Get to know the Madrid tourist bus

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The Community of Madrid, being the largest city in Spain, presents an extensive route that can take all its visitors and inhabitants a long time to visit every corner and every emblematic place that, without a doubt, should be visited and there’s no better option than doing it on the Madrid tourist bus. 

When someone decides to do tourism in the capital, they must take into account the time that they will remain in the city in order to be able to organize themselves and not miss anything. The truth is that there are various points of interest that, either because of their history, their importance or their beauty, are worth visiting, even if it is only to see them for a few moments.

Many decide to go sightseeing around the city on foot or by using their own vehicle or public transport, but they are not always able to see all the key sites that this city encompasses, due to the lack of knowledge of the various locations or, simply, because they go from independently and divert their attention to other activities.

But, within the public sphere, Madrid offers its magnificent tourist bus that meets all the necessary conditions to visit the most important points of the city and, of course, in a comfortable way and with stops included.

From Barbieri Real Estate, specialists in rental housing, we offer you all the information you need to know about this tourist bus that you will never want to get off. 

discover Madrid with the tourist bus

The best tourist bus routes

It can be said that we are talking about a city to which everyone returns after having known it, although what many do not know is that whenever they visit the city or live in it, they will be able to enjoy the best of each place, from the bus tour of Madrid or also known as Madrid City tour.

the routes for travelers


Sightseeing on foot is not always the ideal way to get to know a city in depth, since you can find yourself on a rainy or very cold day and it is not a good taste to walk from one place to another in the rain.

Therefore, it should be noted that the tourist bus offers nothing more and nothing less than two very complete routes for all its travelers.

Route 1. Historic Madrid

On its first route, travelers will enjoy wonderful places in Madrid for 80 minutes, touring the locations that the historic center of the capital encompasses and making various stops. It is worth highlighting some of the most important sites; such as: the Gran Vía, the Puerta de Alcalá, the Royal Palace, the Prado Museum, the Cibeles, etc.

The schedule that entails the choice of this route is from 09:00 am to 10:00 pm, but there is also the option of “extended route 1” that lasts fifteen minutes more and has two departure times: one at 10:05 a.m. and another at 18:05 p.m.

Thus, travelers will be able to enjoy all the comforts offered by this public entity vehicle, being able to listen to an audio guide that comes with fourteen languages ​​to be able to learn the history of each place that is visited, as well as being able to enjoy Wi-Fi free to make any query, real-time monitoring of the route and, obviously, they can get on and off as many times as they want.

the route 1 for travelers

On the other hand, you can decide whether to complete the route in one day or divide it into two days. In this way, the price to obtain the one-day route costs €20 for adults and €9 for children, and the price for the two-day route increases to €24.30 and €12.6 for children.

Without a doubt, this tourist bus has unbeatable conditions and promises a fun, efficient, fast and easy way to get to know this beautiful city.

Route 2. Modern Madrid

It can be thought that, being the “Modern Madrid“, this route is not as important as the historic center, but the locations it offers are worth seeing and it also presents truly relevant sites that define Madrid. 

Thus, travelers who choose this route will be able to enjoy all the comforts of the tourist bus, as in the previous route, passing through various sites lasting one hour and ten minutes: Plaza de Cuzco, Palacio de los Deportes in Goya, the four towers of Madrid, the Puerta de Alcalá, the Las Ventas bullring, Casón del Buen Retiro and, of course, this route passes through one of the most well-known and emblematic sports venues: the Santiago Bernabéu stadium.

modern madrid for travelers

As for the price, it is exactly the same as in the first route, depending on whether the traveler chooses the one-day route or the extended two-day route. On the other hand, to know the different exact routes and each one of the places through which it passes, you can see on its website, in Madrid City Tour tourist bus routes.

The truth is that summer is just around the corner and this tourist bus offers the great advantage of being able to see the most iconic points of the city, after sunset. From June 16 to September 15, all those who wish to see Madrid by moonlight will be able to do so from the Madrid tourist bus and also with the advantage that the second floor has an open roof, which will make the experience even more spectacular.

night route through Madrid

Keep in mind that the night modality makes the same stops that are made on route 1 and the locations are the same, because it is the Madrid of the Austrians and its importance for tourism is greater.

So, it is demonstrated that this tourist route offered by the Villa de Madrid turns out to be a simple, educational and economical way to tour the streets of the capital, emphasizing its most representative places.

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