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There are 6 ways to get from Madrid City Center to Chamartín by train, subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Train  •  10 min

  1. Take the train from Sol to Chamartin C4 / ...

€5 - €7

Cheapest option

Line 150 bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the line 150 bus from Sol - Sevilla to Plaza Del Perú 51 / ...

€1 - €4

4 alternative options

Line 1 subway  •  15 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from Gran Via to Plaza De Castilla 1

€3

Line 2 subway, line 9 subway  •  18 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Sol to Principe De Vergara 2
  2. Take the line 9 subway from Principe De Vergara to Pio Xii 9

€6

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madrid City Center to Chamartín 6.6 km

€11 - €14

Walk  •  1h 13m

  1. Walk from Madrid City Center to Chamartín 6.2 km

Madrid City Center to Chamartín by train

The train journey time between Madrid City Center and Chamartín is around 9 min and covers a distance of around 7 km. The fastest train normally takes 9 min. Operated by Renfe Cercanias and Renfe Viajeros, the Madrid City Center to Chamartín train service departs from Sol and arrives in Chamartin. Typically 890 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
9 min
Fastest train time:
9 min
Trains per week:
890
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:01
Last train departs at:
23:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid City Center to Chamartín train schedules

Madrid City Center → Chamartín
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid City Center to Chamartín is to line 1 subway which costs €3 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid City Center to Chamartín is to taxi which costs €11 - €14 and takes 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sol - Sevilla and arriving at Plaza Del Perú. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sol and arriving at Chamartin. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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The distance between Madrid City Center and Chamartín is 5 km.

The best way to get from Madrid City Center to Chamartín without a car is to train which takes 10 min and costs €5 - €7.

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The train from Sol to Chamartin takes 10 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Madrid City Center to Chamartín bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, depart from Sol - Sevilla station.

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Madrid City Center to Chamartín train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, depart from Sol station.

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The best way to get from Madrid City Center to Chamartín is to train which takes 10 min and costs €5 - €7. Alternatively, you can line 150 bus, which costs €1 - €4 and takes 34 min.

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Map of how to get from Madrid City Center to Chamartín.
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  • Distance: 5.3 km
  • Duration: 10 min

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

Renfe Cercanias operates a train from Sol to Chamartin every 15 minutes, and the journey takes 10 min. Renfe Viajeros also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, Empresa Municipal de Transportes operates a bus from Sol - Sevilla to Plaza Del Perú every 5 minutes. Tickets cost €2 and the journey takes 34 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 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sol to Chamartin
Ave. Duration
10 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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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sol to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Metro de Madrid
Phone
+34 902 44 44 03
Website
metromadrid.es
Subway from Gran Via to Plaza De Castilla
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€3
Website
Consorcio Regional de Transportes de Madrid
Subway from Sol to Principe De Vergara
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€3
Website
Consorcio Regional de Transportes de Madrid
Subway from Principe De Vergara to Pio Xii
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€3
Website
Consorcio Regional de Transportes de Madrid
Bus operators
Empresa Municipal de Transportes
Other operators
Taxi from Madrid City Center to Chamartín
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
€11 - €14
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 Chamartín bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, arrive at Plaza Del Perú station.

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

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