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There are 3 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to El Rastro (Station) by bus, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Bus  •  8 min

  1. Take the bus from Reina Sofía to El Rastro 41 / ...

2€

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madrid Atocha Station to El Rastro (Station) 2.6 km

6€ - 8€

Walk  •  16 min

  1. Walk from Madrid Atocha Station to El Rastro (Station) 1.4 km

Madrid Atocha Station to El Rastro (Station) by buses

The bus journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and El Rastro (Station) is around 7 min and covers a distance of around 1 km. The fastest bus normally takes 5 min. Operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, the Madrid Atocha Station to El Rastro (Station) bus service departs from Reina Sofía and arrives in El Rastro. Typically 1746 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
7 min
Fastest bus time:
5 min
Buses per week:
1746
Cheapest price:
2€
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
05:30
Last bus departs at:
23:41

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to El Rastro (Station) bus schedules

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

Buses 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.
Madrid Atocha Station → El Rastro (Station)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in El Rastro (Station) is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in El Rastro (Station) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in El Rastro (Station) 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: 9 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to El Rastro (Station) is to bus which costs 2€ and takes 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to El Rastro (Station) is to taxi which costs 6€ - 8€ and takes 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Reina Sofía and arriving at El Rastro. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and El Rastro (Station) is 1 km.

The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to El Rastro (Station) without a car is to bus which takes 8 min and costs 2€.

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The bus from Reina Sofía to El Rastro takes 8 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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

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Madrid Atocha Station to El Rastro (Station) bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, arrive at El Rastro station.

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There are 1528+ hotels available in El Rastro (Station). Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to El Rastro (Station).
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  • Distance: 1.3 km
  • Duration: 8 min

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and El Rastro (Station), Madrid, Spain?

Empresa Municipal de Transportes operates a bus from Reina Sofía to El Rastro every 5 minutes. Tickets cost 2€ and the journey takes 8 min.

Bus operators
Empresa Municipal de Transportes
Other operators
Taxi from Madrid Atocha Station to El Rastro (Station)
Ave. Duration
3 min
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
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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