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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Hostalric by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  2. Take the train from Sants to Hostalric R2n / ...

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Bus  •  11h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Barcelona N738

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Bus, train  •  11h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Barcelona/Sants
  2. Take the train from Sants to Hostalric R2n / ...

Drive  •  6h 19m

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Hostalric 664.8 km

Fly, train  •  5h 33m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Barcelona (BCN) MAD - BCN
  2. Take the train from Aeroport to Hostalric

Madrid Atocha Station to Hostalric by walk and train

The journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and Hostalric is around 5h 35m and covers a distance of around 672 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 30m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 1m. Services are operated by Renfe AVE, Renfe SNCF and Renfe Cercanias. Typically 20 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 5m
Layover time:
1h 30m
Total time:
5h 35m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 1m
Journey distance:
672 km
Services per week:
20
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
35 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
13:25
Last service departs at:
20:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to Hostalric walk and train 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 Hostalric is to bus which costs €35 - €50 and takes 11h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Hostalric is to drive which costs €65 - €100 and takes 6h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Atocha Station to Hostalric. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Hostalric via Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 49m.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Hostalric is 551 km. The road distance is 664.8 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Hostalric without a car is to train which takes 4h 49m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 49m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Hostalric, including transfers.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Hostalric train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Hostalric is to train which takes 4h 49m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 11h 28m.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Hostalric train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, arrive at Hostalric station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Hostalric.
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  • Distance: 550.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 49m

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

You can take a train from Madrid Atocha Station to Hostalric via Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and Sants in around 4h 49m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Madrid to Barcelona 4 times a week. Tickets cost €29 - €40 and the journey takes 7h 35m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€25 - €120
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€25 - €120
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€28 - €140
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€28 - €140
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€20 - €120
Train operators
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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 Sants to Hostalric
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Train from Aeroport to Hostalric
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
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 Madrid to Barcelona/Sants
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
alsa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Hostalric is 665 km. It takes approximately 6h 19m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Hostalric.

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Ryanair, Air Europa, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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