Madrid Puerta de Atocha​ Train Station

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Madrid Atocha Railway Station

As the country's inaugural railway shed, Madrid Atocha Train Station has served as the primary gateway to Barcelona, the Costa del Sol, and Andalucia since its establishment in 1851. Interestingly, the station derives its name from the nearby splendid basilica, Nuestra Señora de Atocha.

Today, this central train station facilitates both domestic and international connections, linking Spain's capital with destinations including Zaragoza, Cordoba, Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Malaga, Alicante, and Toledo.

Address: Plaza Emperador Carlos V, 28045, Madrid, Spain

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What to find on the station?

Puerta de Atocha is rightly hailed as one of the most beautiful stations in Europe. In addition to the standard amenities listed below, the complex features an impressive tropical garden and even a turtle pool!

  • ​Information desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Public phone cabins
  • Restaurants and cafes
  • WCs
  • ATMs
  • Free Wi-Fi
Surrounded by the city's famous sights, the station is beautifully located in the very center of Madrid and can be reached in different ways.

  • Metro: using a local metro service, you can reach the station from any corner of the town. Just catch the train running on Line 1 (marked light blue on the map) and leave the train at the Estacion del Arte

  • Taxi: you can find taxi ranks on the top and ground levels of the building. A ride to the center will cost you around 9 Euros

  • Walk: if you want to peacefully stroll Madrid's streets along the way to the station, think about a 25-minute walk from the Puerta del Sol to the Atocha train hub

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