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Madrid airport car hire

Airport Code: MAD

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.

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:

  • AresMobile
  • Avis
  • Europcar
  • Hertz
  • National


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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Additional Airport Information

Airport Name: Madrid, Spain

Airport Code: MAD

Telephone: +34(0)913 936 000

Distance: Madrid city || 9 Miles / 15 km / 30 minutes by rental car from Downtown Madrid

Address: Madrid Barajas Airport 28042 Madrid Spain

Timezone: GMT+1

Population: 3,255,944


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.

Puerta del Sol, Madrid

Retiro Park

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.

Day Trips


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.


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.


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.


Hotel Regina

 Alcalá 19 Madrid

Tel. +34 91 521 47 25


[### Hotel Regina

 Alcalá 19 Madrid

Tel. +34 91 521 47 25



Hotel Wellington

C/ Velázquez, 8 - 28001 -

Madrid - Spain

Tel: +34 915 754 400

Airlines Providing Airport Services to Madrid, Spain

  • Aeroflot
  • Aerolíneas Argentinas
  • Aeromexico
  • Aerosur
  • Air Algerie
  • Air Berlin
  • Air China
  • Air Comet
  • Air Europa
  • Air France
  • Air Moldova
  • Air Nostrum L.A. Mediterráneo
  • Air Pullmantur
  • Alitalia
  • American Airlines
  • AMV Airlines
  • Atlas Blue
  • Avianca
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