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There are 4 ways to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Cave of El Castillo by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Santander (SDR)

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Train

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Torrelavega

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 to Torrelavega

Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Cave of El Castillo

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Cave of El Castillo is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 4h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Cave of El Castillo is to fly which costs €75 - €150 and takes 1h 29m.

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The distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Cave of El Castillo is 313 km. The road distance is 418 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Cave of El Castillo without a car is to train which takes 5h 5m and costs €45 - €60.

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It takes approximately 1h 29m to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Cave of El Castillo, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Cave of El Castillo is to fly which takes 1h 29m and costs €75 - €150. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €45 - €60 and takes 5h 5m, you could also bus, which costs €50 - €75 and takes 5h 23m.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Santander Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) to Cave of El Castillo is 418 km. It takes approximately 4h 4m to drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Cave of El Castillo.

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Iberia offers flights from Madrid Airport to Santander Airport.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Cave of El Castillo.
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  • Distance: 313 km
  • Duration: 1h 29m

What companies run services between Madrid Airport (MAD), Spain and Cave of El Castillo, Spain?

Iberia flies from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Cave of El Castillo once daily. Alternatively, Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Madrid-Chamartin to Torrelavega 3 times a day. Tickets cost €27 - €35 and the journey takes 3h 36m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Santander
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €320
Train operators
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
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Torrelavega
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 to Torrelavega
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
alsa.com

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