Madrid’s cable car or railway starts in Paseo del Pintor Rosales and ends in Casa Campo. From its cars during the trip, passengers can view the Western Park, the train station Príncipe Pío, the chapel of San Antonio de la Florida, the Manzanares river and the Garabitas hill.
The cable car was built by a Swiss company and was inaugurated in June the 20th, 1969 by Madrid’s mayor Carlos Arias Navarro.
The system of the cable car counts with 80 cars and each one of them has a capacity for five people. The total length of the cable is 4.800 feet and its maximum height is 131 feet. It travels 11 feet per second and the whole trip lasts 11 minutes. The cable railway can transport 1.200 passengers per hour.
Madrid’s Cable Car is definitely a great option to enjoy the views of the city while being in contact with nature.
Rosales station: Paseo del Pintor Rosales s/n. 28011, Madrid, Spain.
Casa de Campo station: C/ Cerro Garabita s/n. 28011, Madrid, Spain.
Casa de Campo station: By bus: line 33. By subway: Stations Batán y Lago.
By car: Exist A5 – Casa de Campo – Parque de Atracciones – Zoo.
From Monday to Sunday and holidays from 9:00am to 2:00pm and from 3:00pm to 6:00pm. For more details about the schedule, you can visit their webpage de Teleferico de Madrid.