Airport in Madrid

Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport

Madrid’s Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport lies 15km northeast of the city. It’s Europe’s sixth-busiest hub, with around 50 million passengers passing through here every year. The airport has four terminals: term…
Bicycle Rental in Madrid


To rent one of Madrid's publicly available electric bikes as a usario ocasional from one of the stations, choose a free card covering a one-, three- or five-day period. To secure the card, you pay a €150 deposit wit…
Bus in Madrid

Exprés Aeropuerto

The Exprés Aeropuerto runs between Puerta de Atocha train station and the airport. Buses run every 15 to 20 minutes from 6am to 11.30pm, and every 35 minutes throughout the rest of the night. The trip takes 40 minut…
Bus in Parque del Oeste & Northern Madrid


One of the largest Spanish companies with many services throughout Spain. Most depart from Estación Sur but some buses headed north (including to Bilbao and Zaragoza, and some services to Barcelona) leave from the I…
Bus in Madrid


This excellent, private minibus service takes you door-to-door between central Madrid and the airport (T1 in front of Arrivals Gate 2, T2 between gates 5 and 6, and T4 arrivals hall). You can reserve a seat or the e…
Bus Station in Madrid

Estación Sur de Autobuses

Just south of the M30 ring road is the city’s principal bus station. It serves most destinations to the south and many in other parts of the country. Most bus companies have a ticket office here, even if their buses…
Train Station in Parque del Oeste & Northern Madrid

Estación de Chamartín

North of the city centre, Estación de Chamartín has numerous long-distance rail services, especially those to/from northern Spain. This is also where long-haul international trains arrive from Paris and Lisbon.
Automobile Club in Parque del Oeste & Northern Madrid

Real Automóvil Club de España

The national automobile club. They may well come to assist you in case of breakdown, but in any event you should obtain an emergency telephone number for Spain from your own insurer or car rental company.
Train Station in El Retiro & the Art Museums

Puerta de Atocha

Madrid's main train station is at the southern end of the city centre. The bulk of trains for Spanish destinations depart from Atocha, especially those going south. For bookings, contact Renfe.
Bus in Madrid


Services to Extremadura (eg Cáceres), Castilla y León (eg Salamanca and Zamora) and Valencia via Cuenca, as well as Lisbon, Portugal. All leave from the Estación Sur.