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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid to Getafe by bus, train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Atocha to Ctra. A42 - Hospital de Getafe

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Getafe

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Train

  1. Take the train from Sol to Casar El

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Madrid to Getafe

Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid to Getafe

Madrid to Getafe by bus

The bus journey time between Madrid and Getafe is around 38 min and covers a distance of around 33 km. The fastest bus normally takes 27 min. Operated by Avanza Interurbanos and Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid, the Madrid to Getafe bus service departs from Madrid Atocha and arrives in Ctra. A42 - Hospital de Getafe. Typically 73 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Bus route information

Average bus time:
38 min
Fastest bus time:
27 min
Bus distance:
33 km
Buses per week:
73
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
00:00
Last bus departs at:
23:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid to Getafe bus schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Getafe is 112.

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

The social distance requirement in Getafe 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: 15 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Getafe is to rideshare which costs €2 and takes 29 min.

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The fastest way to get from Madrid to Getafe is to taxi. Taking this option will cost €21 - €26 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid Atocha and arriving at Ctra. A42 - Hospital de Getafe. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sol and arriving at Casar El. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Getafe is 13 km. The road distance is 14.4 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Getafe without a car is to bus which takes 19 min and costs €2 - €4.

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The bus from Madrid Atocha to Ctra. A42 - Hospital de Getafe takes 19 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Madrid to Getafe bus services, operated by Avanza Interurbanos, depart from Madrid Atocha station.

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Madrid to Getafe train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, depart from Sol station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Getafe is to bus which takes 19 min and costs €2 - €4. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Getafe.
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  • Distance: 12.6 km
  • Duration: 19 min

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Getafe, Spain?

Avanza Interurbanos operates a bus from Madrid Atocha to Ctra. A42 - Hospital de Getafe every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €2 - €4 and the journey takes 19 min. Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, Renfe Cercanias operates a train from Sol to Casar El every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 20 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 Casar El
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Bus operators
Avanza Interurbanos
Phone
91 695 24 70
Email
atencion.cliente@avanzainterurbanos.es
Website
avanzainterurbanos.avanzagrupo.com
Bus from Madrid Atocha to Ctra. A42 - Hospital de Getafe
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Schedules at
avanzainterurbanos.avanzagrupo.com
Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid
Phone
012
Email
tarjetatransportepublico@madrid.org
Website
crtm.es
Bus from Pza.Emperador Carlos V-Atocha to Ferrocarril-Est.Getafe Centro
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Consorcio Regional de Transportes de Madrid
Other operators
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Getafe
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€2
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Taxi from Madrid to Getafe
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
€21 - €26
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 to Getafe bus services, operated by Avanza Interurbanos, arrive at Ctra. A42 - Hospital de Getafe station.

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Madrid to Getafe train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, arrive at Casar El station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Getafe is 14 km. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Madrid to Getafe.

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