Car rental - Madrid, Madrid Airport (MAD)

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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mini
Toyota Aygo or similar
Toyota Aygo
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 3x
  • No
  • Man.
Goldcar
$14.00 / per day
Economy
Fiat 500 or similar
Fiat 500
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 2x
  • No
  • Man.
Ace Rent a car
$16.00 / per day
Compact
Nissan Pulsar or similar
Nissan Pulsar
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Rhodium
$28.00 / per day
Intermediate
VW Golf or similar
VW Golf
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Keddy
$33.00 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Standard
BMW Serie 2 Active Tourer or similar
BMW Serie 2 Active Tourer
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
SIXT
$40.00 / per day
Intermediate Elite
VOLKSWAGEN GOLF or similar
VOLKSWAGEN GOLF
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Alamo
$61.00 / per day
Full-size
Nissan Qashqai or similar
Nissan Qashqai
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Enterprise
$66.00 / per day
Premium
BMW 3 Series or similar
BMW 3 Series
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
SOLO
$80.00 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.

Airport Car Rental

Get your rental car at Madrid Airport! Then take your rental for a driving tour of Madrid’s diverse neighborhoods. Go to the Barrio de las Letras where many famous writers once lived, visit the hip Malasaña, the posh Salamanca, or the multicultural Lavapiés. And of course, make sure to visit the Puerta del Sol Plaza—it’s the very heart of Madrid.

There are countless museums, art centers, and galleries in Madrid, and the architecture is impressive. The city’s also famous for its cuisine, so trying local delicacies like entresijos, callos a la Madrileña, and sopa de ajo is a real must.

Madrid is a great destination, but why not see even more? Get a longer term car rental and head south to explore the fascinating history of Andalusia, north to the wild beaches of Cantabria and Asturias, or all the way to neighboring Portugal and its capital, Lisbon. You can even pick up your rental car at Madrid Airport and drop it off in a different city. Start planning your adventure now!

Madrid Airport is also known as Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport and Aeropuerto Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas.

Top international routes

Main airlines

Iberia, Air Europa, Ryanair, Iberia Express, Air Nostrum, and easyJet

Terminals

The four passenger terminals are T1, T2, T3, and T4. T4 consists of two buildings: T4 and its satellite, T4S. A shuttle bus connects all four terminals. From 6:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., it runs every five minutes; from 11:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m., it runs every ten minutes; and from 2:30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m., it runs every twenty minutes. Terminals T4 and T4S are connected via an automatic underground train.

Location

Madrid Airport is 13 km (8 miles) from the city’s historic center. Motorways M-14, E-5, R-3, and M-23 and then Calle de O’Donnell lead from the airport to the city.

Top car rental companies

Alamo, ACE Rent a Car, Enterprise, Europcar, SIXT, Keddy, and Goldcar

Car rental desks

Some are located in the arrivals halls of Terminal 1 and Terminal 4. The exact location of your car rental provider's desk will be listed on your Confirmation Voucher.

Services and Facilities

You’ll find a large number of stores, restaurants, cafeterias and bars, lounges, business facilities, currency exchanges with ATMs, and a help desk. Madrid Airport has three luggage storage facilities. In Terminal 1, the luggage office is located on floor 0, in front of baggage claim 2. In Terminal 2, the luggage office is located on floor 1, in the arrivals hall. In Terminal 4, the luggage office is located on floor 0, in the arrivals hall. You can find more information on the airport's official website.

Nearest gas station

Two gas stations, both called Gasolina Repsol, are close to Terminal 4. Both have the same address as the airport and are open from 6:00 a.m. to midnight. There are numerous other gas stations nearby.

Popular one-way rentals

  • Barcelona (611 km / 379 mi)
  • Lisbon (642 km / 398 mi)
  • Seville (547 km / 340 mi)
  • Oviedo (459 km / 285 mi)
  • Rome (1,943 km / 1207 mi)
  • Valencia (358 km / 222 mi)

Travel information

Language
Spanish
Currency
EUR
Country code
34
Average car rental length
8 days
Economy car rental price
$25.49 / per day
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
90 - 100 km/h
56 - 62 mi/h
Speed limit within town
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

Airport info

Rating
7.9
  • Getting to the airport 8.0
  • Departure and check-in 7.7
  • Terminal facilities 7.6
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 5.8
  • Restaurants and car rental services 6.9
  • Lounge 6.1

Madrid Airport (MAD)

  • IATA: MAD
  • ICAO: LEMD
  • Airport name: Madrid Airport (MAD)
  • Airport type: Public / Civil
  • Airport Size: Large Airport
  • Elevation AMSL: 610 m / 2000 ft
  • Runway Surface: Asphalt
  • Aircraft movements (per year): 387,566
  • Passengers (per year): 53,402,506
  • Distance from City: 8.1 miles / 13 km NE of town
  • Airport Hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: +34 902 404 704

When are car rental prices cheapest at Madrid Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Madrid Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Madrid Airport
$41.33
January
$54.80
February
$47.07
March
$19.06
April
$24.83
May
$26.21
June
$57.75
July
$47.95
August
$38.93
September
$40.89
October
November
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Madrid Airport is April when prices for Economy start from $19.06. You can see that this is 52% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 67% cheaper than renting a car in July (when rental prices start at $57.75 for Compact). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Madrid Airport?

Travel lengths differ from one month to another. In January the average rental period is 19 days, while in April, the average rental period is only 7 days.
Average Rental Length at Madrid Airport
19
January
13
February
8
March
7
April
9
May
8
June
8
July
7
August
7
September
7
October
November
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Madrid Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Madrid Airport in July, while the fewest number of travelers rent in September.
Madrid Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
106%
January
94%
February
98%
March
96%
April
98%
May
98%
June
132%
July
120%
August
73%
September
83%
October
November
December

Top 20 Locations near Madrid Airport

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284.2 km / 176.6 miles away
293.8 km / 182.5 miles away
299.6 km / 186.1 miles away
302.8 km / 188.1 miles away

Top 10 Best Madrid Airport Suppliers in 2018

Alamo
Alamo
Exceptional 9.1
+34 912750995
ENTERPRISE RENT A CAR, AEROPUERTO DE BARAJAS
Enterprise
Enterprise
Exceptional 9.0
+34 912750995
AEROPUERTO DE BARAJAS,
SIXT
Exceptional 9.0
+34-902491616
Terminal 1 & 4 Llegadas
Keddy
Keddy
Excellent 8.8
+34902105055
AEROPUERTO MADRID ADOLFO SUAREZ T1
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.6
+34911505000
AIRPORT MADRID ADOLFO SUAREZ T1
Centauro
Excellent 8.4
+34 966 360 360
AC Hotel Coslada-Aeropuerto by Marriott, Calle Rejas 5. 28022. Madrid
Rhodium
Rhodium
Very good 7.7
0034 965 233 425; +34 965 233 425
On-Airport. Terminal 1: Arrivals (located floor 0). Terminal 4: floor 1 (Rentacar Area)
Goldcar
Goldcar
Very good 7.5
+34 965233162
On-Airport. Terminal 1: Arrivals (located floor 0). Terminal 4: floor 1 (Rentacar Area)
Goldcar
Goldcar
Very good 7.3
0034 965 233 425; +34 965 233 425
On-Airport. Terminal 1: Arrivals (located floor 0). Terminal 4: floor 1 (Rentacar Area)
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Very good 7.2
+34965233162, 001 877 822-3872
Ave. de la Hispanidad

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