Rental companies may charge extra for drivers aged under 25, normally payable when you pick up your car. Age restrictions may apply in certain locations. Check the rental company's website before booking.

Car Hire in Madrid

Car Hire in Madrid

Madrid is a bustling city, full of reminders of the history of Spain. The baroque architecture and medieval palaces are sure to inspire any traveller.

Car rental in Madrid is a great way to explore the city. You can hire a car in Madrid from the airport or the Madrid Atocha Railway Station. Agencies such as Avis, Rent-A-Car, Hertz, and Europcar are available at the airport. You can also find AeroCity-Ares Mobile, National Atesa, and Sixt. Whether you need a small car, a fuel-efficient hybrid, or a luxurious SUV, you can hire a car in Madrid to enhance your adventure. You can arrange your car hire through Skyscanner before you fly.

Car Hire at Madrid Airport(s)

Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (MAD) is the most convenient airport in Spain for you to arrive and collect your car rental in Madrid.

Companies such as Avis, Hertz, and Europcar are excellent options for car hire at Madrid airport. The city centre is a quick drive once you rent a car in Madrid. Simply take the A-2 west to the M-30 south to Calle de Carlos, and you'll be in the centre of this beautiful bustling city.

Driving in Madrid

After receiving your car rental in Madrid, you can now explore the city. There are many artistic masterpieces throughout the city, and you can see the best of them at Museo del Prado, Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, and Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, all of which are located in the city centre. The Museo del Prado is only 10 miles away from the airport, and it's very easy to get to once you rent a car in Madrid.

Spanish driving rules are much more strict than U.K. or American ones; travellers should be careful of their alcohol intake because the legal limit is much lower than the permitted alcohol limits in the U.K. or the United States. Also, make sure to drive on the right side of the road.

It may take some time to get used to driving in Madrid. It's important to always have your passport on you while driving.

Parking in Madrid

With your car hire in Madrid, you'll be able to park at many facilities, including attractions, museums, and more. Pay attention to signs and regulations within the city while you are exploring the many delights with your car hire in Madrid.

Where to Go and What to See in Madrid

There are many beautiful and inspiring locations throughout the city that are ideal for day trips, including the Palacio del Cristal, the Real Jardin Botanico, and Buen Retiro Park. If you rent a car in Madrid, you won't have to worry about the schedule of a tour. You'll have the freedom to travel at your own pace and pick which destinations you want to see and the order in which you see them.

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