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The Spanish Yoga Retreat is in the medieval hill-top City Of Trujillo in Extremadura




TRAVEL BY CAR


INTERNATIONAL ARRIVALS

Our nearest airport is Madrid's Adolfo Suarez Airport in Barajas

You'll find regular scheduled and budget flights from most major airline companies

Options for getting to Trujillo include

  • self-drive
  • regular direct bus services
  • airport transfer direct to your hotel

DRIVING

Trujillo is off the A5 trunk road (Carretera de Extremadura) connecting Madrid to Lisbon, 268km by road from Madrid airport

From the airport follow the signs to the circular M40 travelling south-west (clockise). You will eventually see signs for the Avenida de Extremadura / A5 to Badajoz

The road will take you directly to Trujillo. Look out for the turn off to your right 35km (approx) after crossing the only tunnel en-route

airport rendezvous for travel madrid trujillo

AIRPORT TRANSFER

We provide inbound and outbound airport transfer by private car as an optional extra

Airport transfer is €69.00 each way per person for a minimum of 3 participants. This compares favourably with independent travel at €63.00 one-way for the express coach / airport taxi combo. Please indicate your interest when booking

RENDEZVOUS

4:00pm at the Meeting Point in Terminal 4 arrivals

Please book your flights to arrive

  • T4: by 3:00pm
  • Other terminals: by 2:30pm

Place and time can be modified by prior arrangment with full group concensus. Full info available on booking


PUBLIC TRANSPORT

With Spain's rail network less extensive than in other European countries, including the UK, bus travel remains a common form of transport and services are necessarily frequent and punctual


bus travel madrid trujillo

There are frequent daily buses to Trujillo operated by AvanzaBus from Estación Sur in Mendez Álvaro

You can check bus times and buy tickets on-line from the English language AvanzaBus website

We recommend the

  • non-stop express: 2h 40mins
  • semi-direct services: 3h 10 mins
  • Please avoid stopping "ruta" services which make for a long journey

Please book your flights to connect with the 18:30 express or earlier. Allow about 3 hours from scheduled touch-down to bus departure

If your flight is significantly delayed the 21:00 gets you here a little after midnight. We WILL meet you at the bus station and escort you to your hotel with take-home supper

AIRPORT TO BUS-STATION

TAXI

Use only official taxis from the taxi rank

  • €30 flat fare
  • average travel time: 20 minutes

TRAIN

There are direct rail services every 15 mins from Adolfo Suarez Airport Terminal 4 to Estación Sur for buses to Trujillo. Follow the signs for Linea C1

  • alight at: Mendez Álvaro
  • journey time: 25 mins
  • €2.60 single-fare

Inter-terminal travel and other details: aena.es

MADRID-TRUJILLO

Look-up time-table & buy tickets on-line

UNDERSTAND YOUR TICKET

  • FECHA = date / HORA = time
  • LINEA = final destination. Trujillo-bound buses terminate at either Cáceres, Badajoz or Lisboa (Lisbon)
  • TRAYECTO = your journey
  • PLAZA = seat-number

Note your final destination and check the main board for your platform (dársena) number. Please show id on boarding for on-line tickets

ON ARRIVAL

We will meet you at the bus station, escort you to your accommodation and later walk you to the Retreat Centre for supper

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