How to get to Madrid-Barajas airport by public transport

Are you going to take advantage of this weekend of Halloween to visit Madrid? Are you planning a getaway to the capital for the next bridge of the Constitution? Are you from Madrid and do you have to go to the airport by public transport? Do not worry!

Whatever your case, today we are going to explain all the possibilities to get to the airport of Madrid-Barajas using public transportation. Like al Barcelona-El Prat airportIt can be reached by train, bus and taxi, although there is another possibility: that of the metro. We give you all the details below.


One of the most comfortable options to get to Madrid-Barajas airport is the metro. In just 20 minutes line 8 takes you from the stop “New Ministries”Until T4 and the other terminals uninterruptedly from 6.05 until 2 hours with a frequency of between 5 and 15 minutes, depending on the time and day.


If you want, you can also go by train with line C1. Hours are more reduced than on the train: from 5.29 to 23.59 hours every 30 minutes.


On the other hand, you should bear in mind that the line Express It takes you from Atocha-Renfe to the airport in 40 minutes for 5 euros 24 hours a day every 13 or 20 minutes by day or 35 by night. Between terminals there is a free 24-hour shuttle bus that connects terminals T1, T2, T3 and T4. Also, to get from T4 to T4 Satellite and vice versa, you can use a free underground automatic train that runs every three minutes 24 hours.


Finally, you have the option of a taxi. A supplement of 5.50 euros is included in the airport rate and there is no charge supplement for luggage. From the center it can cost around 35 euros.

Get from Madrid Barajas Airport to City Centre (June 2020)

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