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There are 6 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to El Ejido by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Almeria, bus

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Almeria (LEI)
  2. Take the bus from Almeria to El Ejido

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to El Ejido

Fly to Malaga, bus

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Malaga (AGP)
  2. Take the bus from Malaga to El Ejido

Train

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Almeria

Bus via Granada

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Granada
  2. Take the bus from Granada to El Ejido

Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to El Ejido

Madrid Atocha Station to El Ejido by walk and bus

The journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and El Ejido is around 7h 32m and covers a distance of around 576 km. This includes an average layover time of around 7 min. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 28m. Services are operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes and BusbamSL. Typically 16 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
7h 24m
Layover time:
7 min
Total time:
7h 32m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
7h 28m
Journey distance:
576 km
Services per week:
16
Cheapest price:
€30
Carbon emissions:
71 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
14:39
Last service departs at:
23:47

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to El Ejido walk and bus schedules

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

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to El Ejido is to bus which costs €29 - €34 and takes 8h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to El Ejido is to fly and bus which costs €65 - €210 and takes 4h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Atocha Station to El Ejido. However, there are services departing from Estación De Atocha and arriving at El Ejido via Madrid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 28m.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and El Ejido is 411 km. The road distance is 546.7 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to El Ejido without a car is to train which takes 7h 49m and costs €35 - €50.

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It takes approximately 4h 39m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to El Ejido, including transfers.

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Madrid Atocha Station to El Ejido bus services, operated by BusbamSL, depart from Madrid station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to El Ejido is to train which takes 7h 49m and costs €35 - €50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €29 - €34 and takes 8h 28m.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Almeria Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Madrid Atocha Station to El Ejido bus services, operated by BusbamSL, arrive at El Ejido station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to El Ejido.
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  • Distance: 411 km
  • Duration: 4h 39m

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

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Almeria once daily. Tickets cost €30 - €45 and the journey takes 6h 8m. Alternatively, BusbamSL operates a bus from Madrid to El Ejido twice daily. Tickets cost €28 - €32 and the journey takes 7h 15m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Almeria
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €320
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €200
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €190
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-Atocha Cercanias to Almeria
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
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 Almeria to El Ejido
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Malaga to El Ejido
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Granada
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Granada to El Ejido
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
alsa.com
BusbamSL
Phone
902 22 72 72
Email
atencionaclientes@busbam.com
Website
busbam.com
Bus from Madrid to El Ejido
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€28 - €32
Schedules at
busbam.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to El Ejido is 547 km. It takes approximately 5h 27m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to El Ejido.

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Iberia offers flights from Madrid Airport to Almeria Airport.

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