How to get to Toledo

How to get To Toledo

Toledo By Air

The nearest airport to Toledo is in Madrid, from which you have to opt for other transports. The easiest way to come here from other parts of Spain, or from abroad, is to get to Madrid and then come to Toledo.

Toledo By Train

Renfe AVANT trains will take about 33 minutes to get you to your destination from Madrid Atocha station. It takes about €20.60 for a round trip ticket.  There are ticket vending machines in Madrid, but you should avoid the red machine called ‘Cercanias’. Foreigners will find booking convenient through website. If you get to the office, make sure the timings are perfectly managed, as they don’t always have vacancies. There are automated purple Renfe machines to help you better. The security at the station will scan your bags during, but that is without an x-ray. As you reach Toledo station, there are urban buses with 5, 61, or 62 numbers, which takes you to Plaza de Zocodover. This is the city centre from where you can make another journey to the hotel.

Toledo By Car

If you rent a car or get your own, Toledo is about 70 km south-west from Madrid which will take you to 1 hour to get there. You have to opt for the A-42 freeway, which has Toledo marked at every step.  After reaching, when you are ready to site-see, you can have the car parked at narrow cobbled streets. This is slightly towards the interior of the city, but your car will be safely parked and you can take your time to tour.

Toledo By Bus

There are buses which leave from Madrid’s Plaza Elíptica and take you to Toledo. The trip takes about 1 hour and a half and is usually regulated by Alsa Company.  The cost of the ticket is around €9.75 for a round trip ticket.  As you reach the bus terminal of Toledo, you will see that it is a steep area which leads to picturesque walk for 20 minutes. This takes you to the old town and you can start your city tour as you step out to walk! There are also local bus services to take you to Plaza Zocodover.

Toledo by Shuttle

If you want transfer service from Madrid’s Barajas airport to Toledo, then there are transports to take about 7 people at once. It will cost around 70€ if there are 3 of you, 90€ if there are 4 or 5 of you, and 115€ if there are 6-7 of you. If you want to share the transport with other travellers, your cost can curb down.

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