In any sprawling European capital, getting from point A to point B can sometimes feel daunting. Worry not, Madrid is easy to navigate. Learn how to explore. This website is a good place to start for knowing how to get around the city of Madrid, from arriving at Madrid-Barajas International Airport to a few example city tours. It is simple and "to-the-point". Additionally, there's information about cost and links to other items like finding a hotel or taking a train. I chose this website to start as it is clean, clear and to the point with essential information included.
Our ITA Ambassadors tell us the best ways to get around Madrid, Spain. This website, which seems to be catered to a younger traveler, is great to find a little more detail, but in a simplified and concise manner, the different modes of transportation for getting around Madrid, as well as some tips or "hacks". It includes specific pricing and included bike rental. There are also some external useful links. I chose this website because it is tailored to young adults that are traveling abroad, including information about Uber/Lyft, and it is simple and clear. Plus it includes a large map of the Madrid Metro.
From trains and buses to taxis and the metro, tons of insider tips for how to get around Madrid! You'll be an expert with our Madrid transportation guide! This website, appearing to cater to adults, is a great resource for understanding the different modes of transport for getting around Madrid and to other parts of Spain. Each of the modes are explained in detail, including plenty of information about the train system with external links. There are also more images on this website. I chose this website because it includes more detailed information about train and bus travel around Spain and not just in the city of Madrid. They also include information about a Tapas and Wine tour.
Practical information for getting around Madrid - all forms of public and private transport. This website is one webpage of a whole online Madrid guide. It includes very useful and helpful information about transportation for getting around Madrid, including walking in the city center. Explanations are clear and thorough. Additionally, there are numerous other resources linked and available within the whole online city guide, such as where to stay and what to do. I chose this website because it looks like a great overall resource, not just for transportation information of Madrid and Spain. They include a link to a page about where to stay, what to do, where to store luggage, and even about renting an apartment in the city of Madrid.
City map of Madrid (PDF, 5.6MB): All the basic information you need to make the most of your visit. This website is great as you can download your own printable version of the city map, which is clear, colored, and with lots of detail. Additionally, there are links to numerous interesting and notable tourist sites found in the city of Madrid. Another embedded link will take you to the various official Madrid city maps for trains, metro, and bus. I chose this website for all details previous mentioned, but also because it is something that the city of Madrid has created and that I can view in both Spanish or English, and it includes numerous to help a traveler to explore and enjoy the city of Madrid.