Getting to Madrid

Gran Via in the heart of Madrid

Getting to Madrid is far simpler than you realise! Here we take the strain so that you can explore your options at your leisure:

  • Plane
  • Train
  • Bus / Coach
  • Driving
As the capital of Spain, Madrid is the central hub to which all roads lead. There is even a plaque in the centre of Puerta del Sol to this effect, "Kilometro Cero"!

Above all Getting to Madrid is easy!

Fly to Madrid

By Air

Grab yourself a great bargain ticket to Madrid or simply consult what airlines fly where from Madrid. Of course there is also a feature on Madrid airport and travelling to and from it!

With the rapid rise of cheap and efficient low cost air travel the easiest and fastest way to arrive in Madrid is by commercial airline.

Madrid is served by all the major airline alliances as well as an increasing number of low cost carriers! We make it even easier with the list of all airline contact details and website details!

If figuring out your Madrid flights, finding a hotel, analyzing ground transportation options individually is too much then perhaps tailormade holidays to Spain from TravelSoon or another Madrid travel specialist are a simpler solution. (Yes, Madrid guide Spain has received comments in the past as to the "exhaustive nature" of the websites information!)

Madrid Barajas Airport

Jetbridge Madrids modern airport has recently undergone a major upgrade befiting its status as the 4th busiest in Europe. Impeccably clean and bright you will probably start your Madrid experience right here!

This section includes:

Madrid Trains

By Train

Madrid has three types of trains serving it from all over europe

Arrive in comfort without the stress of having to Drive. Daily, trains arrive to Madrid from European centres such as Paris and Marseilles.

To ensure you arrive in one piece we even offer guides to:

Madrid By Road - Car or Coach

By Road

Perhaps the slowest of options but one that allows you to retain flexibility as well as seeing the unique Spanish countryside on your way here. Directions and recommended stops for those arriving from both the North and East.


Air Madrid was Madrids very own airline! In December 2006 their license was revoked by the Spanish aviation authority due to customer service levels and frequent schedule changes.

History, Fleet and Destination details of Madrids very own airline that was seen by many as a success story until its dramatic closure that stranded over 120,000 passengers.

Discover just what was Air Madrid...>

If you already know how you´re going to get here try checking out how to get around Madrid whilst here!

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