Flights from Madrid
Flying out of Madrid
Finding the right flights from Madrid can be as simple as doing a search at Orbitz.com. The search engine at the Orbtiz.com site combs through current flight schedules to show comparative costs, as well as departure and arrival times, layovers and other issues that make certain flight options more attractive than others. The Madrid-Barajas Airport, located at Avenida de la Hispanidad, 28042 Madrid, is 12 miles from the city center. It's the main hub for Iberia and does business with major airlines, including EasyJet, Delta, Air France, British Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Europa and others.
Parking at the Madrid-Barajas Airport
Orbitz.com can help travelers find convenient, affordable places on and off site for vacation parking. The airport in Madrid has express parking meant for dropping off and picking up travelers. For the first 30 minutes, the parking is free. Short- and long-term parking lots can be found at each terminal and cost from €9.60 for two hours up to €60 per day for Terminal 2 short-term parking. Long-term parking is available for €18.30 per day. The economy lot requires a shuttle ride back and forth to the terminals but costs only €10.80 per day or €62.80 per week.
Transportation to and From the Airport
For travelers who wish to avoid parking, Orbitz.com can help find special offers on ground transportation to and from Madrid-Barajas Airport. It takes approximately 30 minutes to get there from downtown by car. A credentialed taxi service will charge anywhere from €25 to €30 for the ride, but oftentimes there are taxi drivers inside the terminals offering cheaper rides who do not have the same credentials as those who have signed a contract with the airport. Passengers can also opt for a €2 train ride or take the bus for a similar fee.
Restaurants Near Madrid-Barajas Airport
There's no need to leave the airport to find an excellent selection of restaurants, counter service diners or bars. Orbitz.com can offer travelers deals on food and air packages, though they might not be dining in-house. The convenience of dining at the airport while waiting for flights from Madrid may be worth the cost, but passengers should expect the cost to be relatively more expensive than similar restaurants found in the city center.
Flights to Austin
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is the major airport that serves visitors and residents of the capital city of Texas. The airport offers nonstop service to 39 locations, including Chicago, New York City, and San Francisco. For more information on Austin-Bergstrom International, or to find cheap flights to Austin, travelers should visit Orbitz.com.
Transportation at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
Austin-Bergstrom International offers a wide selection of limousine services, charters, shuttles, and taxis for busy air travelers. Visitors should know that there is a minimum taxi fare of $12.85, which includes an airport surcharge of $1.00. People can also rent their own car at one of nine car-rental agencies. To find a good deal on a rental car, visitors should make reservations on Orbitz.com before traveling. For visitors interested in taking public transportation, there is also a bus route that travels to the airport.
Austin Weather Conditions
Weather in Austin is usually temperate, with an average temperature around 68°F. Winters are often mild, with an average high of 62°F in January. However, summers in Austin are warmer than most areas of the country, with an average high of 97°F in August.
Major Attractions in Austin, Texas
Austin, Texas, is known as the live music capital of the world, so there are many restaurants, bars, and clubs that offer a variety of music, ranging from the blues to electronica. Austin also hosts several music festivals each year, including Austin City Limits, SXSW, and the Texas Rock Fest. Hotels fill early when a music festival is in town, so visitors should make hotel reservations while they book cheap flights to Austin on Orbitz.com.
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