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Located 12 kilometres from the city centre, Madrid Airport is the main transport hub in the area. It provides quick access to local cultural attractions, shopping, food, and entertainment venues, especially if you hire a car.
Luckily, you can rent a car at Aeropuerto Madrid from nine companies located within the terminals. In Terminal 1, vendors sit in the arrivals hall, opposite the baggage claim area 2. In terminal 4, offices are available on Level 1, in the arrivals hall. Also, you will find providers in P1 and P4 parking buildings. The exact location is indicated in the booking voucher and in the Terms and Conditions of your company.
Fiat 500 from €11.4 per day Ford Focus from €14.1 per day Nissan Juke from €15.2 per day Renault Zoe from €15.7 per day
from €11.4 per day
from €14.1 per day
from €15.2 per day
from €15.7 per day
If you are going to visit Madrid and want to rent a car, we are ready to offer you the cheapest short and long-term deals. Check the approximate cost for the desired period in order to correctly plan your future travel budget.
The daily price depends on various things, including the size and type of the vehicle, time of year, availability, and company. Currently, the cheapest offer is Fiat 500 or similar for €11.1/day from CENTAURO. The most expensive vehicle is the Full Size minivan Mercedes C Class or similar for €39.7/day from SIXT. If you don’t take into account the company and vehicle class, the average Madrid Spain car rental price is €21.6/day. The best way to check the exact rate for your desired model is to fill out our search form at the top of the page.
The duration of the trip has a direct impact on the price. Companies apply discount rates for weekly deals. Therefore, it may be cheaper for you to hire an auto for 7 days than for 4-5. Without reference to a specific vehicle group, brand, and provider, the minimum, average, and maximum price per week is as follows:
On our website, the maximum period for which you can rent a car at Madrid Barajas Airport is one month. In this case, you get the following monthly rates.
You can enjoy cheap rental cars in Madrid starting from €66 per week. At the same time, the average weekly rate is €125.1. Keep in mind that the final cost depends mainly on the car type. Thus, consider how much you will pay per day for different vehicle categories.
Want to get the lowest rates for the desired car? Book in advance and compare similar deals from different providers through our website!
When you arrive in Madrid, numerous car rental companies are ready to serve you at the airport. Most of the offices are located in and outside Terminal 1 and Terminal 4. If you land at terminals T2 or T3, use the free shuttle to get to Terminal 1. Buses depart every 5 minutes from the exit of each terminal building.
Travellers arriving at T4S can get to Terminal 4 with an automatic train service running regularly between them. The route has stops along the way, and the trip takes not more than 3 minutes. Wherever you are going to pick up a car, early booking is the best way to get a vehicle with the right specifications and an affordable price. However, you can still try to find a suitable deal on the spot.
Passengers arriving at Terminals 1, 2, and 3 can pick up a car hire at Barajas International Airport T1. The counters are available in the arrivals hall, at Level 0 of the terminal. If you are in T2 or T3, catch a shuttle at the exit to get to T1.
After signing the agreement and receiving the keys, the manager will direct you to your vehicle. Car parking is located across the street from the Terminal 1 exit. The following companies provide service at T1:
Need more information about companies? Check the table with their business hours and contact details below.
+(34) 871 180 192
+34 912 75 09 95
+34 902 20 01 62
+34 912 10 67 69
+34 902 30 52 30
+34 666 50 04 37
+34 918 34 14 00
+34 912 75 09 95
If you rent a car at T4 at Barajas Airport, you need to head to the arrivals hall on Level 1 where the companies sit. Travellers who land at T4S must first get to T4 by an APM train. It operates 24 hours while the trip takes about 3 minutes. Below, you can find a list of companies represented in T4, as well as their phone numbers and business hours:
Phone: +34 902 20 01 62
Working hours: Monday-Sunday 8 am–12:30 am
Phone: +34 936 19 24 68
Working hours: Monday-Sunday 7 am-11 pm
Phone: +34 913 93 72 28
Working hours: Monday-Sunday 7 am-11 pm
You can pick up a cheap car rental in Madrid from a company based outside the airport. Usually, such agencies provide a free shuttle transfer. Buses leave every 15-20 minutes from a stop located within a short walk from T1. After collecting your luggage, exit the terminal, turn right and walk about 150 metres. You will see the green Hotel Bus Information sign, near which the company’s shuttle will pick you up and take you to the office. Find more information about off-site providers at MAD Airport below.
Address: Av de la Hispanidad, s/n, 28042 Madrid
Phone: +34 663 93 78 57
Working hours: Monday-Friday 10 am-7 pm, Saturday-Sunday 10 am-2 pm
Address: Avenida de Aragon, 394
Phone: 0034 902360636
Working hours: Monday-Sunday 6 am-1 am
Address: C.Trespaderne,17, 28042 Madrid
Phone: +34 966 36 03 60
Working hours: Monday-Sunday 7 am-11 pm
If you rent a car at Barajas Airport from a company located outside the facility, your task is to use their shuttle service to get to the office. Bus stops are available at different locations, depending on the terminal you are arriving at.
On our website, you get access to cheap rental cars at Madrid Airport. Multiple companies offer vehicles of various categories, covering all possible leisure and business needs. Check the list of all available car groups to select the appropriate option according to your requirements.
Before choosing a Madrid rental car, pay attention to its passenger and luggage capacity first of all. Vehicles available on our website offer 2, 4, 5, 7, 9, and 12 seats while the trunk can hold 2, 3, and 4 pieces of luggage.
The companies offer numerous Barajas International Airport car hire brands. These include both mainstream automakers such as Citroen and Renault and luxury car manufacturers. The full list of brands is available below.
When you rent a car in Spain Madrid, you are not booking a specific model but a car category. Each company has a list of brands and models that fall under a certain car group. Therefore, you can get any model from this group. It will be similar to the reference vehicle listed on the booking page for key features including engine size, dimensions, and passenger/luggage space. That is why companies indicate "or similar" after the name of the make and model in each offer.
If you would like to book a specific car model, please fill out the search form on our website for the desired travel dates. Next, look for deals with a “Guaranteed car model” sign.
Keep in mind that you get basic insurance with your car hire at Madrid Barajas Airport. It includes coverages for damage to and theft of your vehicle, and damage to third-party property. These insurance plans have a certain amount of excess. Thus, if an insured event occurs, you must cover this amount - the insurer pays the rest of the damage.
If needed, you can purchase full insurance, which reduces the excess to zero. In this case, you won’t be financially responsible for any insured events.
Whether you rent a car at Madrid Airport Terminal 4 or Terminal 1, you can add additional options to your booking. They include such extras as:
On our website, you get access to highly-trusted international and local companies. If you don't know how to choose the best provider, consider some effective strategies below.
The best suppliers according to customer reviews: Hertz, Alamo, and Europcar
Agencies with the lowest prices: Budget, Centauro, and Record Go
The greatest companies for young drivers: Interrent and Thrifty
Providers with the best brands in the fleet: Goldcar, Enterprise, and Avis
Enjoy fast and hassle-free car rental at Barajas Airport on our website. Here you can book your desired car in a few simple steps.
After that, you are practically ready for your trip. Your task is to prepare the necessary documents and check in at the counter at Madrid Airport at the appointed time.
Yes, you can enjoy cheap long-term deals on our website, with a maximum available period of 1 month. The minimum price for a monthly car rental at MAD Airport is €307.2, while the average rate is around €307.2 per month.
According to most companies, the minimum age to rent a car in Spain Madrid is 21. Some providers set a higher legal age, allowing you to drive from 23 or even 25. Please note that an extra charge of around €20.00 per day applies for under 25 clients. Also, underage customers may not have access to expensive vehicle categories.
Yes, you can use both short-term and long-term car hire services in Madrid. Prepare to pay an average of €39 per day, €268 per week, or €900 per month. The price greatly depends on the vehicle class and seasonal demand.
In Madrid, you will pay about €1.77 for a litre of gasoline.
Yes, you can. Your trip doesn’t have to be tied to one place. Instead, pick up a Madrid Airport car rental and return it to any other location within the city, country, or even beyond. The one-way option makes it possible to enhance your travel experience by visiting amazing sights along the way.
Most companies provide one-way deals at MAD Airport. The best way to check availability is to fill out a search form for your desired locations. Keep in mind that a drop charge applies when returning to a different destination. Its amount depends on the distance between the start and end points.
When you pick up a Madrid Barajas Airport car hire, the company blocks a deposit on your credit card. This is a certain amount that serves to compensate for potential expenses (car damage, toll fees, fines) that arise during the trip. The amount of the deposit depends on the size of the vehicle, the duration of the trip, the equipment included in the deal, and the payment method.
For example, the authorization hold is about €50 for a compact to full-size car. However, for premium and luxury models, this amount can reach €400-500. Anyway, companies require a credit or debit card for holding the deposit.
Several companies allow you to rent a car at Madrid Barajas Airport with a debit card issued in your name and surname. However, additional terms and restrictions may apply. Below, check what requirements you need to meet in order to use a debit card with different providers.
Madrid Barajas Airport car hire companies offer the following fuel policies:
All companies offer Madrid car rental deals with unlimited miles. However, certain restrictions may apply, so check the company's mileage policy carefully.
You can add an extra driver to a hire car. However, he must appear at the counter at Madrid Airport for authorization. You have to pay about €15 per day depending on the company, for each additional driver.