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

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Train  •  22 min

  1. Take the train from Recoletos to Madrid Airport C1

$2 - $3

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Bus  •  42 min

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

$1 - $23

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Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madrid to Madrid Airport (MAD) 12.6 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Madrid Airport (MAD) 12.6 miles

$2 - $4

Private transfer  •  25 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Madrid to Madrid-Barajas Airport T4

$77

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Madrid to Madrid Airport (MAD) 12.6 miles

$28 - $40

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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 35€ - 45€ and takes 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cibeles and arriving at Aeropuerto. 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 Madrid Airport. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Madrid Airport (MAD) is 12 km. The road distance is 20.2 km.

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

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

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

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

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to train which takes 22 min and costs 1€ - 3€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1€ - 20€ and takes 42 min.

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

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

Madrid Cercanías (RENFE) operates a train from Madrid to Madrid Airport (MAD) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 22 min. Alternatively, EMT Madrid operates a bus from Madrid to Madrid Airport (MAD) every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 42 min. Autocares Grupo Samar also services this route 4 times a day.

Train operators
Bus operators
EMT Madrid
Phone
+34 902 50 78 50
Email
atencioncliente@emtmadrid.es
Website
emtmadrid.es
Bus from Cibeles to Aeropuerto
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
EMT Madrid
Autocares Grupo Samar
Holiday Taxis
Phone
+44 1273 828200
Website
holidaytaxis.com
Shuttle from Madrid to Madrid-Barajas Airport T4
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$77
Schedules at
holidaytaxis.com
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holidaytaxis.com
Other operators
Uber Madrid
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Madrid to Madrid Airport (MAD)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $40
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uber.com
UberX
$28 - $40
One
$40 - $55
Taxi from Madrid to Madrid Airport (MAD)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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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Madrid to Madrid Airport (MAD) bus services, operated by EMT Madrid, arrive at Aeropuerto station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Madrid Airport (MAD) is 20 km. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Madrid to Madrid Airport (MAD).

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There are 3668+ hotels available in Madrid Airport (MAD). Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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