There are three ways to get from Madrid to Seville: by train, bus or by plane. The high-speed train travel time is 2 hours 30 minutes, the ticket cost is from EUR 23. Madrid to Sevilla bus travel will take 6 hours 25 minutes and will cost EUR 24.7. A plane will arrive at Seville Airport in 1 hour 5 minutes, and a plane ticket will cost from EUR 113 to EUR 178. The distance between Madrid and Seville is 535 km.
It is better to plan air travel in advance – you’ll have a chance to buy tickets with a good discount and choose the desired seats, as this route is quite popular. There is also another thing: keep in mind that Sevilla San Pablo Airport is 12 km from the city, and this distance can be covered by shuttle in about 25 minutes. And though the bus from Madrid to Sevilla gets to the destination the longest, there are some night-time bus journeys, so you can have a sleep during the trip. If you prefer the train, note that its timetable is very flexible and often changed.
Seville is the capital of Andalusia, and tourists come to this city all year round. The most exciting thing about this place is its incredibly beautiful architecture, as well as the chance to take part in one of the brightest and unforgettable holidays. It would take a long time to describe all places of this city that tourists should definitely visit, however we can point out some of the most attractive and charming ones. For instance, nobody will remain indifferent when seeing the Giralda tower, Seville Cathedral and the Royal Chapel in it. You will also like the Alcázar of Seville, the Torre del Oro, the Maria Luisa Park, Palacio de Lebrija, and the Museum of Fine Arts.
from 30 min
3 h 15 min
The high-speed AVE Madrid Sevilla train departs from Atocha railway station. The travel time is 2 hours 30 minutes, the ticket cost is from EUR 23. The train is rather frequent – it runs from early morning until evening, and there are no night-time journeys. It is cheaper to buy train tickets in advance: you can buy them either online or at the railway station ticket office. The train is very comfortable – there is everything needed for a trip (even for a short one) inside it: drinks, food, latest newspapers.
High-speed AVE train
06:55 am – 09:25 pm
Atocha railway station – Seville Santa Justa railway station
3h 15min (45min – shuttle to the railway station, 2h 30 min – train)
from 30 min
High: roomy cabin, large windows, restaurant, coffee tables, high seats with armrests
From EUR 28 (EUR 5 – shuttle to the railway station, from EUR 23 – train)
Those who prefer to save money, families with children, travellers without large luggage, young/aged tourists
The train departs from Atocha railway station, you can get there from the airport by Express Line Atocha Renfe-Aeropuerto shuttle (yellow bus). The train departs from Terminals 1, 2, 4.
from 2 h
The Madrid to Seville Socibus bus departs from Madrid Mendez Alvaro bus station. The bus gets to Seville in 6 hours 25 minutes, the ticket cost is EUR 24.7. This form of transport is available 24/7, however there are quite large intervals between journeys. Tickets can be bought at the bus station ticket office or through the carrier’s website.
Socibus to Seville
01:00 am – 11:59 pm
Mendez Alvaro bus station – Seville Plaza de Armas bus station
7h (35min – metro to the bus station, 6h 25min – shared transfer)
from 2 h
High: soft seats, Wi-Fi, sockets, WC, roomy cabin
EUR 26.7 (EUR 2 – metro to the bus station, EUR 24.7 – shared transfer)
Couples without children, young tourists, those who want to save money, travellers without large luggage
You can get to Mendez Alvaro bus station by metro: you need to take Line 6 or Circular Line and get off at the station of the same name.
from ~5 h
The direct Madrid to Sevilla flight is operated by the Iberia carrier. There are three flights per day, the last one departs late in the evening, and there are no night flights. The flight time is 1 hour 5 minutes, the ticket cost is from EUR 113 to EUR 178. Seville Airport is 12 km from the city, you can get there either by public transport or by taxi.
Direct Iberia flight
Flights at 08:50 am, 05:50 pm, 10:35 pm
Madrid Barajas Airport – Seville San Pablo Airport
1h 30min (1h 05min – plane, 25min – bus from Seville Airport)
From 4h 45min between flights
Low (low-cost airline): clean roomy cabin, comfortable high seats
From EUR 117 (from EUR 113 – plane, EUR 4 – bus to Seville)
Wealthy tourists, businessmen, young couples
You can get to Seville city centre by Especial Aeropuerto bus which departs from the airport building every 30 minutes.
Having arrived in Madrid, it is better not to waste time looking for a taxi, especially if you’ve arrived for 1-2 days. Indeed, there are so many interesting things in the capital of Spain. Book a transfer from the airport or from the railway station of Seville, and the car will be waiting for you at the agreed time.
To the hotel in Seville or given address
Taxi on the spot: up to 5min
Taxi on the spot: air conditioning, journey without stops and other passengers
from 52 euro
Families with children, inexperienced tourists, those who are in Spain for the first time or don’t know the language, aged travellers, those who have a lot of luggage or arrive at night, large groups of people
Taxis can be found at the taxistand in front of the exit from the airport or railway station.
from 1 day
from 1 year
To rent a car without a driver to get from Madrid to Seville, you’ll need a standard set of documents: an IDL, a passport and a credit card. You’ll also have to provide your national driving license. Drivers under the age of 25 will pay €8-20 per day for the lack of experience. Insurance, taxes and fees are included in the price of car rental per day. A deposit of €500-700 is charged. You can rent a car at Madrid Airport. The streets are narrow in the center and there are not many car parks there, so try not to drive into historical areas during rush hour.
only within the EU
Plan a route yourself.
Reserve a car online or hire it at Madrid Airport.
There are a lot of different options to get from Madrid to Seville, so everyone can find the most suitable one for them according to their taste and budget. We hope you’ll make the right choice and your trip will be pleasant and comfortable!