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Madrid Metro Subway system

Madrid Metro

The Madrid Metro is one of the largest metro systems in the world!!

The Madrid Metro is the large metro system serving the city of Madrid. It is one of the largest metro systems in the world, which is especially remarkable considering Madrid's population of approximately 3.5 million (Madrid city) to 6 million (metropolitan area). In fact, it is among the top 10 longest metros in the world. It is also one of many fast growing systems in the world, rivaled, among many others, by the Seoul Metro or the Beijing Subway. Madrid Metro trains use left-hand running on all lines. Instead Spanish trains runs usually on the right side.

The Metro network has 231 stations on 12 lines plus one branch line, totalling 282 km, of which

Madrid Metro Plan

approximately 92% is underground. There are a number of tickets available, be sure to buy the right one. Change the display at the machine into English and you'll see a number of options. Most of them pertain to areas of the Metro you are unlikely to use, so ignore them.A number of tourist

tickets available. These require a passport or Spanish ID card to be purchased (your details need to be put on the card so no one else can use it) so you must buy these from the manned booths.



Madrid Metro Station
The tickets available are:

No more tourist ticket like in Barcelona but a one trip ticket at 2€ and a 10 trips ticket at 12€





Metro runs from 6am till 2 am on almost all lines
Morning rush hours every 2-3 minutes, daytime every 4-6 minutes, every 15 minutes after midnight


Children under 11 years: 50%. discount. Free under 4 years.

Your comments : Madrid Metro

metro stop
- SM
(11 Oct 2017 - 21:15)
What is the stop near the Cafe Arcade on Calle Mayor 73?
Train from Madrid Airport to Madrid Centro
- Gillian
(2 Sep 2014 - 09:30)
I am flying into Madrid Airport on Sat 23rd August. I need to get to my hotel Petit Palace Posada del Peine. Address: Posttas, 17. 01.Centro. Madrid. 28012. What trans must I catch?

prix metro
- duran
(29 Sep 2012 - 10:00)
et à combien est le ticket de 10 trajets alors ? cfar vosu comparez les divers tickets tourites à celui de 10 mai sans dire le prix ?!
les prix des transports
- Luy
(17 Aug 2012 - 13:00)
Just to let you know, those prices are outdate ...
- Miguel
(29 Feb 2012 - 09:30)
Decís la frecuencia de los trenes pero no las horas de las frecuencias, podríais especificar qué es hora punta, etc?

Lifts metro
- Martin
(7 Jan 2012 - 11:15)
Most stations have lifts. They are marked with a wheelchair on the metro map.
Metro map, stations with lifts
- Martin
(7 Jan 2012 - 11:15)
Use the Plano de Metro de Madrid con base cartográfica (Formato PDF) map.
its on

The stations marked with a wheelchair have lifts.
Madrus Metri
- Nancy
(3 Oct 2011 - 10:45)
I'm trying to find out if the Metro has lifts (elevators) or escalators. Would someone who has used them please post that information. Thank you

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