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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Figueres Vilafant

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Fly, train, bus

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Barcelona (BCN)
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Girona
  3. Take the bus from Girona to Roses - La Ciutadella

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Girona
  3. Take the bus from Girona to Roses - La Ciutadella

Night bus, bus

  1. Take the night bus from Madrid to Gerona/Girona
  2. Take the bus from Girona to Roses

Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Roses

Madrid Atocha Station to Roses by walk, train and bus

The journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and Roses is around 7h 10m and covers a distance of around 762 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 32m. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 45m. Operated by Renfe AVE, Renfe SNCF, Renfe Viajeros and others, the Madrid Atocha Station to Roses service departs from Madrid Atocha Station and arrives in Roses - La Ciutadella. Typically seven 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 37m
Layover time:
2h 32m
Total time:
7h 10m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
6h 45m
Journey distance:
762 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€75
Carbon emissions:
44 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:30
Last service departs at:
07:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to Roses walk, train and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Roses is to night bus and bus, which costs €55 - €95 and takes 13h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Roses is to train which costs €90 - €170 and takes 4h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Roses. However, there are services departing from Reina Sofía and arriving at Roses via Madrid and Girona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 42m.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Roses is 609 km. The road distance is 744.2 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Roses without a car is to train which takes 4h 37m and costs €90 - €170.

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It takes approximately 4h 37m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Roses, including transfers.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Roses bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid station.

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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 Roses bus services, operated by Moventis, arrive at Roses station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Roses is 744 km. It takes approximately 7h 14m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Roses.

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  • Distance: 609.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 37m

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

Renfe AVE operates a train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Figueres Vilafant 3 times a day. Tickets cost €75 - €140 and the journey takes 4h 10m. Renfe SNCF also services this route once daily.

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 Figueres Vilafant
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€75 - €140
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€75 - €100
Promo+
€83 - €89
Flexible
€100 - €140
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
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Girona
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €35
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€9 - €13
Promo+
€14 - €16
Flexible
€24 - €35
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Figueres Vilafant
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €95
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
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Girona
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Girona
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Moventis
Phone
+34 902 302 025
Email
sarfa@sarfa.es
Website
moventis.es
Bus from Girona to Roses - La Ciutadella
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€2 - €11
Website
Moventis
Bus from Girona to Roses
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€2 - €11
Website
Moventis
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
Night bus from Madrid to Gerona/Girona
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
alsa.com

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

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