Madrid Barajas airport
Flights – final boarding calls
Frequenly Asked Questions (FAQs)
Answers to Frequently Asked Passenger Questions
- How to get to Madrid old town by public transport?
- Where to wait for Uber or Cabify
- Is there a free Internet WiFi service?
- Where to get a SIM card?
- How to get from one terminal to another?
- What to do in case of a long layover?
- What to do in case of a lost of belongings?
- Is there any luggage service?
- Does it have currency exchange and banking services?
- Where to request a VAT refund?
- Are there emergency medical services?
- How to request assistance in case of reduced mobility or disability?
- Are there assigned spaces for lactancy and babe change facilities?
The Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport, (IATA: MAD) serves the Madrid area with a large number of flights to the entire country, international and intercontinental. It is also a connection point between Europe and Latin America. During 2019, 61.7 million passengers passed through the airport. It is located 12 km northeast of the center of Madrid. (SEE MAP).
Hotels in or near the airport
On Floor -1 Terminal 4, the Air Rooms accommodation service has 21 rooms (with private bathroom and shower) in different modalities: overnight stay, day use (from 10am to 6pm, maximum 6 hours) or shower on arrival (maximum 1 time). In turn, there are several hotels near the airport.
The airport has 4 terminals open 24 hours: T1 for international flights, T2 basically for domestic flights or within the Schengen area, T3 only operates to support T2 check-in. And the newest are the T4 and T4 Satelite separated from each other, they are the main headquarters of Iberia. They operate with international flights within the Schengen area and outside it. The terminals are connected to each other by means of free transport. See connection between the terminals.
The terminals have restaurants, fast food, cafes and breweries (some available 24 hours), as well as a wide variety of shops, including duty free, clothing, perfumeries, regional products, books and newspapers, electronics, telephony and accessories. Currency exchange agencies, banking services, convenience stores, VIP rooms, postal services, luggage storage, emergency medical services, children’s play area, lactation room are also available.
Public and Private Transport
Lines C1 and C10 connect the airport with Atocha station. The stops are located in T4 and the cost of a single ticket is € 2.60. See more
Express Line 203 – Atocha Renfe
Line 101 – Canillejas Intermodal
Line 200 – Avenida de América
Line 822: Airport (Terminal T1) -San Fernando de Henares
Line 824: Airport (Terminal T1) -Alcalá de Henares
Line 827: Canillejas (Madrid) -Tres Cantos
Line 828: Canillejas (Madrid) -Autonomous University. See more .
Line 8 of the Metro connects the airport with Nuevos Ministerios station in 12-15 minutes. From there you can combine with lines 6 and 10.
Official taxis are white with red bands and Madrid City Council badges on the doors. The rate is fixed and to go to the center, it corresponds to Zone 4 (30 euros). Stops are located outside the arrivals areas. Uber and Cabify are available (from 25 euros) See more
Car rental agencies serve their clients on floor 0 of module A, B or C of parking lot P4 (T4) and in parking lot P1 (T1). See more
Airlines operating at Madrid Barajas airport.
There are several sectors, for short, long and express stays, with valet parking, garage parking, low-cost parking, spaces for the disabled and minibus transport service between the parking lots and the terminals. See more