Car Rental Madrid Airport (MAD)

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Madrid Airport, Madrid, Spain
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mini
Peugeot 108 or similar
Peugeot 108
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 3x
  • Yes
  • Man.
Interrent
$15.13 / per day
Economy
Fiat 500 2 doors or similar
Fiat 500 2 doors
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 3x
  • Yes
  • Man.
Goldcar
$17.66 / per day
Compact
VW Golf or similar
VW Golf
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • Yes
  • Man.
Ok Rent A Car
$21.26 / per day
Intermediate
Ford C Max or similar
Ford C Max
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • Yes
  • Man.
Rhodium
$27.89 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Minivan
Nissan Qashqai or similar
Nissan Qashqai
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • Yes
  • Man.
Dickmanns
$41.63 / per day
Luxury
Mercedes Benz E class or similar
Mercedes Benz E class
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
Alamo
$77.56 / per day
Premium
Audi A5 Cabrio or similar
Audi A5 Cabrio
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 2x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
Enterprise
$83.10 / per day
Standard
BMW Serie 2 Active Tourer or similar
BMW Serie 2 Active Tourer
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • Yes
  • Man.
SIXT
$108.73 / 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.

Travel Information

Language
Spanish
Currency
EUR
Country code
34
Average car rental length
8 days
Economy car rental price
$29.72 / 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%
Madrid Airport Car Rental

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.

Most popular types of rental car

Economy, Mini, Compact, Van, SUV

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)

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

Top 20 Locations near Madrid Airport

  1. 156.8 km / 97.4 miles away
  2. 166.5 km / 103.5 miles away
  3. 168.6 km / 104.8 miles away
  4. 211.1 km / 131.2 miles away
  5. 267.1 km / 166.0 miles away
  6. 293.8 km / 182.5 miles away
  7. 299.6 km / 186.1 miles away
  8. 302.9 km / 188.2 miles away
  9. 306.4 km / 190.4 miles away
  10. 316.2 km / 196.5 miles away
  11. Car Rental at Bilbao Airport from $26.31 per day
    320.9 km / 199.4 miles away
  12. 328.7 km / 204.3 miles away
  13. 332.2 km / 206.4 miles away
  14. 335.0 km / 208.2 miles away
  15. 361.8 km / 224.8 miles away

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
$40.01
January
$53.04
February
$45.56
March
$18.45
April
$24.04
May
$25.37
June
$55.90
July
$46.42
August
$37.68
September
$39.58
October
$40.30
November
$40.30
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Madrid Airport is April when prices for an Economy class start from $18.45. You can see that this is 53% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 67% cheaper than renting a car in July (when rental prices start at $55.90 for a Compact class). 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 length differs from one month to another: in January the average rental period is 8 days, while in February, the average rental period is only 7 days.
Average Rental Length at Madrid Airport
8
January
7
February
7
March
7
April
7
May
8
June
8
July
7
August
8
September
7
October
8
November
7
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Madrid Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Madrid Airport in May, while the fewest number of travelers rent in November.
Madrid Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
84%
January
91%
February
96%
March
111%
April
136%
May
95%
June
128%
July
116%
August
83%
September
90%
October
82%
November
87%
December

Our Customers Reviews

Canada
Ford Ka
June 15, 2019
Traffic is far too busy to manage when unfamiliar with language and location

Top 16 Suppliers for Madrid Airport in 2019

SIXT
Exceptional 9.3
0034 871 180 192
Terminal 1 & 4, 28042 Madrid
Alamo
Alamo
Exceptional 9.1
0034 912 750 995
Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suarez Airport, 28042 Madrid
Enterprise
Enterprise
Exceptional 9
0034 912 750 995
Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suarez Airport, 28042 Madrid
Keddy
Keddy
Excellent 8.8
0034 902 105 055
Aeropuerto Madrid Adolfo Suarez T1, Terminal 1, 28042 Madrid
Europcar
Excellent 8.6
0034 911 505 000
Aeropuerto Madrid Adolfo Suarez T1, Terminal 1, 28042 Madrid
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5
0034 902 200 162
Aeropuerto De Madrid Barajas, Madrid, 28042
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5
0034 902 200 162
Aeropuerto De MadridOpen T1 0700 0200 T4 0700 0030
SOLO
SOLO
Excellent 8.5
0034 919 908 999
28042 Aeropuerto Madrid-Barajas, Madrid.
Centauro
Excellent 8.4
0034 918 330 088 / 0034 966 360 360
Camino de las Rejas, 5, 28022 Madrid
Ok Rent A Car
Excellent 8.1
0044 8 435 081 118
Calle de Lola Flores, 1, 28022 Madrid
Rhodium
Very good 7.7
0034 965 233 162 / 0034 965 233 425
Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez Airport, Terminal 1, 28042 Madrid
Interrent
Very good 7.7
911501183
Aeropuerto de Barajas Terminal 1
Goldcar
Very good 7.5
0034 965 233 162 / 0034 965 233 425
Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez Airport, Terminal 1, 28042 Madrid
Ace Rent a car
Very good 7.2
0034 965 233 162 / 001 877 822 3872
Ávila, Av de la Hispanidad, 28042 Madrid, Spain
Interrent
Very good 7.1
0034 911 501 183
Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez Airport, Terminal 1, 28042 Madrid
Goldcar
Very good 7
0034 965 233 162 / 0034 965 233 425
Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez Airport, Terminal 1, 28042 Madrid

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