Madrid: Getting around
September 19th 2019 @ Chamartín, Madrid
The city of Madrid offers a diverse range of public transport services for quick, convenient and accessible travel.
Indeed the tourist ticket allows to take all the public transport on the Community of Madrid. It does not have any travel limit and can be used during its validity period. This is undoubtedly a practical and economical way of getting around the city. There are packages of 1, 2, 3, 5 and 7 days, in two zones (A and T). Therefore, the ticket is valid for the number of consecutive days indicated, from the date of its first use.
Access to Madrid’s public transport network.
|The Madrid metro is the fastest way to get to all points of the city.|
|The light rail offers 4 lines.|
|Plan de metro de Madrid
Are you going to spend several days in Madrid and plan to visit the surrounding area as well?
You need the T Zone subscription, which includes:
Why buy the subscription: (Tarjeta Transporte Público). This card can be obtained free of charge for any tourist ticket at the time of purchase. Therefore, it allows the end of its period of validity, to be reused by reloading, regardless of the type of ticket (tourist, single ticket, ten trips, etc.).
Where to buy the subscription: In all stations of the metro network, including those of the airport Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas (Terminals 2 and 4). You can get it:
|The city bus network of the city of Madrid:|
|In addition, Madrid has a transport service that connects the city center (Atocha Station during the day and Plaza de Cibeles on night service) at Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas airport. The line runs daily, 24 hours a day. It is particularly useful for users who need to come or go from the airport between 1:30 and 6am.
Indeed there is a shuttle called “Exprés Aeropuerto”, it travels on total journey in about 40 minutes – 30 minutes to:
The price of the ticket is 5 euros, it is to pay in cash on board. The departure / terminus is located at Terminal 4 of the airport (T4) and the line includes the following stops:
Other ways to get around Madrid
|Promoting the intermodality of cycling + public transport
On the following map, you can check the location of REB stations, the basics of public loan systems and the anchor points of bicycles connected to the public transport system of the Community of Madrid.
|In conclusion, Madrid’s transport is a high quality network, the strikes, the delays and the technical problems
are rare, metro and buses all have air conditioning. In addition, there are agents at each subway station to help you on your journey. They help you making payments from the machines. You will never be lost!