How to travel from Seville to Madrid

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from Seville to Madrid

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

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

Socibus
11:15AM6h30
Sevilla, Estación de Autobuses (Plaza de Armas)
05:45PMMadrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
$401One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Socibus
11:15AM6h30
Sevilla, Estación de Autobuses (Plaza de Armas)
05:45PMMadrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
$401One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Iberia Express
09:50PM1h05
Seville Airport (SVQ)
10:55PMMadrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
$951One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Renfe AVE
09:36AM2h37
Sevilla-Santa Justa
12:13PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
$841One-way
0 transfers
Renfe AVE
01:37PM2h37
Sevilla-Santa Justa
04:14PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
$741One-way
0 transfers
iryo
01:58PM2h42
Sevilla-Santa Justa
04:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
$771One-way
0 transfers
Socibus
03:30PM7h00
Sevilla, Estación de Autobuses (Plaza de Armas)
10:30PMMadrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
$401One-way
0 transfers
Iberia Express
09:00AM1h10
Seville Airport (SVQ)
10:10AMMadrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
$2071One-way
0 transfers
Iberia Express
05:40PM1h05
Seville Airport (SVQ)
06:45PMMadrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
$2181One-way
0 transfers
Iberia Express
01:25PM1h10
Seville Airport (SVQ)
02:35PMMadrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
$3131One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information between Seville and Madrid

distanceDistance242 miles (390 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$24 - $39
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $24 (€20) • 1 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $24 (€20) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSocibus, Iberia Express or AVE

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 242 miles (390 km) between Seville and Madrid. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Socibus, Iberia Express or AVE among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Seville to Madrid.

How to Travel from Seville to Madrid

Direct travel from Seville to Madrid can be made by bus, train or plane for travelers in Spain. The fastest journeys are by train taking just 2½ hours while buses take at least 6 hours.

Trains from Seville to Madrid | Buses from Seville to Madrid | Flights from Seville to Madrid

Seville to Madrid Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€22

6:09 h

1 Day Ahead

trains

€57

2:25 h

1 Month Ahead

flight

€59

1:05 h

2 Months Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Seville to Madrid?

Cheapest way to travel from Seville to Madrid


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Seville to Madrid. Buses traveling from Seville to Madrid depart from Seville's Estación de Autobuses Plaza de Armas and take at least 6 hours to arrive at Madrid Intercambiador Avenida de America bus station. At least 8 Socibus buses travel from Seville to Madrid every day, with the first bus departing Seville at 12:16 a.m. Ridesharing services liek BlaBlaCar also frequently travel from Seville to Madrid multiple times per day.


Fastest way to travel from Seville to Madrid


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While taking a flight is technically the fastest way to travel from Seville to Madrid, when traveling to and from Madrid and Seville's airports is taken into consideration, taking a high-speed Renfe AVE is the fastest way to travel from Seville to Madrid. Approximately 6 direct flights travel from Seville to Madrid every day. Direct flights departing from Seville airport and arrive at Madrid—Barajas airport after an hour of flight time. Most direct flights from Seville to Madrid are operated by Iberia, while Air Europa offers an occasional direct flight. The direct first flight departs Seville at 5:20 a.m.


Most popular way to travel from Seville to Madrid


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Taking a train is the most popular way to travel from Seville to Madrid. Taking a high-speed Renfe AVE train is approximately an hour faster than taking a flight when travel time to and from Madrid and Seville's airports is taken into consideration. Alternatively, while traveling from Seville to Madrid by bus is €35 cheaper on average, taking the bus also takes at least 3½ hours longer to arrive in Madrid. Trains traveling from Seville to Madrid depart from Sevilla-Santa Justa train station and take approximately 2½ hours to arrive at either Madrid's Puerta De Atocha or Atocha Cercanias train station. Between 18-24 trains travel from Seville to Madrid per day, with the first train departing Seville at 6:10 a.m.


How to get from Sevilla to Madrid

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Sevilla to Madrid, 87,15% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Sevilla to Madrid and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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All travel companies: Airlines and Train from Seville to Madrid

Find the best journey between Seville and Madrid with Omio's travel partners Renfe, AVE and Vueling Airlines! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

Renfe Intercity is a high-speed train service operated by the Spanish national railway company, Renfe. It operates throughout Spain, connecting major cities and towns with frequent departures throughout the day. The Intercity service offers a variety of train types, including the Alvia and Talgo, all of which offer comfortable seating and modern amenities. Alvia and Talgo offer fast trains but not as fast the high-speed trains like AVE, offering more stops. Passengers can choose from a range of ticket types, including Economy, Business, and First Class. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for Renfe Intercity include Madrid to Barcelona, Madrid to Seville, and Barcelona to Valencia.

      FAQs: Travel from Seville to Madrid

      FAQs: Travel to Madrid 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 Seville to Madrid.
      FAQs

      There are 3 options to travel between Seville and Madrid including taking a train, bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to go to Madrid from Seville is by taking a flight, which costs on average $24 (€20).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Seville to Madrid:

      Taking a flight costs $15 (€13) less than taking a bus, which average ticket prices of $39 (€34).

      A flight is () less than a ferry with an average ticket price of () from Seville to Madrid.

      A flight is $4 (€3) less than a train with an average ticket price of $27 (€24) from Seville to Madrid.

      The fastest way to get to Madrid from Seville is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

      Other travel options to Madrid take longer:

      Getting to Madrid by bus takes 6 h 20 min on average.

      Getting to Madrid by train takes 2 h 42 min on average.

      The distance from Seville to Madrid is approximately 242 miles (390 km).

      The average frequency per day from Seville to Madrid is:

      • Around 3 buses per day.
      • 15 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Seville to Madrid as scheduled services by train, bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

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

      • Buses mostly leave from Sevilla, Estación de Autobuses (Plaza de Armas) and tend to arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses.
      • Flights most often depart from Seville at Seville Airport and arrive in Madrid at Madrid Barajas Airport.
      • Trains mostly depart from Seville-Santa Justa and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes.

      The following travel companies offer services from Seville to Madrid:

      • Socibus, BlaBlaCar, Movelia, FlixBus or Secorbus can get you to Madrid by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Socibus from Seville to Madrid for $39 (€34) on Omio.
      • Iberia Express, Iberia, Vueling Airlines, Air Nostrum or Royal Air Maroc can get you to Madrid by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Iberia Express from Seville to Madrid for $24 (€20) on Omio.
      • Travel with AVE, iryo, Renfe AVLO, Renfe, Renfe (13), Renfe (3), Renfe Intercity, Renfe Intercity, Renfe ALVIA or Renfe (13) to go to Madrid by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find iryo Seville to Madrid tickets on Omio for $27 (€24).

      Yes, there are direct services available from Seville to Madrid with the following travel companies:

      • 3 direct buses per day with Socibus or Secorbus.
      • Direct trains with AVE or iryo with 15 direct trains per day.

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

      Your trip from Seville to Madrid doesn't have to end in Madrid. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia, Málaga or Paris. If you’d like to add Barcelona, Valencia, Málaga or Paris to your Seville to Madrid tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Madrid today!
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