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Madrid, the capital and largest city of Spain.

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Madrid-Segovia after 9pm on NYE

Does anyone know any way I can get from Madrid to Segovia (Spain), leaving after 8:30 pm and arriving before midnight on 31 December? I want public transport only (i.e. train/bus/coach but no shared ...
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Commuting options from Madrid city center to Leganes campus

I am going to Universidad Carlos III de Madrid next semester for an exchange term from Canada. I will be studying at the Leganes campus for 4 months, and I am trying to determine whether I should find ...
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A good place to park / lock / store a bicycle in Madrid for a month?

I am going back from Madrid to my home town, then returning to Madrid after a month to fly to South America from there. I have my bicycle which I want to take with me to South America - but won't need ...
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Can I check in all the way through?

I've the following trip booked. Outward: New Delhi -> Madrid -> Sao Paulo Return: Lima -> Madrid -> Delhi The New Delhi -> Madrid and Madrid -> Delhi leg is done by Air India. The Madrid -> Sao ...
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Keep your passport option when applying for UK visa

I have applied for a tourist visa for the UK at Madrid visa application centre. I have paid for the "keep your passport" option, so I can keep my passport while the application is being processed. ...
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Is public transportation necessary in Madrid? [closed]

Flying in about a month to Madrid with my family :) Usually when I'm abroad I get the unlimited public transport weekly ticket and use it a lot. From researching a bit online and viewing the map, it ...
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Airport Bus Transfer from Madrid Airport to City Center

Please advise if there is an airport bus transfer from Madrid Airport (Terminal 4 Seattleite) to the city center (if my hotel booking is at Courtyard Marriott).
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Any other airlines that offer a non-stop Madrid-Cairo flight? [closed]

I can only find EgyptAir offering a non-stop flight from MAD-CAI. Are there other options?
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Madrid Metro Tarjeta

I possess a Tarjeta transporte público from Consorcio Transportes Madrid. Can someone explain, as to an idiot please, exactly how I go about recharging it? (Where are the machines, exactly what to ...
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Do I need to pass through emmigration?

Next year, I'm going to do OPO - MAD - MIA in Air Europa. I've heard that I need to pass through emmigration in Madrid, but I've also heard that I don't need it. Is anyone here that knows how ...
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1h50m is enough to transfer in Madrid Airport?

Next year I will make a cruise that starts in Miami. The best quality-price flight is OPO-MAD-MIA. I arrive in MAD at 13h35 (Terminal 2) and the next flight to MIA is at 15h25 (Terminal 1). Since the ...
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Traveling from Frankfurt to Madrid on a single-entry Schengen visa

I have a Schengen single-entry business visa. I have a meeting with my German supplier in Frankfurt and then I have to attend an exhibition in Madrid. Today I wanted to book a flight from Frankfurt to ...
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Are there buses from Madrid Airport to Gran Via, Calle?

I am travelling to Madrid in July and I'm looking to take the bus from Madrid Airport to Gran Via. I don't want to take the metro as it looks to be too many stops. I'm looking for the easiest/cheapest ...
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Travelling to Lisbon from India

I am planning to travel to Lisbon on 23/September and return to India on 6/October. I am planning to travel to Paris/Madrid and then take a train from there. Can some one tell me how much time does ...
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Renting room in Madrid [closed]

I'm helping someone organize a study trip to Madrid January-June 2018. We were looking at rooms to rent, and the offer is plenty. The question is, Is it important to rent something in advance, or ...
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What is this statue about in the throne room Royal Palace Madrid?

Recently I visited the Royal Palace in Madrid and in the throne room I saw a statue of what appeared to be a man holding up a small child, about to strike him with an open palm. I'm very curious as to ...
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Madrid city pass

I will be traveling to Madrid next week for three days, and would like to know if there is some sort of city pass like there is for Barcelona: The Barcelona Pass is a comprehensive sightseeing ...
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What is the overnight wait room situation in bigger rail stations in Spain (Madrid and Valencia)?

I'm currently building my itinerary for crossing Spain by land (need to get to Almeria) and the better train connections I found unfortunately arrive to their transit destinations (Madrid Chamartín or ...
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Spanish National Team (Football) store in Madrid [closed]

I will be visiting Madrid this summer (July), and would like to know if there's any store where I can buy official Spanish National football team products? Is there an Adidas store that sells them?
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What's the best way to get from Madrid Airport to Sevilla?

I've heard of taking the AVE train, but wouldn't I have to somehow get from the MAD airport to the train station? I am looking for a fast but safe route (I'm not sure how safe the public/city buses ...
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Is 4h30 transfer time enough to go to Madrid city center from the airport, and return?

I will be transiting through Madrid airport and I have a 4h30min layover (between landing and take off). Is this enough to go to the city center and return? I don't have much expectations about the ...
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Changing terminals in Madrid airport

I'm having a lot of pain getting to a meeting in Tenerife (TFS/TFN) from Jakarta (CGK). I have Star Alliance membership, but there is no Star Alliance route there. The options are: Turkish Airline ...
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Travelling to Spain via London, Madrid or Barcelona [closed]

I am going to Spain for one week. I have a flight from the 21st to the 26th, from London to Madrid. But, now, I did some searching and found that Madrid is perhaps not as interesting as Barcelona. ...
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What is the cheapest public transportation from the Madrid airport to downtown? [duplicate]

I am going to Madrid for one night so I want to see downtown Madrid. Because I am just a student with limited budget I am wondering what is the cheapest way to go from the airport of Madrid Terminal ...
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Will my Luggage go all the way even if Im not on the plane?

My boyfriend and I are going to take the flight Lima (Peru) - Madrid (Spain) (1 hour layover) - London Heathrow (3 hours layover) - Stockholm Sweden. Our booking was made through Iberia and the whole ...
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What's the cheapest way to travel from Madrid to Barcelona?

I need to travel between Madrid and Barcelona, Spain. Do they still have slow regional trains?
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Jeddah - Costa Rica then return via Costa Rica - Madrid - Jeddah, will I need a visa for Spain? [duplicate]

I am a Filipino citizen in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, and booked for a holiday trip to Costa Rica. My flight is Jeddah -> Madrid via Saudi Airlines 24 hour layover Madrid -> SJO (Costa Rica) via ...
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What's the best way to go to Barcelona from Madrid? [closed]

What's the best way to get to Barcelona from Madrid?
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Budget ways of getting from Madrid to Portugal

I'm planning to arrive to Madrid soon and make a short 3-4 day trip to Portugal (Lisbon+Porto). Can anyone point me to some budget means of transport (hitch-hiking is out of the question) - websites, ...
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Madrid Barajas to Toledo transfer

What are some transfer options from Madrid Barajas to Toledo. My family of 5 people (4 adults + 1 kid) arrives late, thus cannot use the public transportation. I did not find any companies that do ...
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Where can I buy an electric immersion heater in Madrid, Spain

I am currently in Madrid for my job, and I badly need an electric immersion heater for having tea/coffee in my hostel room. I have seen these are available online, but I cannot order from there ...
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Can I pick up my luggage between flights with the same company?

I have a flight from Madrid to Aalborg with a stop in Amsterdam. The connection time betweeen the flight from Amsterdam and Aalborg it´s 1 hour and a half. The thing is that I want to stay in ...
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Does Madrid's metro offer children's fares?

I read the Madrid Metro website and none of the fare tables I can find seem to mention age. Most other major metro / underground systems that I've seen charge less for children and/or seniors. Does ...
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How to go from Madrid Airport to Gran Via?

I've seen several options using bus and subway in Google Maps, but I am looking for both the fastest and the cheapest way. I am also looking for a way to do that with the least number of line or ...
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Why is the train between Barcelona and Madrid so expensive?

A one way ticket from Barcelona to Madrid is more than 100 euros, which is much more expensive than in the rest of Western Europe. It is even more expensive than the Eurostar, which required to dig a ...
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What is a safe and scenic way to drive from Barcelona to Madrid? [closed]

I want to drive from Barcelona to Madrid (around 600kms) this December. Is it beautiful? What are the safe car hiring options for foreigners?
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Hotel for a 9 hour layover in Madrid airport

I will be arriving at Madrid airport at 20:55 on a Saturday evening and my connecting flight leaves at 06:25 the following (Sunday) morning. We are a couple with a 2 year old son. How much time do we ...
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Fall events in Madrid

I'm trying to decided when to visit Madrid during the fall. I'd rather time this visit to correspond with interesting events. I'm more interested in larger public city wide style events rather than ...
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Finding a quiet hotel in Madrid

I'm trying to find a quiet hotel in Madrid that's not too far out of the way. Normally, I'd just hit a hotel booking website, pick a few in the right geographical area and price range, and check the ...
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Getting married in Madrid, looking for affordable group housing for friends & family

I'm an American getting married to a Spanish woman in Madrid, Spain. I'd like to find some affordable housing for my guests who will be visiting (friends and family) to try and cut down their costs. ...
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