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There are 4 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Puerta de Alcalá by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 340 bus  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the train from Atocha to Torrejon De Ardoz C2
  2. Take the line 340 bus from Av.Constitución-Est.Torrejón De Ardoz to Ctra.Loeches-Joaquín Blume 340

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Reina Sofía to Diego De León C2
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Zarzuela Torrejon De Ardoz

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madrid Atocha Station to Puerta de Alcalá 26.3 km

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Puerta de Alcalá 26.3 km

Madrid Atocha Station to Puerta de Alcalá by walk, train and bus

The journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and Puerta de Alcalá is around 41 min and covers a distance of around 28 km. This includes an average layover time of around 7 min. The fastest journey normally takes 37 min. Services are operated by Renfe Cercanias and Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid. Typically 45 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
33 min
Layover time:
7 min
Total time:
41 min

Route information

Fastest journey time:
37 min
Journey distance:
28 km
Services per week:
45
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:21
Last service departs at:
14:51

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to Puerta de Alcalá walk, train and bus schedules

Madrid Atocha Station → Puerta de Alcalá
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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 Puerta de Alcalá is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Puerta de Alcalá is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Puerta de Alcalá 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: 18 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Puerta de Alcalá is to drive, which costs €2 - €4 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Puerta de Alcalá is to taxi which costs €35 - €45 and takes 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Puerta de Alcalá. However, there are services departing from Reina Sofía and arriving at Zarzuela Torrejon De Ardoz via Madrid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 29m.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Puerta de Alcalá is 20 km. The road distance is 26.3 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Puerta de Alcalá without a car is to train and line 340 bus which takes 1h 58m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 58m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Puerta de Alcalá, including transfers.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Puerta de Alcalá bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, depart from Reina Sofía station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Puerta de Alcalá bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Zarzuela Torrejon De Ardoz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Puerta de Alcalá is 26 km. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Puerta de Alcalá.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Puerta de Alcalá.
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  • Distance: 20.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 58m

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and Puerta de Alcalá, Spain?

You can take a bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Puerta de Alcalá via Diego De León, Madrid, and Zarzuela Torrejon De Ardoz in around 2h 29m.

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 Torrejon De Ardoz
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Bus operators
Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid
Phone
012
Email
tarjetatransportepublico@madrid.org
Website
crtm.es
Bus from Av.Constitución-Est.Torrejón De Ardoz to Ctra.Loeches-Joaquín Blume
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Consorcio Regional de Transportes de Madrid
Empresa Municipal de Transportes
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 Zarzuela Torrejon De Ardoz
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
Taxi from Madrid Atocha Station to Puerta de Alcalá
Ave. Duration
23 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

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