Madrid Transportation Madrid, Spain is a very accessible city via air, road and Spain's excellent railway network. Driving in city center areas of Spain should be avoided but other than that, driving on good Spanish can oftern be a pleasure. Arriving by Air Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD) sserves Spian's capital city with both international and domestic flights.turkeyarena.com Getting Around Madrid A handy way to get around in Madrid is to purchase a 10-trip ticket costing 705 ESP, valid for both the Metro and city buses. This is a particularly useful ticket as visitors will undoubtedly find themselves using public transport in order to avoid the city's heavily congested streets. Driving in central Madrid can be slow and somewhat nerve-racking.