Madrid Airport

Named after the late Spanish Prime Minister, and not the soccer player Suarez, Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas airport is Spain's largest and busiest airport with almost 50 million passengers a year.

Terminals 1, 2 and 3 are adjacent terminals that are home to SkyTeam and Star Alliance airlines, as well as Air Europa. The newest terminal, Terminal 4, was built in 2006 by an award-winning team of designers and engineers and is one of the world's largest airport terminals in terms of area. Terminal 4 is home to Iberia Airlines and its franchises, which account for more than 60 percent of Barajas' traffic.

Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport has a free bus service connecting terminals T1, T2, T3 and T4, 24 hours a day, although T1,T2 and T3 are closely located making it accessible by foot. Alternatively, there is a free passenger link bus and an Automatic People Mover (APM) remote-controlled train for those with boarding passes. Furthermore, microbuses are available for boarding from all the car parks so people parking at the airport need not worry as well!

Seven different lounges with names sounding like fancy restaurants are available for use for priority passengers. Those without free access to the lounges can purchase passes online for €26 to enjoy a wide selection of food, magazines and entertainment. Otherwise, head over to the various shopping and dining venues. There are shops selling everything from perfume to flowers. Plus, there is a play area for children to enjoy themselves while parents get a moment of respite.

Free WiFi or Internet access points throughout the airport allows you to stay connected. Some ports even have a printer and mobile device chargers for use. Also, travellers can be assured that their safety is a priority with the 75 Heart Rescue Areas and resting rooms for those who are unwell. A mosque and chapels are available for those who would like to practise their faith.

Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport ensures that even physically immobile passengers remain barrier free with easy access for wheelchairs to all areas. This includes lifts and wider passageways.

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 Getting to & from the Airport

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Drivers can drive to the airport and park at the various car parks such as the long-stay car park, low-cost car park, express car park and VIP car park - ensuring every kind of traveller is catered for. A number of highways lead to/from the airport from the city and the journey takes less than 20 minutes.
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Leaving as early as 6.20am, travellers can board trains from the underground stations at Terminal 2 and Terminal 4. The Madrid Metro Line (Line 8) runs into central Madrid from the airport. The whole journey has less than 20 stops. The Madrid Metro rivals various metro systems in Asian cities and is one of the world’s longest metros!
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There are 3 main buses to choose from in getting to and coming from the airport. Bus 200 is a regular (day time) public bus service between the airport and Madrid (Avenida de América station) and stops at Terminals 1, 2 and 4. If you arrive late at night, a night service N4 (nicknamed "Buho", Owl) also services from Madrid downtown (Plaza Cibeles) to Barajas (Plaza de los Hermanos Falcó y Alvarez de Toledo, 400m from the airport through a passageway above the highway). Otherwise, hop onto the express bus that runs every day linking Barajas Airport to Renfe's Atocha Station, the main rail station in Madrid, during the day and Plaza Cibeles during the night.
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The journey to and from the city takes only about 20 minutes. Various taxis are available at the taxi stand outside the terminals. Fares start from around €3 and a minimum fee of €30 and €20 are required to and from the airport respectively.

 Who flies to Madrid

 Airport Contact Details

Madrid Airport

Centro de Carga Aérea,
Edificio de Servicios Generales,
Oficina 701,
E-28042 Madrid SPAIN

Tel:902 404 704


 Location Details

Longitude:3° 33' 47'' W
Latitude:40° 28' 19'' N
ICAO code:

 Airport Location

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