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 Lisbon
Airports in Lisbon
The primary airport serving the city of Lisbon, Portugal, is Portela Airport. The airport is located within the Lisbon city limits and is serviced by a variety of airlines. Visitors can quickly and easily search for cheap flights to Lisbon using Orbitz.com. The site makes it convenient to search multiple airlines flying into Lisbon, including British Airways, Air France, Air Europa, Iberia, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, and US Airways. The airport is situated approximately seven kilometers from the center of the city.
Transportation From Portela Airport
Getting to and from Portela Airport is relatively easy due to the short distance from the airport to the downtown area. Travelers can choose to use the local bus service or taxi service. Car-rental services are also available at the airport. Visitors who wish to explore the city after arriving in Lisbon can book their car rental in advance using Orbitz.com
Weather Information in Lisbon
The climate in Lisbon is subtropical-mediterranean. The winters here tend to be relatively mild, while the summers are hot. During the months of March, April, and November, the weather is typically transitional. Temperatures may exceed the upper 70s during the day and drop to the low 50s at night. Dressing in layers may be appropriate if visiting during these months.
Destination Highlights in Lisbon
There is much to see and do in Lisbon. One of the most popular areas for sightseeing is the Belém district. This district is home to a number of monuments and landmarks, such as the Belém Tower and Jerónimos Monastery. Shopping is also popular in Lisbon, but visitors should keep in mind that most shops here take an extended lunch break. To compensate, they also remain open quite late into the night. Visitors planning a trip to this great city can easily search for cheap flights to Lisbon using Orbitz.com. The site displays low-fare international flights from multiple airlines at once.
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