Travel From Madrid

BarajasMadrid has a large international airport and is well connected by bus and train to other regions of Spain.


The Renfe train system in Madrid has high-speed AVE as well as normal trains that leave from Madrid to almost any city in Spain.

Visit the website for more information on destinations, ticket schedules, and fares. Tickets are most easily purchased online, but can also be purchased at the train stations (Atocha, Nuevos Ministerios, Chamartín).  Renfe Website

Air Travel

Madrid’s Barajas International Airport is on Line 8 of the metro, which begins at the Nuevos Ministerios station. Terminal 4 is also connected to line C-1 of the Cercanías, and from Terminal 4 you are able to transfer to Terminals 1-3 as well.

**Anytime you travel, make sure to check what terminal your flight leaves out of. **

Here is a list of websites to help students find cheap airline fares during their time in Madrid.

Easy Jet





Terminal A




Ryan Air

Fly (UK)

Opodo (Germany)


Bus Travel

There are a number of bus companies with routes throughout Spain for cheap fares. Madrid has several bus stations. Call or visit bus company websites for individual schedules. Tickets can be purchased online or at bus stations (such as at Estación Sur, Avenida de América, and Conde de Casal).

Estación Sur de Autobuses (Méndez Álvaro)

ALSA Bus Route Search Engine


Continental Auto (Buses to San Sebastián and Bilbao)