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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Lleida

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Fly, train

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Barcelona (BCN)
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Lleida

Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Balaguer

Madrid Atocha Station to Balaguer by walk and train

The journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and Balaguer is around 4h 53m and covers a distance of around 473 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 24m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 1m. Services are operated by Renfe AVE and FGC Catalunya. Typically 36 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 29m
Layover time:
2h 24m
Total time:
4h 53m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 1m
Journey distance:
473 km
Services per week:
36
Cheapest price:
€49
Carbon emissions:
24 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:30
Last service departs at:
20:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to Balaguer walk and train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Balaguer is to train which costs €45 - €95 and takes 3h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Balaguer is to train which costs €45 - €95 and takes 3h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Atocha Station to Balaguer. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Balaguer via Lleida. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 37m.

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It is 407 km from Madrid Atocha Station to Balaguer. It is approximately 486.1 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Balaguer without a car is to train which takes 3h 37m and costs €45 - €95.

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It takes approximately 3h 37m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Balaguer, including transfers.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Balaguer train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Balaguer train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Lleida station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Balaguer is 486 km. It takes approximately 4h 46m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Balaguer.

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  • Distance: 407.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 37m

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and Balaguer, Catalonia, Spain?

Renfe AVE operates a train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Lleida every 4 hours. Tickets cost €45 - €90 and the journey takes 2h 5m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€25 - €120
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€25 - €120
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€28 - €140
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€28 - €140
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€20 - €120
Train operators
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Lleida
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€45 - €60
Promo+
€51 - €55
Flexible
€70 - €90
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Lleida
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €45
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€18 - €23
Promo+
€23 - €25
Flexible
€35 - €45
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Lleida
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Renfe Viajeros

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