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There are 4 ways to get from Madrid to Puerto de Cotos by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Intercambiador De Moncloa to Ctra.Valdesquí-Puerto De Cotos 691

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Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madrid to Puerto de Cotos 66.4 km

90€ - 110€

2 alternative options

Train  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the train from Chamartin to Cercedilla C8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Cercedilla to Cotos C9

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Puerto de Cotos 66.4 km

6€ - 10€

Madrid to Puerto de Cotos by buses

The bus journey time between Madrid and Puerto de Cotos is around 1h 26m and covers a distance of around 71 km. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 22m. Operated by Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid, the Madrid to Puerto de Cotos bus service departs from Intercambiador De Moncloa and arrives in Ctra.Valdesquí-Puerto De Cotos. Typically 13 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
1h 26m
Fastest bus time:
1h 22m
Buses per week:
13
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
06:15
Last bus departs at:
07:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid to Puerto de Cotos bus schedules

Madrid → Puerto de Cotos
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Puerto de Cotos is 112.

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Puerto de Cotos is to drive which costs 6€ - 10€ and takes 53 min.

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The fastest way to get from Madrid to Puerto de Cotos is to taxi. Taking this option will cost 90€ - 110€ and takes 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Intercambiador De Moncloa and arriving at Ctra.Valdesquí-Puerto De Cotos. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Puerto de Cotos. However, there are services departing from Sol and arriving at Cotos via Chamartin and Cercedilla. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 28m.

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The distance between Madrid and Puerto de Cotos is 50 km. The road distance is 66.4 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Puerto de Cotos without a car is to bus which takes 1h 22m and costs .

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The bus from Intercambiador De Moncloa to Ctra.Valdesquí-Puerto De Cotos takes 1h 22m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Madrid to Puerto de Cotos bus services, operated by Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid, depart from Intercambiador De Moncloa station.

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Madrid to Puerto de Cotos train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, depart from Chamartin station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Puerto de Cotos is to bus which takes 1h 22m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3h 28m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Puerto de Cotos.
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  • Distance: 50.3 km
  • Duration: 1h 22m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Puerto de Cotos, Spain?

Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid operates a bus from Intercambiador De Moncloa to Ctra.Valdesquí-Puerto De Cotos twice daily, and the journey takes 1h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Puerto de Cotos via Chamartin and Cercedilla in around 3h 28m.

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 Chamartin to Cercedilla
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Train from Cercedilla to Cotos
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Madrid-Chamartin to Cercedilla
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid
Phone
012
Email
tarjetatransportepublico@madrid.org
Website
crtm.es
Bus from Intercambiador De Moncloa to Ctra.Valdesquí-Puerto De Cotos
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Consorcio Regional de Transportes de Madrid
Other operators
Taxi from Madrid to Puerto de Cotos
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
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 Puerto de Cotos bus services, operated by Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid, arrive at Ctra.Valdesquí-Puerto De Cotos station.

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Madrid to Puerto de Cotos train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, arrive at Cotos station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Puerto de Cotos is 66 km. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Madrid to Puerto de Cotos.

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There are 115+ hotels available in Puerto de Cotos. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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