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There are 4 ways to get from Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha by train, bus, taxi or foot

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Train  •  5 min

  1. Take the train from Recoletos to Atocha C1 / ...

Cheapest option

Line 19 bus  •  9 min

  1. Take the line 19 bus from Puerta De Alcalá to Alfonso XII - Estación De Atocha 19

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha 3.4 km

Walk  •  39 min

  1. Walk from Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha 3.3 km

Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha by train

The train journey time between Salamanca and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is around 5 min and covers a distance of around 2 km. The fastest train normally takes 4 min. Operated by Renfe Cercanias and Renfe Viajeros, the Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha train service departs from Recoletos and arrives in Atocha. Typically 605 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
5 min
Fastest train time:
4 min
Train distance:
2 km
Trains per week:
605
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
03:09
Last train departs at:
22:46

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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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.

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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 line 19 bus which costs €2 and takes 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is to taxi which costs €7 - €9 and takes 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Puerta De Alcalá and arriving at Alfonso XII - Estación De Atocha. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Recoletos and arriving at Atocha. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 min.

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The distance between Salamanca and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is 3 km.

The best way to get from Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha without a car is to train which takes 5 min and costs €5 - €7.

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The train from Recoletos to Atocha takes 5 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, depart from Puerta De Alcalá station.

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

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The best way to get from Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is to train which takes 5 min and costs €5 - €7. Alternatively, you can line 19 bus, which costs €2 and takes 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha.
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  • Distance: 2.8 km
  • Duration: 5 min

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

Renfe Cercanias operates a train from Recoletos to Atocha every 20 minutes, and the journey takes 5 min. Renfe Viajeros also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Empresa Municipal de Transportes operates a bus from Puerta De Alcalá to Alfonso XII - Estación De Atocha every 5 minutes. Tickets cost €2 and the journey takes 7 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 Recoletos to Atocha
Ave. Duration
5 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 Madrid-Recoletos to Madrid-Atocha Cercanias
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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 Puerta De Alcalá to Alfonso XII - Estación De Atocha
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
EMT Madrid
Other operators
Taxi from Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
€7 - €9
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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Salamanca to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, arrive at Alfonso XII - Estación De Atocha station.

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

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