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Important notice

Improvement works at train lines calling at Terminal T4

As of 2 de juny, Adif starts improvement works at Recoletos tunnel which will affect train lines (C1 and C10) calling at Terminal T4. The works will entail the closure of the Recoletos Station and tunnel and stations between Atocha and Chamartín will be out of service.

Trains calling at Terminal T4 will depart from/arrive to Chamartín with the current frequency (four trains each hour) calling at Fuente de la Mora and Valdebebas.

There will be a EMT special coach service between Atocha and Nuevos Ministerios, calling at Recoletos, to make transfers from train to bus.

From 1 July to 31 August the closure will be extended to the stations between Atocha and Delicias due to works at Méndez Álvaro.

Line C1: Príncipe Pío - Atocha - Recoletos - Chamartín - T4 Airport

Line C1 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
Tariffs

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 5:44 to 23:07.
To Príncipe Pío: from 6:02 to 23:31.

Frequency: 30 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.

Line C10: Villalba - Príncipe Pío - Atocha - Recoletos - Chamartín - Airport T4

Line C10 of Renfe Cercanías runs from terminal T4 of Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas airport to the city centre and Villalba.

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
Tariffs

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

See the different types of bus pass and their advantages#TEXT#

Opening hours

To Airport Terminal 4 (Aeropuerto T4): from 5:35 to 22:15.
To Villalba: from 6:17 to 22:47.

Frequency: 30 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.
  • Villalba: 1 hour and 20 minutes.