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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to San Fernando de Henares by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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Train  •  34 min

  1. Take the train from Atocha to Coslada C2 / ...

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Rideshare  •  58 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to San Fernando de Henares 16.6 km

3 alternative options

Bus, line 281 bus  •  1h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Reina Sofía to Diego De León C2
  2. Take the line 281 bus from Intercambiador De Avenida América to Pza.Fernando Vi-Pizarro 281 / ...

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madrid Atocha Station to San Fernando de Henares 17.3 km

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to San Fernando de Henares 17.3 km

Madrid Atocha Station to San Fernando de Henares by walk, train and subway

The journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and San Fernando de Henares is around 34 min and covers a distance of around 18 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4 min. Operated by Renfe Cercanias, Renfe Viajeros and Metro de Madrid, the Madrid Atocha Station to San Fernando de Henares service departs from Madrid Atocha Station and arrives in San Fernando. Typically 673 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

673 Weekly Services
34 min Average Duration
€9 Cheapest Price
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The most affordable way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to San Fernando de Henares is to rideshare, which costs €2 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to San Fernando de Henares is to taxi which costs €24 - €30 and takes 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Atocha Station to San Fernando de Henares. However, there are services departing from Reina Sofía and arriving at Pza.Fernando Vi-Pizarro via Intercambiador De Avenida América. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Atocha Station to San Fernando de Henares. However, there are services departing from Atocha and arriving at San Fernando via Coslada Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 min.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and San Fernando de Henares is 14 km. The road distance is 17.3 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to San Fernando de Henares without a car is to train which takes 34 min and costs €8 - €11.

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It takes approximately 34 min to get from Madrid Atocha Station to San Fernando de Henares, including transfers.

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Madrid Atocha Station to San Fernando de Henares bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, depart from Reina Sofía station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to San Fernando de Henares train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, depart from Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to San Fernando de Henares is to train which takes 34 min and costs €8 - €11. Alternatively, you can bus and line 281 bus, which costs and takes 1h 26m.

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  • Distance: 13.7 km
  • Duration: 34 min

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and San Fernando de Henares, Spain?

Renfe Cercanias operates a train from Atocha to Coslada every 15 minutes, and the journey takes 20 min. Renfe Viajeros also services this route once a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid Atocha Station to San Fernando de Henares via Diego De León and Intercambiador De Avenida América in around 1h 26m.

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.

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Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Atocha to Coslada
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 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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Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Coslada
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Empresa Municipal de Transportes
Phone
+34 902 50 78 50
Email
atencioncliente@emtmadrid.es
Website
emtmadrid.es
Bus from Reina Sofía to Diego De León
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €5
Website
EMT Madrid
Airport
€5
Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid
Phone
012
Email
tarjetatransportepublico@madrid.org
Website
crtm.es
Bus from Intercambiador De Avenida América to Pza.Fernando Vi-Pizarro
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
Consorcio Regional de Transportes de Madrid
Other operators
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to San Fernando de Henares
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€2
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Taxi from Madrid Atocha Station to San Fernando de Henares
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
€24 - €30
TeleTaxi Madrid
Phone
+34 913 712 131
Website
tele-taxi.es
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

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Madrid Atocha Station to San Fernando de Henares bus services, operated by Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid, arrive at Pza.Fernando Vi-Pizarro station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to San Fernando de Henares train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, arrive at Coslada station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to San Fernando de Henares is 17 km. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to San Fernando de Henares.

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There are 737+ hotels available in San Fernando de Henares. Prices start at €87 per night.

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

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