The cost of the Metrobus ticket, the ten-trip ticket for metro and bus in Madrid, is set to rise by 29% as from the beginning of May. The transport company blames the increase on the cost of fuel and electricity.
It will come as no great, or even minor, shock that the price of gas, both natural and bottled, is set to rise again tomorrow, October 1st.
As from Friday July 1st the price of a 12.5 kilo bottle of butane gas will rise by 5.7% to €14.80 from €14.00. Between 8 and 10 million people in Spain still use the butane gas bottles.