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There are 8 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Galicia by train, plane, bus, rideshare or car

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Train, fly to Vigo

  1. Take the train from Atocha to Nuevos Ministerios
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Vigo (VGO)

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Train, fly to Santiago de Compostela

  1. Take the train from Atocha to Nuevos Ministerios
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ)

Train, fly to A Coruna, bus

  1. Take the train from Atocha to Nuevos Ministerios
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to A Coruna (LCG)
  3. Take the bus from A Coruña - Ponte da Pasaxe to Oleiros

Train

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to La Coruna-San Cristobal

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to A Coruña/La Coruña

Bus via Ourense

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Ourense
  2. Take the bus from Ourense to Entrexardíns

Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to La Corogne

Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to A Coruña
Madrid Atocha Station → Galicia
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Galicia is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Galicia is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Galicia is 1.5 metres.

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

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Galicia is to rideshare which costs €30 and takes 7h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Galicia is to train and fly which costs €30 - €150 and takes 3h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Galicia. However, there are services departing from Reina Sofía and arriving at A Coruña via Madrid Estacion Sur and A Coruña - Alfonso Molina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 46m.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Galicia is 425 km. The road distance is 594 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Galicia without a car is to train which takes 5h 48m and costs €40 - €65.

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It takes approximately 3h 12m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Galicia, including transfers.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Galicia bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid Estacion Sur station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Galicia is to train which takes 5h 48m and costs €40 - €65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €75 and takes 8h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Vigo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Galicia bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at A Coruña/La Coruña station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Galicia.
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  • Distance: 425.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 12m

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

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Madrid-Chamartin to La Coruna-San Cristobal 3 times a day. Tickets cost €35 - €50 and the journey takes 4h 14m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to A Coruña/La Coruña every 4 hours. Tickets cost €45 - €65 and the journey takes 6h 50m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€29 - €220
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €260
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €260
Flights from Madrid to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €250
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€24 - €150
Flights from Madrid to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€26 - €170
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€17 - €130
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 Nuevos Ministerios
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 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-Nuevos Ministerios
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to La Coruna-San Cristobal
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Autos Cal Pita
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
+34 910 207 007
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to A Coruña/La Coruña
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
ALSA
Arriva Galicia, S.L.
Phone
+34 (0) 981 31 12 13
Email
atencioncliente@arriva.es
Website
arriva.es
Bus from Ourense to Entrexardíns
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €24
Schedules at
arriva.es
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to La Corogne
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30
Book at
blablacar.es

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Galicia is 594 km. It takes approximately 5h 38m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Galicia.

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Air Europa and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Vigo Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Galicia. Prices start at €87 per night.

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

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