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There are 6 ways to get from Palacio de Cristal to Madrid Airport (MAD) by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, line 8 subway  •  50 min

  1. Take the train from Atocha to Nuevos Ministerios C4 / ...
  2. Take the line 8 subway from Nuevos Ministerios to Aeropuerto T4 8

8€ - 10€

Cheapest option

Line 203 bus  •  59 min

  1. Take the line 203 bus from Estación De Atocha to Aeropuerto T4 203

2€

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Palacio de Cristal to Madrid Airport (MAD) 17.8 km

30€ - 40€

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Palacio de Cristal to Madrid Airport (MAD) 17.8 km

1€ - 3€

Shuttle  •  17 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Palacio de Cristal to Madrid Airport

Towncar  •  17 min

  1. Take a town car from Palacio de Cristal to Madrid Airport 17.8 km

Palacio de Cristal → Madrid Airport (MAD)
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Palacio de Cristal to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to line 203 bus, which costs 2€ and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palacio de Cristal to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to taxi which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Estación De Atocha and arriving at Aeropuerto T4. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Palacio de Cristal to Madrid Airport (MAD). However, there are services departing from Atocha and arriving at Aeropuerto T4 via Nuevos Ministerios. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between Palacio de Cristal and Madrid Airport (MAD) is 11 km. The road distance is 17.8 km.

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The best way to get from Palacio de Cristal to Madrid Airport (MAD) without a car is to train and line 8 subway which takes 50 min and costs 8€ - 10€.

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It takes approximately 50 min to get from Palacio de Cristal to Madrid Airport (MAD), including transfers.

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Palacio de Cristal to Madrid Airport (MAD) bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, depart from Estación De Atocha station.

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Palacio de Cristal to Madrid Airport (MAD) train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, depart from Atocha station.

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Palacio de Cristal to Madrid Airport (MAD) bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, arrive at Aeropuerto T4 station.

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Map of how to get from Palacio de Cristal to Madrid Airport (MAD).
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  • Distance: 11.4 km
  • Duration: 50 min

What companies run services between Palacio de Cristal, Spain and Madrid Airport (MAD), Spain?

Empresa Municipal de Transportes operates a bus from Estación De Atocha to Aeropuerto T4 every 10 minutes. Tickets cost 2€ and the journey takes 45 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 Atocha to Nuevos Ministerios
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
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-Atocha Cercanias to Madrid-Nuevos Ministerios
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Empresa Municipal de Transportes
Other operators
Taxi from Palacio de Cristal to Madrid Airport (MAD)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Palacio de Cristal to Madrid Airport
Towncar from Palacio de Cristal to Madrid Airport

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Palacio de Cristal to Madrid Airport (MAD) train services, operated by Metro de Madrid, arrive at Aeropuerto T4 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Palacio de Cristal to Madrid Airport (MAD) is 18 km. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Palacio de Cristal to Madrid Airport (MAD).

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