If you are in Madrid and you tend to be late for any appointment, it is probably because you do not know the Madrid metro timetables well. And that is the secret to move quickly in Madrid and arrive early to any part of the city is to know the departure and arrival times of the metro at the different stations in Madrid. Luckily, nowadays it is not necessary to have lived in Madrid for many years or to have passed through its stations thousands of times to know this information.
Just by having a mobile phone with Google Maps at hand, you can check all the information on Madrid metro timetables. This Google application shows the real-time departures of public transport (metro and bus) or their official schedules. So if you know how to use it, it will always keep you informed and make you more punctual. Don’t know how to check this information? Next, we explain.
How to see Madrid metro timetables on Google Maps
There are two ways to check the metro schedules on Google Maps depending on what you want to know, and we’ll show you right away.
Discover the timetables of the Madrid Metro stations near you
If you are not at a particular station and simply want know the exits of the stations near you To get to your destination as quickly as possible, follow these steps:
- open the app Google Maps.
- in the browser, enter your destination and select it.
- tap on How to get or Indications.
- You choose point and touch the subway icon.
- Thus, Google Maps will recommend subway routes to get there faster.
- Select the route you prefer to see the metro schedules in more detail.
- We recommend you enter the option See departures of the stations that interest you.
That’s it! From that same panel you can find out how long it will take to reach your destination, the number of people at the station and many other things.
So you can check the schedules of a specific station of the Madrid Metro
But if you already know which station you are going to depart from and you just need to check their schedules, then do the following:
- Opens Google Maps on your mobile.
Tap the station icon station whose schedules you want to know.
- You can also search for it by name from the search engine.
Ready! That way, the app will show you the minutes remaining for the arrival of the next subway, as well as your full schedule for the rest of the day. And if you want to know more information about your route, just touch the schedule.
With Google Maps the amount of information you can get about traffic, public transport and navigation around the city is simply overwhelming. So don’t be afraid and explore the app at your leisure to discover more interesting information. To close, here we leave you with an article of 10 Google Maps tricks that you may not have known. You will be amazed at the things you can do!