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There are 5 ways to get from Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Alcalá de Henares by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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Train

  1. Take the train from Nuevos Ministerios to Alcalá De Henares

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Alcala de Henares

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Príncipe Pío to Cibeles
  2. Take the bus from Cibeles - Casa De América to Intercambiador De Avenida De América
  3. Take the bus from Madrid to Alcala De Henares

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Alcalá de Henares

Drive

  1. Drive from Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Alcalá de Henares

Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Alcalá de Henares by subway and train

The journey time between Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) and Alcalá de Henares is around 1h 4m and covers a distance of around 42 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 1m. Operated by Lurraldebus and Renfe Cercanias, the Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Alcalá de Henares service departs from Principe Pio and arrives in Alcalá De Henares. Typically 310 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
58 min
Layover time:
5 min
Total time:
1h 4m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 1m
Journey distance:
42 km
Services per week:
310
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
02:09
Last service departs at:
21:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Alcalá de Henares subway and train schedules

Subway services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

Departing Thursday

Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Alcalá de Henares is to rideshare which costs €3 and takes 1h 8m.

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The fastest way to get from Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Alcalá de Henares is to taxi which takes 29 min and costs €50 - €65.

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No, there is no direct bus from Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Alcalá de Henares. However, there are services departing from Príncipe Pío and arriving at Alcala De Henares via Cibeles - Casa De América and Madrid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Alcalá de Henares. However, there are services departing from Principe Pio and arriving at Alcalá De Henares via Nuevos Ministerios. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 11m.

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The distance between Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) and Alcalá de Henares is 31 km. The road distance is 35.5 km.

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The best way to get from Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Alcalá de Henares without a car is to train which takes 1h 11m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 11m to get from Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Alcalá de Henares, including transfers.

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Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Alcalá de Henares bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, depart from Príncipe Pío station.

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Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Alcalá de Henares train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, depart from Nuevos Ministerios station.

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The best way to get from Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Alcalá de Henares is to train which takes 1h 11m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €7 - €11 and takes 1h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Alcalá de Henares.
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  • Distance: 31.2 km
  • Duration: 1h 11m

What companies run services between Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro), Spain and Alcalá de Henares, Spain?

Renfe Cercanias operates a train from Nuevos Ministerios to Alcalá De Henares every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Alcalá de Henares via Cibeles, Cibeles - Casa De América, Intercambiador De Avenida De América, and Madrid in around 1h 45m.

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 Nuevos Ministerios to Alcalá De Henares
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Bus operators
Empresa Municipal de Transportes
Phone
+34 902 50 78 50
Email
atencioncliente@emtmadrid.es
Website
emtmadrid.es
Bus from Príncipe Pío to Cibeles
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
EMT Madrid
Bus from Cibeles - Casa De América to Intercambiador De Avenida De América
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
EMT Madrid
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Alcala De Henares
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Alcala de Henares
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€3
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Taxi from Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Alcalá de Henares
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
€50 - €65
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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Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Alcalá de Henares bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Alcala De Henares station.

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Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Alcalá de Henares train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, arrive at Alcalá De Henares station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Alcalá de Henares is 36 km. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Alcalá de Henares.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) and Alcalá de Henares. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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