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Madrid (Barajas) Airport
Transfers and Taxis

Fixed-rates for your Madrid Barajas taxi


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

Highly dependable Madrid Airport transfer

After a long and tiresome flight, all you want to do is get out of the crowded airport and to your hotel so you can begin your vacation in Madrid as quickly as possible. Taking the local public transport isn’t just slow, it’s also stressful and complicated. So, to get your vacation started as soon as possible, we recommend you pick a Madrid Airport taxi for your transfer to the city centre. 

After collecting your baggage, you will find your friendly driver waiting for you just outside of the arrivals gate, holding a sign with your name on it. After helping you with your luggage, he will then make sure you’re sitting comfortably and you will begin your Madrid Barajas Airport transfer. During your relaxing journey, your driver will share with you the must-do things while in the city and any hidden gems that you need to see.

Making sure you’re comfortable and safe is our top priority, that’s why all of our drivers receive live updates on your plane’s arrival time. So no matter if you’re delayed or land a little early, your personal driver will be there waiting for you when you land. 

You can still book a ride with Welcome Pickups within the city, or hail a Madrid taxi from the street, go to one of the taxi ranks marked by a blue sign with a big white ’T’ in the middle.


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

How much does a taxi cost?

Taxi prices
Day time
(05:00 - 24:00)
Night time
(00:00 - 05:00)
30 €
30 €
20 MIN
30 €
30 €
18 MIN
30 €
30 €
15 MIN
35 €
35 €
20 MIN
70 €
90 €
48 MIN
108 €
130 €
1H 05 MIN
120 €
140 €
1H 40 MIN

A Madrid airport taxi for your group

Welcome Pickups can meet the needs of both small and large groups of travellers as you can choose from different sized Madrid Airport taxis in our fleet. If you’re travelling with a family of 4, our stylish sedan will be a perfect fit for you. In the event that you are travelling with a larger group of people (up to 8), our spacious minivan will get you to your hotel in Madrid in comfort. 

Madrid airport white taxi


Barajas Taxi (Sedan)

number of passengers


price to City Centre


Madrid airport white minivan taxi


Barajas Taxi (Minivan)

number of passengers

Up to 8

price to City Centre


What our customers say about Welcome

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Directions for your transfer from Madrid Airport

Madrid Barajas Airport, officially called Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (MAD), is the busiest airport in Madrid and the largest in Europe. When the traffic flow is moderate, taking a Madrid Airport taxi to the downtown area of Madrid takes approximately 20 minutes. As soon as your journey begins, you will take the M-40 highway to Av. del Mediterráneo. From there, your driver will use the local streets to reach the exact location of your hotel.

A Madrid Airport taxi tailored to you

Imagine arriving in Madrid, being greeted at the airport by an English-speaking driver and then hopping into your very own private vehicle to be whisked off to your hotel in record time. With a Madrid Barajas taxi, you can make this transfer dream a reality. Competitive prices, personalised experiences, 24/7 customer service and no hidden fees are what make a Welcome transfer from Madrid Airport the perfect choice for you.

Flat-rate fee for your Madrid Airport transfer

Local taxis at Madrid Airport charge a flat-rate fee for your journey into the city centre, both at night and during the day. You can expect to pay €30 for a standard taxi ride from Madrid Airport, however, additional costs may be applied for excess luggage, waiting times and number of people when using taxis from the ranks.

To ensure a flat-rate fee with no hidden extras, we recommend booking your transfer with Welcome in advance. 

Benefits of booking a Welcome Airport taxi

Welcome Pickups have been raising the bar in the transfer service business by providing fully tailored and personalised in-destination travel experiences at unbeatable prices. Not only can you enjoy a private, comfortable transfer from Madrid Airport, but Welcome offer a wide variety of travel extras such as our skip-the-line tickets, so you don’t have to waste a second of your vacation standing in line. Order your tickets for some of the top attractions in Madrid, like the fascinating Prado Museum and the breathtaking Royal Palace and your driver will hand-deliver them to you on the day of your pickup. At Welcome, we also offer both private and shared experiences throughout Madrid at extremely competitive prices. In fact, we hand-pick 5-star providers so that you can pre-book your unforgettable experiences based on real customer reviews. 

  1. 24/7 customer support
  2. English-speaking drivers
  3. Hand-picked & trained drivers
  4. Same price as a regular taxi
  5. Hassle-free Arrival at Madrid airport
  6. Flight delay? We Wait
  7. Driver will be waiting for you at your exit gate

Frequently asked questions

What is the best way to get from Madrid Airport to city?

The fastest and most convenient way to get from Madrid Airport to the centre of Madrid is to take a Madrid Airport taxi. This is the only direct transfer option. The total journey shouldn’t take longer than 20 minutes in light traffic and will cost you a flat-rate fee of €30.

How much do you tip a Madrid Airport taxi?

Although Madrid Airport taxi drivers don’t expect a tip, it’s always appreciated if they gave a good service. Usually, we recommend rounding up to the nearest Euro or adding around 10% to the total cost.

Where do I meet my driver?

Once you exit the plane and pass through baggage claim, you will see your driver holding a sign with your name on it just outside of the arrivals gate. To make sure you don’t miss each other, a day before you take your Madrid Barajas Airport transfer, you will receive an email containing your driver’s name, phone number and a photo.

What do I do if my flight is delayed?

At Welcome Pickups, your convenience is our priority. That’s why all of our drivers that offer a transfer from Madrid Airport receive live updates on your plane’s arrival time. That way, whatever time you land, your driver will always be there waiting for you.

Is the cost of a Madrid Airport taxi per person?

No, once you’ve paid for your Madrid Airport transfer, you can seat up to 4 people in our sedans or 8 people in our minivans for the exact same cost. All of our prices are based on individual vehicles, never per person.

How do I find a Madris taxi during my stay?

Finding a taxi in Madrid city centre is quick and easy. They can be found at taxi ranks marked by a blue sign with a big white ’T’ in the middle, or you can hail one down in the street by checking for a green light.

Welcome Pickups has a Net Safety Score of 99 of 100

We’ve introduced a metric indicating how safe travellers feel when using our services during the COVID-19 pandemic. After every ride, we ask each traveller to leave a review.

  • 20 minute gap between transfers

  • Regular Car Sanitisation

  • Contactless ride

  • Sanitiser in every car

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