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There are 6 ways to get from Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha by train, bus, rideshare or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Chamartin

  1. Take the train from Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Salamanca to Madrid

Bus, line 001 bus via Madrid Intercambiador Moncloa

  1. Take the bus from Salamanca Central Bus Station to Madrid Intercambiador Moncloa
  2. Take the line 001 bus from Moncloa to Estación De Atocha

Bus, line 001 bus

  1. Take the bus from Salamanca to Madrid Moncloa
  2. Take the line 001 bus from Moncloa to Estación De Atocha

Train

  1. Take the train from Salamanca to Madrid-Principe Pio

Drive

  1. Drive from Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha

Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha by train

The train journey time between Salamanca and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is around 2h and covers a distance of around 237 km. This includes an average layover time of around 6 min. The fastest train normally takes 1h 57m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros and Renfe Cercanias, the Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha train service departs from Salamanca and arrives in Atocha. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
1h 54m
Layover time:
6 min
Total time:
2h

Train route information

Fastest train time:
1h 57m
Train distance:
237 km
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:25
Last train departs at:
18:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha train schedules

Salamanca → Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

Last updated: 18 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is to rideshare which costs €8 - €16 and takes 2h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is to train via Chamartin which costs €22 - €29 and takes 1h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salamanca station to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. However, there are services departing from Salamanca Central Bus Station and arriving at Estación De Atocha via Moncloa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h.

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No, there is no direct train from Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. However, there are services departing from Salamanca and arriving at Atocha via Chamartin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 57m.

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The distance between Salamanca and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is 178 km. The road distance is 217.1 km.

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The best way to get from Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha without a car is to train via Chamartin which takes 1h 57m and costs €22 - €29.

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It takes approximately 1h 57m to get from Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, including transfers.

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Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, depart from Salamanca Central Bus Station.

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Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Salamanca station.

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The best way to get from Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is to train via Chamartin which takes 1h 57m and costs €22 - €29. Alternatively, you can bus and line 001 bus via Madrid Intercambiador Moncloa, which costs €17 - €26 and takes 3h.

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Map of how to get from Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha.
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  • Distance: 177.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 57m

What companies run services between Salamanca, Castille and León, Spain and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Spain?

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin once daily. Tickets cost €17 - €22 and the journey takes 1h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Madrid Intercambiador Moncloa and Moncloa in around 3h.

Train operators
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 Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Salamanca to Madrid-Principe Pio
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Salamanca Central Bus Station to Madrid Intercambiador Moncloa
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €24
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Bus from Salamanca to Madrid Moncloa
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €24
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Auto Res Express
€24
Auto Res Normal
€18
Empresa Municipal de Transportes
Other operators
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Salamanca to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €16
Book at
blablacar.es

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Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, arrive at Estación De Atocha station.

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Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Madrid-Chamartin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is 217 km. It takes approximately 2h 12m to drive from Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha.

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There are 1503+ hotels available in Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Salamanca and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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