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

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Train  •  3h 11m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Pamplona Alv

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Bus  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid (Av. América) to Pamplona Madrid to Pamplona through Logroño / ...

4 alternative options

Bus via Madrid Airport T  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Airport T to Pamplona Madrid Airport to Pamplona

Rideshare  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Pampelune 399.2 km

Drive  •  4h 11m

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Pamplona 400 km

Train, fly  •  3h 24m

  1. Take the train from Atocha to Nuevos Ministerios
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Pamplona (PNA) MAD - PNA

Madrid Atocha Station to Pamplona by walk and train

The journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and Pamplona is around 3h 13m and covers a distance of around 441 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 5m. Services are operated by Renfe Viajeros. Typically 20 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Route information

Average journey time:
3h 13m
Fastest journey time:
3h 5m
Journey distance:
441 km
Services per week:
20
Cheapest price:
€28
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:35
Last service departs at:
19:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to Pamplona walk and train schedules

Madrid Atocha Station → Pamplona
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  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Pamplona is 112.

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

The social distance requirement in Pamplona is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Pamplona is to rideshare which costs €22 and takes 5h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Pamplona is to train which costs €28 - €35 and takes 3h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Pamplona. However, there are services departing from Reina Sofía and arriving at Pamplona via Madrid (Av. América). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 52m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Pamplona. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 5m.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Pamplona is 317 km. The road distance is 400 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Pamplona without a car is to train which takes 3h 11m and costs €28 - €35.

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The train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Pamplona takes 3h 5m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Pamplona bus services, operated by PLM Autocares, depart from Madrid (Av. América) station.

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

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Pamplona is to train which takes 3h 11m and costs €28 - €35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €20 - €40 and takes 6h 52m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Pamplona.
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  • Distance: 317.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 11m

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

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Pamplona twice daily. Tickets cost €28 - €35 and the journey takes 3h 5m. Alternatively, PLM Autocares operates a bus from Madrid (Av. América) to Pamplona 5 times a day. Tickets cost €19 - €24 and the journey takes 5h 15m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €230
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
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Madrid-Nuevos Ministerios
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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
Bus operators
PLM Autocares
Phone
+34 902 14 41 74
Email
info@plmautocares.com
Website
plmautocares.com
Bus from Madrid (Av. América) to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Schedules at
plmautocares.com
Bus from Madrid Airport T to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Schedules at
plmautocares.com
Jimenez Movilidad
Phone
+34 (0) 941 202 777
Email
infoweb@autobusesjimenez.com
Website
jimenezmovilidad.es
Bus from Madrid to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €30
Website
Autobuses Jiménez S.L
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Pampelune
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€22
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blablacar.es

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

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Madrid Atocha Station to Pamplona bus services, operated by PLM Autocares, arrive at Pamplona station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Pamplona train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Pamplona station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Pamplona is 400 km. It takes approximately 4h 11m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Pamplona.

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Iberia offers flights from Madrid Airport to Pamplona Airport.

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There are 257+ hotels available in Pamplona. Prices start at €87 per night.

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

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