Madrid Barajas Airport Car Hire
Madrid Barajas Airport
(0034) 913 936 000
Airport Code: MAD
Madrid Barajas Airport is one of several airports serving the capital city of Madrid but the Madrid Barajas is known as the main hub for all flights and serves thousands more visitors than the quieter airports of Madrid Torrejon and Madrid Cuatro airports.
The airport is located approximately 8 miles (12 km) to the North East of the city and is one of the major European airports located so near to the City centre. In car the journey would take between 25-30 minutes depending on traffic.
By 2007 Madrid Airport had grown to handle almost double the amount of passengers it did 10 years previously is made up of 4 terminals, of which the last terminal was opened just a couple years ago. Terminal 1 covers most international flights, Terminal 2 covers domestic flights as well as some European locations, Terminal 3 covers additional Iberia domestic and regional flights.
The major roads in the area link Madrid City and Madrid Airport, including roads directly into Madrid City and also the ring road around the city, making it easy enough to reach at the end of your stay.
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In 2007, Madrid Barajas Airport was by far the busiest airport in all of Spain handling 52,110,787 passengers, an increase of 13.8% since 2006 and still over 20 million more passengers than the next busiest airport: Barcelona airport.
Once in Madrid itself there are so many things to do and see you would need a considerable amount of time to see everything so it is best to select where and when you want to do things to optimise your time in the city. It is also advisable you use Madrid car hire to help you get around. With clear directions around the city you can benefit from the comfort of your own vehicle whilst sampling the best Madrid has to offer.