Madrid Low Cost

Recent runway and terminal expansion at Madrid airport has seen an explosion in Madrid low cost airlines providing services throughout the Spanish peninsula, Europe and North Africa.

2007 and 2008 have seen a low fare war between both legacy carriers and new and established low cost airlines serving Spain. The cheap airline tickets on offer have seen a number of bargain airfares in the Spanish market and flights can be as low as 30€ incluiding all taxes if booked well in advance.

Madrid Low cost Airlines

The following low cost airlines operate from Madrid offering the following low fare destinations:
  • Air Berlin (Germany)
    Madrid to: Palma de Mallorca
  • BMI Baby (UK)
    Madrid to: Birmingham, Manchester
  • Blue Air (Romania)
    Madrid to: Bucharest
  • EasyJet (UK)
    Madrid to: Asturias, Basle, Berlin, Bristol, Bucharest, Casablanca, Edinburgh, Fuertaventura, Geneva, Ibiza, La Coruña, Lanzarote, London, Lisbon, Liverpool, Lyon, Marakech, Milan, Paris, Tangier, Toulouse
  • Germanwings (Germany)
    Madrid to: Cologne, Stuttgart
  • MyAir (Italy)
    Madrid to: Bari, Milan
  • Ryanair (Ireland)
    Madrid to: Alghero, Billund, Brussles, Cagliari, Dublin, East Midlands, Eindhoven, Frankfurt, Girona, Gothemberg, Liverpool, Marseille, Paris, Porto, Rome, Santander
  • Smart Wings (Czech Republic)
    Madrid to: Prague, Budapest
  • Transavia (Holland)
    Madrid to: Amsterdam
  • Vueling (Spain)
    Madrid to: Amsterdam, Brussels, Barcelona, Gran Canaria, Jerez, Lisboa, Malta, Milan, Naples, Nice, Paris, Santiago, Tenerife, Venice

To be fully up to date with new routes and to search the available routes for low cost flights operating in Europe we use the website Low Cost Airline Guide.

Madrid Terminal allocation

The inaguration in 2006 of the new terminal 4 at Madrid Barajas airport allowed space to be freed up within the central terminal complex so allowing Madrid low cost airlines to move into dedicated check-in facilities. The following is the airline to terminal relationship for all the low fares airlines serving Madrid (T1= Terminal 1 etc...):

  • Air Berlin T2
  • Blue Air T1
  • BMIBaby T1
  • Easyjet T1
  • Germanwings T1
  • Myair T1
  • Ryanair T1
  • Smartwings T1
  • Transavia T1
  • Vueling T4
Or by Terminal:
  • Terminal 1: Blue Air, BMIbaby, Easyjet, Germanwings, Myair, Ryanair, Smartwings, Transavia
  • T2 Air Berlin
  • T4 Vueling

NOTE: Moving between Terminals 1, 2 and 3 is a simple walk of a maximum 15 minutes however changing between terminals 1,2 &3 with terminal 4 involves and Bus or Metro transfer and can take up to 45 minutes at peak times. If changing terminals add this time into your travel plans

After arriving with your Madrid low cost airline check out how to get into the city from the airport....

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