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How to get by train to-from Madrid Airport. Train to-from terminal 4

The Spanish railway company RENFE, connects Madrid with Madrid-Barajas Airport through the local train network service "Cercanías" C1 and C10 lines.

The train station is on the terminal 4 floor -1, and is called Aeropuerto T4. To move to the other terminals there is a shuttle bus service connecting the terminals.

C1 Renfe train stations
C1 Renfe train stations itinerary from the city to airport
C10 Renfe train stations
C10 Renfe train stations itinerary from the city to airport

Estimated travel time
From each train station to Madrid Airport:

Príncipe Pío - Aeropuerto T4: 41 minutes.
Estación de Chamartín - Aeropuerto T4: 15 minutes.
Estación de Nuevos Ministerios - Aeropuerto T4: 22 minutes.
Estación de Atocha - Aeropuerto T4: 29 minutes.
Méndez Álvaro: 34 minutes.
Madrid airport Aeropuerto T4 metro-train station
Access to the Terminal 4 metro-train station

Single ticket tariff is 2,60 €, valid for one journey in the two hours after it is issued. For passengers with long distance train tickets, or an AVE ticket (high-speed train), this service is free. Return ticket tariff is 5,20€, and outbound journey must be made in the two hours after the ticket is issued, but return must be made any time until the next day. The transport passes are also valid.


  • The first train with destination to T4 Airport leaves at 6.02 hours from Príncipe Pío (Madrid), and the last leaves at 02.33 hours
  • The first train to Madrid (Principe Pío) leaves at 5.56 hours, and the last at 22.25 hours.
Frequency: Every 15-20 minutes.

Further information

RENFE Cercanías (Spanish railway company)   912 320 320
Transport passes from Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid.

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