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There are 6 ways to get from Madrid to Tres Cantos by subway, train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Line 1 subway  •  22 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from Estación de Sol Metro to Plaza De Castilla 1

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Rideshare  •  43 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Tres Cantos 26.9 km

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Train  •  28 min

  1. Take the train from Estación de Sol Cercanías to Estación de tren Tres Cantos C4b

Line 27 bus  •  37 min

  1. Take the line 27 bus from Cibeles - Ayuntamiento to Plaza Castilla 27 / ...

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madrid to Tres Cantos 27.1 km

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Tres Cantos 27.1 km

Madrid to Tres Cantos by subway and bus

728 Weekly Services
22 min Average Duration
€4 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Tres Cantos is to rideshare which costs €2 and takes 43 min.

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The fastest way to get from Madrid to Tres Cantos is to line 1 subway which takes 22 min and costs €3 - €6.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Tres Cantos. However, there are services departing from Cibeles - Ayuntamiento and arriving at Av.Parque-Menta via Intercambiador De Plaza Castilla. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Estación de Sol Cercanías and arriving at Estación de tren Tres Cantos. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Tres Cantos is 21 km. The road distance is 27.1 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Tres Cantos without a car is to line 1 subway which takes 22 min and costs €3 - €6.

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It takes approximately 22 min to get from Madrid to Tres Cantos, including transfers.

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Madrid to Tres Cantos bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, depart from Cibeles - Ayuntamiento station.

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Madrid to Tres Cantos train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, depart from Estación de Sol Cercanías station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Tres Cantos is to train which takes 28 min and costs €2 - €3. Alternatively, you can line 27 bus, which costs €3 - €8 and takes 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Tres Cantos.
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  • Distance: 20.5 km
  • Duration: 22 min

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Tres Cantos, Madrid, Spain?

Metro de Madrid operates a vehicle from Estación de Sol Metro to Plaza De Castilla every 10 minutes. Tickets cost €1 - €3 and the journey takes 16 min. Alternatively, Empresa Municipal de Transportes operates a bus from Cibeles - Ayuntamiento to Plaza Castilla every 10 minutes. Tickets cost €1 - €5 and the journey takes 31 min.

Train operators
Renfe Cercanias
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Website
renfe.com
Train from Estación de Sol Cercanías to Estación de tren Tres Cantos
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
https://www.renfe.com/es/en/suburban
Bus operators
Empresa Municipal de Transportes
Other operators
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Tres Cantos
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€2
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Taxi from Madrid to Tres Cantos
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
€40 - €50
TeleTaxi Madrid
Phone
+34 913 712 131
Website
tele-taxi.es
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

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Madrid to Tres Cantos bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, arrive at Plaza Castilla station.

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Madrid to Tres Cantos train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, arrive at Estación de tren Tres Cantos station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Tres Cantos is 27 km. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Madrid to Tres Cantos.

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There are 5445+ hotels available in Tres Cantos. Prices start at €39 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Madrid and Tres Cantos. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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