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There are 4 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Alcalá de Henares by train, taxi, car or rideshare

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Train

  1. Take the train from Atocha to Alcalá De Henares

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Alcala de Henares

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Madrid Atocha Station to Alcalá de Henares

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  1. 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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Route information

Average journey time:
41 min
Fastest journey time:
41 min
Journey distance:
34 km
Services per week:
541
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
03:14
Last service departs at:
21:51

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to Alcalá de Henares walk and train schedules

Madrid Atocha Station → Alcalá de Henares
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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 Alcalá de Henares is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Alcalá de Henares is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Alcalá de Henares 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: 22 Sep 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.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Alcalá de Henares is to taxi which costs €50 - €65 and takes 27 min.

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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.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Alcalá de Henares is 29 km. The road distance is 34.7 km.

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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 .

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The train from Atocha to Alcalá De Henares takes 42 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Alcalá de Henares train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, depart from Atocha station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Alcalá de Henares train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, arrive at Alcalá De Henares station.

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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.

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  • Distance: 29.4 km
  • Duration: 49 min

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.

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 Atocha to Alcalá De Henares
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Other operators
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Alcala de Henares
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€3
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Taxi from Madrid Atocha Station to Alcalá de Henares
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
€50 - €65
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

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