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There are 7 ways to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Plaza de Colón by subway, train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 8 subway, train, line 9 subway  •  1h 42m

  1. Take the line 8 subway from Aeropuerto T4 to Nuevos Ministerios 8
  2. Take the train from Nuevos Ministerios to Vicalvaro C2
  3. Take the line 9 subway from Puerta De Arganda to Arganda Del Rey 9

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Line 203 bus, line 312 bus  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the line 203 bus from Aeropuerto T4 to Estación De Atocha 203
  2. Take the line 312 bus from Madrid to Arganda del Rey-Av. Instituto 312

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Train, line 351 bus  •  1h 54m

  1. Take the train from Aeropuerto T4 to Atocha C1
  2. Take the line 351 bus from Ronda Atocha-Estación De Autobuses to Real-Av.Valencia 351 / ...

Line 203 bus, line 351 bus  •  2h 20m

  1. Take the line 203 bus from Aeropuerto T4 to Estación De Atocha 203
  2. Take the line 351 bus from Ronda Atocha-Estación De Autobuses to Real-Av.Valencia 351 / ...

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Plaza de Colón 37.3 km

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Plaza de Colón 37.3 km

Towncar  •  30 min

  1. Take a town car from Madrid Airport to Plaza de Colón 37.3 km

Madrid Airport (MAD) to Plaza de Colón by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Plaza de Colón is around 1h 31m and covers a distance of around 47 km. This includes an average layover time of around 29 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 8m. Operated by Renfe Cercanias and Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid, the Madrid Airport (MAD) to Plaza de Colón service departs from Aeropuerto T4 and arrives in Plaza de Colón. Typically 135 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 2m
Layover time:
29 min
Total time:
1h 31m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 8m
Journey distance:
47 km
Services per week:
135
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:02
Last service departs at:
22:01

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Airport (MAD) to Plaza de Colón train, walk and bus schedules

Departing Friday, October 22, 2021

Madrid Airport (MAD) → Plaza de Colón
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Plaza de Colón is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Plaza de Colón is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Plaza de Colón 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: 20 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Plaza de Colón is to drive which costs €3 - €6 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Plaza de Colón is to taxi which costs €55 - €70 and takes 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Plaza de Colón. However, there are services departing from Aeropuerto T4 and arriving at Arganda del Rey-Av. Instituto via Madrid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Plaza de Colón. However, there are services departing from Aeropuerto T4 and arriving at Arganda Del Rey via Nuevos Ministerios and Puerta De Arganda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 42m.

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The distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Plaza de Colón is 26 km. The road distance is 37.3 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Plaza de Colón without a car is to line 8 subway and train and line 9 subway which takes 1h 42m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 42m to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Plaza de Colón, including transfers.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Plaza de Colón bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, depart from Aeropuerto T4 station.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Plaza de Colón train services, operated by Lurraldebus, depart from Aeropuerto T4 station.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Plaza de Colón bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Arganda del Rey-Av. Instituto station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Plaza de Colón.
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  • Distance: 25.5 km
  • Duration: 1h 42m

What companies run services between Madrid Airport (MAD), Spain and Plaza de Colón, Spain?

You can take a bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Plaza de Colón via Estación De Atocha, Madrid, and Arganda del Rey-Av. Instituto in around 2h 5m.

Train operators
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Subway from Aeropuerto T4 to Nuevos Ministerios
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Website
Lurraldebus
Subway from Puerta De Arganda to Arganda Del Rey
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
Lurraldebus
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
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Nuevos Ministerios to Vicalvaro
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Train from Aeropuerto T4 to Atocha
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Bus operators
Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid
Phone
012
Email
tarjetatransportepublico@madrid.org
Website
crtm.es
Bus from Ronda Atocha-Estación De Autobuses to Real-Av.Valencia
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Consorcio Regional de Transportes de Madrid
Empresa Municipal de Transportes
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 to Arganda del Rey-Av. Instituto
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €7
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
Taxi from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Plaza de Colón
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
€55 - €70
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
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Madrid Airport to Plaza de Colón
Estimated price
€39

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Plaza de Colón train services, operated by Lurraldebus, arrive at Arganda Del Rey station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) to Plaza de Colón is 37 km. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Plaza de Colón.

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