Is the Madrid metro good?

Does Madrid have good public transportation?

Madrid has one of the largest metros in Europe and, combined with the city’s bus and bike network, contributes to what is possibly one of the best public transport systems in the world.

Is it safe to take the metro in Madrid?

Keep an eye on the Metro website for up-to-date information. Though generally safe, Madrid’s public transportation network does draw its fair share of pickpockets, particularly at peak travel hours when trains and buses are more crowded. Always be aware of your surroundings and keep an eye on your things.

What is the best form of transportation in Madrid?

The best way to get around Madrid is by metro. A handful of metro lines extend as far north as the Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD) as well as into the city’s southern suburbs. Buses are an option, too, as are metered taxis, which can be hailed on the street or found in ranks throughout the city.

How much does a metro pass cost in Madrid?

10-Journey tickets

Types TICKETS PRICE
10-JOURNEY TICKET MetroSur 8,90 €
10-JOURNEY TICKET T.F.M. 9,70 €
10-JOURNEY COMBO TICKET 14,60 €
AIRPORT EXTRA CHARGE 2,40 €
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Is Madrid metro safe at night?

There are no safety issues for travelling on metro at night in Madrid.

Is Madrid safe to walk at night?

Avoid dark and empty streets.

Madrid streets are generally safe and are busy with crowds at almost any time of the day (and night) but make sure you are not walking on your own for a long time.

How do you pay for Madrid metro?

To pay for the metro in Madrid you must have either your personal transport card or the Multi Card. You either top up your monthly subscription or you top up your single ride/10 rides to your card at the machines in any metro station. You can pay with cash or card.

Is Madrid easy to get around?

Madrid is big but it’s very easy to get around using the city’s excellent public transport system. If you expect to use public transport extensively, it is worth thinking about getting a travel tourist pass (abono turístico) covering the subway, bus and train. The subway is the best way to get around.

What are three modes of transportation in Madrid?

Madrid city has a vast, safe and well-run public transport system, including the metro, buses, the ‘Metro Ligero’ (metro-trams), and ‘cercanias’ suburban trains. There are also tourist sightseeing buses and night buses in Madrid, as well as taxis.

How do I buy a metro card?

You can buy MetroCards by using a MetroCard ticket machine, which are in most subway stations. MetroCards are also available at selected local merchants, at our mobile service vehicles, and through employers with pre-tax transit benefits programs.

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