Getting to Madrid Airport

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Madrid Airport Information

The Madrid Airport is the major airport that serves the city of Madrid and the surrounding areas. The airport is located only twelve kilometers (about seven miles) from the Madrid City Center. It is the largest and busiest airport in the entire country of Spain. The Madrid Airport has four different passenger terminals, each set up for travel to different areas.

Address: Avda. de la Hispanidad s/n. 28042 Madrid

E-Mail: [email protected]


Telephone (Spain): (+34) 902 404 704

Telephone (International): (+34) 91 321 10 00

GPS Coordinates for Google Maps: 40°28′20″N 003°33′39″W

1. Getting to Madrid Airport – By Bus

Need to know which bus number or bus line you’ll need to get to the Madrid Airport?

Local Buses:

Line 203: Connects the Atocha Train Station and Madrid Airport. Train runs 24 hours and 365 days per year.

Line 200: Connecting Avenida de América (transport Hub) and the Madrid Airport.

Line 101: Connects Canillejas transport Hub and Madrid Airport.

Line 822: Begins at the Madrid Airport and travels to Coslada and San Fernando de Henares.

Line 824: Begins at Madrid Airport and travels to Torrejón de Ardoz and Alcalá de Henares.


Long Distance Buses:

For those looking to travel a little farther to get to or from the Madrid Airport, there are several long distance buses that will take you to different cities around the area. Some of those buses include the following bus companies and their destinations:

Alvanzabus: Offers round trips to Ávila and Salamanca.

Alsa: Travels from the Madrid Airport toward cities such as Barcelona, Leon, Murcia, Oviedo, Lugo, Santiago de Compostela, San Sebastián, and Pamplona.

Sociabus: This bus line connects through several cities in the Andalusia area, including Cordoba, Cadiz, and Seville.

For more information regarding bus lines, schedules, and departure times, call the transport office at 914 068 810.

2. Getting to Madrid Airport – By Metro

The Madrid Airport has a metro line that runs from 6:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. This metro line can be accessed via the airport’s Terminal 4 Metro Line. The line passes fourteen more metro stops, and the schedule and ticket information can be found online at or by calling the airport.


3. Getting to Madrid Airport – By Train


The Spanish Railway company RENFE provides transportation to and from the Madrid Airport for local travelers. The Madrid Airport train station is at Terminal 4 on Floor 1. Single tickets or passes can be purchased at the train station, and for those with an AVE ticket with a flight at the Madrid Airport, the train ride is free of cost.

For scheduled departure times, ticket prices, and information, please call the RENFE transportation office at 902 320 320.


4. Getting to and from Madrid Airport – By Taxi

If you are local to the area or are on holiday and traveling to a nearby hotel, a taxi might be the proper form of public transportation for you. Luggage, pets in proper crates, and guide dogs are typically carried free of charge. Contact the airport for more information about taxi services. Taxi stations can be found at different terminals in the airport, as follows:

Terminal 1 – Floor 0, Arrivals Area
Terminal 1 – Floor 1, Departures Area
Terminal 2 – Floor 0, Arrivals Area
Terminal 2 – Floor 2, Departures Area
Terminal 3 – Floor 0, Arrivals Area
Terminal 4 – Floor 0, Arrivals Area
Terminal 4 – Floor 2, Departures Area

5. Reduced Mobility Assistance

If you or anyone in your traveling party needs any type of reduced mobility assistance, the kind folks at the Madrid Airport are more than happy to help you. This includes help with vision, hearing, pregnancy or child care, and disabilities that might require special assistance.

If you need these services, please contact the airport at least 48 hours in advance with your request so that someone can be there to assist you. The numbers that can be used to get in touch with the Airport for these services are (+34) 902 404 704 and (+34) 91 321 10 00. The services are available 24 hours a day, year round.


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