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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Bilbao (Madrid Metro) by subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Line 1 subway  •  9 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from Estacion Del Arte to Bilbao 1

€3

Cheapest option

Bus  •  22 min

  1. Take the bus from Reina Sofía to Bilbao C03

€2

3 alternative options

Bus via Prado - Atocha  •  22 min

  1. Take the bus from Prado - Atocha to Bilbao C03

€2

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madrid Atocha Station to Bilbao (Madrid Metro) 3.9 km

€7 - €10

Walk  •  40 min

  1. Walk from Madrid Atocha Station to Bilbao (Madrid Metro) 3.4 km

Madrid Atocha Station → Bilbao (Madrid Metro)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bilbao (Madrid Metro) is 112.

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The social distance requirement in Bilbao (Madrid Metro) is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Bilbao (Madrid Metro) is to bus which costs €2 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Bilbao (Madrid Metro) is to taxi which costs €7 - €10 and takes 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Reina Sofía and arriving at Bilbao. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Estacion Del Arte and arriving at Bilbao. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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It is approximately 2 km to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Bilbao (Madrid Metro).

The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Bilbao (Madrid Metro) without a car is to line 1 subway which takes 9 min and costs €3.

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The line 1 subway from Estacion Del Arte to Bilbao takes 9 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Bilbao (Madrid Metro) bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, depart from Reina Sofía station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Bilbao (Madrid Metro) train services, operated by Metro de Madrid, depart from Estacion Del Arte station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Bilbao (Madrid Metro) bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, arrive at Bilbao station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Bilbao (Madrid Metro).
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  • Distance: 2.5 km
  • Duration: 9 min

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and Bilbao (Madrid Metro), Spain?

Metro de Madrid operates a vehicle from Estacion Del Arte to Bilbao every 10 minutes. Tickets cost €3 and the journey takes 9 min. Alternatively, Empresa Municipal de Transportes operates a bus from Reina Sofía to Bilbao every 10 minutes. Tickets cost €2 and the journey takes 22 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Empresa Municipal de Transportes
Phone
+34 902 50 78 50
Email
atencioncliente@emtmadrid.es
Website
emtmadrid.es
Bus from Reina Sofía to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
EMT Madrid
Bus from Prado - Atocha to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
EMT Madrid
Other operators
Taxi from Madrid Atocha Station to Bilbao (Madrid Metro)
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
€7 - €10
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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Madrid Atocha Station to Bilbao (Madrid Metro) train services, operated by Metro de Madrid, arrive at Bilbao station.

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