There are 8 ways to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport (MAD) by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  26 min

  1. Take the train from Recoletos to Aeropuerto T4 C1

Cheapest option

Bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the bus from Cibeles to Aeropuerto T4 203 / ...

1€ - 5€

6 alternative options

Line 8 subway  •  29 min

  1. Take the line 8 subway from Nuevos Ministerios to Aeropuerto T4 8

6€ - 9€

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madrid to Madrid Airport (MAD) 19 km

30€ - 40€

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Madrid Airport (MAD) 19 km

2€ - 3€

Shuttle  •  19 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Madrid to Madrid Airport

Towncar  •  19 min

  1. Take a town car from Madrid to Madrid Airport 19 km

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Madrid to Madrid Airport (MAD) 19 km

26€ - 30€

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to drive which costs 2€ - 3€ and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to taxi which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cibeles and arriving at Aeropuerto T4. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Recoletos and arriving at Aeropuerto T4. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Madrid Airport (MAD) is 12 km. The road distance is 19 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport (MAD) without a car is to train which takes 26 min and costs .

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The train from Recoletos to Aeropuerto T4 takes 26 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Madrid to Madrid Airport (MAD) bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, depart from Cibeles station.

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Madrid to Madrid Airport (MAD) train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, depart from Recoletos station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to train which takes 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1€ - 5€ and takes 42 min.

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  • Distance: 12.4 km
  • Duration: 26 min

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

Renfe Cercanias operates a train from Recoletos to Aeropuerto T4 twice daily, and the journey takes 26 min. Alternatively, Empresa Municipal de Transportes operates a bus from Cibeles to Aeropuerto T4 every 15 minutes. Tickets cost 2€ - 4€ and the journey takes 42 min. Autocares Grupo Samar also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
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 Recoletos to Aeropuerto T4
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Metro de Madrid
Bus operators
Other operators
Uber Madrid
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Madrid to Madrid Airport (MAD)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
26€ - 30€
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uber.com
UberX
26€ - 30€
Black
42€ - 47€
Taxi from Madrid to Madrid Airport (MAD)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
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
Eco Taxi Madrid
Phone
+34 911 25 16 02
Website
ecotaximadrid.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Madrid to Madrid Airport
Towncar from Madrid to Madrid Airport

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Madrid to Madrid Airport (MAD) bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, arrive at Aeropuerto T4 station.

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Madrid to Madrid Airport (MAD) train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, arrive at Aeropuerto T4 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Madrid Airport (MAD) is 19 km. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Madrid to Madrid Airport (MAD).

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