Madrid Barajas International Airport — Aeropuerto Internacional de Madrid-Barajas is Spain’s largest and busiest airport. Terminals 1, 2 and 3 are terminals hosting SkyTeam and Star Alliance airlines, as well as Air Europa. Terminal 4 is home to Iberia Airlines, Air Nostrum and all Oneworld partner airlines.
Major airlines serving Madrid International Airport are Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air Transat, easyJet, Ryanair, Spanair, American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia.
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Location — The airport is located 12km (8 miles) northeast of central Madrid hotels.
Time zone — GMT + 1 (GMT + 2 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October)
Driving Directions : From the M40 (ring road), go on the A2 (road to Barcelona) and take exit 12 to the M-14.
Address — 28042 Madrid, Spain
Airport Code — MAD
Country Code — 34
Car Hire — Companies include Avis, Europcar, Hertz and National Atesa, with desks located in terminals 1, 2 and 4. AeroCity-Ares Mobile provides chauffeur-driven cars.
Public Transport — #Rail : Underground: The Madrid Metro Line connects the airport with Madrid’s city centre station Nuevos Ministerios in the heart of Madrid’s financial district (journey time – 12 minutes). The Barajas line (no. 8) provides a fast route from the underground stations at terminals 2 and 4 into central Madrid. Both Atocha and Chamartin rail stations are easy to reach.
The metro also provides links to stations on the Spanish railway network.
— #Bus : EMT (Madrid Municipal Transport Company) runs regular public bus services between the airport and Madrid (Avenida de América station): bus 200 stops outside the baggage reclaim area of terminals 1 and 2, while bus 204 stops outside Arrivals at Terminal 4. Several intercity bus services also call at the airport.
— #Taxi: Taxis are available from the airport (journey time – 20-30 minutes); passengers should make sure that the meter is turned on at the beginning of the journey. Passengers are advised not to accept any offers of taxis made inside the terminal building. Taxi ranks are situated in front of the Arrivals areas of all terminals.