There are 6 ways to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Plaza de Cibeles by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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  •  28 min

  1. C1

$2 - $4

5 alternative options

Line 203 bus  •  55 min

  1. 203 / ...

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. 10.5 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  17 min

  1. 10.5 miles

$2 - $3

Private transfer  •  21 min

$77

Uber  •  17 min

  1. 10.5 miles

$24 - $35

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

Madrid Cercanías (RENFE) operates a train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Plaza de Cibeles every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 22 min. Alternatively, EMT Madrid operates a bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Plaza de Cibeles every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 55 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
EMT Madrid
Phone
+34 902 50 78 50
Email
atencioncliente@emtmadrid.es
Website
emtmadrid.es
Bus from Aeropuerto to Cibeles
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
EMT Madrid
Holiday Taxis
Phone
+44 1273 828200
Website
holidaytaxis.com
Shuttle from Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 to Plaza de Cibeles
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$77
Schedules at
holidaytaxis.com
Book at
holidaytaxis.com
Other operators
Uber Madrid
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Plaza de Cibeles
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$24 - $35
UberONE
$35 - $50
Taxi from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Plaza de Cibeles
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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 Plaza de Cibeles is 12 km. The road distance is 17 km.

The cheapest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Plaza de Cibeles is to drive which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Plaza de Cibeles is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs 30€ - 40€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid Airport (MAD) and arriving at Recoletos. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Aeropuerto and arriving at Cibeles. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

The train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Recoletos takes 22 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.