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Madrid, Spain
13 Apr — 20 Apr
Madrid, Spain
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Car hire insight and trends in Madrid

Useful insights to help you book the perfect car hire in Madrid

What is the cheapest car hire agency in Madrid?

The cheapest car hire in Madrid are generally found through Dickmanns. When booking with Dickmanns, you may be able to find car hire prices for as low as $4/day. The average price to hire a car in Madrid is $11/day.

What car hire company in Madrid has the most locations?

Sunnycars has the most locations of any car hire company in Madrid, with 16 locations.

What car do most people hire in Madrid?

The Fiat 500 is the most popular car to hire in Madrid, according to our data. Our users have found prices for Fiat 500 rentals for as low as $8/day in Madrid, though on average you can expect prices to be around $62/day. Another popular car to hire in Madrid is the Citroen C4 Cactus for an average of $63/day, and deals as low as $12/day.

Best deals found for Madrid car hire

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental car types in Madrid
Economy$8/day
Compact$11/day
Intermediate$11/day
Full-size SUV$36/day
Mini$8/day
Compact SUV$9/day
Intermediate SUV$9/day
Compact estate car$29/day
Best rates found by momondo users in the past 48 hours.

Important information about Madrid car hire

There are so many things to see and do in Madrid and the surrounding area. Some of the most popular attractions include the Prado Museum, the Temple of Debod, Plaza Mayor, and the Royal Palace. There are around 15 car hire locations in Madrid, so you are sure to find a car to suit your trip. There are a few things you should be aware of about using rental cars in Madrid. There are three free car parking areas at the outskirts of the city, and you can park in one of these lots and then use public transit to enter the city and save a lot in parking fees. Automatic transmission cars are not popular in Spain, so it may be difficult to find a cheap car rental in Madrid that doesn’t have a manual transmission. If booking in advance through momondo, be sure and check the transmission type of the car you are renting if you don’t know how to drive a manual. Speed cameras are common, and all speed limit signs are in kilometres per hour. Highway tolls are also common, so make sure you have a way to pay.

While visiting, is it worthwhile to rent a car while visiting Madrid?

Though the city is walkable and public transit is available, having a cheap car rental will enable you to travel to sites located outside the city limits as well as travel to the city if you are staying in the surrounding area. Segovia, Toledo, Cuenca, and Rascafria are just a few lovely towns that are a short drive from Madrid. Parking on the streets of the city is not allowed and most parking areas require payment. Driving in the city, in general, can be difficult if you aren't familiar with it. There are many narrow streets and roundabouts are often used instead of traffic lights in many places throughout the city. hired cars in Madrid also make it easy to add a day trip to the coast, where you can enjoy the beautiful beaches.

What different driving laws should I keep in mind while driving in Madrid?

You cannot turn right on red in Spain. You also need to carry proof of insurance. Seat belt laws are strictly enforced, and all persons must wear a seat belt. Small children need to be secured in a European Union-approved child seat. You cannot hold your phone while driving and may have to pay a fine on the spot if they catch you doing it. You must wear appropriate clothing and shoes while operating a motor vehicle or you could be fined. That means wearing a shirt and you can’t drive in flip-flops. You also can’t put your hand out the window. It is advisable to always check with the local department of motor vehicles about any recent changes in driving laws.

Will I need a special driving license or permit to drive a rental car in Madrid if I’m visiting from another country?

If you are travelling from a non-European Union country, you will need both your valid driving license, passport, and an international driving permit (IDP). You also must be age 22 years or older and have a credit card to rent a car in Madrid. Some Madrid car rentals have an upper age limit of 65 years for drivers. It is always advisable to check the laws before travelling, as policies can change on short notice.


Madrid car hire deals found on momondo

Find the car hire in Madrid that's right for you

Small cars

$39 - $138

All Car Types

$66 - $124

The average price of a small car hire in Madrid, Spain is $72. The cheapest time to hire a small car in Madrid, Spain is in November. The price is 46% lower than the rest of the year at just $39 per day. A small car rental is typically 21% less expensive than the average rental car in Madrid. The average price of a vehicle hire in Madrid can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Madrid small car hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a medium car hire in Madrid, Spain is $96. The cheapest time to hire a medium car in Madrid, Spain is in November. The price is 29% lower than the rest of the year at just $69 per day. A medium car rental is typically 7% more expensive than the average rental car in Madrid. The average price of a vehicle hire in Madrid can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Madrid medium car hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a large car hire in Madrid, Spain is $122. The cheapest time to hire a large car in Madrid, Spain is in May. The price is 48% lower than the rest of the year at just $64 per day. A large car rental is typically 27% more expensive than the average rental car in Madrid. The average price of a vehicle hire in Madrid can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a SUV hire in Madrid, Spain is $76. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Madrid, Spain is in November. The price is 49% lower than the rest of the year at just $40 per day. A SUV rental is typically 16% less expensive than the average rental car in Madrid. The average price of a vehicle hire in Madrid can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Madrid SUV hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a van hire in Madrid, Spain is $118. The cheapest time to hire a van in Madrid, Spain is in November. The price is 44% lower than the rest of the year at just $67 per day. A van rental is typically 23% more expensive than the average rental car in Madrid. The average price of a vehicle hire in Madrid can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a luxury car hire in Madrid, Spain is $145. The cheapest time to hire a luxury car in Madrid, Spain is in May. The price is 30% lower than the rest of the year at just $102 per day. A luxury car rental is typically 38% more expensive than the average rental car in Madrid. The average price of a vehicle hire in Madrid can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a convertible hire in Madrid, Spain is $141. The cheapest time to hire a convertible in Madrid, Spain is in October. The price is 87% lower than the rest of the year at just $19 per day. A convertible rental is typically 36% more expensive than the average rental car in Madrid. The average price of a vehicle hire in Madrid can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

Hyundai Accent Hatch
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$8/day

13 Apr - 26 Apr
Hyundai Accent Hatch
Hyundai Accent Hatch
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$9/day

13 Apr - 26 Apr
Hyundai Accent Hatch

Madrid car hire directory

All major car hire suppliers in Madrid

Hertz

6.1
Okay
40 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.6

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.1

Value

5.8

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.4
Very Good
3 reviews9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

8.0

Europcar

8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

8.0

Avis

8.0
Very Good
9 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.1

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

7.4

Budget

7.8
Good
10 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.8

Value

7.9

Sixt

7.3
Good
19 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.2

Dollar

7.1
Good
3 reviews9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.2

Comfort

8.1

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.3

Value

7.2

Thrifty

6.7
Okay
8 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.9

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.2

Quick facts about car hire in Madrid

Get the overview on great hire deals, popular car hire companies, and best car types for your visit in Madrid

Most Popular Agency

Record Go

Popular Car Types

Compact, Economy, SUV

Cheapest Hire Car

$24

Most Popular Model

Fiat 500
The most popular Madrid car hire agency found on momondo this month is Record Go. Other top choices for car hire companies are Goldcar Rental SP and Alamo
The following car types were offered at car hire companies in Madrid in the past 72 hours: Compact, Economy, SUV.
The lowest price for a car hire in Madrid is $24/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $66/day.
The most popular car model to hire in Madrid in the past 7 days is the Fiat 500. Our users also prefer the Opel Mokka as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your car hire pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular car hire locations in Madrid

Nearby attractions:

IFEMA - Feria de Madrid4.5 km
Hotel Crowne Plaza Madrid Airport4.6 km
Estado Santiago Bernabéu10.6 km
Melia Castilla10.7 km
Puerta de Alcala12.3 km

Nearby attractions:

IFEMA - Feria de Madrid3.2 km
Estado Santiago Bernabéu5.4 km
Puerta de Alcala5.5 km
Museo del Prado6.0 km
Melia Castilla6.1 km

Nearby attractions:

IFEMA - Feria de Madrid0.2 km
Hotel Crowne Plaza Madrid Airport6.4 km
Estado Santiago Bernabéu6.4 km
Melia Castilla6.6 km
Puerta de Alcala8.0 km

Hire a car near one of these popular hotels in Madrid

Below are the most popular hotels in Madrid
Barceló Imagine

Barceló Imagine

Calle Agustin De Foxa, 32, Madrid, Spain

6.3 km from city centre

Hotel Riu Plaza España

Hotel Riu Plaza España

C/ Gran Via, 84, Madrid, Spain

1.2 km from city centre

NH Collection Madrid Paseo del Prado

NH Collection Madrid Paseo del Prado

Plaza Canovas Del Castillo, 4, Madrid, Spain

0.7 km from city centre

Hyatt Centric Gran Via Madrid

Hyatt Centric Gran Via Madrid

Gran Via 31, Madrid, Spain

0.5 km from city centre

Hotel Puerta America

Hotel Puerta America

Avenida de America, 41 or, Madrid, Spain

4.0 km from city centre

Eurostars Madrid Tower

Eurostars Madrid Tower

Paseo De La Castellana, 259 B, Madrid, Spain

6.9 km from city centre

Senator Barajas

Senator Barajas

Galeon 27, Madrid, Spain

11.3 km from city centre

Hotel Urban,a Member of Design Hotels

Hotel Urban,a Member of Design Hotels

Carrera San Jeronimo 34, Madrid, Spain

0.4 km from city centre

Barceló Emperatriz

Barceló Emperatriz

Calle De Lopez De Hoyos, 4, Madrid, Spain

2.6 km from city centre

Zleep Madrid Airport

Zleep Madrid Airport

Avenida de Aragón 402, Madrid, Spain

13.5 km from city centre

Ilunion Atrium

Ilunion Atrium

Emilio Vargas, 3 y 5, Madrid, Spain

5.4 km from city centre

Eurostars Suites Mirasierra

Eurostars Suites Mirasierra

Calle De Alfredo Marquerie, 43, Madrid, Spain

7.9 km from city centre

NH Collection Madrid Suecia

NH Collection Madrid Suecia

Marqués de Casa Riera 4, Madrid, Spain

0.6 km from city centre

C&h Aravaca Garden

C&h Aravaca Garden

Calle de Burgohondo, 8, Madrid, Spain

12.7 km from city centre

Barceló Torre De Madrid

Barceló Torre De Madrid

Plaza de España, 18, Madrid, Spain

1.2 km from city centre

NH Collection Madrid Palacio de Tepa

NH Collection Madrid Palacio de Tepa

Calle de San Sebastián 2, Madrid, Spain

0.2 km from city centre

Melia Madrid Princesa

Melia Madrid Princesa

Princesa 27, Madrid, Spain

1.6 km from city centre

Hotel Villa Real, a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts

Hotel Villa Real, a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts

Plaza de Las Cortes 10, Madrid, Spain

0.5 km from city centre


Driving with a car hire in Madrid - FAQs

Learn everything there is to know about hiring a car in Madrid so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

How much will it cost to hire a car in Madrid, Spain in May?

For a weekend in May, the best deals in Madrid start from around $39 up to around $49. Stretching your hire over seven days shifts the price range to about $26 to $131.

Is there a fee to cancel my Madrid, Spain car hire?

When hiring a car, you can expect to find that a majority of the rental car agencies in Madrid do not have a cancellation fee. Keep in mind that momondo does not set these cancellation policies, but we can help you find great deals on car hire in Madrid. Be sure to look for the Cancellation Policy when you conduct your search.

What is the best type of car to hire in Madrid during May?

When temperatures average 21 °C and precipitation is 20 mm, your best car hire option for the month of May is a convertible. Renting a convertible in Madrid is an exciting way to see the area without having to worry about the weather being uncooperative. However, it is always a good idea to check the forecast before you travel and make any adjustments to your car hire plans. Hiring a Convertible in Madrid will cost you $82/day on average.

What is the speed limit in Madrid, Spain?

Madrid’s speed limit is 50 km/h when you are driving in the city. This speed limit might also apply to surrounding towns and neighbourhoods. The suburban speed limit in Madrid is 100 km/h and the speed limit for motorways is 120 km/h. However, be sure to look for posted signage as these speeds may vary.

What car hire company has the Citroen C4 Cactus in Madrid?

What is the weather like in Madrid, Spain in April?

Those looking for a hire car in Madrid during the month of April should expect temperatures to be around 12 °C and should expect around 40 mm of precipitation. This information can be helpful when choosing which car you’d like to rent.

Is the weather in Madrid similar to the rest of Madrid?

Those looking to hire a car in Madrid for a road trip to the surrounding areas, please know the weather in Madrid during the month of April usually is around 12 °C with 40 mm of possible rain.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Madrid?

Prices for cars in Madrid are refreshed on a daily basis.

How many operators does momondo search for cars in Madrid?

How old do you have to be to hire a car in Madrid?

Age requirements for drivers vary depending on the country, including Madrid. In several EU countries, drivers must be 18 years old. Generally, to hire a car overseas, you must be at least 21 years old, and if you're under 25, you may be charged a young driver surcharge. It's recommended that you review the policy of your preferred hire company before booking.

What documentation or ID do you need to hire a car in Madrid?

To hire a car in Madrid, all drivers must present a valid full driving license. If the license is written in a language other than the language of the country of hire, an International Driving Permit may be required to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you're hiring a car abroad, you may also need to provide evidence of your return travel and accommodation information during your stay. We always recommend that you verify with the specific hire company you're booking with.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to book a car hire in Madrid?

Using momondo to book a car hire in Madrid could save you time and money. momondo searches thousands of car hire websites and locations to provide you with a wide selection of options and cars to choose from.

How does momondo help me find the best car hire deal in Madrid?

momondo makes it easier for you to find great car hire in Madrid, by allowing you to refine your search with numerous filtering options. You can narrow your selection by looking at price, car type, location and more.

Does momondo show car hire deals in Madrid with free cancellation?

Yes you can filter specifically for car hire companies in Madrid offering free cancellation on momondo.

Can I hire a car with a fair fuel policy in Madrid on momondo?

Yes, simply select the fair fuel policy filter after performing a search for hire cars in Madrid on momondo.

Can I find a car hire in Madrid which offers enhanced cleaning on momondo?

You can specifically filter for enhanced cleaning on car hire in Madrid on momondo.

Can I search for car hire in Madrid with unlimited mileage on momondo?

Yes, momondo is capable of showing unlimited mileage car hire options in Madrid.


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