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Train to Atocha Station from Barajas Airport and back.

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Train to Atocha Station from Barajas Airport and back.

We are staying at the Artrip Hotel shortly and wondered if getting the Cercanias commuter train would be the best way to get to our hotel as it doesnt involve having to change trains. Can someone tell me if this is the best way? Is it easy to purchase tickets etc

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1. Re: Train to Atocha Station from Barajas Airport and back.

tickets can be purchased at the train station, outside the turntiles of Atocha Cercanias station. There are machines (also in English)

Cercanias trains go to T4, so if you need to take your plane at T1,2,3 then you need to use the free bus shuttle to go from T4 to the other.

Another option could be the bus, more expensive (double, 5 Euros) but it does stop in all terminals

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2. Re: Train to Atocha Station from Barajas Airport and back.

either way you will still need to change train unless you prefer to walk. the easiest way, i believe, is to take the cercanias c1 from madrid barajas t4 to atocha station. get off and transfer to c5 in the direction of mostoles.

get off at embajadores and walk to your hotel (about 5 minutes). the total trip time is approximately 40 minutes from the airport.

if you take the metro, you will need to change train twice at nuevos ministeros and at plaza de espana.

take a taxi at a flat rate of 30 euros from the airport to your hotel is the most convenient way for you.

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3. Re: Train to Atocha Station from Barajas Airport and back.

Thanks very much for your quick response.

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4. Re: Train to Atocha Station from Barajas Airport and back.

Thanks so much for your swift response.

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5. Re: Train to Atocha Station from Barajas Airport and back.

carole:

I would take a taxi, especially if you have luggage.

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6. Re: Train to Atocha Station from Barajas Airport and back.

Hi

I thought that the airport express bus would be easy to take to the hotel. Unless of course its really busy and crowded. Taxis are usually pretty expensive.

Thanks for your help.

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7. Re: Train to Atocha Station from Barajas Airport and back.

Hi carole,

If you take the airport express to atocha station, it is still at least a 10 minutes walk to your hotel.

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