It?s a great idea to travel to Salamanca by coach, this way you will avoid the stress of driving your own car in a city you don?t know and trying to find parking spaces. Coming by coach or bus can be the best option when travelling to Salamanca.
To get to Salamanca by coach is easy and practical. Salamanca is connected to nearly all of mainland Spain, thanks to the many regional and national coach lines.
The main coach company is Avanzabus, previously Autorés that links all the main cities with Salamanca, and is the best line to use to get to Madrid. Apart from this line, there are others that run a direct service from Salamanca to Madrid Barajas (airport) or to the Villanubla airport in Valladolid. Many other cities are connected to Salamanca by coaches from the Alsa, Enatcar and Zamora-Salamanca companies.
You can buy tickets at the ticket booths in the cities? bus stations or on the companies? websites like avanzabus.com.
Many different companies operate from the Salamanca bus station; most of them are local companies that connect Salamanca with different towns in the province as well as nearby cities. There are also departures to cities as far away as Barcelona, Sevilla and many others.
The best way to find out the exact time tables and prices for each company is to ask at the bus station or to check their websites.
In the boxes on the side you will find the names of the different companies, bus routes and their main destinations.
You may be interested in obtaining information about the bus routes to nearby towns so you can take a day or weekend trip, great places to visit are La Alberca, Béjar, La Covatilla and Alba de Tormes.
You can get to all these destinations without having to move your car, spend the day here and return to Salamanca by nightfall. It?s a great idea for a family day out.
Check the time tables and destination in these boxes.
When you have reached the bus station, you can walk in to the centre of Salamanca or take a taxi. The taxi rank is outside the main door of the station, there tend to always be some taxis there just waiting for fares, there is also a local bus that stops at the front door of the station, you can buy a ticket on the bus itself, but make sure you have change as they don?t tend to!
Once you have arrived in Salamanca, make the most of your time and use the local buses to get around. They are comfortable, cheap and will take you all over Salamanca, even to some of the far flung corners of the city as well as the all important shopping centres. Enjoy Salamanca to the full!!
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