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Madrid-Barajas (Adolfo Suárez) Airport, Spain (MAD) - Guide and Flight Details

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Flight information for Madrid-Barajas airport, Spain, shown below

This airport has been assessed as a very high standard (5/5 stars) for airport cleanliness and/or COVID-19 safety protocols by Skytrax

Madrid-Barajas Airport, otherwise known as Adolfo Suárez Airport, is located 13Km North East of the city centre of Madrid, the capital city, with good access to the motorway system.

Madrid Barajas airport has 4 terminals, Terminals 1,2,3 being attached, while Terminal 4 is in two parts - the main part being T4 (located approximately 4km from the other 3 terminals) while it's satellite, T4S, lies between the runways.

To and From the Airport

Terminals 2 and 4 have Metro stations, giving a rail link into the city (approximately 8 Euros) and to the rest of the rail network.
Terminal 4 has a new rail link opened late 2011, giving a journey time of 25 minutes to Madrid Atocha station, running every 30 minutes during the day and evening. This line may in the future run high speed trains.

Bus to city centre approximately 2 Euros, while an express bus to Atocha train station (a 40 minute journey) costs 5 Euros.
Taxis according to distance travelled

A free transit bus runs between the terminals every 5 minutes during the the day and every 40 minutes during the night, with a journey time of upto 20 minutes.
There is also a dedicated service between T4S and T1 for those with a boarding card (separate routes for Schengen and non-Schengen passengers) every 8 minutes during the day and on demand at night, journey time upto 30 minutes.

Terminal Facilities

Terminal 1 has 11 cafes or restaurants, 30 shops, 8 currency exchange facilities, 8 ATMs, 1 VIP lounge, chemist, 1 meeting room, a post office, and left luggage facility.

Terminal 2 has 8 cafes or restaurants, 14 shops, 1 banking facility, 4 ATMs, 1 VIP lounge, chemist, 4 meeting rooms, childrens play area, a business centre, and a left luggage facility.

Terminal 3 has 3 cafes or restaurants, 11 shops, 2 currency exchange facilities, 1 ATM, 1 VIP lounge.

Terminal 4 has 29 cafes or restaurants, 63 shops, 1 banking facility, 6 currency exchange facilities, 8 ATMs, 3 VIP lounges, chemist, business centre, a left luggage faciity and 22 Air Rooms for overnight or day use.
The airport has Wi-Fi Internet access and terminals 1, 2 and 3 have Internet access points (some with printing and charging facilities).

Fuel stations are located close to terminal 2 and terminal 4

Interesting Facts

Madrid airport has Airport Carbon Accreditation, at the Reduction level.

Madrid Brajas airport, Spain's busiest, handled 53.4 million passengers in 2016, an increase of 6% from the previous year, still the busiest airport in Spain, and the 6th busiest in Europe.

Flights to Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez Airport from UK or Ireland airports

Birmingham (1338 Km)(CO2?)

Bristol (1213 Km)(CO2?)

Dublin (1453 Km)(CO2?)

Edinburgh (1719 Km)(CO2?)

Liverpool (1429 Km)(CO2?)

London Gatwick (1213 Km)(CO2?)

London Heathrow (1245 Km)(CO2?)

London Stansted (1300 Km)(CO2?)

Manchester (1434 Km)(CO2?)

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