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There are 6 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Don Benito by train, bus, rideshare or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train

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

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Don Benito

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Don Benito

Bus via Trujillo

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Trujillo
  2. Take the bus from Trujillo to Don Benito

Bus via Alcorcon

  1. Take the bus from Alcorcón to Don Benito

Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Don Benito

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Don Benito is to rideshare which costs €17 and takes 4h 16m.

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The fastest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Don Benito is to drive which takes 3h 1m and costs €30 - €50.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Don Benito. However, there are services departing from Estación De Atocha and arriving at Don Benito via Madrid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Atocha Station to Don Benito. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Don Benito via Ciudad Real-Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Don Benito is 246 km. The road distance is 313.4 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Don Benito without a car is to train which takes 5h and costs €30 - €65.

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It takes approximately 5h to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Don Benito, including transfers.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Don Benito bus services, operated by Autocares Grupo Samar, depart from Madrid station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Don Benito 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 Don Benito is to train which takes 5h and costs €30 - €65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €22 - €27 and takes 5h 18m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Don Benito.
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  • Distance: 246 km
  • Duration: 5h

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and Don Benito, Extremadura, Spain?

You can take a train from Madrid Atocha Station to Don Benito via Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and Ciudad Real-Central in around 5h. Alternatively, Autocares Grupo Samar operates a bus from Madrid to Don Benito 6 times a week. Tickets cost €21 - €25 and the journey takes 4h 5m.

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 Ciudad Real-Central
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Ciudad Real-Central to Don Benito
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
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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 Ciudad Real-Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €45
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€17 - €23
Promo+
€22 - €25
Flexible
€30 - €45
Bus operators
Autocares Grupo Samar
Phone
+34 (0) 91 723 05 06
Email
autocares.samar@samar.es
Website
samar.es
Bus from Madrid to Don Benito
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€21 - €25
Schedules at
samar.es
Bus from Alcorcón to Don Benito
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€23 - €27
Schedules at
samar.es
Avanza Grupo
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Trujillo to Don Benito
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
alsa.com
Vectalia - Grupo SuBús
Phone
+34 (0) 965140936
Email
tam@subus.es
Website
vectalia.es
Bus from Trujillo to Don Benito
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€2
Schedules at
movilidad.vectalia.es
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Don Benito
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17
Book at
blablacar.es

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Madrid Atocha Station to Don Benito bus services, operated by Autocares Grupo Samar, arrive at Don Benito station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Don Benito train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Don Benito station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Don Benito is 313 km. It takes approximately 3h 1m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Don Benito.

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

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