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    Car Rental Madrid

    Great Rates on Madrid Rental CarsMadrid is a city steeped in culture and tradition and best explored at your own pace, from the seat of a rental car. This city is the perfect destination for travelers who are interested in famous paintings and ancient architecture, but it's also ideal for those looking to enjoy a relaxing, slow-paced vacation. Take a step back and listen closely - you might be able to hear the soft melody of a Spanish guitar, the gentle swish of a flamenco dancer's shirt, and perhaps the lively shouts of a charismatic matador. Allow yourself to experience this metropolis at your own pace and take in everything this vibrant city has to offer when you rent a car in Spain with Auto Europe. 

    Book your rental car in Madrid today to guarantee yourself the lowest rate. Save up to 30% with Auto Europe and book with confidence knowing you are working with an industry leader in international car rentals. We guarantee the lowest rate on your rental and have a price match guarantee to back it up! Save even more on car rental insurance in Spain or add-ons like GPS and other accessories. With free cancellation up to 48 hours before pick-up, there is no reason to delay!

    Travel Inspiration for your Next Trip to Madrid

    Auto Europe has been helping travelers find affordable rental cars in Spain for decades. As a trusted travel partner, we love sharing ideas to help you build your upcoming travel itinerary. We've developed road trips highlighting some of the most sought after attractions in Madrid, as well as published a number of unique posts focusing on informing travelers on all there is to see and experience during your time abroad. Whether its your first time or tenth time, review the links below and let us inspire you to make the most of your visit to Madrid.

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    Where to Pick-Up a Rental Car in Madrid

    There are several convenient pick-up locations throughout the city. Auto Europe offers a variety of pick-up options from Madrid's international airports, rail stations, and a number of downtown offices located across the city. Compare rates from our most popular rental car pick-up and drop-off locations in Madrid.

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    Pick-up a Rental Car at Madrid Atocha Station  Atocha Rail Station Pick-up a Rental Car at Madrid Chamartin Rail Station Chamartin Rail Station Car Rental Madrid Airport  Barajas Airport
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    Book a Rental Car in Madrid with the Best Car Rental Suppliers

    Auto Europe has over 20,000 locations in 180 countries across the globe. Auto Europe works with the most trusted rental car suppliers allowing us to provide transportation services to our customers in countries across the globe. We work with well-known suppliers including Avis, Budget, Dollar, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt, Thrifty and more to ensure our customers a smooth rental experience. Read reviews from our customers in Madrid or click the logos for more information about our relationship with these rental car suppliers.

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    Discover More of Spain with a Rental Car in Madrid

    Driving through Spain in a rental car provides travelers with access to all of the beautiful art and architecture that draws tourists year round. When you book your rental with Auto Europe you're free to see more, touring on your own schedule without giving public transportation a second thought. Whether you're focused on the fine artwork, architecture and cultural events in Madrid or you're a foodie looking for the best local Spanish cuisine, rent a car in Madrid and you will see more and make the most of your time in this exciting city.

    Madrid is a great starting city for a road trip across Spain. Located in the northern part of the country, Madrid provides access to popular cities across Spain as well as convenient international routes to popular cities like Paris, Bordeaux, and Lisbon. Look into affordable one-way car rentals and enhance your trip to Europe, or one of our highly affordable Spain travel packages.

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    Madrid to Toledo in a Rental Car  Madrid to Toledo 45 MIs 72 KMs 1h 08 mins
    Madrid to Granada in a Rental Car  Madrid to Granada 261 MIs 420 KMs 4h 22 mins
    Madrid to Seville in a Rental Car  Madrid to Seville 335 MIs 539 KMs 5h 08 mins
    Madrid to Barcelona in a Rental Car  Madrid to Barcelona 387 MIs 622 KMs 6h 14 mins
    Madrid to Lisbon in a Rental Car  Madrid to Lisbon 391 MIs 629 KMs 6h 03 mins

    If you are a fan of museums, Madrid will not let you down since there are numerous offers for you to visit. Some of the more popular venues include the Prado Museum, Cerralbo Museum, Sorolla Museum, and the National archaeological Museum. If museums aren't your cup of tea, do not worry, as there are so many other attractions available! Use our map to find attractions such as the Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande, the Royal Palace of Madrid, Teatro Lara and the National Library of Spain. Do not wait any longer to download this map of Madrid so that you have fast and easy access to all of the city's best and most popular attractions!


    Popular Questions on Renting a Car in Madrid

    How old do you need to be to rent a car in Madrid?

    The minimum age to rent a car in Madrid is 21 years of age, although a there are a few rental companies who require drivers to be at least 23 years old. Be sure to check with Auto Europe, and your individual supplier if you are under the age of 25 and looking to book a rental car in Madrid. Drivers within the ages of 21-24 may be required to pay an additional fee, known as a "young driver surcharge," which is usually upwards of $10-$20 USD a day, on top of the daily rental rate.

    Can I rent a car without a credit card in Madrid?

    Many Auto Europe customers are surprised to learn they can book a rental car in Madrid without needing to have a credit card on file. By working with multiple suppliers in Madrid, Auto Europe knows which suppliers and car categories are ideal for booking without a credit card and won't require drivers to hand over thousands of dollars in the process. Contact us at 1-888-223-5555 for more assistance.

    Contact Auto Europe for Your Car Rental in MadridCan I use my driver's license to drive in Madrid?

    Spain now requires that American tourists obtain an International Driver's Permit prior to collecting their rental car in Madrid. You can purchase your IDP from AAA for about $20 USD before leaving on your trip. While Keep in mind that if you do not have an IDP you run the risk of being turned away at the rental counter or fined in the event that you are pulled over by local authorities.

    Auto Europe strongly recommends all travelers planning on driving obtain an international driver's license in Spain to supplement your domestic license.


    Additional Rental and Transportation Options in Madrid

    Whatever your transportation needs may be, Auto Europe can provide the perfect mode of transportation at a price that can't be beat. We take pride in guaranteeing the lowest rates for your transportation needs. Compare daily car rental rates with luxury, chauffeur, van or any type of transportation to find the ideal option for you and your travel party.

    Luxury Car Rental Madrid
    Luxury Car Rentals Madrid -  Make your vacation a dream by upgrading your car rental to a luxury or sports car in Madrid. Auto Europe has a comprehensive fleet of luxury car rentals in Madrid, so you can always find the right car, at the best available rate.
    Van Rental Madrid
    Van Rental Madrid -  Auto Europe doesn't just offer rental cars in Madrid. We also offer Van Rentals in Madrid, including minivans, cargo vans, and sprinter vans. Search for the perfect van to fit your needs and receive the best possible rate in Spain.
    Car Leasing in Madrid
    Madrid Short-Term Car Leases -  For travelers looking to book a car for over 21 days should look into our short term lease program in Madrid with Peugeot. Lease a brand new car for your time in Madrid and return it when your trip concludes.