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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Castellón de la Plana by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train

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

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Castellón de la Plana

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Castellon

Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Castellón de la Plana

Fly, train

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Valencia (VLC)
  2. Take the train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Castellón De La Plana

Madrid Atocha Station to Castellón de la Plana by walk and train

The journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and Castellón de la Plana is around 3h 4m and covers a distance of around 463 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 37m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros and Renfe AVE, the Madrid Atocha Station to Castellón de la Plana service departs from Madrid Atocha Station and arrives in Castellon. Typically 27 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Route information

Average journey time:
3h 4m
Fastest journey time:
2h 37m
Journey distance:
463 km
Services per week:
27
Cheapest price:
€29
Carbon emissions:
24 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:40
Last service departs at:
19:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to Castellón de la Plana walk and train schedules

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The cost-effective way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Castellón de la Plana is to rideshare, which costs €22 and takes 5h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Castellón de la Plana is to train which costs €29 - €90 and takes 3h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Castellón de la Plana. However, there are services departing from Estación De Atocha and arriving at Castellon via Madrid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Castellon. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 19m.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Castellón de la Plana is 313 km. The road distance is 418.3 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Castellón de la Plana without a car is to train which takes 3h 25m and costs €29 - €90.

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The train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Castellon takes 3h 19m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Castellón de la Plana bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, depart from Madrid station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Castellón de la Plana train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Castellón de la Plana is to train which takes 3h 25m and costs €29 - €90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €55 and takes 6h 13m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Castellón de la Plana.
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  • Distance: 313 km
  • Duration: 3h 25m

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and Castellón de la Plana, Spain?

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Castellon twice daily. Tickets cost €29 - €40 and the journey takes 3h 19m. Renfe AVE also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Avanza Grupo operates a bus from Madrid to Castellon twice a week. Tickets cost €29 - €50 and the journey takes 5h.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €150
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €150
Train operators
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 Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Castellon
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
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 Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Castellón De La Plana
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Castellón de la Plana
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€22
Book at
blablacar.es

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Valencia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Castellón de la Plana bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, arrive at Castellon station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Castellón de la Plana train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Castellon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Castellón de la Plana is 418 km. It takes approximately 3h 59m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Castellón de la Plana.

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Air Europa, Ryanair and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Valencia Airport.

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There are 203+ hotels available in Castellón de la Plana. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Madrid Atocha Station and Castellón de la Plana. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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