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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Colmenarejo by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h 3m

  1. Take the train from Atocha to Torrelodones C3 / ...

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 13m

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Galapagar 35 km

3 alternative options

Line 001 bus, line 661 bus  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the line 001 bus from Ministerio De Agricultura to Moncloa 001
  2. Take the line 661 bus from Intercambiador Moncloa to Ctra.M505-Cruce Ctra.Guadarrama 661

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madrid Atocha Station to Colmenarejo 38.8 km

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Colmenarejo 38.8 km

Madrid Atocha Station to Colmenarejo by bus

The bus journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and Colmenarejo is around 1h 23m and covers a distance of around 37 km. This includes an average layover time of around 12 min. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 10m. Operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes and Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid, the Madrid Atocha Station to Colmenarejo bus service departs from Ministerio De Agricultura and arrives in Ctra.M505-Cruce Ctra.Guadarrama. Typically 43 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
1h 10m
Layover time:
12 min
Total time:
1h 23m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
1h 10m
Bus distance:
37 km
Buses per week:
43
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
07:27
Last bus departs at:
23:27

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to Colmenarejo bus schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

Departing Monday

Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Colmenarejo is to rideshare, which costs €3 and takes 1h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Colmenarejo is to taxi which costs €50 - €65 and takes 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Colmenarejo. However, there are services departing from Ministerio De Agricultura and arriving at Ctra.M505-Cruce Ctra.Guadarrama via Intercambiador Moncloa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 9m.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Colmenarejo is 32 km. The road distance is 38.8 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Colmenarejo without a car is to train which takes 1h 3m and costs €18 - €23.

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It takes approximately 1h 3m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Colmenarejo, including transfers.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Colmenarejo bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, depart from Ministerio De Agricultura station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Colmenarejo is to train which takes 1h 3m and costs €18 - €23. Alternatively, you can line 001 bus and line 661 bus, which costs and takes 2h 9m.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Colmenarejo bus services, operated by Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid, arrive at Ctra.M505-Cruce Ctra.Guadarrama station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Colmenarejo is 39 km. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Colmenarejo.

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  • Distance: 32.2 km
  • Duration: 1h 3m

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

Renfe Cercanias operates a train from Atocha to Torrelodones hourly, and the journey takes 47 min. Renfe Viajeros also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Colmenarejo via Moncloa and Intercambiador Moncloa in around 2h 9m.

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
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Atocha to Torrelodones
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Torrelodones
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Empresa Municipal de Transportes
Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid
Phone
012
Email
tarjetatransportepublico@madrid.org
Website
crtm.es
Bus from Intercambiador Moncloa to Ctra.M505-Cruce Ctra.Guadarrama
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Consorcio Regional de Transportes de Madrid
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Galapagar
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€3
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Taxi from Madrid Atocha Station to Colmenarejo
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
€50 - €65
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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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Madrid Atocha Station and Colmenarejo. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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