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  1. C

    Iberia will start flights to Biarritz on March 29th

    Iberia will start flights from Madrid to Biarritz on March 29th. Flights will be operated by Air Nostrum and will run daily except Saturdays. Departure time from Madrid will be at noon. I don't know if flights will be year round or just seasonal. From Biarritz airport, you can take a bus to...
  2. M

    Madrid to O'Cebreiro

    Hello, I walked SJPdP to Santiago in March/ April 2015. My wife wants to go this year and experience a small part of everything I've been telling her about. In April we have just 7 - 10 days to walk. I'd like to start in O'Cebreiro so she can see it. Unfortunately I'm not having much luck...
  3. karry

    March-April 2016

    Hi everyone! I plan on doing the camino next year during mid March to April from Roncesvalles to Santiago Does any one have any packing tips? I know this is Spring time. Also, any advice on cheaper transportation to Roncesvelles from Madrid airport? Thank you! Karry
  4. M

    barcelona to madrid by alsa bus 19 august 2015

    Hi everybody, is anyone please have a promotional code for alsa bus? i'm gonna take 2 tickets (barcelona to madrid) they are 70euros i need a promotional code to buy them cheaper. Thank you in advance
  5. Matteo Esposito

    Madrid hostels

    Hello to everyone, I'd like you to tell me if you know some economic hostels in Madrid, possibly near the airport to stay in just one night, can you help me, please?
  6. M

    Madrid to Sarria by bus

    Hey y'all! Not sure if this was covered in another thread or not, but just wanted to share knowledge I learned, in case it helps anyone. Sarria is 110 km from Santiago. It is the absolute minimum starting point if you want your certificate. It may be easier (and cheaper!) to fly to...
  7. J

    NEED HELP with trying to get from airport to my 1st stop

    hello all! I am so excited to start my journey! I am flying from JFK NYC on June 28 and flying into Madrid. How do I get from the airport to Ponte De Lima??!! I am 26 female and its a bit intimidating travelling alone so I need all the help I can get. so my questions are........ how do I get...
  8. Conner Roberts

    CdS de Madrid in June.

    Hey Everyone. (I've been reading many posts on this forum and I've gotta say this is quite the community.) I'm setting off on my first Camino in the beginning of June (not sure of the day just yet) from Madrid. As of now I'm planning on completing the Camino de Madrid then connecting up with...
  9. J

    Mardid to Burgos bus station?

    Helloo, hopefully I'm posting this in the right place. I will be flying into Madrid in the next couple weeks and was wondering if there was a bus station in/near by the airport that goes to Burgos. I speak a little Spanish but not much. Is it pretty easy to get a bus to Burgos from Madrid? If...
  10. A

    Biking from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela

    I live in Madrid, Spain. I and a couple of my friends from the states are planning to do el Camino in around 2 years (so we can get prepared both physically and economically) we're thinking we wanna start it from Madrid, and I actually have 2 questions: -Do you think it's possible for people...
  11. S

    Time from Madrid Airport arrival to Atocha Train departure

    Hi Everyone! I'll be arriving at Madrid airport on Wednesday at 12.40 with RyanAir at terminal 1. No checked luggage, only a hand bag. I am planning on catching the Express bus to Atocha and then A train from there. I am just about to buy the train tickets and thought I had better check if I am...
  12. KinkyOne

    TVE Documentary Series on Caminos

    Hola! Here's the link to the TVEspana documentary series "Nuestros Caminos" about Ingles y Maritimo, del Ebro, Muxia/Fisterra, Frances, de la Plata, del Norte, de Madrid, de la Lana & de Levante...
  13. Steve Hackman

    Taking the Bus to Pamplona

    Hi all, Has anyone took the bus from Madrid airport T4 to Pamplona? I thought that might be easier then going into town to catch the train. Besides, there seems to be a bus that leaves from T4 at 10:45 AM (We arrive in Madrid at 9:40 AM) which looks pretty convenient. Was just wondering...
  14. Robo

    Best 'Port of Entry' Paris or Madrid

    I'll be heading for my first Camino (CF) in late April 2015. I've read a lot about the various routes to get to SJPDP but was just curious for those who have travelled from afar.... I'll be flying in from Sydney. So given the choice, would you consider Paris or Madrid as being the best 'Port...
  15. Ariel Mallett

    Holy Week in Seville

    Hi all, I just bought my ticket and will be arriving in Madrid on March 30th, 2015 (so exciting!). I plan to spend the majority of Holy Week in Seville then return to Madrid before making my way to Irun to walk the Camino Del Norte. Will any other pilgrims be around during the week? Anybody...
  16. T

    travelling from Madrid (airport) to Estella and returning from Burgos

    Hello there, I am heading back to the Camino at the start of October for 2-3 weeks, and I would like to start where I ended it last time- Estella-Lizarra and walk from there to Burgos (or as far as I get to). I'm flying into Madrid- Do you have any advice how to get from there to Estella? (and...
  17. CaminoBear

    Madrid Airport - Taxi + Train Advice

    Hi folks, I'm flying to Madrid, landing around 10am on a Saturday. There's a train to Leon leaving from Chamartin at 11:05am, the next one is 14:40 so a long wait involved and hoping to get the earlier one. Is this too ambitious? I'm looking at taking a taxi from T1 to Chamartin. Any idea how...
  18. S

    Transporting bike from/to Madrid for the Camino Francés

    Hi! I have searched this forum for an explanation of how to get a MTB from Madrid to St-Jean-Pied-de-Port and the standard approach seems to be train/bus to Pamplona and a taxi from there across the border for 90 euros? Not much info on how to get the bike back from Santiago to Madrid, but I...
  19. J

    21 days on the Camino: Need wisdom!

    I will be traveling from the U.S. to Spain in mid-July for Camino de Santiago and have some questions: 1. Where should I fly to if I want to get to Santiago de Compostela in 21 days/ which airport provides the most reliable ground transportation? 2. If I started in Bilbao and was worried about...
  20. angie

    Live - Camino Francés Madrid atocha train station.

    Well, I'm here in Pamplona but I thought I share something I never new. Sorry if it's been posted before. At Atocha train station they have a ticket queuing system which I didn't realise. My train to Pamplona wasn't till 3-05 and I'd arrived at the station just after 12 and was going to have a...

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