Travel Information

Madrid, Spain

We look forward to welcoming you to Madrid, Spain! On this page you can find answers to frequently asked questions related to travel in Madrid, as well as links to additional information sources.

Public transportation options to the Polytechnic University of Madrid

Option a): AIRPORT BUS EXPRESS: Express Line 203 (Airport - Atocha) connects Madrid-Barajas Airport, central Madrid (Cibeles) and Atocha station. Where then you must take the metro to the Virgen de Guadalupe station Line number 1.

Option b): METRO: Sierra de Guadalupe (metro stop)
Line Number 1 (Light Blue color).

Option c): TRAIN: Vallecas (train stop)
Commuter Train Line from Atocha stop, you can use 3 lines:
Number c-2 (green color)
Number c-7 (red color)
Number c-8 (grey color)

Both the train and metro stops are a 10 minutes’ walk from the University.

    Download the tourist and public transportation maps of Madrid below.
    City Map of Madrid
    Map of Tourist Areas
    City Bus Routes Tourist Map
    Getting Around Madrid by Bus
    Madrid Tourist Metro Map
    Madrid Metro Metro Map
    Interactive Bus Map
    Additional information on getting around Madrid

    Good to know

    The international phone code for Spain is +34.


    Current weather in Madrid: Weather today - Madrid, ES.

    The average temperature in mid-June is 26°C (80°F), with generally low rainfall. The sun sets around 10:00 PM, and nightfall occurs around 11:00 PM.


    The time in Madrid, Spain is found here.


    The official currency for Madrid is the Euro. For more information on money in Madrid click here.


    In Spain, the power plugs and sockets adhere to the Type F standard. This socket is compatible with plug types C, E, and F. Voltage: 220 – 240 V and maximum current: 16 A.

    Additional Links

    Essential plans and guides to visit Madrid
    Things to see and do
    The Art Walk Pass. allows you to visit museums within a year with a 20% discount.