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There are 4 ways to get from Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro) by subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Subway, line 2 subway  •  12 min

  1. Take the subway from Principe Pio to Opera R
  2. Take the line 2 subway from Opera to Retiro 2

€6

Cheapest option

Line 74 bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the line 74 bus from Templo De Debod to Puerta De Alcalá - Retiro 74

€2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro) 3.7 km

€7 - €9

Walk  •  40 min

  1. Walk from Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro) 3.4 km

Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro) by subway

The subway journey time between Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) and Retiro (Madrid Metro) is around 13 min and covers a distance of around 3 km. The fastest subway normally takes 11 min. Operated by Metro de Madrid, the Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro) subway service departs from Principe Pio and arrives in Retiro. Typically 1324 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Subway route overview

Average subway time:
13 min
Fastest subway time:
11 min
Subways per week:
1324
Cheapest price:
€6
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last subways

First subway departs at:
00:00
Last subway departs at:
23:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro) subway schedules

Subway services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

Subways departing Wednesday

Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) → Retiro (Madrid Metro)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Retiro (Madrid Metro) is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Retiro (Madrid Metro) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Retiro (Madrid Metro) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

Last updated: 22 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro) is to line 74 bus, which costs €2 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro) is to taxi which costs €7 - €9 and takes 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Templo De Debod and arriving at Puerta De Alcalá - Retiro. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro). However, there are services departing from Principe Pio and arriving at Retiro via Opera. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 min.

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The distance between Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) and Retiro (Madrid Metro) is 3 km.

The best way to get from Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro) without a car is to subway and line 2 subway which takes 12 min and costs €6.

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It takes approximately 12 min to get from Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro), including transfers.

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Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro) bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, depart from Templo De Debod station.

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Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro) train services, operated by Metro de Madrid, depart from Principe Pio station.

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Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro) bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, arrive at Puerta De Alcalá - Retiro station.

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Map of how to get from Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro).
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  • Distance: 2.9 km
  • Duration: 12 min

What companies run services between Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro), Spain and Retiro (Madrid Metro), Spain?

You can take a vehicle from Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro) via Opera in around 12 min. Alternatively, Empresa Municipal de Transportes operates a bus from Templo De Debod to Puerta De Alcalá - Retiro every 10 minutes. Tickets cost €2 and the journey takes 20 min.

Train operators
Metro de Madrid
Phone
+34 902 44 44 03
Website
metromadrid.es
Subway from Principe Pio to Opera
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€3
Website
Consorcio Regional de Transportes de Madrid
Subway from Opera to Retiro
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€3
Website
Consorcio Regional de Transportes de Madrid
Bus operators
Empresa Municipal de Transportes
Phone
+34 902 50 78 50
Email
atencioncliente@emtmadrid.es
Website
emtmadrid.es
Bus from Templo De Debod to Puerta De Alcalá - Retiro
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
EMT Madrid
Other operators
Taxi from Príncipe Pío (Madrid Metro) to Retiro (Madrid Metro)
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
€7 - €9
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
Joinup
Phone
+34 915 33 14 64
Website
joinup.es

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