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Lugo Cathedral
Lugo Cathedral

From Madrid to Lugo

Travel by coach from Madrid to Lugo with ALSA for a quick, comfortable and pleasant journey. Only ALSA offers you the chance to travel from Madrid to Lugo by coach at the best rate guaranteed. And if you buy your tickets in advance at www.alsa.com you can avail of our cheapest deals.

Useful information

  • Frequency: over 15 daily services in both directions (night services, either direct or with stops, depending on the time).
  • Timetable: buses depart between 12:30 am and 11:59 pm.
  • Distance between cities: 568 km (352 mi). The entire journey is on the motorway.
  • Trip duration: between 5.20 and 7.30 hours depending on the service.

Bus stations in Madrid and Lugo

Coaches travelling from Madrid to Lugo depart from either the Intercambiador de Moncloa transport hub, the Estación Sur bus station or from the Madrid Barajas Airport – T4.

All stations are connected to the public transport network (metro and bus) and have public parking. Your journey will end at the Estación de Autobuses Lugo bus station, located on Praza da Constitución, s/n.

What to see in Madrid

There is always an enormous amount of cultural, tourism, and leisure options available in Spain’s capital. Men El Retiro. Whatever your plan, there is always lots to do in Madrid: taking a stroll in one of its many parks, such as El Retiro, Campo del Moro, The Temple of Debod; topping up on some culture at one of its museums, such as the Prado Museum, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, or the Reina Sofía national art centre; or going out in one of its trendy districts, Malasaña, Argüelles, Chueca or Huertas street. In Madrid there is room for everyone, and that is what makes this city unique.

What to see in Lugo

Lugo preserves some important traces of its Roman past and is known for its ancient wall which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as were the thermal baths and the Roman Bridge. Within its walls, the city preserves its quiet pedestrian streets, as well as large squares and gardens, where buildings like the Cathedral of Santa María stand out. Also worth a visit are the Archiepiscopal Palace, the City Hall, and the Mosaic Museum. The old town is also home to some of Galicia’s best restaurants offering delicious culinary specialities: octopus, all kinds of fish and seafood cooked following traditional recipes, and of course the delicious desserts, including melindres (fried sweet bread), bicas tortas (a type of sponge cake), and the famous filloas (crepes).