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There are 5 ways to get from Recoletos, Madrid to Madrid Chamartín Station by train, bus, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Train  •  10 min

  1. Take the train from Recoletos to Chamartin C2 / ...

5€ - 7€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  21 min

  1. Take the bus from Biblioteca Nacional to Castellana - Ravel N24

2€

3 alternative options

Line 5 bus  •  49 min

  1. Take the line 5 bus from Biblioteca Nacional to Chamartín 5

2€

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Recoletos, Madrid to Madrid Chamartín Station 5.9 km

10€ - 13€

Walk  •  1h 10m

  1. Walk from Recoletos, Madrid to Madrid Chamartín Station 5.9 km

Recoletos, Madrid to Madrid Chamartín Station by walk and train

The journey time between Recoletos, Madrid and Madrid Chamartín Station is around 10 min and covers a distance of around 6 km. The fastest journey normally takes 9 min. Operated by Renfe Cercanias and Renfe Viajeros, the Recoletos, Madrid to Madrid Chamartín Station service departs from Recoletos, Madrid and arrives in Chamartin. Typically 831 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
10 min
Fastest journey time:
9 min
Services per week:
831
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:18
Last service departs at:
23:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Recoletos, Madrid to Madrid Chamartín Station walk and train schedules

Recoletos, Madrid → Madrid Chamartín Station
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Recoletos, Madrid to Madrid Chamartín Station is to bus which costs 2€ and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Recoletos, Madrid to Madrid Chamartín Station is to taxi which costs 10€ - 13€ and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Biblioteca Nacional and arriving at Castellana - Ravel. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Recoletos and arriving at Chamartin. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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The distance between Recoletos, Madrid and Madrid Chamartín Station is 5 km.

The best way to get from Recoletos, Madrid to Madrid Chamartín Station without a car is to train which takes 10 min and costs 5€ - 7€.

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The train from Recoletos to Chamartin takes 10 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Recoletos, Madrid to Madrid Chamartín Station bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, depart from Biblioteca Nacional station.

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Recoletos, Madrid to Madrid Chamartín Station train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, depart from Recoletos station.

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The best way to get from Recoletos, Madrid to Madrid Chamartín Station is to train which takes 10 min and costs 5€ - 7€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 2€ and takes 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Recoletos, Madrid to Madrid Chamartín Station.
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  • Distance: 5.5 km
  • Duration: 10 min

What companies run services between Recoletos, Madrid, Spain and Madrid Chamartín Station, Spain?

Renfe Cercanias operates a train from Recoletos to Chamartin every 15 minutes, and the journey takes 10 min. Renfe Viajeros also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, Empresa Municipal de Transportes operates a bus from Biblioteca Nacional to Castellana - Ravel every 3 hours. Tickets cost 2€ and the journey takes 13 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 Recoletos to Chamartin
Ave. Duration
10 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
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Recoletos to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Empresa Municipal de Transportes
Phone
+34 902 50 78 50
Email
atencioncliente@emtmadrid.es
Website
emtmadrid.es
Bus from Biblioteca Nacional to Castellana - Ravel
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
2€
Website
EMT Madrid
Bus from Biblioteca Nacional to Chamartín
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
2€
Website
EMT Madrid
Other operators
Taxi from Recoletos, Madrid to Madrid Chamartín Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
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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Recoletos, Madrid to Madrid Chamartín Station bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, arrive at Castellana - Ravel station.

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Recoletos, Madrid to Madrid Chamartín Station train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, arrive at Chamartin station.

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