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There are 6 ways to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  32 min

  1. Take the train from Aeropuerto T4 to Atocha C1

Cheapest option

Line 203 bus  •  1h

  1. Take the line 203 bus from Aeropuerto T4 to Estación De Atocha 203

€2

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha 20.8 km

€35 - €45

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha 20.8 km

€2 - €3

Shuttle  •  18 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Madrid Airport to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha

€28

Towncar  •  18 min

  1. Take a town car from Madrid Airport to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha 20.8 km

Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha by train

The train journey time between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is around 31 min and covers a distance of around 18 km. The fastest train normally takes 31 min. Operated by Renfe Cercanias, the Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha train service departs from Aeropuerto T4 and arrives in Atocha. Typically 257 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
31 min
Fastest train time:
31 min
Trains per week:
257
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:02
Last train departs at:
23:01

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha train schedules

Madrid Airport (MAD) → Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
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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.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is to line 203 bus which costs €2 and takes 1h.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is to taxi which costs €35 - €45 and takes 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Aeropuerto T4 and arriving at Estación De Atocha. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Aeropuerto T4 and arriving at Atocha. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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The distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is 13 km. The road distance is 20.8 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha without a car is to train which takes 32 min and costs .

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The train from Aeropuerto T4 to Atocha takes 32 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, depart from Aeropuerto T4 station.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, depart from Aeropuerto T4 station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is to train which takes 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 203 bus, which costs €2 and takes 1h.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha.
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  • Distance: 12.5 km
  • Duration: 32 min

What companies run services between Madrid Airport (MAD), Spain and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Spain?

Renfe Cercanias operates a train from Aeropuerto T4 to Atocha every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 32 min. Alternatively, Empresa Municipal de Transportes operates a bus from Aeropuerto T4 to Estación De Atocha every 10 minutes. Tickets cost €2 and the journey takes 1h.

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 Aeropuerto T4 to Atocha
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Bus operators
Empresa Municipal de Transportes
Other operators
Taxi from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
€35 - €45
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Madrid Airport to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Estimated price
€28
Towncar from Madrid Airport to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha

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

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, arrive at Atocha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is 21 km. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha.

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