buses with.
    • You'll find direct ferries with.
    • You'll find direct flights with.
    • You'll find direct trains with.

    Direct services to El Escorial tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Madrid to El Escorial often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Ávila, Salamanca, Segovia or Valladolid. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Madrid and El Escorial itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between El Escorial and any of these top destinations today!

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