Seven trains travel directly from Madrid’s North station to Salamanca daily (trip time: 2 3/4 hr.), arriving northeast of the town center on Plaza de la Estación de Ferrocarril (tel. 90-232-03-20;www.renfe.com). The fare is 24€. More frequent are rail connections between Salamanca and the cities of Avila, Ciudad Rodrigo, and Valladolid (around 6 trains each per day). There is also frequent daily bus service from Madrid (trip time: 2 1/2–3 hr.). The fare is 16€ to 23€. Salamanca’s bus terminal is at Av. Filiberto Villalobos, 71 (tel. 92-322-60-79), northwest of the town center. If you’re driving from Madrid, take the N-VI northwest, forking off to Salamanca on the N-501.
The Oficina Municipal de Turismo de Salamanca, Plaza Mayor, 32 (tel. 92-327-83-42;www.salamanca.es), is open July to mid-September Monday to Friday 9am to 2pm and 4:30 to 8pm, Saturday 10am to 8pm, and Sunday 10am to 2pm; mid-September to June Monday to Friday 9am to 2pm and 4 to 6:30pm, Saturday 10am to 6:30pm, and Sunday 10am to 2pm. The regional Oficina de Información Turistica de Castilla y León,Rúa Mayor at Casa de las Conchas (tel. 92-336-85-71;www.turismocastillayleon), is open mid–September to June daily 9am to 2pm and 5 to 8pm; July to mid-September Sunday to Thursday 9am to 8pm, Friday and Saturday 9am to 7pm.
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.