Madrid Bus Station is the main terminal for intercity and international buses. Locally, it’s known as Estacion Sur (or Estacion Sur de Autobuses to give its full name). Some locals also refer to it as Mendez Alvaro, which is the neighbourhood the bus station is located in. Mendez Alvaro is also the Metro and Cercanias stop for the bus station.
You can see bus timetables for individual routes at: estacionautobusesmadrid.com. It’s easy-to-use but is only available in Spanish. To see domestic routes, click ‘Horarios Nacionales’. You should then see dropdown buttons for province (provincia de destino) or town (poblacion de destino). And for international routes, click ‘Horarios Internacionales’. You’ll see dropdown buttons for country (pais) and town (poblacion).
How to get to Estacion Sur from Madrid Atocha
The bus station is located 2kms south of Madrid Atocha. And like Madrid Atocha, Estacion Sur is a transport hub which features on both the Metro network and Cercanias network at ‘Mendez Alvaro‘. You can travel between the two transport hubs via Cercanias lines: C1, C5, C7 and C10. It’s just one stop.