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 Salzburg
Salzburg Airport Information
Orbitz.com is the best planner for low-budget flights to Salzburg. Salzburg Airport, also known as W.A. Mozart Airport, is Austria's second largest airport. It is located at Innsbrucker Bundesstrasse 95, two miles to the west of downtown Salzburg and 1.2 miles from the German border. The airport is served by airlines such as easyJet, British Airways, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines.
Transport from the Airport
There is a multistoried car park connected to the terminal building by a walkway. The car rental companies are on the ground floor, and there are taxi services directly in front of the airport terminal. Salzburg trolleybus line 2 and line 8 serve as the connection between the airport and the public transportation system of the city. You get to the main railway station in 25 minutes and the CBD in 30 minutes. When traveling by train, you get to Salzburg Hauptbahnhof station in between 15 and 20 minutes.
Weather in Salzburg
Salzburg experiences a cool and humid climate. June, July and August receive the highest rainfall. July is the hottest, with a high mean temperature of 75 degrees Fahrenheit. January, the coldest month, has a low mean temperature of 23 degrees and a high of 36 degrees.
Popular Attractions in Salzburg
Visit the Hohensalzburg Fortress, which was built in 1077. It contains the Fortress Museum as well as the medieval princes' apartments. This fortress is in the center of Salzburg and accessed by the funicular railway departing from the Festungsgasse. Other popular sites that you should visit include the Hellbrunn Castle, the Salzburg Cathedral and the Augustiner Braustubl. The best time to visit is in summer (May to September), as the city has many ongoing events, such as the Salzburger Festspiele. In addition to cheap flights to Salzburg, Orbitz.com also offers budget accommodation deals.
Ramada Hotel Salzburg City CentreSüdtiroler Platz 13, Salzburg 4.0 out of 5.0
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Amedia Express Salzburg CitySt-Julien-Strasse 7, Salzburg 3.0 out of 5.0
Located in Elisabeth-Vorstadt, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Salzburg Congress Convention Center and Mirabell Palace and Gardens. Mozart's Birthplace ...
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