Madrid-Barajas Airport

Madrid-Barajas Airport is located at 12 km northeast of Madrid city center. It is the first Spanish airport for passenger traffic, air cargo and operations, fifth in Europe and twenty-fourth in the world.

Address: Of. of Hispanidad, s/n, 28042 Madrid

Phone: 913 21 10 00

Access by taxi

All terminals have taxi ranks outside the arrivals areas, correctly marked. Rates are fixed for all journeys between the Airport and the city of Madrid, regardless of the number of passengers and the distance traveled. So, if the destination of the trip is within the M-30, The price is 30 euros, while if the destination is in the area outside the M-30, The price is 20 euros for tours up to 9,5 km. After the 9,5 km, the meter will continue to count in the corresponding rate.

Official taxis are white with red bands and Madrid City Council badges on the doors.

Access by bus

The cheapest and most comfortable way to access the airport from the city is by bus. The line 200 of the AMT connects the Avenida de América interchange with Canillejas and the T1 terminals, T2, T3 and T4 respectively. The buses that operate the line 200 are specifically designed for this journey, have luggage racks and operate between 05:00 and the 24:00 h. The line 101 link the terminals 1,2 Y 3 from the Airport with the Historic Center of Barajas on one end and with the Canillejas interchange on the other. Line rates 200 Y 101 are the same as for the rest of the EMT network (1,5 € the single ticket that goes down to 1,20 € with metrobús).

Since November 2010 there is a new line of EMT, the Airport Express Line, departing from Atocha station with stops at Plaza de Cibeles and O'Donnell. From there it goes directly to Barajas airport stopping at the terminals 1, 2 Y 4. The line works 24 h per day, 365 days a year with a rate of 5 euros per person (Metrobus, transport or tourist passes are not valid on this line). At night, the head is in the Plaza de Cibeles, connecting with all the night bus lines of Madrid.

Access by metro

The line 8 of the Madrid Metro (Nuevos Ministerios-Airport T4) connects Nuevos Ministerios station with airport terminals in 20 me.

There are two stations at the airport, the one that serves the old terminals (Airport T1-T2-T3, located in Terminal T3) and that of the new terminal area (Airport T4). To enter or exit either of the two stations a supplement of 3 € that can be purchased separately or added to the corresponding subscription. Users of the Transport Pass do not pay a supplement.

Access by train

From the day 23 September 2011, the terminal 4 It has a Renfe suburban station.

Access by car

Madrid-Barajas airport has road connections with the Madrid ring road, and connects the airport with the main roads that come from all directions: M40 and M40 South, M11, A1, A2 y R2. The most comfortable and fastest route to go to Madrid-Barajas Airport is usually by the M-40, direction A-1 or direction A-6.

Tourist pass

The Tourist Transport Pass allows the use of all public transport in the Community of Madrid without limits within the validity date (which is established after using the compost for the first time). There are subscriptions of one to seven calendar days of duration for two zones:

  • Zone A: Madrid's Underground (zone A), Airport Metro, EMT urban blue bus lines, zones 0 and A of the Renfe network of Cercanías Madrid (Train) and the ML1 of Metro Ligero.
  • Zona T: all areas of the Metro, urban blue and interurban green bus lines (except Express to the Airport), the entire Renfe network of Cercanías Madrid (train) and ML2 lines, ML3 and ML4 of Metro Ligero.

This title is loaded exclusively on the Multi Card.


The Metro is the most efficient way, fast and cheap to move around Madrid. The city has one of the most complete metropolitan networks in Europe, and covers almost all points of the capital and many of the nearby cities. It currently has twelve metro lines, three of the light rail and the branch line, that connects the stations of Ópera and Príncipe Pío.

To consult lines, schedules and stations


Madrid has an important network of urban buses belonging to the Municipal Transport Company (EMT), that runs through practically the entire city. Most of the lines run from Monday to Friday between 6:00 and the 23:30 h, and on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays 7:00 a 23:00 h. There is also a line (200) that communicates every day the Barajas Airport with Avenida América, at the same price as a normal bus. further, there are night buses that depart from Plaza de Cibeles and cover twenty-six routes, at the same price as day buses but less frequently.

Check lines and rates (Web EMT)


Commuter trains are cheap and fast, so they are one of the best options to approach T4 of the Airport, move to towns near the capital or make excursions to the outskirts. The outskirts of Madrid begin to circulate every day between 5:00 h and end around 0:00 h.

Atocha station

The 9 February 1851 the second railway line in Spain was inaugurated (that united Madrid and Aranjuez) and with it the first train station in the city, that of Atocha, then a simple wooden jetty.

  • Address: Emperor Carlos V roundabout, s/n (Madrid)
  • Schedule: Every day of 5:00 a 1:00 h

Chamartín station

Trains to the north of Spain and the Trenhotel depart from Chamartín, a high-end night service in which the traveler can have their own cabin, with bed included.

RENFE information:

Customer Information Phone: 912 32 03 20

Check lines and schedules


There are many taxi ranks throughout the city marked with a blue sign and the letter "T" in white.. Although in the city you can stop on the street, at the train and bus stations you have to take them at the corresponding stops. In Madrid there are more than 15.600 taxis.

Credit card payment accepted.

Apps to request a taxi:

Free Now (mytaxi) – Tel: +34 902 05 05 70

Join Up Taxi – Tel: +34 915 33 14 64

Tele Taxi – Tel: +34 913 71 21 31

pidetaxi – Tel: +34 915 47 82 00

TxMAD – Tel: +34 914 04 33 24


  • Independent Radio Taxi: 914 05 12 13
  • Taxi radio telephone: 915 47 82 00
  • Servitaximadrid: 913 45 12 46
  • Taxi Mercedes Madrid: 695 63 98 06
  • Tele Taxi: 913 71 21 31

Shared vehicles

Madrid is one of the European cities with the largest offer of motorcycle and car-sharing companies. This service is a perfect option for tourists who do not have a vehicle and need one at a certain time.. You just have to register on one of the platforms that operate in the city, provide a credit card and check available vehicles.

Apps for car sharing:

Apps for shared motorcycles:


Enjoy the city in a healthy and ecological way. The bicycle allows you to see the city at your own pace while you exercise and enjoy the outdoors.


Service provided one hundred percent with electric bicycles. Practical, simple and sustainable. It has more than 2.500 bikes and near 200 seasons. Can be used as an annual subscriber or as an occasional user, with cards 1, 3 O 5 days that are instantly dispatched from the station's own totem.

  • Phone: 010 (915 29 82 10 from outside the city of Madrid)


Other bicycle rental services

Matadero Madrid offers the opportunity to rent a bicycle on the banks of Madrid Río.

  • Phone: 911 31 83 52
  • Web

Juan Carlos I Park: Cycling one of the largest green spaces in the city is possible thanks to the free bicycle loan service offered by the Madrid City Council. With a maximum duration of one hour, You can enjoy this walk following an itinerary along a well-marked asphalt track that runs through the main points of the enclosure.

  • Park Information Phone: 917 21 00 79

Electric scooter

Riding an electric scooter is a growing trend in large cities. Citizens can rent, for your use, any of the more than 9.000 scooters (from 20 different companies) that are distributed throughout all the districts of Madrid.

So as not to be reckless when driving with this vehicle, It is recommended to consult the municipal ordinance that regulates its use. Nevertheless, some of the keys are:

  • Cycle lane, along roads and streets in areas of less than 30 km / hour and always respecting the priority of the pedestrian.
  • Park in the spaces for motorcycles and bicycles, in the general parking strip of the road or on the curb of the sidewalks, provided they leave more than 3 free width meters.
  • You cannot park in specially protected streets (Gran Via), at public bus stops, in places reserved for people with reduced mobility, at taxi stands or on manhole covers.

Electric scooter rental companies

VOI Scooters Android / Apple

UFO Android / Apple

Bird Android / Apple

Lime Android / Apple

Wind Android / Apple

Bolt Android / Apple

Conga Android / Apple