Madrid Barajas Airport is located 12km (8 miles) northeast of Madrid.
Avenida de la Hispanidad, s/n
Dialling Code: +34
Telephone: 913 211 000.
Lufthansa at the airport
How to get there
From the M40 (ring road) encircling central Madrid, head onto the A2 (in the direction of Barcelona) and take the exit at junction 10 to the M14, which leads directly to the airport.
RENFE (tel: 90 2320 320; www.renfe.com) trains operate along the C1 route between Madrid Barajas Airport Terminal 4 and Prínicipe Pio station in the city centre (fare: €2.55; journey time: 40 minutes). The service also stops en route at Atocha (journey time: 25 minutes) and Chamartín (journey time: 11 minutes). There are RENFE offices in the arrivals area of Terminals 1 and 4, which provide information and ticketing services for the national rail network.
Madrid Metro (tel: 90 2444 403; www.metromadrid.es) line 8 connects Madrid Barajas Airport with Nuevos Ministerios in the heart of Madrid’s financial district (journey time: 15 minutes; fare: from €4.50). Trains leave from the underground stations at Terminals 2 and 4. The metro also provides links to stations on the Spanish railway network.
EMT (Madrid Municipal Transport Company) (tel: 90 2507 850; www.emtmadrid.es) runs regular services between Madrid Barajas Airport (Terminals 1, 2 and 4) and central Madrid. Bus 200 connects to Avenida de América station (journey time: 30 minutes; fare: €1.50), while the Línea Exprés 203 operates to Atocha station (journey time: 40 minutes; fare: €5). Several intercity bus and coach services also call at the airport.
Taxis are available from outside all terminals (journey time to the city centre: 20-30 minutes; fare: from €25). Passengers should make sure the meter is turned on at the beginning of the journey and they are advised not to accept any offers of taxis inside the terminal building – official taxis are white in colour with a red stripe. AeroCity-Ares Mobile (tel: 91 7477 570) provides chauffeur-driven cars.
Long- and short-stay car parking is provided at Madrid Barajas Airport within six public parking areas. Short-term options include the outdoor P1 car park in front of the terminal building, the indoor P2 car park (which has direct access to terminals T2 and T3), and a ‘parking express’ facility (for stays of less than 30 minutes) at Terminal 2. Long-term parking is available at a remote car park with 1,655 spaces: a free shuttle operates between this area and the terminals. Additional services include VIP car parks near each terminal.