Getafe

Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Getafe

Getafe is a city located in the Autonomous Community of Madrid. It attracts many students every year, mainly because it is very close to the capital. And from Getafe, there is a direct train that takes you to Puerta del Sol in just 20 minutes and there are also buses that connect the two cities. It has one of the Carlos III University of Madrid campuses and, for those who study at this campus, it is usually cheaper to live in Getafe and move to Madrid for different leisure activities.

Another advantage of Getafe is that it has a calm and relaxed atmosphere, less chaotic and stressful than the capital, that is, perfect for students during the week.

Are you looking for student accommodation in Getafe? We recommend that you start your search as soon as possible, as the closer the start date for university classes gets, the more demand there is, meaning the best accommodations tend to sell out quickly. On the other hand, if you start looking in advance you will find student housing with the best characteristics and prices. 

We recommend that you do it in the Erasmus Play search engine, where you will be able to compare different verified accommodations from multiple platforms and websites for free. In addition, you can book 100% online with total security.

Student apartments for rent in Getafe

Most of the students who move to live their Erasmus experience in Getafe are looking for a furnished apartment, with a good location and with a good price. When you search, remember to take into account the characteristics and furniture that the apartment has, although they all usually have the basic appliances, such as a refrigerator, oven and washing machine.

The price of a furnished studio in the centre of Getafe ranges from € 490 onwards, with an average of € 750. For its part, an apartment with more rooms to share between several students, for example, one with two or three rooms, has a monthly cost that starts at € 550 and can reach € 1,300. Generally, the detail that most influences the monthly rental price of the apartment is the location.

Student room for rent in Getafe

If you are looking to rent a room for students in Getafe, we recommend that you do so as soon as possible to be able to find the ideal one for you, that is, one that meets all your preferred characteristics. From Erasmus Play we make the search easier, by offering you a free verified accommodation comparator, showing you the characteristics of each of them, as well as the location and prices. 

In the case of the rooms, some include a private bathroom and a terrace. These types of rooms have slightly higher prices than the average but are also the most sought after and sell out quickly.

As a reference, the monthly cost of a room in an apartment shared between several students is around € 300, starting from € 230 per month and can reach € 650.

Student accommodation in Getafe

Getafe is a relatively small city, but it has several areas that you can choose to find your accommodation and be surrounded by students. Next, we will tell you which are some of the best areas to find accommodation in Getafe:

Apartments for rent in Las Margaritas

In this area, the student atmosphere is pretty much concentrated, since here you can find the campus of the Carlos III University of Madrid and It is a few minutes from the city centre. An apartment to share between students in the Las Margaritas neighbourhood has an average price of € 900 per month.

Apartments in the centre of Getafe

This area has several advantages: it has many of the leisure places frequented by students, it is close to the university, green areas and the central public transport station. Here, a studio apartment has an average price of € 600 per month and one with more rooms of € 1000.

Rooms for rent in El Bercial

The El Bercial neighbourhood is also widely chosen by students who move to this city since it is located at a distance of approximately 20 minutes from the university and the centre. In this area, a room in an apartment shared with other students has a cost that starts at € 310 per month.

Erasmus accommodation near the Carlos III University of Madrid

As we mentioned earlier, the campus of this institution in Getafe is located in the Las Margaritas neighbourhood. Some of the most convenient neighbourhoods to find accommodation near this University are that neighbourhood, the centre of Getafe and El Bercial.

University residence in Getafe

Regarding student residences, in Getafe, you will find housing of this type as well. In this case, you also have to pay attention to the characteristics that each one presents. Some include common leisure rooms, gym, study room, kitchen, dining room, etc. In addition, in certain cases, you can choose if you want your stay to include full board, with which you will have breakfast, lunch and dinner included in the monthly price of the residence.

Frequently asked questions about Getafe

What is the price of a student flat in Getafe?
The cost depends, mainly, on whether it is a complete apartment just for you or with more rooms to share with other young people. The monthly price of an apartment has an average of € 750.
Why share a flat with other students in Getafe?
This alternative is, in general, the preferred option for young people who move to the Spanish city. In this way, you will be able to share the experience closely with other students who are in the same situation as you and, in addition, you will be able to divide the rental expenses and bills, making the monthly cost per person cheaper.
How much does a student residence cost in Getafe?
This depends on whether you want to include full board in the price or just the accommodation. As a reference, paying only accommodation, the price of a single room is around € 600 per month.
What is the cost of living for a student in Getafe?
Living in Getafe has a much cheaper cost of living than Madrid, although it always depends on your lifestyle. If you rent a room in a shared apartment and you add expenses for food, leisure and some extras, estimate that you will need between € 550-600 per month.
Why study in Getafe?
This city receives many students every year thanks to its university. In addition, it has many advantages: here you will be able to enjoy the quiet life, but with a good atmosphere, during the week and also the leisure offer of Madrid, since you can easily get there in just 20 minutes by public transport.

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