Line C-1

Line C-1 of Renfe Cercanías runs from terminal T4 of Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas airport to the city centre.

The Aeropuerto T4 station has wider turnstiles than usual to allow for luggage, and ticket machines selling all Renfe products.

There are free buses that connect all the airport's terminals.

Stops at the airport
Telephone number
  • Information telephone: 902 320 320

One-way ticket: €2.60 Valid for one journey in the two hours after it is issued. This service is free for passengers with AVE tickets connecting with a flight.
Return ticket: €5.20 The outbound journey must be made in the two hours after the ticket is issued, and the return can be used at any time the next day.
Bonotren: a pass for 10 one-way journeys, valid for one month. This can be used by more than one traveller at the same time, as long as they all begin and end their journeys together. To purchase this pass, you will need the Renfe & Tu card.
Monthly pass: valid for two journeys a day during one month.

You can buy these tickets at the ticket counters and machines at train stations. All monthly travel passes and tourist passes issued by the Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid are accepted.

See the different types of bus pass and their advantages

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Opening hours

To Airport Terminal 4 (Aeropuerto T4): from 6:02 to 23:33.
To Príncipe Pío: from 5:56 to 22:25.

Frequency: 30 minutes. During the closure of Metro Line 8, trains will run every 15-20 minutes.

Approximate journey time from Aeropuerto T4 station:

  • Chamartín (connecting to long distance trains): 11 minutes.
  • Nuevos Ministerios (financial district): 18 minutes.
  • Atocha (connecting to long-distance trains, the Renfe AVE high-speed train, and the Prado, Reina Sofía and Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza museums: 25 minutes.
  • Méndez Álvaro (connecting to long-distance buses): 29 minutes.
  • Príncipe Pío (connecting to long-distance buses and transport hub): 38 minutes.