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 Buenos Aires
Ministro Pistarini International Airport
Booking flights to Buenos Aires has been made effortless by Orbitz.com. Buenos Aires, also known as the "Paris of South America," is serviced by Ministro Pistarini International Airport. The airport is located 14 miles southwest of downtown Buenos Aires. More than 8 million passengers pass through this airport every year. It serves as a hub for Aerolineas Argentinas and LAN Argentina airlines. American Airlines, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, Copa Airlines, Delta Airlines, Iberia, and British Airlines also operate at this airport.
Transportation at Ministro Pistarini International Airport
The airport offers covered and uncovered parking for short-term and long-term availability. There are also spaces for the disabled, pregnant women and government officials. Parking rates change throughout the day depending on the time. However, one can expect to pay up to $40 per day for parking. Taxis and shuttle buses are readily available on the lower terminal. Expect to pay $30 each way from downtown Buenos Aires. Travel time is estimated at 30 minutes, depending on traffic.
Weather in Buenos Aires
The weather in Buenos Aires is mild year-round. Summers are very warm, and winters are cool, with distinct seasons. The average temperatures in the summertime are in the high 70s. The average temperatures in the spring settle in the mid 60s. Winter temperatures average in the high 40s, while fall temperatures are in the high 50s.
Attractions in Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires is an international city that has a lot to offer travelers. Visitors often stop by the Casa Rosada, the official residence of the Argentinean President. Recoleta cemetery is also a sight to see. This is the cemetery where Eva Peron is buried. To take advantage of all this city has to offer, book your flights to Buenos Aires with Orbitz.com.
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