|Madrid Barajas Airport Address||28042 Madrid|
|Telephone Number||0034 913 936 000|
|Guide in Spanish||Aeropuerto de Madrid|
|Guide in German||Madrid Flughafen|
Madrid Barajas Airport is the main airport for Madrid. There are two others: Madrid Torrejon & Madrid Cuatro Vientos but they are of little importance to visitors of Spain.
Madrid Barajas Airport is located just 13km (8 miles) northeast of Madrid and is a major International Airport which handled 46,270,581 passengers and 435,179 flights in 2009.
To help you navigate the busiest airports in Spain we have compiled a directory of useful information to act as your guide for Madrid Airport. We also provide information on how to transfer between terminals at Madrid Airport.
Madrid-Barajas Airport has 65 Heart Rescue Areas to assist passengers with heart problems. There are 36 defibillators in T1, T2 and T3 – and 29 in T4 and T4S) which examine the patient’s heartbeat and determines the need to deliver an electric shock.
The airport has installed smoking areas in the boarding, check-in and arrivals areas. They are equipped with modern technology which absorbs the smoke and purifies the air. Some restaurants and cafés in T1, T2, T3, T4 and T4S have also set up smoking areas.
If you have any specific questions about travelling through Madrid Airport be sure to read our selection of Madrid Airport FAQs.
Madrid Airport has seven meeting rooms, an auditorium with the required material for presentations, a modern business centre, and a press room for holding press conferences. In addition, passengers travelling on business have at their disposition an information office for “Ifema-Feria de Madrid” and the Madrid Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
For more information about the Madrid airport meeting rooms, call the following Madrid Airport telephone numbers:(0034) 913 936 797 / 913 936 808.
In Spanish the airport is known as Aeropuerto de Madrid.
Madrid Airport Car Hire: You can obtain a free online quote for your Madrid car hire here.
The main car car hire companies operating in the terminal buildings at Madrid Airport are:
- Avis at Madrid Airport
- Europcar at Madrid Airport
- Hertz at Madrid Airport
- National Atesa at Madrid Airport
- Victoria Cars at Madrid Airport
If you shop around you can obtain some very competitive quotes.
Covering the airport as a whole and Madrid Airport Terminal 1, Madrid Airport Terminal 2, Madrid Airport Terminal 3 Madrid Airport Terminal 4 and the satellite Madrid Airport Terminal 4S
Flights to Madrid are on offer from a total of thirteen Airports in the UK. The flight times are fairly short at around 2 hours 15 minutes and throughout the year. British Airways, Ryanair and Easyjet offer the most flights.
Birmingham to Madrid – Bournemouth to Madrid – Bristol to Madrid – Cork to Madrid – Dublin to Madrid – Edinburgh to Madrid – Gatwick to Madrid – Heathrow to Madrid – Leeds to Madrid – Liverpool to Madrid – Luton to Madrid – Manchester to Madrid – Nottingham East Mids to Madrid – Shannon to Madrid and Stansted to Madrid
Madrid has also just started a new daily route JFK Airport in New York. It is operated Air Europa who offer two flights every day departing at at 17.20 and arriving in New York at 10.35.
If you are picking up friends from the airport or you are just curious on how to navigate the various arrivals halls at Madrid Airport then this is the section you need. We list which airlines land in which terminals and give live links for Madrid Airport live flight arrivals.
Madrid Airport DeparturesWithin this section you can find information on which airlines leave from which terminals at Madrid Airport as well as help in finding your way around the new Terminal 4. We also give you links for checking live Madrid Airport departures online
Madrid Airport transfers: Booking your own private Madrid Airport Transfers can save you time and hassle when you get to Madrid Airport. Our section provides you with information on how to book your transfers and how much they cost.
Shuttle Bus Services
If you find the cost of a private transfer a bit expensive you might like to consider booking a seat on a private shuttle bus at Madrid Airport which stops at a number of places in the capital.
Our section on Madrid Airport taxis provides full details on where to find the taxis in the various terminals and how much you should pay for a taxi to the different parts of the Spanish Capital.
There are seven main public car parks at Madrid Airport and in this section you can find all the costs and details of the parking, we also provide information on VIP parking at Madrid Airport.
Madrid Airport buses are an excellent and cheap way of getting in and out of the city center. Our section provides information on the main two bus routes into Madrid from the airport. All fares and bus stop points provided.
The new intercity bus route 824 Madrid (Airport) – Torrejon de Ardoz makes it possible to travel directly from Torrejon de Ardoz to Madrid-Barajas Airport. The new route operates at half-hourly intervals on weekdays from 06:30 to 21:30, and at hourly intervals on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.
Madrid Airport trains provide fast and cheap fares in and out of the City Centre. They are both mainline and metro line trains running to and through Madrid Airport.
Madrid Airport has two Underground stops: one at T2, first floor (with access to T1,T2 and T3) and another on the first floor at T4.We have also written an article on the Spanish train system.
Our Madrid Airport Passenger Services provides general information on Madrid Barajas Airport including Banking Facilities, VIP Lounges, WiFi, Internet, Left Luggage, Lost Luggage, Free Nursery Facilities, Unaccompanied Children’s Lounge, Emergency and First Aid Amenities, The Chapels, Post Office, Pharmacies, Information Points and Tourist Information Offices.
When you are visiting a new area or country it often takes a few days to find your way around. We have lived and worked in Spain for a number of years, and to make your life easier have written a Madrid Area Guide which contains information on Madrid local attractions, golf courses in Madrid, good places to shop in Madrid and when Madrid markets are held. We have also included a list of recommended restaurants in Madrid area as well as amusement and theme parks for great family days out in Madrid.
Madrid Airport driving directions: We now have interactive Madrid Airport maps. You can zoom in and out of our maps and we also provide direct links for information on Madrid Airport driving directions to all parts of Spain.
Today, there are over 100 Madrid Airport shops, offering a great range of goods ranging from designer clothes to gift shops and newsagents. We provide full details of all the shops at Madrid Airport, together with details of what they sell and which terminal they are located in.
Bars & Restaurants
There are a large number of bars and restaurants at Madrid Airport to choose from whether you want just a quick snack, a more substantial meal or some wine and tapas, We have provided details of where in the various terminals you can get something to eat and drink together with their opening hours.
For more information about the Madrid airport meeting rooms and baggage handling firms for individual airlines when rtying to track lost luggage visit out guide to Madrid Airport Telephone Numbers
The Madrid weather is very very different from the main tourist areas of Spain an it is vital that you read our section about the weather in Madrid. We give advice on weather throughout the year and tips on what to pack!
Left Luggage Store
There are three left-luggage offices at the airport in T1, T2 and T4. All baggage left at the left-luggage office passes through an x-ray checkpoint to verify that they do not contain dangerous items or objects. Prices vary depending on size and time, but as a rough guide the costs for part or whole of one day are: , €3.83 (large and small locker); from two to fifteen days: large locker, €4.92; small locker €3.83. Storage from day fifteen onwards: €1,97. Transfer to the warehouse: €39.34 Special baggage €4.78.
There are lockers specifically designed to deposit large objects such as bicycles, surfboards, etc. Information telephone: (0034) 913 936 805.
Madrid Airport also has 8 plastic luggage wrapping machines distributed around the 4 terminals.