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There are 4 ways to get from Madrid to Calatrava la Vieja by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Ciudad Real-Central Avn / ...

32€ - 66€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Carrión de Calatrava 607 / ...

23€ - 26€

2 alternative options

Bus via Malagón  •  3h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Méndez Álvaro to Malagón

33€ - 40€

Drive  •  2h 15m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Calatrava la Vieja 201.9 km

20€ - 30€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Calatrava la Vieja is to drive which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 2h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Calatrava la Vieja is to train which costs 30€ - 70€ and takes 1h 10m.

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The distance between Madrid and Calatrava la Vieja is 150 km. The road distance is 201.9 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Calatrava la Vieja without a car is to train which takes 1h 10m and costs 30€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 1h 10m to get from Madrid to Calatrava la Vieja, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Calatrava la Vieja is to train which takes 1h 10m and costs 30€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus via Malagón, which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 3h 8m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Calatrava la Vieja is 202 km. It takes approximately 2h 15m to drive from Madrid to Calatrava la Vieja.

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There are 121+ hotels available in Calatrava la Vieja. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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  • Distance: 149.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 10m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Calatrava la Vieja, Spain?

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Ciudad Real-Central every 4 hours. Tickets cost 14€ - 18€ and the journey takes 53 min. Renfe AVE also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, Interbus operates a bus from Madrid Méndez Álvaro to Malagón once daily. Tickets cost 13€ - 16€ and the journey takes 2h 50m.

Train operators
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 Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Ciudad Real-Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Ciudad Real-Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 45€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
17€ - 23€
Promo+
22€ - 25€
Flexible
30€ - 45€
Bus operators
Interbus
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
interbus.es
Bus from Madrid Méndez Álvaro to Malagón
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Schedules at
interbus.es
AISA
Phone
+34 (0) 902198788
Website
aisa-grupo.com
Bus from Madrid to Carrión de Calatrava
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
14€
Schedules at
aisa-grupo.com

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