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

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Recommended option

Train  •  17 min

  1. Take the train from Recoletos to Fuente De La Mora C1 / ...

Cheapest option

Line 9 bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Sevilla to Mar De Las Antillas - Mar Negro 9

2€

3 alternative options

Line 4 subway  •  25 min

  1. Take the line 4 subway from Colon to San Lorenzo 4

3€

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madrid City Center to Hortaleza 10.5 km

16€ - 20€

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Madrid City Center to Hortaleza 10.5 km

1€ - 2€

Madrid City Center to Hortaleza by trains

The train journey time between Madrid City Center and Hortaleza is around 17 min and covers a distance of around 9 km. The fastest train normally takes 17 min. Operated by Renfe Cercanias, the Madrid City Center to Hortaleza train service departs from Recoletos and arrives in Fuente De La Mora. Typically 251 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
17 min
Fastest train time:
17 min
Trains per week:
251
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:18
Last train departs at:
22:08

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid City Center to Hortaleza train schedules

Madrid City Center → Hortaleza
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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
  • Nationwide control measures in place
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hortaleza is 112.

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

The social distance requirement in Hortaleza 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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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid City Center to Hortaleza is to drive which costs 1€ - 2€ and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid City Center to Hortaleza is to taxi which costs 16€ - 20€ and takes 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sevilla and arriving at Mar De Las Antillas - Mar Negro. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Recoletos and arriving at Fuente De La Mora. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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It is 8 km from Madrid City Center to Hortaleza. It is approximately 10.5 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Madrid City Center to Hortaleza without a car is to train which takes 17 min and costs .

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The train from Recoletos to Fuente De La Mora takes 17 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Madrid City Center to Hortaleza train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, depart from Recoletos station.

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The best way to get from Madrid City Center to Hortaleza is to train which takes 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 9 bus, which costs 2€ and takes 56 min.

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Map of how to get from Madrid City Center to Hortaleza.
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  • Distance: 8.1 km
  • Duration: 17 min

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

Renfe Cercanias operates a train from Recoletos to Fuente De La Mora hourly, and the journey takes 17 min. Alternatively, Empresa Municipal de Transportes operates a bus from Sevilla to Mar De Las Antillas - Mar Negro every 5 minutes. Tickets cost 2€ and the journey takes 56 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 Recoletos to Fuente De La Mora
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Bus operators
Empresa Municipal de Transportes
Other operators
Taxi from Madrid City Center to Hortaleza
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
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 Hortaleza bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, arrive at Mar De Las Antillas - Mar Negro station.

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Madrid City Center to Hortaleza train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, arrive at Fuente De La Mora station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid City Center to Hortaleza is 11 km. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Madrid City Center to Hortaleza.

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There are 1533+ hotels available in Hortaleza. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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