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  1. koilife

    Things to Do : Madrid v Lisbon

    I'm walking this summer with my third son. He wants a few days up front "to rest and to sightsee" in either Madrid or Lisbon (or both) before we walk. We land in Madrid on a Saturday morning, and I want to start walking from Lisbon by the following Tuesday or Wednesday morning at the latest...
  2. sharon w

    Recommendation for Madrid

    Has anyone a recommendation for accommodation in Madrid close to the start of the Camino? Thanks
  3. goodjuju

    Madrid airport lodging

    I have a question for the end of my journey: After I spend a day or so in SDC I have an evening flight to Madrid, arriving at 9:35 pm. I just need a basic place to sleep because I have a flight to the states via London the following morning at 10:45 am and I should probably be at the airport at...
  4. Glenshiro

    Shuttle bus at Madrid airport

    I may be remembering wrong, but the free bus which takes you to T4, from where the long distance buses leave, used to depart T1 from the Arrivals floor. It now leaves from Departures, one floor up. At T4, it also stops at Departures, level 2, and you have to go down to level 0 for the buses. (Go...
  5. LesBrass


    Hello Folks... a little birdie (husband) has told me that I might be spending 2 or 3 days in Madrid in the Spring... and whilst it's not part of a camino and I'm not seeking camino advise (this time), it did occur to me that there may be a few knowledgeable members that could recommend things to...
  6. jimb01930

    Madrid accomodations

    Greetings from Gloucester, Massachusetts! We will be flying out of Madrid on Oct 20. We are looking for recommendation on where to stay the night of Oct 19. we are getting a lot of messages that hotels are fully booked. Any suggestions as to where to stay in Madrid will be appreciated. Thank you!
  7. Malcolm C

    Accommodation in Madrid

    Hi all, I’m flying to Madrid tomorrow, land at 18:45 local time, need some local Accommodation so I can get the train to Leon first thing. Any suggestions? Malcolm
  8. CaminoBear

    Madrid Airport - Taxi + Train Advice

    Hi folks, I'm flying to Madrid, landing around 10am on a Saturday. There's a train to Leon leaving from Chamartin at 11:05am, the next one is 14:40 so a long wait involved and hoping to get the earlier one. Is this too ambitious? I'm looking at taking a taxi from T1 to Chamartin. Any idea how...
  9. angie

    LIVE from the Camino Madrid atocha train station.

    Well, I'm here in Pamplona but I thought I share something I never new. Sorry if it's been posted before. At Atocha train station they have a ticket queuing system which I didn't realise. My train to Pamplona wasn't till 3-05 and I'd arrived at the station just after 12 and was going to have a...
  10. jirit

    Public Transportation in Madrid 2014-05-02

    Great website about the various forms of public transportation in Madrid.
  11. jirit

    Madrid Metro 2014-05-02

    Everything you know about getting around the metro in Madrid
  12. T

    Madrid accommodation

    Good day, I am looking for some suggestions on where I should be staying in Madrid. I will be coming back from Santiago and be in Madrid at about 9pm next Sunday. (May11) I have a flight to catch on Monday morning at 8am therefore I would need to be at the airport by 6am. There was a...