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There are 6 ways to get from Puerta del Sol to Plaza de Colón by train, subway, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train, line 9 subway

  1. Take the train from Sol to Atocha
  2. Take the train from Atocha to Vicalvaro
  3. Take the line 9 subway from Puerta De Arganda to Arganda Del Rey

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Arganda del Rey

4 alternative options

Line 351 bus

  1. Take the line 351 bus from Ronda Atocha-Estación De Autobuses to Real-Av.Valencia

Line 312 bus

  1. Take the line 312 bus from Madrid to Arganda del Rey-Av. Instituto

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Puerta del Sol to Plaza de Colón

Drive

  1. Drive from Puerta del Sol to Plaza de Colón

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The cheapest way to get from Puerta del Sol to Plaza de Colón is to rideshare which costs €2 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerta del Sol to Plaza de Colón is to taxi which costs €40 - €50 and takes 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ronda Atocha-Estación De Autobuses and arriving at Real-Av.Valencia. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Puerta del Sol to Plaza de Colón. However, there are services departing from Sol and arriving at Arganda Del Rey via Atocha and Puerta De Arganda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 14m.

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It is 27 km from Puerta del Sol to Plaza de Colón. It is approximately 29.6 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Puerta del Sol to Plaza de Colón without a car is to train and line 9 subway which takes 1h 14m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 14m to get from Puerta del Sol to Plaza de Colón, including transfers.

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Puerta del Sol to Plaza de Colón bus services, operated by Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid, depart from Ronda Atocha-Estación De Autobuses station.

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Puerta del Sol to Plaza de Colón train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, depart from Sol station.

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Puerta del Sol to Plaza de Colón bus services, operated by Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid, arrive at Real-Av.Valencia station.

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Map of how to get from Puerta del Sol to Plaza de Colón.
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  • Distance: 26.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 14m

What companies run services between Puerta del Sol, Madrid, Spain and Plaza de Colón, Spain?

Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid operates a bus from Ronda Atocha-Estación De Autobuses to Real-Av.Valencia every 20 minutes, and the journey takes 58 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 Sol to Atocha
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Train from Atocha to Vicalvaro
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 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 Sol to Madrid-Atocha Cercanias
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Subway from Puerta De Arganda to Arganda Del Rey
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
Lurraldebus
Bus operators
Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid
Phone
012
Email
tarjetatransportepublico@madrid.org
Website
crtm.es
Bus from Ronda Atocha-Estación De Autobuses to Real-Av.Valencia
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Consorcio Regional de Transportes de 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 Arganda del Rey-Av. Instituto
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €7
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Arganda del Rey
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€2
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Taxi from Puerta del Sol to Plaza de Colón
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
€40 - €50
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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Puerta del Sol to Plaza de Colón train services, operated by Lurraldebus, arrive at Arganda Del Rey station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puerta del Sol to Plaza de Colón is 30 km. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Puerta del Sol to Plaza de Colón.

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There are 170+ hotels available in Plaza de Colón. Prices start at €87 per night.

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

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