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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Callao (Station) by train, bus, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Train  •  16 min

  1. Take the train from Atocha to Nuevos Ministerios C4 / ...

€5 - €7

Cheapest option

Line 27 bus  •  25 min

  1. Take the line 27 bus from Prado - Atocha to Nuevos Ministerios - Castellana 14 / ...

€2

3 alternative options

Bus  •  48 min

  1. Take the bus from Reina Sofía to Nuevos Ministerios C2

€2

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madrid Atocha Station to Callao (Station) 5.3 km

€9 - €12

Walk  •  59 min

  1. Walk from Madrid Atocha Station to Callao (Station) 4.9 km

Madrid Atocha Station to Callao (Station) by walk and train

The journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and Callao (Station) is around 7 min and covers a distance of around 6 km. The fastest journey normally takes 7 min. Operated by Renfe Cercanias and Renfe Viajeros, the Madrid Atocha Station to Callao (Station) service departs from Madrid Atocha Station and arrives in Nuevos Ministerios. Typically 1527 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7 min
Fastest journey time:
7 min
Journey distance:
6 km
Services per week:
1527
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
03:57
Last service departs at:
23:26

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to Callao (Station) walk and train schedules

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

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Callao (Station) is to line 27 bus, which costs €2 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Callao (Station) is to taxi which costs €9 - €12 and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prado - Atocha and arriving at Nuevos Ministerios - Castellana. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Atocha and arriving at Nuevos Ministerios. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Callao (Station) is 4 km.

The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Callao (Station) without a car is to train which takes 16 min and costs €5 - €7.

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The train from Atocha to Nuevos Ministerios takes 9 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Callao (Station) bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, depart from Prado - Atocha station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Callao (Station) train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, depart from Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Callao (Station) is to train which takes 16 min and costs €5 - €7. Alternatively, you can line 27 bus, which costs €2 and takes 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Callao (Station).
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  • Distance: 4.1 km
  • Duration: 16 min

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

Renfe Cercanias operates a train from Atocha to Nuevos Ministerios every 10 minutes, and the journey takes 9 min. Renfe Viajeros also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Empresa Municipal de Transportes operates a bus from Prado - Atocha to Nuevos Ministerios - Castellana every 5 minutes. Tickets cost €2 and the journey takes 22 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 Nuevos Ministerios
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
Renfe Cercanias
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
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Madrid-Nuevos Ministerios
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Empresa Municipal de Transportes
Phone
+34 902 50 78 50
Email
atencioncliente@emtmadrid.es
Website
emtmadrid.es
Bus from Prado - Atocha to Nuevos Ministerios - Castellana
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
EMT Madrid
Bus from Reina Sofía to Nuevos Ministerios
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
EMT Madrid
Other operators
Taxi from Madrid Atocha Station to Callao (Station)
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
€9 - €12
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 Callao (Station) bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, arrive at Nuevos Ministerios - Castellana station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Callao (Station) train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, arrive at Nuevos Ministerios station.

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