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The city of Guadalajara, capital of the province of the same name, lies almost in the centre of Spain, 54 kilometres north-east of Madrid and barely 30 minutes drive from Madrid-Barajas International Airport.

In addition to its privileged location, it also enjoys outstanding communication systems that facilitate easy and quick access.

By car

The main access roads are:

  • A2 Highway Madrid-Barcelona, kilometres 54.
  • R2 Toll Motorway Madrid – Guadalajara.

Parking in the city: Adoratrices, El Carmen, Dávalos, Plaza Mayor and Plaza de Santo Domingo.

By bus

ALSA bus company provides a regular service between Madrid and Guadalajara:

  • From Madrid to Guadalajara, buses depart from the bus station (Intercambiador) in Avenida de América (Metro Avenida de América).
    Tel: 917 456 300.
  • From Guadalajara to Madrid, buses depart from the bus station in 1, Dos de Mayo.
    Tel: 949 887 042.

By train

The Spanish Railway Company RENFE provides rail services.

  • Local Trains (Cercanías): Line C-2 Madrid - Guadalajara.
  • Long Distance – High Speed AVE service:
    • Madrid - Barcelona Long Distance.
    • Madrid - Soria Regional Service.
    • Madrid - Arcos de Jalón – Zaragoza Regional Service.
    • Madrid - Pamplona/Logroño Main Line Service.
    • AVE Madrid – Zaragoza – Lleida.

By plane

Madrid-Barajas International Airport is 35 kilometres from Guadalajara. By road from Madrid Airport to Guadalajara: either take Madrid-Barcelona A2 Highway or Madrid - Guadalajara R2 toll motorway.

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