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Car rental at the Madrid Airport

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At the Madrid Airport we recommend the following car hire offers

from 6 £ per day
Basic package

Good offers for a small budget

e.g. Fiat 500
7 Days from 01.07 - 07.07.2024
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from 6 £ per day

Alone on the road or only with small baggage? Then this will be sufficient!

e.g. Toyota Aygo
7 Days from 01.07 - 07.07.2024
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from 10 £ per day
Plus Package

Offers with top price-performance ratio

e.g. Fiat 500
7 Days from 01.07 - 07.07.2024
Example vehicle

Hire a Car at the Madrid Airport

As it can get very hot in Madrid in the summer, we recommend booking a hired car with air conditioning at Madrid Barajas Airport. With your own hired car you are mobile in the Spanish capital and can visit not only the highlights of the city, but also the surrounding towns. Book your Madrid car hire in advance and start your summer holiday stress-free.

Frequently asked questions about car hire booking Madrid Airport

How much does a hired car cost at Madrid Airport?

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Hired car for one day

If you only need a hired car for one day, you can hire it for as low as 6 £ per day.

Hired car for a week

A cheap hired car is available from as little as 37 £ per week. We compare the prices of all reputable car hire companies and show you the best offer.

Hire a small car on Airport Madrid

Small cars in Madrid are particularly popular and can be rented from as little as 37 £ per week. With a small car, you'll be fine even in heavy traffic and find parking easier.

Hire a family car on Airport Madrid

If you are travelling to Madrid with the whole family, a family car might be something for you, which you can hire from 67 £ per week. Here, each passenger will find enough space and also the baggage can be stored well.

Hire a convertible on Airport Madrid

At Madrid Airport, convertibles are also available from 80 £ per week. With this you can drive with friends or the partner to the most popular sights and enjoy the sun.

At which terminal can I pick up my hired car at Madrid Airport?


If you land at Terminal 1, 2 or 3, you will find the car hire stations in Terminal 1. Depending on the car hire company, the counters in Terminal 1 are located on level 0 or in Car park P1 on level 0. Those landing at Terminal 4 will find the car hire stations either on level -1 or in the Car park C, level 4.

Upon arrival, simply follow the signs to get to your hired car in the quickest way. If you opt for the express rental, you can already register online to pick up your hired car faster. This way you won't waste valuable time. Simply select your preferences accordingly in the search mask under "Included services".

Can I book a hired car at Madrid Airport without a credit card?

  • invoice,
  • direct debit,
  • on site with EC card
  • PayPal. 

Which sights can I discover in Madrid with the hired car?


There are numerous sights to discover in Madrid, which you can reach anytime mobile and in the fastest way with your own hired car. The following highlights should be on your list for Madrid:

  • Museo del Prado
  • Palacio Real
  • Parque del buen Retiro
  • Plaza Mayor
  • Museo Reina Sofía

What is the minimum age to hire a car at Madrid Airport?


You can book a rental at 18 years old and enjoy an unforgettable holiday with your friends. Simply enter the age of the driver in the search form and find the right offer for you. For drivers under 25 years, there is usually a so-called "young driver fee", which is already included in the displayed rental price. You do not have to pay any additional fees for this on site. You can find more information in the rental conditions.

Can I pick up the hired car at Madrid Airport and return it at another location?


You can also return the hired car to a car hire agency at another location in Spain, such as Barcelona or Valencia. To do this, simply change the return location in the search mask and look forward to an exciting road trip. For the so-called one-way rental, additional fees apply.

If you plan to be on the road longer, you can specify an additional driver. This way you can take turns driving the hired car and everyone can enjoy the view for once. In some offers, an additional driver is already included in the rental price.

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87 Experiences of our customers at the Madrid Airport

Rating of Jens I.

“We got a brand new car that was very well motorized. The transaction was friendly and uncomplicated. Gladly again!”

Rating of Gregor I.

“Rental car clean and well equipped...The service on site was very good, nice and courteous...”

Rating of Lea D.

“Everything worked perfectly and smoothly! Very courteous, friendly, helpful and service-oriented support during pickup and return.”

Rating of Valentin R.

“Landlord on site was super friendly and everything worked super fast. Thank you very much...”

Rating of Simone S.

“The handling at Dickmanns Rent a Car was without problems. Attention on arrival at the airport you have to call the rental company immediately, because there is no automatic pickup. Thus, one avoids unnecessary waiting time at the bus stop.”

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