Madrid Barajas Airport
The largest airport in Spain is located on the outskirts of Madrid, a city with 3.2 million inhabitants. The airport was given the name Adolfo Suárez Madrid Barajas Airport in 2014, in tribute to Spain’s first democratically elected prime minister. It is the primary hub for national flag carrier Iberia (T4) and Air Europa (T1, T2). Moreover, Ryanair (T1) offers many connections to and from Madrid Barajas Airport.
Where is Madrid Barajas Airport situated?
The airport is northeast of the city centre (Plaza Puerta del Sol). By car, Madrid Barajas Airport is accessible via various motorways.
How many terminals does Madrid Barajas Airport have?
Madrid Barajas Airport consists of five terminals: T1, T2, T3, T4 and T4S. T4 and T4S are situated at some distance from T1, T2 and T3, travellers can travel by shuttle buses between the terminals. Satellite Terminal T4S is accessible by an automated people mover from Terminal T4, the underground train ride takes only 3 minutes.
Does Madrid Barajas Airport have an Automated People Mover (APM)?
Yes, the automated people mover at the airport is called the Madrid Barajas Airport People Mover. It connects Terminal 4 with Satellite Terminal T4S.
The distance from Madrid Barajas Airport to the centre of Madrid is 17 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of Madrid.
From MAD Airport to Madrid City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Madrid Barajas Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Madrid Barajas Airport you can travel by train and metro. Visit the Madrid Barajas Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Madrid Barajas Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Madrid is about € 30.-. Book your taxi at Madrid Barajas Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From MAD Airport to Madrid City centre by Taxi
At Madrid Barajas Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Enterprise, Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Madrid Barajas Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Madrid Barajas Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Air Europa
- Iberia Express
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Things to do
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