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There are 6 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train, line 8 subway

  1. Take the train from Atocha to Nuevos Ministerios
  2. Take the line 8 subway from Nuevos Ministerios to Aeropuerto T4

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Line 203 bus

  1. Take the line 203 bus from Estación De Atocha to Aeropuerto T4

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Madrid Atocha Station to Madrid-Barajas Airport T4

Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Madrid-Barajas Airport T4

Shuttle

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Madrid Airport

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Madrid Atocha Station to Madrid Airport

Madrid Atocha Station to Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 by walk, train and subway

The journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 is around 35 min and covers a distance of around 21 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5 min. The fastest journey normally takes 31 min. Operated by Renfe Cercanias, Renfe Viajeros and Metro de Madrid, the Madrid Atocha Station to Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 service departs from Madrid Atocha Station and arrives in Aeropuerto T4. Typically 940 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
29 min
Layover time:
5 min
Total time:
35 min

Route information

Fastest journey time:
31 min
Journey distance:
21 km
Services per week:
940
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:47
Last service departs at:
22:36

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 walk, train and subway schedules

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

Departing Wednesday

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.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 is to line 203 bus which costs €2 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 is to shuttle which costs €28 and takes 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Estación De Atocha and arriving at Aeropuerto T4. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Atocha Station to Madrid-Barajas Airport T4. However, there are services departing from Atocha and arriving at Aeropuerto T4 via Nuevos Ministerios. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 min.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 is 13 km. The road distance is 20.5 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 without a car is to train and line 8 subway which takes 41 min and costs €8 - €10.

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It takes approximately 41 min to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Madrid-Barajas Airport T4, including transfers.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, depart from Estación De Atocha station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, depart from Atocha station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, arrive at Aeropuerto T4 station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Madrid-Barajas Airport T4.
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  • Distance: 12.6 km
  • Duration: 41 min

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and Madrid-Barajas Airport T4, Spain?

Empresa Municipal de Transportes operates a bus from Estación De Atocha to Aeropuerto T4 every 15 minutes. Tickets cost €2 and the journey takes 45 min.

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 (0) 902 320 320
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
902 320 320
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
Bus operators
Empresa Municipal de Transportes
Other operators
Taxi from Madrid Atocha Station to Madrid-Barajas Airport T4
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
€35 - €45
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Madrid Atocha Station to Madrid Airport
Estimated price
€28
Towncar from Madrid Atocha Station to Madrid Airport
Estimated price
€39

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Madrid Atocha Station to Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 train services, operated by Metro de Madrid, arrive at Aeropuerto T4 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 is 21 km. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Madrid-Barajas Airport T4.

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