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There are 5 ways to get from Barajas to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha by subway, train, bus, taxi, car or shuttle

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Recommended option

Line 8 subway, train  •  31 min

  1. Take the line 8 subway from Barajas to Nuevos Ministerios 8
  2. Take the train from Nuevos Ministerios to Atocha C4 / ...

€8 - €10

Cheapest option

Line 203 bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the line 203 bus from Aeropuerto T2 - Llegadas to Estación De Atocha 203

€2

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Barajas to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha 16.7 km

€24 - €30

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Barajas to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha 16.7 km

€1 - €3

Private transfer  •  14 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Madrid-Barajas Airport T1 T2 T3 to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha

€65

Barajas to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha by subway and train

The journey time between Barajas and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is around 34 min and covers a distance of around 19 km. The fastest journey normally takes 30 min. Operated by Metro de Madrid, Renfe Cercanias and Renfe Viajeros, the Barajas to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha service departs from Barajas and arrives in Atocha. Typically 930 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
34 min
Fastest journey time:
30 min
Services per week:
930
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
01:47
Last service departs at:
22:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Barajas to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha subway and train schedules

Subway services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

Departing Friday

Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Barajas → Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

Last updated: 23 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barajas to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is to line 203 bus which costs €2 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barajas to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is to Private transfer which costs €65 and takes 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Aeropuerto T2 - Llegadas and arriving at Estación De Atocha. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Barajas to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. However, there are services departing from Barajas and arriving at Atocha via Nuevos Ministerios. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 min.

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The distance between Barajas and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is 12 km. The road distance is 16.7 km.

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The best way to get from Barajas to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha without a car is to line 8 subway and train which takes 31 min and costs €7 - €10.

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It takes approximately 31 min to get from Barajas to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, including transfers.

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Barajas to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, depart from Aeropuerto T2 - Llegadas station.

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Barajas to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha train services, operated by Metro de Madrid, depart from Barajas station.

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Barajas to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, arrive at Estación De Atocha station.

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Map of how to get from Barajas to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha.
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  • Distance: 12.1 km
  • Duration: 31 min

What companies run services between Barajas, Madrid, Spain and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Spain?

Empresa Municipal de Transportes operates a bus from Aeropuerto T2 - Llegadas to Estación De Atocha every 10 minutes. Tickets cost €2 and the journey takes 43 min.

Train operators
Renfe Cercanias

This regional commuter train system (also known as Cercanías) connects Barcelona with Catalonia and the Barcelona metropolitan area, including popular destinations like Sitges and the Costa Brava. The network of routes mostly runs overground and connects to many Barcelona metro and bus stations. Trains run frequently, and tickets can be bought at station ticket machines on the day of travel. Two children per adult (up to 6 years) can travel for free. If you’re arriving or departing Barcelona on a domestic AVE or long-distance train, check your ticket for a 5-digit Combinado Cercanias code, which is redeemable for a free local ticket from the ticket machines.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Nuevos Ministerios to Atocha
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Nuevos Ministerios to Madrid-Atocha Cercanias
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Empresa Municipal de Transportes
Phone
+34 902 50 78 50
Email
atencioncliente@emtmadrid.es
Website
emtmadrid.es
Bus from Aeropuerto T2 - Llegadas to Estación De Atocha
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
EMT Madrid
Holiday Taxis
Phone
+44 1273 828200
Email
admin@holidaytaxis.com
Website
holidaytaxis.com
Shuttle from Madrid-Barajas Airport T1 T2 T3 to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€65
Schedules at
holidaytaxis.com
Other operators
Taxi from Barajas to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Taxi Reserva
Phone
+34 910 85 54 44
Website
taxireserva.es
Taxi Airport Madrid
Phone
+34 685 31 42 67
Website
taxiairportmadrid.com
Radio Taxi Madrid Aeropuerto
Phone
+34 911 76 00 81
Website
taxiaeropuertobarajas.com
Joinup
Phone
+34 915 33 14 64
Website
joinup.es

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Barajas to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, arrive at Atocha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barajas to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is 17 km. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Barajas to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha.

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