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Looking for cars in Madrid? In QuarentaCars you can book cheap car rental Madrid and pick up the vehicle at the airport, Atocha train station, downtown and the main cities of the Comunidad de Madrid. Explore the capital of Spain at your own rhythm; we will help you find the perfect car for you.

Offices: Car Hire Madrid

With our car rental comparison engine you can easily reserve a car hire Madrid airport, at Atocha or Chamartín train stations, and in several towns in the community.

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Car Rental Madrid Airport, Atocha & Chamartín Station

Madrid, as one of the main capitals of Europe, enjoys all kinds of connections with the rest of the world. Not only is it the capital of Spain, but it is also one of the most visited cities on the planet. Its character is open and friendly with a historical, sporting and cultural heritage that exceeds the expectations of the most demanding of travellers.

Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport is located on the outskirts of the city, 14 kilometres from the centre. It receives daily flights from all over the world.

The Atocha and Chamartin train stations; in the heart of the city, have a constant flow of passengers coming from all the cities of the Peninsula.

Consult the timetables of your flights at Madrid-Barajas Airport. Check the train schedules at Atocha Train Station and Chamartin Train Station.

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Directory: Car Rental in Madrid

The Spanish capital, marks the route to follow in terms of car rental service standards; large multinational companies, low cost car rentals and a wide variety of local and regional agencies operate here. 

Madrid has a wide range of rent a car agencies at airport, Atocha train station, and more than fifty pick-up points across the región. The fleet of automatic and manual cars is perfectly adapted to the area, with availability in all categories: small, economic, compact, family, SUV, 7-seater and 9-seater.

Where to go in Madrid?

Discover the city of Madrid's main interesting places.

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Madrid is not just a great city, it is a very big city. We could start from any point of the city, but because of the popular and busy city, let’s take the wide Plaza Mayor as a point to take the pulse of the city and buy some souvenirs in the shops of the area or taste some tapas in the famous Mercado de San Miguel.

Among the great monuments in this area of the city are the collegiate church of San Isidro, the palace of Santa Cruz, home to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the monastery of Las Descalzas, and the convent of La Encarnación.

Once you arrive at the Barrio de las Letras you will notice a trail of the great writers, Góngora, Quevedo and Lope de Vega, are just some of the writers who lived in this area of Madrid. In the Plaza de las Cortes you will find the monument to the most universal of Spanish writers, Miguel de Cervantes.

The area of the museums, the Royal Palace and the Puerta del Sol
The Huertas district is the oldest area in Madrid. The street that gives the district its name is bohemian and nocturnal in nature, with an endless number of pubs, discos and restaurants. The illustrious Miguel de Cervantes lived in Las Huertas street, 18, and his remains rest in the convent of the Barefoot Trinitarians of San Ildefonso, popularly known as Las Trinitarias de Cervantes. Very close to this point is the city’s trilogy of museums: the Prado Museum, the Reina Sofía Museum and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum.

The Calle Mayor leads us to the Puerta del Sol, the starting point of all roads in Spain, also known as the ‘kilómetro cero’. Whether by chance or coincidence, the traditional New Year’s welcome is celebrated from this very square. In the square you will find Casa de Correos, today the seat of the Government of the Community of Madrid.

An obligatory stop in your visit to Madrid is the Parque del Retiro, a large garden of 118 hectares with more than 20,000 trees, located in the heart of the city. Its main attraction is a navigable lake and the Casa de Cristal. One of the symbols of the city, La Puerta de Alcalá, is just a stone’s throw away.

The area of the Paseos
The Paseo del Prado itself is impressive, because it houses several of the most representative pictures of the city of Madrid, one is the Plaza de Cibeles, with the monumental fountain of the goddess on the chariot pulled by two lions. Another is the fountain of Apollo, and the also monumental fountain of Neptune. As if this were not enough, it also houses two of the most visited museums in the world: the Prado Museum and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum; as well as the spectacular Botanical Garden.

The lion is a constant figure in Madrid’s architecture. The Congress of Deputies, located in the Plaza de las Cortes, is a clear example of this, and its façade, with its six columns and two bronze lions, guards the Spanish Constitution. In this same area, you can find the Teatro Real and the Cathedral of Almudena.

La Gran vía and Plaza España
The construction of the Gran Via marked the entry into the elite of the world’s great capitals. The Telefónica building was the first skyscraper in Madrid around 1929. Lovers of theatre and musicals have their space in the Gran Vía, in the section between Plaza de Callao and Plaza España.

Plaza España is a very popular place for visitors, here you can find a monument in honour of Cervantes and his most iconic characters: Don Quixote and Sancho Panza; with the Edificio España and the Torre Madrid as a backdrop.

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FAQs regarding car hire in Madrid

Clarify all your doubts before hiring your car.

There are three factors you should take into account when booking a car : location and type of vehicle you need, the route you are going to take and the coverages. You must answer these three questions:

  • What vehicle do I need and where?
    The first thing you must be clear about is where you need the vehicle, how many people are accompanying you on the journey and the amount of luggage. This way you can define whether you need a compact vehicle or a 7-seater minivan.
  • How far do I need to travel and for how long do I need the vehicle?
    The second thing you should be clear about is the distance you plan to travel. This will help you choose the right vehicle, and the most convenient mileage and fuel policy for your trip.
  • What coverage is included in the price?
    The third thing you should know is what is included in the price of your reservation. You must know the mileage policy, the amount of the deposit/liability, the amount of the damage waiver and the fuel policy.

Whatever the season, we recommend that you confirm your booking well in advance to get better deals.

  • High season
    For dates such as Easter, summer and Christmas, we advise you to reserve two weeks in advance.
  • Low and mid season
    For the rest of the year, we advise you to make your reservation at least one week in advance.
  • Last minute promotions
    There are times when we post last minute offers. To be aware of last minute offers, just subscribe to our newsletter.

Yes, you can pay for your reservation by debit card. In order of formalize the hire you will need a credit card, or debit card in most branches.

Yes. For a part of the usual price, you can choose the AXA Insurance premium coverage, which provides you the maximum protection against theft and accidents with guaranteed reimbursement of up to €3,000; in addition to roadside assistance.

With the protection of AXA Insurance you can obtain savings of approximately 50 to 70% in comparison with direct agency coverage.

The cheapest price to hire small car in Madrid is around 5 £/day for 7 days. Due to the fact that parking in Madrid plaza can be complicated, mini cars are an interesting option to move around the city. 

Remember to filter by car type, you will find a large variety of small car models: Fiat 500, Citroën C1, Peugeot 107, and lots of other cars.

The cheapest price for hire economy car in Madrid is around 5 £/day for a week.

By activating the filter you will find a wide range of models of economy cars: Ford Fiesta, Seat Ibiza, Hyundai i20, and other models.

The lowest price for a 7 seater car rental Madrid is around 34 £/day for one week. This vehicle is ideal for group trips and large families.

Activate the filter and find a wide range of 7-seat minivans: Seat Alhambra, Opel Meriva, Ford Galaxy, and many more models.

The lowest price to rent 9-seater car in Madrid is around 43 £/day for 1 week. This is a smart way to travel in a group. Not only can you divide the cost between your group of friends, but you can also alternate driving the vehicle.

Yes, you can rent in Madrid with a full/full fuel policy. You receive the vehicle full of fuel and return it full, with no refuelling charge.

Yes, you can rent a car in Madrid with unlimited mileage. The availability is indicated in the mileage policy label, placed in the search results.

Yes, in general, most car rentals in Madrid allow you to travel to the most popular European destinations.

When you pick up your car, you must inform the counter of the country you plan to travel to and pay the cross border charge that will keep you covered abroad.

Yes, you can rent a car in Madrid, leaving the car in a different branch than the one where you picked it up.

When you search, you must specify both the city of collection and the city of drop-off. Our search engine will automatically show you the available options.

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