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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Plaza del Sol by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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Recommended option

Train  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from Atocha to Tres Cantos C4

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Rideshare  •  1h 17m

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Tres Cantos 26.9 km

3 alternative options

Line 27 bus, line 722 bus  •  1h 19m

  1. Take the line 27 bus from Delicias - Atocha to Plaza Castilla 27
  2. Take the line 722 bus from Intercambiador De Plaza Castilla to Ctra.M607-Est.Tres Cantos 721 / ...

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madrid Atocha Station to Plaza del Sol 28.5 km

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Plaza del Sol 28.5 km

Madrid Atocha Station to Plaza del Sol by walk and train

The journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and Plaza del Sol is around 32 min and covers a distance of around 26 km. The fastest journey normally takes 32 min. Services are operated by Renfe Cercanias. Typically 357 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Route information

Average journey time:
32 min
Fastest journey time:
32 min
Journey distance:
26 km
Services per week:
357
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
03:18
Last service departs at:
21:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to Plaza del Sol walk and train schedules

Madrid Atocha Station → Plaza del Sol
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Plaza del Sol is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Plaza del Sol is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Plaza del Sol 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: 20 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Plaza del Sol is to rideshare, which costs €2 and takes 1h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Plaza del Sol is to taxi which costs €40 - €50 and takes 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Plaza del Sol. However, there are services departing from Delicias - Atocha and arriving at Ctra.M607-Est.Tres Cantos via Intercambiador De Plaza Castilla. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Atocha and arriving at Tres Cantos. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Plaza del Sol is 22 km. The road distance is 28.5 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Plaza del Sol without a car is to train which takes 49 min and costs .

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The train from Atocha to Tres Cantos takes 32 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Plaza del Sol bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, depart from Delicias - Atocha station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Plaza del Sol train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, depart from Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Plaza del Sol is to train which takes 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 27 bus and line 722 bus, which costs and takes 1h 19m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Plaza del Sol.
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  • Distance: 21.6 km
  • Duration: 49 min

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and Plaza del Sol, Spain?

Renfe Cercanias operates a train from Atocha to Tres Cantos every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Plaza del Sol via Plaza Castilla, Intercambiador De Plaza Castilla, and Ctra.M607-Est.Tres Cantos in around 1h 19m.

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 Tres Cantos
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Bus operators
Empresa Municipal de Transportes
Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid
Phone
012
Email
tarjetatransportepublico@madrid.org
Website
crtm.es
Bus from Intercambiador De Plaza Castilla to Ctra.M607-Est.Tres Cantos
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Website
Consorcio Regional de Transportes de Madrid
Other operators
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Tres Cantos
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€2
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Taxi from Madrid Atocha Station to Plaza del Sol
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
€40 - €50
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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Madrid Atocha Station to Plaza del Sol bus services, operated by Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid, arrive at Ctra.M607-Est.Tres Cantos station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Plaza del Sol train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, arrive at Tres Cantos station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Plaza del Sol is 29 km. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Plaza del Sol.

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