You can arrive to Madrid, capital by Spain, by land or by air. Madrid has no seaport because it is practically on the centre of the Iberian peninsula. In Welcome to Madrid, you can find a short conversation with useful data in Spanish if knowing the city of Los Austrias is among your goals.
To Madrid by plane
Q: ¿What airport I arrive?
A: Plane lands on T4 at Adolfo Suárez Airport Madrid – Barajas, in the north of the capital.
A: Yes, it is. Airport have 4 terminals: T1, T2, T3 and T4. You arrive to T4.
Q: How can I arrive to centre of Madrid from the airport?
A: There are buses, train, metro and taxi.
You can take bus line 203, also named Exprés Aeropuerto (Airport Express), from T1, T2 and T4. It goes to Atocha or Cibeles, for the day or for the night, respectively.
You can take metro line 8 from T2 and T4. It goes to Nuevos Ministerios until 1:30 am.
You can take train that is at terminal T4 and stops in Príncipe Pío, Chamartín, Nuevos Ministerios, Sol, Atocha and Méndez Álvaro.
You can take a taxi that you can find in each terminal.
Q: What station I arrive?
A: To Atocha station.
Q: From station, can I take any means of transport to the city?
Q: How can I arrive to Madrid by car?
A: You can arrive to Madrid from any national highway that there are in Spain.
Q: And from France?
From Irun (Basque Country), A-1, or from Figueras (Gerona), A-2.
In the city
Q: What means of transport can I use in Madrid capital?
A: You can use train, metro and bus, and also taxi or rental car.
Q: Do you know which are main railway stations that are there in Madrid?
A: Yes, I do. Atocha, Sol, Nuevos Ministerios and Chamartín.
Q: How many metro lines are there in Madrid?
A: There are 12 metro lines in Madrid, each of them is represented by a colour.
Q: What metro line should I take to go to Sol?
A: You can take metro lines 1, 2 or 3 to go to Sol
Q: How can I go to The Prado Museum?
A: You can go to Atocha by bus, train or metro (line 1, Atocha station) and, once there, to go up Paseo del Prado.
Q: Which is the nearest station to go to Santiago Bernabeu Stadium?
You should take line 10 (dark-blue colour) to Santiago Bernabeu station.
Q: Which is the nearest station to visit Royal Palace?
A: You can take metro lines 2 (red colour) or 5 (light green colour), getting off in Opera station, in both cases.
Q: Thank you very much! Bye!
A: Bye! You’re welcome!