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There are 5 ways to get from Ópera (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro) by subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Line 2 subway  •  6 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Opera to Retiro 2

€3

Cheapest option

Line 2 bus  •  16 min

  1. Take the line 2 bus from Gran Vía - Callao to Puerta De Alcalá - Retiro 1 / ...

€2

3 alternative options

Line 2 bus via Santo Domingo  •  18 min

  1. Take the line 2 bus from Santo Domingo to Alcalá - Retiro 2

€2

Taxi  •  3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ópera (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro) 2.3 km

€5 - €7

Walk  •  27 min

  1. Walk from Ópera (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro) 2.3 km

Ópera (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro) by subway

The subway journey time between Ópera (Madrid Metro) and Retiro (Madrid Metro) is around 5 min and covers a distance of around 2 km. The fastest subway normally takes 5 min. Operated by Metro de Madrid, the Ópera (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro) subway service departs from Opera and arrives in Retiro. Typically 1610 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Subway route overview

Average subway time:
5 min
Fastest subway time:
5 min
Subway distance:
2 km
Subways per week:
1610
Cheapest price:
€3
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last subways

First subway departs at:
00:00
Last subway departs at:
23:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ópera (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro) subway schedules

Subway services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Ópera (Madrid Metro) → Retiro (Madrid Metro)
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Rules to follow in Spain

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Frequently Asked Questions


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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Retiro (Madrid Metro) is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Retiro (Madrid Metro) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Retiro (Madrid Metro) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

Last updated: 2 Aug 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ópera (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro) is to line 2 bus which costs €2 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ópera (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro) is to taxi which costs €5 - €7 and takes 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gran Vía - Callao and arriving at Puerta De Alcalá - Retiro. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Opera and arriving at Retiro. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 min.

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The distance between Ópera (Madrid Metro) and Retiro (Madrid Metro) is 2 km.

The best way to get from Ópera (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro) without a car is to line 2 subway which takes 6 min and costs €3.

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The line 2 subway from Opera to Retiro takes 6 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Ópera (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro) bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, depart from Gran Vía - Callao station.

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Ópera (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro) train services, operated by Metro de Madrid, depart from Opera station.

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Ópera (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro) bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, arrive at Puerta De Alcalá - Retiro station.

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Map of how to get from Ópera (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro).
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  • Distance: 2 km
  • Duration: 6 min

What companies run services between Ópera (Madrid Metro), Spain and Retiro (Madrid Metro), Spain?

Metro de Madrid operates a vehicle from Opera to Retiro every 10 minutes. Tickets cost €3 and the journey takes 6 min. Alternatively, Empresa Municipal de Transportes operates a bus from Gran Vía - Callao to Puerta De Alcalá - Retiro every 5 minutes. Tickets cost €2 and the journey takes 9 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Empresa Municipal de Transportes
Phone
+34 902 50 78 50
Email
atencioncliente@emtmadrid.es
Website
emtmadrid.es
Bus from Gran Vía - Callao to Puerta De Alcalá - Retiro
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
EMT Madrid
Bus from Santo Domingo to Alcalá - Retiro
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
EMT Madrid
Other operators
Taxi from Ópera (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro)
Ave. Duration
3 min
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Taxi Reserva
Phone
+34 910 85 54 44
Website
taxireserva.es
Taxi Airport Madrid
Phone
+34 685 31 42 67
Website
taxiairportmadrid.com
Radio Taxi Madrid Aeropuerto
Phone
+34 911 76 00 81
Website
taxiaeropuertobarajas.com
Joinup
Phone
+34 915 33 14 64
Website
joinup.es

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