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Buses are generally less popular than trains, though they're sometimes faster. Madrid has no central bus station: most of southern and eastern Spain (including Toledo) is served by the Estación del Sur. Estación de Avenida de América and Estación del Sur have metro stops (Avenida de América and Méndez Álvaro).

Red city buses (€1.50 one-way) run about 6 am–11:30 pm.

Bus Stations

Estación de Avenida de América. Av. de América 9, Salamanca, Madrid, 28002. 91/177–9951; www.crtm.es/tu-transporte-publico/intercambiadores.aspx.

Estación del Sur. Calle Méndez Álvaro s/n, Atocha, Madrid, 28045. 91/468–4200; www.estaciondeautobuses.com.

Intercambiador de Moncloa. Princesa 89, Moncloa, Madrid, 28008. 012; www.crtm.es.