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There are 8 ways to get from Plaza de Cibeles to Leganés by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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Train via Cibeles  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Atocha to Leganes C5 / ...

Cheapest option

Bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the bus from Cibeles to Carabanchel Alto - La Peseta E1 / ...

6 alternative options

Train  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from Atocha to Leganes C5 / ...

Line 203 bus, bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the line 203 bus from Cibeles to Estación De Atocha 203 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Av.Ciudad De Barcelona-Est. Atocha to Av.Fuenlabrada-Batalla De Brunete N803 / ...

Bus, line 492 bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the bus from Cibeles to Carabanchel Alto - La Peseta E1 / ...
  2. Take the line 492 bus from Av.Carabanchel Alto-Av.La Peseta to Av.Fuenlabrada-Pza.España 491 / ...

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Plaza de Cibeles to Leganés 13.5 km

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Plaza de Cibeles to Leganés 13.5 km

Rideshare  •  42 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Leganés 13.7 km

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The cheapest way to get from Plaza de Cibeles to Leganés is to bus which costs €2 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plaza de Cibeles to Leganés is to taxi which costs €20 - €25 and takes 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cibeles and arriving at Carabanchel Alto - La Peseta. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Atocha and arriving at Leganes. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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It is 12 km from Plaza de Cibeles to Leganés. It is approximately 13.5 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Plaza de Cibeles to Leganés without a car is to train via Cibeles which takes 30 min and costs €6 - €10.

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It takes approximately 30 min to get from Plaza de Cibeles to Leganés, including transfers.

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Plaza de Cibeles to Leganés bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, depart from Cibeles station.

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Plaza de Cibeles to Leganés train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, depart from Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Plaza de Cibeles to Leganés is to train via Cibeles which takes 30 min and costs €6 - €10. Alternatively, you can line 203 bus and bus, which costs and takes 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Plaza de Cibeles to Leganés.
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  • Distance: 11.8 km
  • Duration: 30 min

What companies run services between Plaza de Cibeles, Spain and Leganés, Spain?

Renfe Cercanias operates a train from Atocha to Leganes every 15 minutes, and the journey takes 18 min. Renfe Viajeros also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Plaza de Cibeles to Leganés via Cibeles, Estación De Atocha, and Av.Ciudad De Barcelona-Est. Atocha in around 42 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
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Atocha to Leganes
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 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
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Leganes
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Empresa Municipal de Transportes
Phone
+34 902 50 78 50
Email
atencioncliente@emtmadrid.es
Website
emtmadrid.es
Bus from Cibeles to Estación De Atocha
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
EMT Madrid
Bus from Cibeles to Carabanchel Alto - La Peseta
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
EMT Madrid
Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid
Phone
012
Email
tarjetatransportepublico@madrid.org
Website
crtm.es
Bus from Av.Ciudad De Barcelona-Est. Atocha to Av.Fuenlabrada-Batalla De Brunete
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Consorcio Regional de Transportes de Madrid
Bus from Av.Carabanchel Alto-Av.La Peseta to Av.Fuenlabrada-Pza.España
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Website
Consorcio Regional de Transportes de Madrid
Other operators
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Leganés
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€3
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Taxi from Plaza de Cibeles to Leganés
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
€20 - €25
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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Plaza de Cibeles to Leganés bus services, operated by Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid, arrive at Av.Fuenlabrada-Batalla De Brunete station.

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Plaza de Cibeles to Leganés train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, arrive at Leganes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Plaza de Cibeles to Leganés is 14 km. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Plaza de Cibeles to Leganés.

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

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