Salamanca is located in the west of Spain, in the community of Castilla y León, 214 kilometers from Madrid.
– HOW TO GET. If you come from abroad, the easiest way is to take a plane to Madrid (Barajas Airport), and then take a bus (Avanza Bus) or the train (RENFE), both leave frequently. From Madrid to Salamanca the trip takes approximately two hours. If you come from Portugal or France you can do it by bus or train.
- Car. By car, the A-62 and A-66 motorways will take you to the city. To get from Madrid, it is necessary to follow the A-50 motorway.
- Bus . If you opt for the bus, there is a bus line from the Avanza Bus company that goes directly from the Madrid-Barajas airport to Salamanca. The stop at Barajas is located in Terminal 1 of the airport, in the parking lot located in front of the arrivals hall. The sale of tickets for this service and the consultation of schedules can be done from its website: www.avanzabus.com , at the usual ticket offices and inside the airport itself, at the Travel Agency of El Corte Inglés, located on the first floor of the T1. You can also call: +34 902 02 09 99.
There are regular bus lines that, with their corresponding links, allow you to reach Salamanca from any Spanish or European city. From the Madrid-Barajas airport, to get to the bus station Sur de Madrid (Avanza Bus Company, C / Méndez Álvaro) the best option is to take the metro line number 8 to the Nuevos Ministerios station and then the number 6 to Méndez Alvaro.
You can also take a taxi if you do not want to make line changes.
The tourist information phone number of Madrid is +34 91 588 1636.
Salamanca Bus Station
Avenida Filiberto Villalobos 71 37007 Salamanca + 34 923 226 079
- Train . If you prefer to use the railway, RENFE offers connections daily with Madrid, Lisbon, Porto, Paris and all your correspondence. To get from the Madrid Barajas airport to the Chamartin train station in Madrid you have to take line 8 of the metro to the Nuevos Ministerios stop, and then change to line 10 that takes you to Chamartín. They are now on sale the tickets of the Alvia trains that from December 17 will circulate through the Salamanca – Medina del Campo electrified line, which will complete the journey between Madrid and Salamanca in 1 hour and 36 minutes , improving the current time by 63 minutes (2 h 39 min). You can check all the schedules on their website: www.renfe.es or you can call his phone +34 902 24 02 02.
The metro website is www.metro.es
Salamanca train station. Avda de la station s / n / 37004 Salamanca
- Plane . Salamanca also has a small airport, located in the nearby town of Matacán, which at certain times of the year offers charter and regular flights to various Spanish and European cities.
Matacán Airport (Salamanca) +34 923 329606.
Barajas Airport (Madrid) +34 902 35 35 70 +34 91 305 83 43 +34 91 305 83 45
Villanubla Airport (Valladolid) +34 983 41 55 00
– HOW TO MOVE: Salamanca is a quiet, pedestrian city, which can be explored on foot. To move the best is to use the urban bus or walk.
Here you can check the urban bus lines:
– WHEN TO COME: Any time of year is good to visit Salamanca. Heritage, culture and gastronomy are always available to visitors in this cozy city. In summer thousands of students come attracted by the Spanish courses for foreigners and the summer courses of the University. The rest of the year the city hosts celebrations of cultural events, gastronomy, congresses and conferences. The practice of golf is possible throughout the year.
– ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE: Salamanca has a continental Mediterranean climate. The winters are cold with low temperatures, hot summers with temperatures that exceed 30 degrees. If you come in winter do not forget to put warm clothes.
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