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Living in Madrid

Madrid is a cosmopolitan city, a business centre and the seat of the Spain administration, Goverment and Parliament. The city of Madrid is renowed for its vibrant cultural and artistic activity, as well as for its thriving nightlife, with numerous pubs, café - theatresand discotheques taht stay open until late at night.

The city of Madrid is located right in the geographical centre of the Iberian Peninsula. It boasts a mild Mediterranean climate: cold and dry winters, humid springs and autumns, and very hot summers. The mountain range's proximity to Madrid turns the later into a privileged area in direct contact with Nature, with sky resorts you can enjoy in winter.

The metro is the quickest way to the get around the city. A large network connect the entire city. The single trip is €1,50. There are also MONTHLY SEASON TICKET or 10 journey ticket for €12,20

Over the last few year, prices have risen in Madrid so nowadays it is as expensive as other European big cities such as Paris , London or Rome.

The average cost of living for a student in Madid is €800, including accommodation, meals and transport.

  • By plane: Madrid-Barajas Airport
    AENA's customer service department: 902 404 704
    www.aena.es
  • By Train: RENFE (Spanish Railway Network)
    RENFE's customer service department: 902 24 02 02
    www.renfe.es
  • En Bus: There are different bus stations in Madrid, all of them connected to the underground network. Some of which are shown below:

    • Southern Bus Terminal: C/ Canarias Nº17; Underground connection: Méndez Alvaro; Phone: 91 468.45.11
    • Estación Auto Res: Plaza de Conde Casal;  Underground connection: Conde Casal; Phone: 902 02 09 99
    • Nothern Bus Terminal: Paseo de la Florida; Underground connection: Príncipe Pío, Phone:91 530.48.00.   

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