Transport between terminals

Automatic People Mover (APM)

Remote-controlled train that connects Terminal T4 with Terminal T4 Satellite. Passengers with boarding card. The journey takes just over 3 minutes.

Stops at the airport

Opening hours

24 hours.

Bus from low cost car park to T1, T2 and T3

Free service for customers of the low cost car park. The same bus that connects the different airport terminals also connects this car park with Terminal T1 departures.

Stops at the airport

Opening hours

It runs 24 hours a day:

  • From 6:30 to 23:30: every 5 minutes.
  • From 23:30 to 2:30: every 10 minutes.
  • From 2:30 to 6:30: every 20 minutes.

Shuttle bus

Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport has a free bus service connecting terminals T1, T2, T3 and T4, 24 hours a day.

T1-T4 route:

  • Terminal T1. Departures.
  • Terminal T2. Departures.
  • Terminal T4. Departures.

T4-T1 route:

  • T4. Arrivals.
  • T3. Arrivals.
  • T2. Arrivals.
  • T1. South dock. Low-cost car park
  • T1. Departures.
Transport between terminals
Terminal Go to Means of transport Estimated time Bus stop location
Terminal T1 (departures) Terminal T2  (departures) Free shuttle bus 2 minutes Terminal T1, Floor 1 (departures)
On foot 4 minutes  
Terminal T4 (departures) Free shuttle bus 10 minutes Terminal T1, Floor 1 (departures)
Terminal T2 (arrivals) South dock. Low- cost car park Free shuttle bus 2 minutes Terminal T2, Floor 0 (arrivals)
Terminal T1 (departures) Free shuttle bus 5 minutes Terminal T2, Floor 0 (arrivals)
On foot 4 minutes  
Terminal T2 (departures) Terminal T4 (departures) Free shuttle bus 8 minutes Terminal T2, Floor 2 (departures)
Terminal T4 (arrivals) T3 (arrivals) Free shuttle bus 8 minutes Terminal T4, Floor 0 (arrivals)
T2 (arrivals) Free shuttle bus 10 minutes
South dock. Low-cost car park Free shuttle bus 12 minutes
T1 (departures) Free shuttle bus 15 minutes
Terminal T4 Satellite building APM (Automatic People Mover) 3 minutes Terminal T4, Floor -2
Terminal T4 Satellite building Terminal T4 APM (Automatic People Mover) 3 minutes Terminal T4 Satellite building, Floor -2

*The route starts at Terminal T1 does not stop at Terminal T3.

Stops at the airport

Opening hours

It runs 24 hours a day:

  • From 06:30 to 23:30: every 5 minutes.
  • From 23:30 to 02:30: every 10 minutes.
  • From 02:30 to 06:30: every 20 minutes.

Passenger link bus with boarding pass

Free service for transferring passengers with boarding pass and luggage checked in for the destination.

There are two routes:

  • Transferring passengers in non-Schengen area, with boarding pass: lounge 1 (T1), lounge 2 (T1) and T4 satellite building (P0)
  • Transferring passengers in Schengen area, with boarding pass: lounge 2 (T1) and lounge 6 (T2)

Stops at the airport

Opening hours

The bus route for non-Schengen passengers is run on request.

  • From lounge 6 to lounge 2: 05:30 to 23:20 (every 20 minutes).

Microbus from low cost car park to T4

Free service for customers of the low cost car park. The bus connects this car park with the arrivals area of Terminal T4.

Stops at the airport

Opening hours

  • From 6:00 to 00:00: every 15 minutes.
  • From 00:00 to 6:00 you must request the service by calling 682 058 903.

Microbus from long-stay car park to T1, T2 and T3

Free service for customers of the long-stay car park. The bus connects this car park with terminals T1, T2 and T3.

Stops at the airport

Opening hours

  • From 6:00 to 00:00: continuous service (every 15 minutes).
  • From 00:00 to 6:00 you must request the service by calling 660 386 986.

Microbus from long stay car park to T4

Free service for customers of the long-stay car park. The bus connects this car park with the arrivals area of Terminal T4.

Stops at the airport

Opening hours

  • From 6:00 to 00:00: continuous service (every 15 minutes).
  • From 00:00 to 7:00 you must request the service by calling 682 058 903.