Madrid, Spain travel guide
Madrid Airport, also known as the Madrid Barajas International airport, airport code MAD, is Spain’s busiest with hundreds of flights coming into this country’s capital city. Servicing primary European airport for flights to Central and South America.
Its 8-mile northeast location from Madrid’s city centre makes it convenient to book online a discount car hire for collection in Madrid Airport, Spain to explore the sites and make your way into the city. Getting to Madrid Airport is easy from the M-40, take the 9A exit to Barcelona Motorway A-2, and then exit 12 to M-14.
The airport has four terminals. Terminals T1, T2 y T3 are connected by AmE moving sidewalk halls. The new building, Terminal 4, is linked to the Satellite Building (T4S) by the Automatic People Mover (APM). There is a bus service free of charge connecting all terminals and the long distance parking.
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Tourist attractions at Madrid, Spain
The Prado Museum
One of the best known museums in Europe it houses priceless works of art from master artists the likes of Goya, El Greco, Velázquez and Bosch. Prices range around 3 Euros per person and entrance is free on Sundays.
With a car hire service in Madrid, Spain this and more monuments are more accessible and easier to reach. Rent a car to collect in Madrid Airport in Spain and drive around Madrid in comfort and freedom
Puerta del Sol
Amongst the city’s most renowned squares, this is a meeting point for Madrid’s youths plus centrally located close to Plaza Mayor and walking distance from multiple quality shopping venues including huge department stores like El Corte Inglés and FNAC.
Situated just behind the Prado Museum, the park was built for the Spanish king Philip IV and opened to the public in the 1800´s. Its main attraction it the Crystal Palace, which is constructed entirely out of glass making it an outstanding site to visit and perhaps catch an exhibition inside it. This is the most widely visited park in Madrid.
Recommended daytrips from Madrid, Spain
Famous for its steel crafts, this town boasts three historical religions evident in the city’s architecture. There you will find a Christian Cathedral, a Jewish Synagogue and Islamic mosque. A must see is Santo Tomé Church, where El Greco’s masterpiece, El Entierro del Conde de Orgaz is kept.
How to Get There: From Madrid take the A-42 towards Getafe and it is be about an hours drive south.
A feature is its two thousand year old Roman aqueduct, which is still in immaculate condition. However another not to be missed location is the Alcázar Castle, which is straight out of a fairytale and is said to be the inspiration behind Disney’s Sleeping Beauty castle.
How to Get There in a rental car fro Madrid:
The drive will take about an hour. Follow the A-6 and the AP-6 (this is a toll road) from Madrid to get there.
Rivaling Toledo as Spain´s prettiest fortress city near Madrid, the towns most renowned attraction is the Convento de Santa Teresa, where you can still see today Santa Teresa´s ring finger still wearing the ring.
How to Get There in a hire car from Madrid:
Take the M30 heading towards Coruña and just before taking the A6 you will see signs for Avila.
Hotels at Madrid, Spain
C/ Velázquez, 8 - 28001 -
Madrid - Spain
Tel: +34 915 754 400
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- Airport name:
- Madrid Barajas Airport
- Airport code:
- Phone number:
- +34(0)913 936 000
- Fax number:
- +34(0)913 936 204
- Madrid Barajas Airport 28042 Madrid Spain
- Distance from airport to Madrid:
- Madrid city || 9 Miles / 15 km / 30 minutes by rental car from Downtown Madrid
- Car Rental office location:
At Madrid Barajas Airport all major car rental companies operate and are easily found in Terminals 1, 2 and 4.
Terminal 1: Find car hire counters on the on the ground floor, close to baggage reclaim.
Terminal 2: Find car hire counters on the ground floor, Arrivals area next to baggage claim.
In Terminal 4: Find car hire counters on the lower ground floor, Level -1, this is the floor below Arrivals.
Among the different car rental companies in Madrid Barajas Airport, you may find:
Car rental operating hours are from 7:00 am to 12:00 midnight, some of them are open even more hours.
Taxi drivers in Madrid Airport are known for charging high fees, thus it's a good idea to book your car rental vehicle and drive a short 30-minute drive to the city of Madrid.
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Airlines providing airport services to Madrid, Spain
- Aerolíneas Argentinas
- Air Algerie
- Air Berlin
- Air China
- Air Comet
- Air Europa
- Air France
- Air Moldova
- Air Nostrum L.A. Mediterráneo
- Air Pullmantur
- American Airlines
- AMV Airlines
- Atlas Blue
- Blue Air
- British Airways
- Brussels Airlines
- Bulgaria Air
- Cityflyer Express
- CSA Czech Airlines
- Cubana Airlines
- Easyjet Switzerland
- El AL Israel
- Korean Air
- Lan Chile
- Lan Ecuador
- Lan Peru
- Libyan Arab Airlines
- Lithuanian Airways
- LOT POLISH AIRLINES
- LTE International Airways
- Malev Airlines
- My Way
- Olympic Airlines
- Qatar Airways
- Royal Air Maroc
- Royal Jordanian Airlines
- SAUDI ARABIAN AIRLINES
- Sun Express
- Swiss Airlines
- TAM Brazilian
- TAP Portugal
- Thai Airways
- Turkish Airlines
- Ukraine International
- US Airways
- Wizz Air Hungary