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Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD)

Full Airport Name

Madrid Barajas Airport


Madrid Barajas Airport, 28042 Madrid, Spain

Airport Code


Country Code



(91) 913 936 000 or 913 058 345/342


(91) 393 6204



Number of Terminals


Time Zone

GMT + 1 (GMT + 2 from the aftermost Sunday in March to the aftermost Sunday in October)


The airport is amid 12km (8 miles) northeast of Madrid

Airport News

The fresh Terminal 4 opened in February 2006. It consists of a fresh terminal building, a accessory architectonics and two fresh runways. The fresh terminal (which is 1km continued and came at a amount of 1 billion euros) was brash by British artist Richard Rogers. It has aloof won the RIBA Sterling Prize 2006 for outstanding architecture.

Transfer Amid Terminals

A chargeless shuttle bus transfers cartage amid the terminals and the long-stay car park. The fresh terminal architectonics (T4) is affiliated to the accessory architectonics (T4S) through an automatic commuter carriage arrangement (APM). There is additionally a chargeless shuttle bus which connects T4 with the blow of terminals (journey time: 10 minutes).

Driving Directions

From the M40 (ring road), go on the A2 (road to Barcelona) and booty avenue 12 to the M-14.

Car Parking

Long- and concise car parking is provided at the airport with seven attainable parking areas. P1 is an alfresco car esplanade amid in advanced of the terminal building; P2 is an calm car esplanade with absolute admission to terminals T2 and T3. A Parking “Express” facility, attainable for abbreviate periods only, is amid at Terminal 2 and committed abiding parking is additionally attainable with 2,866 spaces; a chargeless shuttle operates amid the long-stay car esplanade and all terminals. There is additionally a VIP car park.

Car Hire

Companies accommodate Atesa International, Avis, Europcar and Hertz with desks amid in Terminals 1 and 2. Ares Mobile provides chauffeur-driven cars.

Public Transport

Rail: Underground: The Madrid Busline Band connects the airport with Madrid's burghal centre base Nuevos Ministerios in the affection of Madrid's banking commune (journey time: 12 minutes). The Barajas busline (line no. 8) provides a fast avenue into axial Madrid, via Mar de Cristal; the busline additionally provides links to stations on the Spanish railway network. Single tickets amount €1. Road: Taxi: Taxis are attainable from the airport (journey time: 20-30 minutes); cartage should accomplish abiding that the beat is angry on at the alpha of the journey. Cartage are brash not to acquire any offers of taxis fabricated central the terminal building. Taxi ranks are anchored in advanced of the Arrivals areas of all terminals. Bus: A fresh attainable bus account additionally runs amid the airport and Madrid (Avenida de América station): bus no. 200 (red bus) stops alfresco the accoutrements accost breadth of Terminals 1 and 2. Single tickets amount €1.

Information and Help Desks

The airport has over 22 advice counters, amid throughout the four terminals, with a aggregation of over 100 'Skycaps' on duke to abetment cartage and accommodate information. There are additionally two day-tripper advice counters in Terminals 1 and 2.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: Facilities accommodate two banks, several bureaux de change, ATMs and a column office. There is a 24-hour coffer in Terminal 1. Eating and drinking: There are added than 30 restaurants, cafés and bars. Shopping: There are over 100 shops at the airport, including duty-free. Luggage: There are two left-luggage offices at the airport, in Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Other facilities: There are pharmacies, nurseries and a medical account centre in Terminal 1. Travel agencies and bout operators are additionally represented.

Conference and Business Facilities

There are bristles absolutely able affair apartment attainable at the airport. A appointment and business centre is amid in Terminal 2. Apartment are attainable to appoint (tel: (91) 393 6797). There are additionally VIP lounges in all terminals.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

The airport is absolutely attainable to wheelchair users and all airlines can accommodate wheelchairs aloft request; cartage should appeal this account back booking their ticket. There are aloof car parking spaces for disabled travellers.


Hotels abutting to the airport accommodate the Hotel Tryp Barajas (tel: 91 747 7700), Tryp Alameda (tel: (91) 747 4800) and Tryp Diana (tel: (91) 747 1355).