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How to get around Madrid

Transporting from one place to another in a city like Madrid is nothing of the other world, on the contrary, there are a lot of means to go to any tourist destination or of interest. Here a relationship with the main means of transport in Madrid:

Subway: It is part of one of the oldest networks in Europe (since 1919). Easy to use, clean and fast. Tickets can be purchased at any station using automatic vending machines. The individual cost is one euro, while the passes for ten bills are valued at 6.15 euros. Tickets can also be used in bus networks in Madrid. The opening hours of this means of transport are from 06:00 to 02:00 hours.

Buses: We can find two sections: urban buses and tourist buses (the city has more than two hundred lines operating more than forty during night hours). In the first case, we must indicate that it is a highly recommended alternative after the subway. The objective of this type of buses is to move around Madrid in small travel sections. At night, night buses (“owls”) occasionally pass through Plaza de Cibeles.

For the tourist buses It is important to keep in mind that the routes and services will depend on the company responsible for managing such routes. We can access any of the three routes that cover a trip through the most emblematic sites of Madrid. The vehicles have headphones with information in eight languages ​​and comfortable seats for passengers.

RENFE commuter trains: If we have arrived in Madrid using the services of the AVE, our ticket includes the use of these trains. In addition, they are useful for mobilizing areas like Aranjuez.

Cab: Recognized for being white and having a red diagonal band, taxis allow us to move around Madrid quickly just raising your hand to request the service. Traveling around the center of Madrid takes between three or five minutes at most. The cost of the rate will be the one indicated on the taximeter.

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