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How to arrive to Salamanca

By car

Salamanca is about 210 km from Madrid. Most of the route can be done by highway. There are two natural alternatives to get to Salamanca from Madrid:  through Avila or through Sanchidrián/Adanero. Through Avila, take the A-6, AP-6 and, by the exit number 81, take the AP-51 to Ávila. From there, the A-50 towards Salamanca. This highway in some sections becomes the N-501. Through Sanchidrián/Adanero, we must also start at the A-6, AP-6, take exit number 102 to enter the local road CL-507 and join the A-50 near San Pedro del Arroyo. The A-50 in some sections becomes the N-501 and goes to Salamanca.

From Valladolid, Salamanca is about 120 km on the A-62.

To the north, Zamora and Salamanca are linked by the A-66, about 65 km. Towards the south, Caceres is about 220 Km along the A-66, which in some sections becomes the N-630.

To the west, the border with Portugal is about 115 Km along the A-62 (Oporto 350 Km, Coimbra 360 km, Lisbon 470 km).


By bus

The bus station in Salamanca is close to downtown, on Avenue Filiberto Villalobos No. 71. Several bus companies operate in Salamanca: Auto-Res (Avanza group), Alsa, and others. Salamanca has regular bus lines with: Madrid, Avila, Segovia, Valladolid, Zamora, Lugo, La Coruña, Caceres, Badajoz, Seville, Malaga, Soria, Zaragoza, Barcelona, Palencia, Burgos, Cadiz, Leon, Oviedo, Orense, Santander and San Sebastian, among others.

In Madrid, the bus use the Bus Station South of Madrid. The Salamanca-Madrid line offer,  at some services,  a direct connection with the Madrid-Barajas airport.


By train

Salamanca is connected by train to Madrid, Avila, Valladolid, Palencia and Lisbon.

From Madrid, the trains leave the station of Chamartín. All information on train schedules,  and the possibility of buying tickets, can be viewed at the RENFE page.


By plane

Salamanca Airport is 15 kilometers from the city and shares the use of the Matacán airbase. From this airport you can find flights to Barcelona, Palma de Mallorca. Menorca, Malaga and Paris.

The next nearest airport is in Valladolid Villanubla, about 120 km, which has connections with Barcelona, Palma de Mallorca, Valencia, London, Milan and Paris.

However, the best choice is to use the Madrid Barajas airport with many more destinations. From this airport you can arrive at the Chamartin train station or Bus Station South of Madrid by taxi for about 22-25 euros, or by metro. In addition, the company Auto Res (Avanza Group) offers direct service between Salamanca and Madrid-Barajas airport (passing through the bus station south of Madrid).

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