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There are 6 ways to get from Barajas to Madrid by subway, bus, taxi, car or shuttle

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Line 8 subway  •  30 min

  1. Take the line 8 subway from Barajas to Nuevos Ministerios 8

8€ - 10€

Cheapest option

Line 203 bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the line 203 bus from Aeropuerto T2 - Llegadas to Cibeles 203 / ...

2€

4 alternative options

Line 115 bus, line 5 subway  •  41 min

  1. Take the line 115 bus from Barajas to Alameda De Osuna 115 / ...
  2. Take the line 5 subway from Alameda De Osuna to Gran Via 5

4€

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Barajas to Madrid 15.6 km

23€ - 28€

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Barajas to Madrid 15.6 km

1€ - 3€

Private transfer  •  17 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Madrid-Barajas Airport T1 T2 T3 to Madrid

65€

Barajas → Madrid
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The cheapest way to get from Barajas to Madrid is to line 203 bus which costs 2€ and takes 38 min.

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The fastest way to get from Barajas to Madrid is to Private transfer. Taking this option will cost 65€ and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Aeropuerto T2 - Llegadas and arriving at Cibeles. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Barajas to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Barajas and arriving at Sol via Nuevos Ministerios. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 min.

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The distance between Barajas and Madrid is 12 km. The road distance is 15.6 km.

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The best way to get from Barajas to Madrid without a car is to line 8 subway which takes 30 min and costs 7€ - 10€.

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It takes approximately 30 min to get from Barajas to Madrid, including transfers.

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Barajas to Madrid bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, depart from Aeropuerto T2 - Llegadas station.

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Barajas to Madrid train services, operated by Metro de Madrid, depart from Barajas station.

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Barajas to Madrid bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, arrive at Cibeles station.

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Map of how to get from Barajas to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 12.3 km
  • Duration: 30 min

What companies run services between Barajas, Madrid, Spain and Madrid, Spain?

Metro de Madrid operates a vehicle from Barajas to Nuevos Ministerios every 10 minutes. Tickets cost 3€ and the journey takes 19 min. Alternatively, Empresa Municipal de Transportes operates a bus from Aeropuerto T2 - Llegadas to Cibeles every 10 minutes. Tickets cost 2€ and the journey takes 38 min.

Train operators
Metro de Madrid
Phone
+34 902 44 44 03
Website
metromadrid.es
Subway from Barajas to Nuevos Ministerios
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
3€
Website
Consorcio Regional de Transportes de Madrid
Subway from Alameda De Osuna to Gran Via
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
3€
Website
Consorcio Regional de Transportes de Madrid
Bus operators
Empresa Municipal de Transportes
Phone
+34 902 50 78 50
Email
atencioncliente@emtmadrid.es
Website
emtmadrid.es
Bus from Aeropuerto T2 - Llegadas to Cibeles
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
2€
Website
EMT Madrid
Bus from Barajas to Alameda De Osuna
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
2€
Website
EMT Madrid
Holiday Taxis
Phone
+44 1273 828200
Email
admin@holidaytaxis.com
Website
holidaytaxis.com
Shuttle from Madrid-Barajas Airport T1 T2 T3 to Madrid
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
65€
Schedules at
holidaytaxis.com
Other operators
Taxi from Barajas to Madrid
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
23€ - 28€
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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Barajas to Madrid train services, operated by Metro de Madrid, arrive at Nuevos Ministerios station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barajas to Madrid is 16 km. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Barajas to Madrid.

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