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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid City Center to Aravaca by train, bus, taxi, car or foot

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Train  •  5 min

  1. Take the train from Principe Pio to Aravaca C10

Cheapest option

Bus  •  19 min

  1. Take the bus from Moncloa to Blanca De Castilla - Camino De La Zarzuela 162 / ...

2€

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madrid City Center to Aravaca 9.7 km

15€ - 19€

Drive  •  10 min

  1. Drive from Madrid City Center to Aravaca 9.7 km

1€ - 2€

Walk  •  1h 54m

  1. Walk from Madrid City Center to Aravaca 9.5 km

Madrid City Center to Aravaca by trains

The train journey time between Madrid City Center and Aravaca is around 5 min and covers a distance of around 7 km. The fastest train normally takes 5 min. Operated by Renfe Cercanias, the Madrid City Center to Aravaca train service departs from Principe Pio and arrives in Aravaca. Typically 20 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5 min
Fastest train time:
5 min
Trains per week:
20
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:31
Last train departs at:
18:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid City Center to Aravaca train schedules

Madrid City Center → Aravaca
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Aravaca is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Aravaca is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Aravaca 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: 9 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Madrid City Center to Aravaca is to drive which costs 1€ - 2€ and takes 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid City Center to Aravaca is to taxi which costs 15€ - 19€ and takes 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Moncloa and arriving at Blanca De Castilla - Camino De La Zarzuela. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Principe Pio and arriving at Aravaca. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 5 min.

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The distance between Madrid City Center and Aravaca is 8 km. The road distance is 9.7 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid City Center to Aravaca without a car is to train which takes 5 min and costs .

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The train from Principe Pio to Aravaca takes 5 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Madrid City Center to Aravaca bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, depart from Moncloa station.

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Madrid City Center to Aravaca train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, depart from Principe Pio station.

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The best way to get from Madrid City Center to Aravaca is to train which takes 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 2€ and takes 19 min.

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Map of how to get from Madrid City Center to Aravaca.
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  • Distance: 8.1 km
  • Duration: 5 min

What companies run services between Madrid City Center, Spain and Aravaca, Spain?

Renfe Cercanias operates a train from Principe Pio to Aravaca twice daily, and the journey takes 5 min. Alternatively, Empresa Municipal de Transportes operates a bus from Moncloa to Blanca De Castilla - Camino De La Zarzuela every 10 minutes. Tickets cost 2€ and the journey takes 19 min. Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid also services this route every 10 minutes.

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 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Principe Pio to Aravaca
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Bus operators
Empresa Municipal de Transportes
Phone
+34 902 50 78 50
Email
atencioncliente@emtmadrid.es
Website
emtmadrid.es
Bus from Moncloa to Blanca De Castilla - Camino De La Zarzuela
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
2€
Website
EMT Madrid
Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid
Phone
012
Email
tarjetatransportepublico@madrid.org
Website
crtm.es
Bus from Intercambiador De Moncloa to Ana Teresa-Pleyades
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
Consorcio Regional de Transportes de Madrid
Other operators
Taxi from Madrid City Center to Aravaca
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
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 City Center to Aravaca bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, arrive at Blanca De Castilla - Camino De La Zarzuela station.

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Madrid City Center to Aravaca train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, arrive at Aravaca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid City Center to Aravaca is 10 km. It takes approximately 10 min to drive from Madrid City Center to Aravaca.

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