Charm, culture and a lot of nightlife. Welcome to Madrid!
Madrid is a unique and inimitable city. A city to live. A unique place in the world, able to skillfully mix its history with the present. The city of the Museums, with the so-called "Golden Triangle of Art"; of marvelous monuments; spectacular squares; incredible public gardens; ancient alleys.
City with a nightlife and a nightlife without equal. A leading gastronomic offer. But also a city deeply avant-garde, efficient and in step with the times.
In other words, a truly marvelous city that will enchant you. So, do not wait and organize your holiday in this wonderful city.
HOW TO GET
The airport Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas, inaugurated in the 1931, is managed by AENA (Aeropuertos Españoles y Navegación Aérea). It is located only 12 km from the city center and is the main airport in Spain. In addition, the largest number of flights to Latin America depart from here. Barajas is the largest airport in the world by terminal surface, with a million square meters! It is well connected to all of Spain and Europe.
For all info and direct connections, it is available our official page from this link.
There are numerous public transport that allow you to quickly reach the city center. We also point out that all terminals are well connected to each other through a free shuttle bus service.
The 8 line of the Metro connects all the terminal of the airport with the city center, station of New Ministries. From the T1, T2, T3 terminals follow the directions for the 1 plan; from the T4, plan -1. The ticket must be purchased before embarking on the journey and must be validated by the appropriate obliterators. You purchase the single-fare ticket for zone A from 1,50 € and the airport surcharge of 3,00 €; the latter can also be purchased by yourself if you already have a metro ticket.
From the 4 Terminal, -1 plane, the line C1 railway della Renfe, connects the airport with the terminus Principe Pio. Trains make stops at the main stations, including Atocha. The line is active every day from the airport by 06: 02 to 23: 32; from Prince Pio, from 05: 28 to 22: 28. The frequency is always 30 minutes. The single ticket costs 2,60 €.
I City Buses they represent a valid alternative to reach the center. In addition to being cheaper: just a single ticket from ZONA A from 1,50 €. Buses are efficient and quite frequent. The buses Route 101 connect the T1, T2 and T3 terminals with Canillejas Transport Hub from which the Metro is connected. The buses Route 200 instead they connect all 4 Terminal with Avenida de America. The line also exists Exprés 103 which connects the T1, T2, T3 and T4 terminals with the Atocha station and 24 hours on 24 are active every day; the single ticket, however, costs well 5,00 €!
For more info and updates, please consult the official website of the airport from this link.
Puerta de Atocha It is the city's main train station. It houses long-distance trains and the high-speed line. Of this, the most important is that of connecting with Barcelona.
Atocha and Chamartin are the two main railway stations, from which, every day, trains leave for the main Iberian and European destinations.
The Spanish capital is located, almost perfectly, between Barcelona and the Portuguese Lisbon. The distance is about 600 kilometers from both. From Paris, however, you have to travel about 1300 kilometers, of which, over 800 on French territory, passing through Bordeaux. The latter, is from Madrid, just under 700 km. You leave at the Biriatou border and enter in Irún / Behobia.
From Milan, in Italy, to reach the Spanish capital you have to travel over 1500 kilometers, crossing all the South of France. Austria, Germany and the rest of Europe really have considerable distances.
Spain boasts the presence of an extremely efficient motorway network. Beware of speed limits: the police are not kind. On average, the motorway toll is around € 95, to which must be added the cost of fuel.