Madrid-Barajas international airport is the fifth in Europe in numbers of flights and passengers.
Madrid-Airport to Salamanca (by bus)
The bus company AVANZA (www.avanzabus.com) offers a bus service from Madrid Airport to Salamanca bus station. This service departs from the bus terminals located in Terminal T1 and T4 of Madrid Airport. The estimated travel time is 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Madrid (city center to Salamanca) (by train)
For moving between Madrid airport and the Railway station there is a train that offers this connection.
If you arrive to Madrid Airport Terminal T1, T2 or T3 you will need to take a free shuttle bus to take you to Terminal T4. Its frequency is every 5 minutes, and these are the stops between T1 to T4:
- Terminal T1 floor 0 Departures
- Terminal T2 floor 2 Departures
- No stop at terminal T3
- Terminal T4 floor 2 Departures
Once in Terminal T4 you can take the RENFE Cercanías C1 or C10 trains heading Principe Pío train station to catch your train to Salamanca. The train station is on the terminal T4 floor -1, and is called Aeropuerto T4.
You can get your train ticket at either the Self-Service Machines or the Cercanías/Rodalíes Ticket Offices. Remember the train is C1 or C10 from Aeropuerto T4 to Príncipe Pío.
Estimated travel time: Príncipe Pío - Aeropuerto T4 => 41 minutes.
The first train to Madrid (Principe Pío) leaves at 5.56 hours, and the last at 22.25 hours.
Frequency: Every 15-20 minutes.
Madrid (city center to Salamanca) (by bus)
Salamanca has a regular bus service from Estación Sur (www.avanzabus.com). The estimated travel time is 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Salamanca is 115 Km southeast of Valladolid and there is a bus service from the Villanubla airport to the city centre. More info: http://www.linecar.es/pdf/Horarios%20Aeropuerto%20Villanubla.pdf
Regular bus (www.avanzabus.com) and train services (http://www.renfe.com) are available from Valladolid (city centre) to Salamanca. The journey (via motorway) between Valladolid and Salamanca takes 1.05 hours.
Salamanca is connected to Portugal, Valladolid and Madrid via motorway. It is connected via motorway to the south of Spain (i.e. Sevilla) and the north (i.e. León, Gijón and Oviedo). There are also regular direct trains between Salamanca and the major cities of Portugal, such us Lisbon or Porto, and we are also well connected with several French Cities.