Ten high-speed RENFE AVE and ALVIA trains leave Madrid’s Atocha railway station daily and arrive about 50 minutes later at Estación AVE Fernando Zóbel in the modern part of town at Cerro de La Estrella. The one-way high-speed fare begins at 24€. For train information, call tel. 90-232-03-20 or visit www.renfe.com.The local bus to the old town from the train station costs 1.20[€. There are also about eight intercity buses from Madrid every day. Buses arrive at Calle Fermín Caballero 20 (tel. 96-922-70-87 or 96-922-11-84; www.avanzabus.com for information and schedules). A one-way fare costs 12€ to 15€. Cuenca is the junction for several highways and about a dozen lesser roads that connect it to towns within its region. From Madrid, take the N-III to Tarancón, and then take the N-400, which leads directly into Cuenca.
The city tourist information office, Calle Alfonso VIII, 2 (tel. 96-924-10-51;http://turismo.cuenca.es), is open daily 9am to 8pm. Its city map is a must for exploring.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.