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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to täCH Madrid Airport by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, line 8 subway  •  43 min

  1. Take the train from Atocha to Nuevos Ministerios C4 / ...
  2. Take the line 8 subway from Nuevos Ministerios to Barajas 8

Cheapest option

Line 203 bus  •  1h 4m

  1. Take the line 203 bus from Estación De Atocha to Aeropuerto T2 - Salidas 203

3 alternative options

Bus, line 8 subway  •  1h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Reina Sofía to Nuevos Ministerios C2
  2. Take the line 8 subway from Nuevos Ministerios to Barajas 8

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madrid Atocha Station to täCH Madrid Airport 16.5 km

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to täCH Madrid Airport 16.5 km

Madrid Atocha Station to täCH Madrid Airport by walk, train and subway

The journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and täCH Madrid Airport is around 32 min and covers a distance of around 20 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5 min. The fastest journey normally takes 29 min. Services are operated by Renfe Cercanias, Renfe Viajeros and Lurraldebus. Typically 940 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
26 min
Layover time:
5 min
Total time:
32 min

Route information

Fastest journey time:
29 min
Journey distance:
20 km
Services per week:
940
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:47
Last service departs at:
22:36

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to täCH Madrid Airport walk, train and subway schedules

Departing Thursday, October 21, 2021

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to täCH Madrid Airport is to line 203 bus which costs €2 and takes 1h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to täCH Madrid Airport is to taxi which costs €24 - €29 and takes 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Estación De Atocha and arriving at Aeropuerto T2 - Salidas. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Atocha Station to täCH Madrid Airport. However, there are services departing from Atocha and arriving at Barajas via Nuevos Ministerios. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 min.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and täCH Madrid Airport is 12 km. The road distance is 16.5 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to täCH Madrid Airport without a car is to train and line 8 subway which takes 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 43 min to get from Madrid Atocha Station to täCH Madrid Airport, including transfers.

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Madrid Atocha Station to täCH Madrid Airport bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, depart from Estación De Atocha station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to täCH Madrid Airport train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, depart from Atocha station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to täCH Madrid Airport bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, arrive at Aeropuerto T2 - Salidas station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to täCH Madrid Airport.
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  • Distance: 11.6 km
  • Duration: 43 min

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and täCH Madrid Airport, Spain?

Empresa Municipal de Transportes operates a bus from Estación De Atocha to Aeropuerto T2 - Salidas every 5 minutes. Tickets cost €2 and the journey takes 33 min.

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 Nuevos Ministerios
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 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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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Madrid-Nuevos Ministerios
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Subway from Nuevos Ministerios to Barajas
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Website
Lurraldebus
Bus operators
Empresa Municipal de Transportes
Phone
+34 902 50 78 50
Email
atencioncliente@emtmadrid.es
Website
emtmadrid.es
Bus from Estación De Atocha to Aeropuerto T2 - Salidas
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
EMT Madrid
Bus from Reina Sofía to Nuevos Ministerios
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
EMT Madrid
Other operators
Taxi from Madrid Atocha Station to täCH Madrid Airport
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
€24 - €29
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 täCH Madrid Airport train services, operated by Lurraldebus, arrive at Barajas station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to täCH Madrid Airport is 17 km. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to täCH Madrid Airport.

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