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There are 7 ways to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  22 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid Airport to Recoletos C1

$2 - $3

Cheapest option

Bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the bus from Aeropuerto T4 to Cibeles N27 / ...

$1 - $23

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid 14 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid 14 miles

$2 - $4

Shuttle  •  22 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Madrid Airport to Madrid

$75

Towncar  •  22 min

  1. Take a town car from Madrid Airport to Madrid 13.9 miles

$35 - $140

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid 14 miles

$30 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid is to train which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid is to train which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Aeropuerto T4 and arriving at Cibeles. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid Airport and arriving at Recoletos. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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The distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Madrid is 12 km. The road distance is 22.4 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 22 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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The train from Madrid Airport to Recoletos takes 22 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid bus services, operated by EMT Madrid, depart from Aeropuerto T4 station.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid train services, operated by Madrid Cercanías (RENFE), depart from Madrid Airport station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid is to train which takes 22 min and costs 1€ - 3€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1€ - 20€ and takes 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 7.7 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

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

Madrid Cercanías (RENFE) operates a train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 22 min. Alternatively, EMT Madrid operates a bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 40 min. Autocares Grupo Samar also services this route 4 times a day.

Train operators
Bus operators
EMT Madrid
Autocares Grupo Samar
Jayride_SharedShuttle
Shuttle from Madrid Airport to Madrid
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Holiday Taxis
Phone
+44 1273 828200
Email
admin@holidaytaxis.com
Website
holidaytaxis.com
Shuttle from Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 to Madrid
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
holidaytaxis.com
Book at
holidaytaxis.com
Other operators
Uber Madrid
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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uber.com
UberX
$30 - $40
One
$45 - $60
Taxi from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Taxi Airport Madrid
Phone
+34 685 31 42 67
Website
taxiairportmadrid.com
Taxi Aeropuerto Madrid
Phone
+34 665 25 07 40
Website
taxi-online-madrid.es
Madrid Taxi
Phone
+34 608 40 96 59
Website
madridtaxi.es
Eco Taxi Madrid
Phone
+34 911 25 16 02
Website
eco-taxi.es
Jayride
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Madrid Airport to Madrid
Estimated price
$35 - $140

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid bus services, operated by EMT Madrid, arrive at Cibeles station.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid train services, operated by Madrid Cercanías (RENFE), arrive at Recoletos station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid is 22 km. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Madrid.

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