To Madrid by air
Madrid-Barajas Airport is the biggest airport of Spain, it currently serves at the major gateway to not only for European countries but also around the world. The airport handles around 50 million passengers every year.
The Airport counts 5 terminals, depending on the incoming flight, the terminal can vary.
From Madrid Airport to San Lorenzo de El Escorial
San Lorenzo de El Escorial is located 68 km from the airport Madrid-Barajas. By car or taxi it would take more or less 50 minutes. However this would cost €100-€130
Is is also possible to go by public transport. First Intercambiador Moncloa should be reached. From the airport a bus or metro can be taken to get to Intercambiador Moncloa, from there bus 661 goes directly to San Lorenzo de El Escorial.
From Madrid City Center to San Lorenzo de El Escorial
From Madrid city center also bus station Moncloa should be reached first, from Intercambiador Moncloa bus 661 goes directly to San Lorenzo de El Escorial. From several parts within the city the Moncloa station can be reached by Metro. Moncloa is the end of the yellow line, line 3