Transport Prices in Madrid

Transport Prices in Madrid

The Madrid public transport network is both complete and efficient. You can get all over the city just using the metro and bus. And the prices are cheaper than in the majority of major European capitals.

The Madrid transport network extends throughout the capital and is reasonably accessible. Tickets can be used both for buses and metros, cercania trains have a different tariff.


Public transport passes in Madrid are recommended for those who are going to be in town for a long time. The main ones are:

30 day pass: 54.60 (US$ 58.60) for zone A (the centre) and 99.30 (US$ 106.70) for C2.

Youth pass (under 26): 20 (US$ 21.50)

Single Ticket Prices      

Ticket Type Single Ticket 10 trips Airport Ticket
Price 1.50 (US$ 1.60) 12.20 (US$ 13.10)   4.50 (US$ 4.80)


Tourist Card

The Madrid tourist transport card is non-transferrable, and can be used for 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 7 days from validation. During the chosen time, you have unlimited use of the Madrid transport network.

You can get the tourist card in the metro stations and in the sales points of the Madrid Airport. The tariffs are as follows, depending on the zone you choose:

Zones 1 day 2 days 3 days 4 days 5 days 7 days
Zone A  8.40 (US$ 9) 14.20 (US$ 15.30) 18.40 (US$ 19.80)  22.60 (US$ 24.20)  26.80 (US$ 28.80)  35.40 (US$ 38)
Zone T 17 (US$ 18.30) 28.40 (US$ 30.50) 35.40 (US$ 38) 43 (US$ 46.20) 50.80 (US$ 54.60) 70.80 (US$ 76.10)


Children under 11 have a 50% discount on the tourist card.

Where can I buy the tickets?

Public transport tickets can be bought in the metro station machines and in some tobacco shops. Bear in mind that the first time you buy a ticket you must also buy a Multi card, which is a transferrable card where you can load the tickets.

It costs 2.50 (US$ 2.70) and is valid for 10 years.