There are 4 ways to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to El Escorial by train, subway, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 13 min

  1. C1
  2. Ir / ...

$9 - $19

Cheapest option

Line 8 subway, train  •  1 h 50 min

  1. 8
  2. C8

$6 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. 37.7 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  49 min

  1. 37.7 miles

$7 - $11

What companies run services between Madrid Airport (MAD), Spain and El Escorial, Madrid, Spain?

You can take a train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to El Escorial via Chamartín and Madrid-Chamartin in around 1 h 13 min.

Train operators
Madrid Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid Airport to Chamartín
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
renfe.com
Train from Madrid Chamartín to El Escorial
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Train from Madrid Nuevos Ministerios to El Escorial
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Metro Madrid
Phone
+34 902 44 44 03
Website
metromadrid.es
Subway from Aeropuerto T4 to Nuevos Ministerios
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
crtm.es
Other operators
Taxi from Madrid Airport (MAD) to El Escorial
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Taxi Airport Madrid
Phone
+34 685 31 42 67
Website
taxiairportmadrid.com
Eco Taxi Madrid
Phone
+34 911 25 16 02
Website
eco-taxi.es
Madrid Taxi
Phone
+34 608 40 96 59
Website
madridtaxi.es
Taxi Aeropuerto Madrid
Phone
+34 665 25 07 40
Website
taxi-online-madrid.es

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) and El Escorial is 48 km. The road distance is 60 km.

The cheapest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to El Escorial is to line 8 subway and train which costs 5€ - 9€ and takes 1 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to El Escorial is to taxi which takes 49 min and costs 85€ - 110€.

No, there is no direct train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to El Escorial. However, there are services departing from Madrid Airport and arriving at El Escorial via Madrid-Chamartin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to El Escorial, including transfers.