How to go from Madrid Airport Adolfo Suarez to city center
Madrid barajas airport is called Adolfo Suarez. You will have several possibilities that will take you to Madrid, the one that will suit you best it will depends on your budget and how big is your luggage. So let list all the ways you have to go from Madrid Airport to city center.
Taxi: The official taxis in Madrid are white with a red line in the front door; they will not come pick you up inside the airport, so if someone is coming offering you to go to Madrid do not go! The price to Madrid downtown is fixe to 30€ and there is not any other extra cost for luggage or any other kind of tax. Once again if you want to take a taxi just go to the taxi stop outside of the terminal and do not take any guy that proposes to take you to Madrid.
BUS: There is a bus call EXPRESS AEROPUERTO that works 24 hours going from Atocha (day time 06h-23:30h) and Cibeles (night time 23:55h – 5:35h) to the airport. During the day you have one every 20 minutes and at night every 35 minutes. The price is 5€ per person. The bus will deliver the terminals (T1, T2 and T4). If you need any further information here is the official link.
Subway: The subway goes to all airport terminals (T1, T2, T3 and T4). The line that goes to the airport is line 8. Opining hours are from 6h to 1:30h. The price for a combined single ticket + airport supplement*: €6
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If you are going to stay several days you can also rent a car at the airport, to make thing easy, you will find here after a link that will help you compare all rental agencies prices.
Don’t forget to check if you hotel have a shuttle available from the airport.