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Madrid to Burgos by train
Fastest journey2hr 17m
Trains per day10
Avg. journey time3hr 31m
Travelling from Madrid to Burgos by train
Fast trains from Madrid to Burgos take around 2 hours and 17 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 218 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Madrid and Burgos.
1. Are there direct trains from Madrid to Burgos?
Direct trains from Madrid to Burgos have been found.
We usually find around 12 direct trains on the route from Madrid to Burgos every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 8 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Madrid to Burgos?
The Madrid to Burgos train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 17 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Madrid to Burgos train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Burgos is usually scheduled to depart Madrid around 08:00 and the last train is around 19:15. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Madrid around 08:00, and the last at 17:40.
What's the Madrid to Burgos train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Madrid to Burgos are $15.61.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $34 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $38. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Madrid to Burgos train tickets?
Trains in Spain usually open for booking around 4 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Madrid to Burgos by train.
Which train companies operate between Madrid and Burgos?
More than one train company operates on the route from Madrid to Burgos, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Media Distancia
- Regional Express
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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Alvia or Media Distancia
It is very easy to travel by train from Madrid to Burgos. Depending on the day of the week, there are up to three fast trains and three slow trains linking the two cities.
The fast Alvia trains cut through the hills north-west of Madrid in a long tunnel and following a modern high-speed line for much of the journey to Burgos. If you'd like to see some beautiful Spanish landscape, you might prefer the slower option; the rail route over the Sierra de Guadarrama is known for its scenery. These slower trains are Media Distancia (MD) services, which take two hours longer for the journey.
Madrid to Burgos Rosa de Lima
Opt for a high-speed Alvia service or a slower-pace Media Distancia service to travel directly by train from Madrid to Burgos. All trains on this route leave the Spanish capital from Madrid Chamartin station and arrive in Burgos at Rosa de Lima station. Alvia trains stop once or twice along the way, while Media Distancia trains make between seven and 17 stops, including the historic walled city of Avila. There is a shuttle bus from Burgos Rosa de Lima station to the city centre.
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