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There are 6 ways to get from Barajas to Plaza Mayor (Station) by subway, train, bus, taxi, car or shuttle

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Line 8 subway, train  •  38 min

  1. Take the line 8 subway from Barajas to Nuevos Ministerios 8
  2. Take the train from Nuevos Ministerios to Sol C4 / ...

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Line 203 bus  •  55 min

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

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Line 5 subway  •  51 min

  1. Take the line 5 subway from Alameda De Osuna to La Latina 5

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Barajas to Plaza Mayor (Station) 16 km

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Barajas to Plaza Mayor (Station) 16 km

Private transfer  •  16 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Madrid-Barajas Airport T1 T2 T3 to Plaza Mayor (Station)

Barajas to Plaza Mayor (Station) by subway, train and walk

The journey time between Barajas and Plaza Mayor (Station) is around 30 min and covers a distance of around 18 km. This includes an average layover time of around 6 min. The fastest journey normally takes 26 min. Services are operated by Metro de Madrid, Renfe Cercanias and Renfe Viajeros. Typically 584 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
23 min
Layover time:
6 min
Total time:
30 min

Route information

Fastest journey time:
26 min
Journey distance:
18 km
Services per week:
584
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
01:47
Last service departs at:
21:32

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Barajas to Plaza Mayor (Station) subway, train and walk schedules

Subway services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

Departing Sunday

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.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barajas to Plaza Mayor (Station) is to line 203 bus which costs €2 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barajas to Plaza Mayor (Station) is to Private transfer which costs €65 and takes 16 min.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Barajas to Plaza Mayor (Station). However, there are services departing from Barajas and arriving at Sol via Nuevos Ministerios. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 min.

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The distance between Barajas and Plaza Mayor (Station) is 13 km. The road distance is 16 km.

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The best way to get from Barajas to Plaza Mayor (Station) without a car is to line 8 subway and train which takes 38 min and costs €7 - €10.

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It takes approximately 38 min to get from Barajas to Plaza Mayor (Station), including transfers.

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Barajas to Plaza Mayor (Station) bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, depart from Aeropuerto T2 - Llegadas station.

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Barajas to Plaza Mayor (Station) train services, operated by Metro de Madrid, depart from Barajas station.

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Barajas to Plaza Mayor (Station) bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, arrive at Cibeles station.

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Map of how to get from Barajas to Plaza Mayor (Station).
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  • Distance: 12.8 km
  • Duration: 38 min

What companies run services between Barajas, Madrid, Spain and Plaza Mayor (Station), Madrid, Spain?

Metro de Madrid operates a vehicle from Alameda De Osuna to La Latina every 10 minutes. Tickets cost €3 and the journey takes 33 min. Alternatively, Empresa Municipal de Transportes operates a bus from Aeropuerto T2 - Llegadas to Cibeles every 5 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 La Latina
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€3
Website
Consorcio Regional de Transportes de Madrid
Renfe Cercanias

This regional commuter train system (also known as Cercanías) connects Barcelona with Catalonia and the Barcelona metropolitan area, including popular destinations like Sitges and the Costa Brava. The network of routes mostly runs overground and connects to many Barcelona metro and bus stations. Trains run frequently, and tickets can be bought at station ticket machines on the day of travel. Two children per adult (up to 6 years) can travel for free. If you’re arriving or departing Barcelona on a domestic AVE or long-distance train, check your ticket for a 5-digit Combinado Cercanias code, which is redeemable for a free local ticket from the ticket machines.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Nuevos Ministerios to Sol
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Nuevos Ministerios to Sol
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Empresa Municipal de Transportes
Holiday Taxis
Phone
+44 1273 828200
Email
admin@holidaytaxis.com
Website
holidaytaxis.com
Shuttle from Madrid-Barajas Airport T1 T2 T3 to Plaza Mayor (Station)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€65
Schedules at
holidaytaxis.com
Other operators
Taxi from Barajas to Plaza Mayor (Station)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
€23 - €29
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 Plaza Mayor (Station) train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, arrive at Sol station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barajas to Plaza Mayor (Station) is 16 km. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Barajas to Plaza Mayor (Station).

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