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There are 3 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Ciudad Real by train, rideshare or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Ciudad Real-Central

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Ciudad Real

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Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Ciudad Real

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Ciudad Real is to rideshare which costs €13 and takes 3h 13m.

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The fastest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Ciudad Real is to train which takes 1h and costs €14 - €45.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Ciudad Real-Central. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Ciudad Real is 159 km. The road distance is 203.8 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Ciudad Real without a car is to train which takes 1h and costs €14 - €45.

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The train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Ciudad Real-Central takes 54 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Ciudad Real train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Ciudad Real train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Ciudad Real-Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Ciudad Real is 204 km. It takes approximately 2h 11m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Ciudad Real.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Ciudad Real.
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  • Distance: 159.4 km
  • Duration: 1h

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and Ciudad Real, Spain?

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Ciudad Real-Central every 3 hours. Tickets cost €14 - €18 and the journey takes 54 min. Renfe AVE also services this route 5 times a day.

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
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Ciudad Real-Central
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Ciudad Real-Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €45
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€17 - €23
Promo+
€22 - €25
Flexible
€30 - €45
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Ciudad Real
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€13
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blablacar.es

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

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