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Overview: Train from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid

distanceDistance18 miles (29 km)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe

Trains from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid cover the 18 miles (29 km) long route taking on average 41 min with our travel partners like Renfe. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Alcalá De Henares and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Train companies: Renfe from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid trains

Renfe will get you between Alcalá de Henares and Madrid at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Renfe

Renfe is Spain’s national train company offering a multitude of domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe is known for its range of ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travelers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio. When you ride with Renfe, you can expect to find an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and time needed to travel to your destination. These train types include Renfe AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.

    When purchasing your Renfe train tickets between Alcalá de Henares and Madrid, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Trains from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid

    When travelling between Alcalá de Henares and the capital of Spain, the railway is one of the best alternatives, as it allows you to arrive in less than half an hour. There are 90 departures every day, always direct non-stop journeys and distributed periodically between 5 and 23.

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    What trains go from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid?

    The train service from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid is managed by Renfe through its local railways, which are perfectly equipped and offer a high level of comfort, reliability and services. However, the speed of travel hardly allows you to enjoy these features.

    How long does the train from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid take?

    The duration of the train journey from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid is truly mini, as it only takes between 26 and 43 minutes, depending on the destination station chosen. These are direct, non-stop journeys between the 30 kilometres separating the two neighbouring towns in Madrid.

    How many trains are there from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid?

    The Alcalá de Henares Madrid train service consists of 90 frequencies per day strategically distributed throughout the day. 17 arrive at Chamartín station, in the shortest route, and 73 at Atocha station, so it is possible to travel, practically, at any time of the day.

    Where do the trains from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid depart from and arrive at?

    Alcalá de Henares Station: this train station is centrally located, just over 2 kilometres from the town hall. This is a functional infrastructure equipped with 6 lanes, 3 platforms, 3 passing lanes and 3 dead lanes, which are partially covered with canopies. It has a calm and pleasant atmosphere, and includes in its surroundings gastronomic premises and different shops.

    Madrid-Chamartín station: located in a central location, about 6 minutes by car from Paseo de la Castellana and connected to the rest of the city by metro lines 1 and 10, urban buses 5, T62, 154, 171 and 815 and Renfe suburban trains. It has toilets, suitcase trolleys, cash dispensers, ticket offices, gastronomic establishments, hotel... It also offers high-speed wifi access completely free of charge.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid

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    FAQs

    How far is it from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid by train?

    When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Madrid from Alcalá de Henares by train to be approximately 18 miles (29 km).

    How many hours is the train time from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid?

    On average the Alcalá de Henares to Madrid train travel time is 41 min  for the 18 miles (29 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

    Which train station from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid do I depart from? Which Madrid train station from Alcalá de Henares do I arrive in?

    Omio customers book a train from Alcalá De Henares   to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   most frequently for this route.

    Where do I find the Alcalá de Henares train station to Madrid? Where is the Madrid train station?

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Alcalá De Henares, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city center.

    What train providers offer a service to Madrid from Alcalá de Henares?

    When taking a train from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid, you can count on Renfe for the best way to get you to Madrid. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

    How many trains are there to Madrid from Alcalá de Henares a day?

    On average, there are 25 trains a day from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Alcalá de Henares
    Madrid
    The major railway station for departures from Alcalá de Henares is Alcalá De Henares. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Alcalá De Henares for your journey to Madrid from Alcalá de Henares.