There are 4 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Alcalá de Henares by train, taxi, car or rideshare
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Take the train from Atocha to Alcalá De Henares
Take the rideshare from Madrid to Alcala de Henares
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Take a taxi from Madrid Atocha Station to Alcalá de Henares
Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Alcalá de Henares
Madrid Atocha Station to Alcalá de Henares by walk and train
The journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and Alcalá de Henares is around 41 min and covers a distance of around 34 km. The fastest journey normally takes 41 min. Services are operated by Renfe Cercanias. Typically 541 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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Madrid Atocha Station to Alcalá de Henares walk and train schedules
Departing Saturday, September 25, 2021
Departing Sunday, September 26, 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Alcalá de Henares is to rideshare which costs €3 and takes 1h 8m.
The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Alcalá de Henares is to taxi which costs €50 - €65 and takes 27 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Atocha and arriving at Alcalá De Henares. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.
The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Alcalá de Henares is 29 km. The road distance is 34.7 km.
The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Alcalá de Henares without a car is to train which takes 49 min and costs .
The train from Atocha to Alcalá De Henares takes 42 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.
Madrid Atocha Station to Alcalá de Henares train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, depart from Atocha station.
Madrid Atocha Station to Alcalá de Henares train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, arrive at Alcalá De Henares station.
Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Alcalá de Henares is 35 km. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Alcalá de Henares.
There are 129+ hotels available in Alcalá de Henares. Prices start at €87 per night.
What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and Alcalá de Henares, Spain?
Renfe Cercanias operates a train from Atocha to Alcalá De Henares every 20 minutes, and the journey takes 42 min.
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.
Train from Atocha to Alcalá De Henares
- Ave. Duration
- 42 min
- Every 20 minutes
- Renfe Cercanias
- Ave. Duration
- 27 min
- Estimated price
- €50 - €65
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