free buses and more Metro trains. Days and hours

Again, the buses from the city of Madrid will be completely free during Black Friday. It will last a total of three days, coinciding with the discount campaign in shops, in which a high demand for trips is expected in the commercial areas of the capital.

We review which lines of the Municipal Transport Company (EMT) it affects and in what days and times This initiative will be applied, which was already implemented last year on these days marked by offers and with Christmas just around the corner. But also on other recent dates, such as during the NATO summit or back to school.

On the other hand, a reinforcement of trains for the Madrid Metro on the same days, on some lines that run through the busiest commercial and leisure areas in the city center.

Free bus rides all weekend

EMT bus Black Friday 2022

Three days of free buses from the EMT. Friday 25, Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 November will be the days in which you can use the municipal buses at no cost.

What is the schedule? The EMT points out that the free service It will be active between 00:00 on Friday, November 25, until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, November 27. That is, it will be applied throughout the entire day on these three days.

In what lines? It is detailed that in all lines of the municipal transport company, so none are excluded. It is understood, it will also be applied in the night hours or owls.

No transport title is needed. Although the trips will be free, users must validate their title when getting on the bus, be it the subscription, the transport card or others. If these are not available, the driver will provide a single ticket at no cost. Thus, it will be possible to evaluate the impact of the measure and the influx of users.

Will the lines be reinforced? The EMT statement does not detail that the number of buses will be increased despite the forecast increase in demand.

More Metro trains, but no free rides

Metro of Madrid

For its part, the Madrid Metrodependent on the regional government, will increase trains on various lines by up to 50%, as a complement to this EMT initiative.

On which lines will there be more trains? There are several that run through the center in shopping and leisure areas: the lines 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 y 10as well as the Ópera-Príncipe Pío branch.

Will it be all day? No, the increase will be applied from different hours depending on the day and it will not always be the same for all lines. Friday the 25th will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Line 2, but the full increase will be from 4:00 p.m. on most lines. In addition, Line 4, between 10:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m., will enjoy an increase of 40%.

On Saturday 26, the expansion will start at 12:00 noon on lines 1 and 2, extending to lines 3, 4, 5 and 10 starting at 5:00 p.m. The maximum reinforcement will be between 9:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.

Finally, on Sunday 27, only Lines 1 and 2 will have an increase in frequency, between 4:00 p.m. and 1:00 a.m. It will be 40%.

Will the trip also be free? No. Metro de Madrid will not apply any discount to the journeys, so they will have the usual fares.

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