New rail link to the airport of Madrid

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Sep 20th, 2011, 11:21 PM
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New rail link to the airport of Madrid

A new Cercanías line (C-1) to enter into service on 23 September. These suburban trains will link the airport (terminal T4), Chamartín station, Nuevos Ministerios, Paseo del Prado (near Cibeles), Atocha station, Estación Sur de Autobuses and Intercambiador Príncipe Pío.
Train frequency will be 30 minutes. Ticket: € 1.35
This line from the airport DOESN'T stop at terminals T1, T2, T3.

C-1 timetable:
http://img833.imageshack.us/img833/8...lla201109r.jpg

C-1 line map:
http://g.co/maps/sdm9u
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Sep 21st, 2011, 01:28 AM
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thanks! good news!
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Sep 21st, 2011, 04:50 AM
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Thanks Revulgo!!! this is good news! (Planning to use the system in 2012 have started).
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Sep 21st, 2011, 05:48 AM
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I hope to be able to get on that train next week. It will be just 15 minutes from home, lovely !

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Sep 21st, 2011, 06:10 AM
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Thanks.
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Sep 21st, 2011, 08:58 AM
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Yes!
Thanks..trains are always faster than buses.
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Sep 21st, 2011, 09:00 AM
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Excellent.
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Sep 21st, 2011, 09:52 AM
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Good timing on this post - I'm arriving on the train's first day.
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Sep 21st, 2011, 10:13 AM
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Wow will that make things easier.
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Sep 21st, 2011, 12:23 PM
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Renfe just announced the ticket cost to Aeropuerto T4: €2.15
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Sep 21st, 2011, 01:31 PM
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Hmm.

2.15 pp plus say 10E from the closest station to my residence or 38E from the airport . . . survey says:
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Sep 21st, 2011, 01:44 PM
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Arriving in Madrid alone ( and with minimum hand luggage )it sounds perfect to me. I can walk to my hotel near
Recoletos.

On the other hand , if I were traveling with 2 small children and a lot of luggage.....extra 20 euros might be a good investment.
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Sep 21st, 2011, 10:49 PM
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Just seen a mistake. The train stops at Paseo de Recoletos (near Cibeles) not at Paseo del Prado.
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Sep 22nd, 2011, 03:34 AM
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Free shuttle bus service will be available from Aeropuerto T4 to terminals T1, T2 and T3.
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Sep 22nd, 2011, 08:01 AM
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if you need to wait for the shuttle bus at T1, 2 or 3, the get to the train at T4,I think it is as easy to take the Airport bus from in front of those terminals directly towards Atocha and get off either at Cibeles or the train station and then a taxi.
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Sep 22nd, 2011, 08:06 AM
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lincasanova,
that's true, but this line also serves Chamartín station and Estación Sur de Autobuses.
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Sep 22nd, 2011, 08:13 AM
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Both, the bus and the train link are great.
I am always amazed at fantastic public transit in Madrid in Barcelona.
( as compared to most cities in North America )
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right, revulgo.. all depends on where you're going, of course. Any new addition is welcomed! Always an improvement.
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Sep 22nd, 2011, 12:05 PM
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I wonder if this train will have special cops on it to protect passengers and their luggage like the present subway link has had everytime I've taken it?
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Let's hope so!
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