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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Santa Cristina d'Aro by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord to Santa Cristina D'aro Barcelona - Pals / ...

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Bus  •  10h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Barcelona N738
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord to Santa Cristina D'aro Barcelona - Pals / ...

3 alternative options

Train  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Girona Ave

Drive  •  6h 40m

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Santa Cristina d'Aro 696.4 km

Fly, bus  •  5h 4m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Barcelona (BCN) MAD - BCN
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord to Santa Cristina D'aro

Madrid Atocha Station to Santa Cristina d'Aro by walk, train and bus

The journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and Santa Cristina d'Aro is around 10h 35m and covers a distance of around 710 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 43m. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 15m. Services are operated by Renfe AVE, ALSA, FlixBus and others. 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 51m
Layover time:
5h 43m
Total time:
10h 35m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
7h 15m
Journey distance:
710 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€66
Carbon emissions:
44 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:30
Last service departs at:
20:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to Santa Cristina d'Aro walk, train and bus schedules

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The most affordable way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Santa Cristina d'Aro is to bus, which costs €30 - €65 and takes 10h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Santa Cristina d'Aro is to fly and bus which costs €40 - €130 and takes 5h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Santa Cristina d'Aro. However, there are services departing from Estación De Atocha and arriving at Santa Cristina D'aro via Madrid and Barcelona Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 32m.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Santa Cristina d'Aro is 582 km. The road distance is 696.4 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Santa Cristina d'Aro without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h 21m and costs €65 - €140.

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It takes approximately 5h 21m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Santa Cristina d'Aro, including transfers.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Santa Cristina d'Aro bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Madrid station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Santa Cristina d'Aro is to train which takes 5h 21m and costs €75 - €140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €65 and takes 10h 32m.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 9m.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Santa Cristina d'Aro bus services, operated by Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord, arrive at Santa Cristina D'aro station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Santa Cristina d'Aro.
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  • Distance: 581.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 21m

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and Santa Cristina d'Aro, Spain?

Renfe AVE operates a train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Girona 3 times a day. Tickets cost €70 - €130 and the journey takes 3h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Santa Cristina d'Aro via Estación De Atocha, Estación Sur, Madrid, Barcelona, and Barcelona Nord in around 10h 32m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€28 - €130
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€100 - €260
Train operators
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
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 Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Girona
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€70 - €95
Promo+
€80 - €85
Flexible
€100 - €130
Bus operators
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Santa Cristina D'aro
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Santa Cristina d'Aro is 696 km. It takes approximately 6h 40m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Santa Cristina d'Aro.

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

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There are 803+ hotels available in Santa Cristina d'Aro. Prices start at €87 per night.

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