International Bus Journeys to Spain
The Iberian Peninsula is generally quite rugged, especially in Spain which is one of the most mountainous countries in Europe. The Sierra de Madrid and Sierra Nevada mountain ranges as well as the Pyrenees or the Picos de Europa are some of the more famous ranges you may journey across or to. Travelling by bus through this country is a unique experience as you can enjoy incredible landscapes that vary greatly from one region to another. Because of the rugged countryside, establishing railroads can be difficult in some areas however bus travel usually has no problem with this. Bus trips are also often cheaper than train travel or going by car.
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Popular Bus Journeys in Spain
The most popular bus journeys are those connecting the capital, Madrid, with the largest cities: Barcelona, Zaragoza, Seville, Valencia and Bilbao. These routes are well organized and operate daily from a variety of locations, giving travellers lots of options for planning trips. The landscapes between these cities varies greatly, with Castilla being more arid and the northern points becoming more green and lush. Madrid and Barcelona are also well connected to other European cities such as London, Paris, Lisbon, Geneva, and Brussels.
Our Most Wanted Buses in Spain
Major Bus Providers in Spain
The major bus provider for Spain is Alsa, simply by their high volume of passengers and huge range of destinations. Recently they have launched their bus line called Supra, which aims to enhance the experience of travelling by bus with services on par with what you might expect from air travel. Other popular bus companies include Samar, Socibus, Avanza, Conda, and Daibus Hilfe. On many of the bus routes you can expect standard services including Wi-Fi, toilet facilities, accessibility for those with reduced mobility, entertainment and films, newspapers and magazines, and beverages for purchase. This can vary according to the provider and the length of the journey, with longer bus routes tending to have more of these services available.