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There are 6 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Diego de León (Madrid Metro) by train, subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Train, line 4 subway

  1. Take the train from Atocha to Recoletos
  2. Take the line 4 subway from Colon to Diego De Leon

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Reina Sofía to Diego De León

4 alternative options

Line 1 subway, line 4 subway

  1. Take the line 1 subway from Estacion Del Arte to Bilbao
  2. Take the line 4 subway from Bilbao to Diego De Leon

Bus via Estación De Atocha

  1. Take the bus from Estación De Atocha to Diego De León

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Madrid Atocha Station to Diego de León (Madrid Metro)

Walk

  1. Walk from Madrid Atocha Station to Diego de León (Madrid Metro)
Madrid Atocha Station → Diego de León (Madrid Metro)
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Diego de León (Madrid Metro) is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Diego de León (Madrid Metro) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Diego de León (Madrid Metro) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

Last updated: 14 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Diego de León (Madrid Metro) is to bus, which costs €2 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Diego de León (Madrid Metro) is to taxi which costs €8 - €11 and takes 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Reina Sofía and arriving at Diego De León. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Atocha Station to Diego de León (Madrid Metro). However, there are services departing from Atocha and arriving at Diego De Leon via Colon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 min.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Diego de León (Madrid Metro) is 3 km.

The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Diego de León (Madrid Metro) without a car is to train and line 4 subway which takes 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 19 min to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Diego de León (Madrid Metro), including transfers.

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

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Madrid Atocha Station to Diego de León (Madrid Metro) train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, depart from Atocha station.

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

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Diego de León (Madrid Metro).
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  • Distance: 3.3 km
  • Duration: 19 min

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and Diego de León (Madrid Metro), Spain?

You can take a vehicle from Madrid Atocha Station to Diego de León (Madrid Metro) via Bilbao in around 19 min. Alternatively, Empresa Municipal de Transportes operates a bus from Reina Sofía to Diego De León every 5 minutes. Tickets cost €2 and the journey takes 34 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
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Atocha to Recoletos
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Madrid-Recoletos
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Subway from Colon to Diego De Leon
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Website
Lurraldebus
Subway from Estacion Del Arte to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Website
Lurraldebus
Subway from Bilbao to Diego De Leon
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Website
Lurraldebus
Bus operators
Empresa Municipal de Transportes
Phone
+34 902 50 78 50
Email
atencioncliente@emtmadrid.es
Website
emtmadrid.es
Bus from Reina Sofía to Diego De León
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
EMT Madrid
Bus from Estación De Atocha to Diego De León
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
EMT Madrid
Other operators
Taxi from Madrid Atocha Station to Diego de León (Madrid Metro)
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
€8 - €11
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 Diego de León (Madrid Metro) train services, operated by Lurraldebus, arrive at Diego De Leon station.

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