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Car Rental Mini Guide for Madrid Airport

Madrid-Barajas International Airport (abbreviated MAD) is just outside Madrid's city limits and has metamorphosed into one of Europe's key airports. Car hire is essential as the distances can be large, we have a variety of rental cars to suit all your requirements, ensure you check out the luggage capacities on our easily to view icons to make sure the car suits your needs.  We have a range of different car hire insurance options as well so to put your mind at ease when driving in this busy spanish city.

The Airport is massive and offers a wide variety of routes, facilities and services for holidaymakers and business-travellers alike. Then of course there are numerous onward national and international flights. The most popular is the Madrid-Barcelona Puente Aero shuttle, If you prefer to stay on terra firma, the high-speed railway goes from Madrid to Barcelona.

Cheapest car hire at Madrid Airport

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 6.98 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 48.91 EUR from 20/03/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Corsa

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 7.37 EUR/day
Opel Corsa

7 Days rental at 51.65 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 8.03 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 56.21 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 8.46 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 59.27 EUR from 20/03/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Ford Fiesta

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 8.65 EUR/day
Ford Fiesta

7 Days rental at 60.59 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Seat Ibiza

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 8.70 EUR/day
Seat Ibiza

7 Days rental at 60.95 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Seat Leon

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 9.02 EUR/day
Seat Leon

7 Days rental at 63.16 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan Pulsar

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 10.22 EUR/day
Nissan Pulsar

7 Days rental at 71.55 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Captur

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 10.28 EUR/day
Renault Captur

7 Days rental at 72.00 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat 500 Electric

2 Adults, 3 Doors

From 35.64 EUR/day
Fiat 500 Electric

7 Days rental at 249.49 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Audi e-tron Electric

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 92.71 EUR/day
Audi e-tron Electric

7 Days rental at 648.98 EUR from 20/03/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Fiat 500 Electric

2 Adults, 3 Doors

From 40.21 EUR/day
Fiat 500 Electric

7 Days rental at 281.51 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Renault Zoe

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 20.07 EUR/day
Renault Zoe

7 Days rental at 140.50 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Auris Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 43.48 EUR/day
Toyota Auris Hybrid

7 Days rental at 304.41 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Auris Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 49.46 EUR/day
Toyota Auris Hybrid

7 Days rental at 346.25 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota C-HR Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 79.37 EUR/day
Toyota C-HR Hybrid

7 Days rental at 555.65 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota C-HR Hybrid

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 12.95 EUR/day
Toyota C-HR Hybrid

7 Days rental at 90.66 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Yaris Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 29.16 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris Hybrid

7 Days rental at 204.16 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
  • Madrid Airport car hire special offers

    We currently have 7 special offers for car rental in Madrid Airport including;

  • 20% off
    This special price is inclusive of a 20% discount. Discount is based on standard rate from the car hire agent available from ALAMO, FIREFLY, GOLDCAR, KEY N GO, OK MOBILITY.
  • 21% off
    This special price is inclusive of a 21% discount. Discount is based on standard rate from the car hire agent available from ALAMO, FIREFLY, GOLDCAR, KEY N GO, OK MOBILITY.
  • 22% off
    This special price is inclusive of a 22% discount. Discount is based on standard rate from the car hire agent available from ALAMO, FIREFLY, GOLDCAR, KEY N GO, OK MOBILITY.
  • 23% off
    This special price is inclusive of a 23% discount. Discount is based on standard rate from the car hire agent available from ALAMO, FIREFLY, GOLDCAR, KEY N GO, OK MOBILITY.
  • Pre-Registration available
    For faster, easier car hire, add driver details before pick-up available from ALAMO, FIREFLY, GOLDCAR, KEY N GO, OK MOBILITY.
  • Self-Service Pick-up
    A Self-Service Pick-Up means you can skip the queues and stay safe through a contactless collection all with Zero Excess and extended cover. Registration is needed to avail of this service available from ALAMO, FIREFLY, GOLDCAR, KEY N GO, OK MOBILITY.
  • This price includes a special discount
    This special price is inclusive of a €107.42 discount. Discount is based on standard rate from the car hire agent available from ALAMO, FIREFLY, GOLDCAR, KEY N GO, OK MOBILITY.
  • This price includes a special discount
    This special price is inclusive of a €109.33 discount. Discount is based on standard rate from the car hire agent available from ALAMO, FIREFLY, GOLDCAR, KEY N GO, OK MOBILITY.
  • This price includes a special discount
    This special price is inclusive of a €125.36 discount. Discount is based on standard rate from the car hire agent available from ALAMO, FIREFLY, GOLDCAR, KEY N GO, OK MOBILITY.
  • This price includes a special discount
    This special price is inclusive of a €141.79 discount. Discount is based on standard rate from the car hire agent available from ALAMO, FIREFLY, GOLDCAR, KEY N GO, OK MOBILITY.

Useful to know about Madrid Airport

  • Madrid Airport’s Terminal 4 is the second largest in the world. Only Hong Kong’s Terminal 1 is bigger.
  • Over 45m passengers used the airport last year.
  • The terminal was designed to relieve stress in waiting passengers by the use of natural light and the ambience of its surroundings.
  • The Madrid-Barcelona air link is the busiest in Europe.
  • Madrid is the European hub for flights to South and Central America.

Best car rental companies in Madrid Airport

8.8
No.1: AVIS,
based on 1703 reviews
90
90
80
80
80
30 min (average wait time)
8.3
No.2: FLIZZR,
based on 80 reviews
90
80
70
80
80
28 min (average wait time)
8.2
No.3: ENTERPRISE,
based on 1568 reviews
80
80
70
80
90
21 min (average wait time)

Madrid Airport car hire information

  • 8.8/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Avis Europe Corporate
  • € 48.86
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 6.98
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 73
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 11
    Most popular model:
    Fiat 500
  • 250
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire at Madrid Airport

ItemPercent
January€ 48
February€ 40
March€ 35
April€ 45
May€ 48
June€ 49
July€ 79
August€ 67
September€ 50
October€ 37
November€ 33
December€ 54
ItemPercent
January€ 43
February€ 40
March€ 35
April€ 46
May€ 48
June€ 49
July€ 73
August€ 61
September€ 47
October€ 36
November€ 30
December€ 49
ItemPercent
January€ 106
February€ 110
March€ 95
April€ 98
May€ 103
June€ 133
July€ 162
August€ 140
September€ 113
October€ 91
November€ 91
December€ 111
ItemPercent
January€ 67
February€ 62
March€ 56
April€ 68
May€ 66
June€ 79
July€ 114
August€ 92
September€ 66
October€ 52
November€ 46
December€ 76
ItemPercent
January€ 95
February€ 106
March€ 80
April€ 137
May€ 134
June€ 168
July€ 268
August€ 302
September€ 154
October€ 155
November€ 136
December€ 134
ItemPercent
January€ 37
February€ 33
March€ 28
April€ 32
May€ 34
June€ 35
July€ 60
August€ 51
September€ 37
October€ 27
November€ 24
December€ 41
ItemPercent
January€ 83
February€ 90
March€ 85
April€ 98
May€ 84
June€ 92
July€ 136
August€ 134
September€ 101
October€ 78
November€ 84
December€ 105
ItemPercent
January€ 47
February€ 34
March€ 31
April€ 39
May€ 44
June€ 42
July€ 72
August€ 68
September€ 49
October€ 37
November€ 32
December€ 46

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*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices

FAQs about car hire at Madrid Airport

How much does car hire at Madrid Airport cost?

Car hire at Madrid Airport costs as little as €7.00 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €33.00 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €313.30 per day from NATIONAL for a Seat Alhambra.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Madrid Airport?

13 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Madrid Airport, including ENTERPRISE, THRIFTY, FIREFLY, see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental at Madrid Airport?

None of the car hire companies at Madrid Airport are currently offering sanitised cars as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.

Who is the best car rental agent at Madrid Airport?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, Avis Europe Corporate has the highest customer rating for car hire at Madrid Airport with a score of 8.8/10

with Flizzr EMEA Corporate rated second best with a score of 8.3/10

.

How much does it cost to hire a compact car at Madrid Airport?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire at Madrid Airport is €63.16 per week from FIREFLY.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent at Madrid Airport?

The cheapest car hire company at Madrid Airport is FIREFLY, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Fiat 500 available from as little as €48.86 per week.

How much is fuel at Madrid Airport?

You can expect to pay €1.61/ltr of petrol and €1.672/ltr of diesel at Madrid Airport. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available at Madrid Airport?

We can arrange great deals on car hire at Madrid Airport with leading car hire companies such as ALAMO, AVIS, BUDGET, CENTAURO, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, FIREFLY, FLIZZR, GOLDCAR, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR, KEY N GO, NATIONAL, OK MOBILITY, RECORD, SIXT as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire at Madrid Airport?

We can arrange Compact, Compact Elite, Economy, Fullsize, Intermediate, Intermediate Elite, Luxury, Mini, Mini Elite, Oversize and Standard class rental cars at Madrid Airport.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car at Madrid Airport?

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire at Madrid Airport, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car at Madrid Airport is €99.52 per week from OK MOBILITY for a Fiat 500 Convertible.

Do you have a discount code for car hire at Madrid Airport?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire at Madrid Airport at the moment, however FIREFLY rates start from just €48.86 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €48.86 from FIREFLY in Madrid - Airport or any other rental agent, let us know and we’ll do our best to beat it.

How much does it cost to hire a car for a week at Madrid Airport?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week at Madrid Airport is €49.00 per week with an average price of €231.00 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about car hire agents at Madrid Airport

Telephone numbers for popular car hire companies at Madrid Airport

  • Europcar (tel: 34911505000)
  • Sixt (tel: +34-871180192)
  • Budget (tel: 902 200 162)
  • Goldcar (tel: +34 918 341 400)
  • Thrifty (tel: 913937228)
  • Firefly (tel: +34666500437)
  • Hertz (tel: 902305230)
  • Alamo (tel: 912750995)
  • Enterprise (tel: 912750995)
  • Keddy by europcar (tel: 34911505000)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies at Madrid Airport

  • Europcar (NO IBERIA FLIGHTS NO TRUCKS *****, MADRID, 28042)
  • Sixt (Terminal 1 & 4 Llegadas, Madrid, 28042)
  • Avis (Madrid Apt T1 & T4 Service, Madrid, 28042, Madrid)
  • Budget (Madrid Apt T1 & T4 Service, Barajas, Madrid, 28042)
  • Goldcar (Madrid Barajas Airport, MADRID, 28022)
  • Thrifty (Terminals 1 And 4, Madrid Barajas Airport., Madrid, 28042)

Car hire company reviews at Madrid Airport

  • Avis Europe: Rated 8.8/10 from 17 reviews
  • Flizzr EMEA: Rated 8.3/10 from 41 reviews
  • Enterprise EMEA: Rated 8.2/10 from 21 reviews
  • Thrifty EMEA: Rated 7.7/10 from 11 reviews
  • Budget EMEA: Rated 7.6/10 from 40 reviews
  • CENTAURO: Rated 7.6/10 from 34 reviews

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