To travel on Metro de Madrid you need a Public Transport Card (TTP) loaded with a valid ticket type for the journey you wish to make. More information about Card types and Tickets to travel with Metro.

Airport 

The Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport currently has four terminals. Metro de Madrid is conveniently accessible from any of them using the two stations located at the airport: Aeropuerto T1-T2-T3 Station and Aeropuerto T4 Station, both on L8. The opening hours are from 6:00 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.

To travel on Metro de Madrid, you must have a Public Transport Card (TTP) loaded with a valid ticket type for the journey you wish to make.

 

Public Transport Cards:

  • Multi Public Transport Card. This card can be purchased from the ticket machines at any Metro station. The price of the card is €2.50.
  • Personal Public Transport Card. This is a personal card and as such it cannot be purchased on the spot at a Metro de Madrid station.

 

Multi Public Transport Card tickets:

Passengers who purchase or possess a Multi card and who wish to travel by Metro from Aeropuerto T1-T2-T3 Station and Aeropuerto T4 Station or from any station on the network to either of these two stations must purchase a valid ticket for the journey they wish to make.

 

  • Single Ticket:
TICKET Valid for: PRICE Airport Extra charge *
Single Metro Zona A y ML1 Ticket

Metro Zone A (Municipality of Madrid)

ML1 (Metro Ligero Line 1)

1,5 € - 2 € (**) + 3 €
Single Combo Ticket

The entire Metro network (Madrid Region)

ML1, ML2, ML3 (Metro Ligero Lines 1, 2 and 3)

3 € + 3 €

*Required to enter or exit Aeropuerto T1-T2-T3 and Aeropuerto T4 Stations
**Depending on the number of stations involved

 

  • 10 Trips:
TICKET Valid for: PRICE Airport Extra charge*
Metrobús 10-Journey Ticket

Metro Zone A (Municipality of Madrid)

ML1 (Metro Ligero Line 1)

EMT Buses (Municipal Transport Company)

12,20 € + 3 € per passenger 
10-Journey Combo Ticket

The entire Metro network (Madrid Region)

ML1, ML2, ML3 (Metro Ligero Lines 1, 2 and 3)

18,30 € + 3 € per passenger 

*Required to enter or exit Aeropuerto T1-T2-T3 and Aeropuerto T4 Stations

 

Single Tickets and Airport Extra charges are only valid on the date of purchase and are considered valid until the end of service, not the end of the calendar day. If you attempt to use it the day after it was purchased, the turnstile readers will not accept it because it has expired.

If you will be using Single Tickets and 10-Journey Tickets valid at airport stations, it is possible to have a maximum of:

  • 10 Single Tickets and 10 Airport Extra charges or
  • 2 of the same 10-Journey Tickets and 20 Airport Extra Charges

on the same Public Transport Card. This allows a group of people to travel on the same Public Transport Card on the sole condition that passengers must start and end the journey together.

There are Quick Ticket Machines in the two Metro stations located at the airport, where it is possible to purchase the Multi card along with a Single or 10-Journey Tickets (Metrobús or Combo Ticket) and the necessary Airport Extra Charges, quickly and expeditiously. These machines are identified as follows: 

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  • Tourist tickets
CONSECUTIVE CALENDAR DAYS

Zone

1 dAY 2 dAYS 3 DAYS 4 DAYS 5 DAYS 7 DAYS

ZONE A
(Municipality of Madrid)

8,40 € 14,20 € 18,40 € 22,60 € 26,80 € 35,40 €

ZONE T
(Community of Madrid)

17,00 € 28,40 € 35,40 € 43 € 50,80 € 70,80 €

Zona A: All services in this zone.
Zona T: All transport services in the Community of Madrid, including zones E1 and E2, except RENFE service to Toledo. Not valid on the Airport Express bus line.

Map of rates zones

 

This is a personal ticket, so each passenger must acquire their own ticket in order to travel 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 7 consecutive calendar days, starting at the time of the first validation. A Multi Public Transport Card must be purchased separately, although the price of the card is included in the ticket price when purchased together. With this ticket it is not necessary to load an extra charge.

Passengers between the ages of 4 and 11 can apply for the Children's Tourist Ticket with a 50% discount.

Tourist Tickets can be purchased at Metro ticket machines and at the Customer Service Offices located at the Aeropuerto T1-T2-T3 Station (before going down the escalators) and Aeropuerto T4 Station. These offices are open from Monday to Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

 

Personal Public Transport Card tickets:

Passengers who have a Personal Public Transport Card must have or acquire a valid ticket for the journey they wish to make. 

  • Single and 10-Journey Tickets: The Single and 10-Journey Tickets that can be loaded onto this card and are valid at the airport stations are the same as the ones that can be used with the Multi Public Transport Card. Similarly, when travelling on one of these tickets you will need to purchase an Airport Extra Charge. Single Tickets and Airport Extra Charges are valid on the day of purchase only. 
  • Tourist Tickets: cannot be loaded onto this card; a Multi Card must be purchased separately, although the price of the card is included in the ticket price when purchased together.
  • Season Tickets: it is also possible to travel with this type of ticket.

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