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There are 3 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Airport T1 by train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3h 13m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants Ave

Cheapest option

Fly  •  2h 59m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Barcelona (BCN) MAD - BCN

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Drive  •  5h 52m

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Airport T1 608.9 km

Madrid Atocha Station to Airport T1 by walk, train and bus

The journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and Airport T1 is around 3h 58m and covers a distance of around 625 km. This includes an average layover time of around 37 min. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 9m. Operated by Renfe AVE, Tmb, Baixbus and others, the Madrid Atocha Station to Airport T1 service departs from Madrid Atocha Station and arrives in Aeroport Terminal T1. Typically 91 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 20m
Layover time:
37 min
Total time:
3h 58m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 9m
Journey distance:
625 km
Services per week:
91
Cheapest price:
€71
Carbon emissions:
34 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:30
Last service departs at:
20:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to Airport T1 walk, train and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Airport T1 is to fly which costs €30 - €95 and takes 2h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Airport T1 is to fly which costs €30 - €95 and takes 2h 59m.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Airport T1 is 495 km. The road distance is 608.9 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Airport T1 without a car is to train which takes 3h 13m and costs €65 - €130.

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It takes approximately 3h 13m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Airport T1, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Airport T1 is to train which takes 3h 13m and costs €65 - €130. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs €30 - €95 and takes 2h 59m.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 9m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Airport T1 is 609 km. It takes approximately 5h 52m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Airport T1.

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Tunisair, Air Europa, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Airport T1.
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  • Distance: 494.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 13m

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and Airport T1, Spain?

Renfe AVE operates a train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants every 2 hours. Tickets cost €60 - €120 and the journey takes 2h 30m. Alternatively, Tunisair, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines fly from Madrid Atocha Station to Airport T1 hourly.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€28 - €130
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€100 - €260
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120

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