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Arriving to Madrid

The city is well connected to the rest of world thanks its magnificent infrastructure. The good work carried out by the different public administrations during the past 20 years and improvements in infrastructure have boosted economy and tourism to record levels.

How to get to Madrid by Plane?

It is the main means of transport used by tourists visiting Madrid. Barajas Airport (50 million passengers year) is located to the northeast of Madrid (12km from the city center) and has four terminals which are equipped with all facilities you could imagine: restaurants, cafeterias, vending machines, Christian chapel, smoking areas, etc. See the full list of airlines that operate in Madrid-Barajas by clicking here. If you need to get downtown from the airport, you have multiple and varied options:

Taxi

The journey from Madrid-Barajas Airport to downtown takes about 30 minutes. A flat fare of 30€ will be applied for all journeys between the airport and the city center. No supplements may be added.

Metro

From Terminals 1, 2 and 4 you can take the metro directly to the financial district (“Nuevos Ministerios”). Once there, lines 6 and 10 take you to the historical center (5€).

Commuter Train

From Terminal 4 there is a commuter train (Cercanías RENFE) that connects the airport with “Estación Puerta de Atocha , the main train station in Madrid. (2,60€).

Airport-Express Bus

Definitely, one of the best options is to take the Airport-Express, a public bus that connects Madrid-Barajas Airport (Terminal 1, 2 and 4) every 15 minutes with the city center. Furthermore, special spaces for luggage have been designed, making your trip more comfortable (5€). More info here. OgoTours_Arriving_02

How to get to Madrid by Train?

Madrid has two main train stations which handle millions of passangers each year: Atocha Railway Station (South Madrid) and Chamartin Station (North Madrid). Atocha Station, the largest one, centralizes the high speed service: from here you can take the ultra-modern AVE trains to Seville, Cordoba, Malaga or Barcelona. Plus, you can also catch commuter trains (Cercanías RENFE) virtually anywhere in the city. Chamartín Station is a secondary train station compared to Atocha Station and primarily serves the northern part of Spain and France. The night train to Barcelona (“Tren Estrella”) also departs from Chamartín Station. OgoTours_Arriving_02

How to get to Madrid by Bus?

Travelling by bus in Spain is a good way to discover the country. In general, Spanish bus companies have modern and comfortable air-conditioned buses. The two main bus stations in Madrid are Mendez Alvaro and Avenida America. From both you can take buses to almost anywhere in Spain and Europe (Paris, Berlin, London, Lisbon, Warsaw, Sofia, Vienna, Bucharest, etc.). These two bus stations are also connected to the metro network and have modern facilities: extensive docks, luggage room, restaurants, cafe, shops, ATM´s, etc.

New measures to face COVID-19 and enjoy our tours with safety

SMALLER GROUPS
(MAX. 10 PEOPLE)

Our groups are now limited to 10 people, therefore it is required to book your spot in advance.

MANDATORY USE OF FACE MASK

Mandatory use of face masks for guides and customers. Following the Spanish legislation, the wearing of face masks in all public spaces is obligatory.

SOCIAL DISTANCING (2 METERS)

When available, we highly recommend to maintain 2-meters social distancing between all the participants of the tour.

HAND SANITIZER AVAILABLE

All our guides will be carrying hand sanitizer during the tour and it will be available during the whole route for you.

GUIDES EQUIPPED WITH VOICE AMPLIFIERS

You will hear the explanations perfectly, as your guide will be carrying a voice amplifier.

NO PAPER

You don´t need to print out your tour confirmation (just in case keep the email confirmation on your phone). Your name and last name will be enough for the guide to complete the check-in process.

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