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Madrid Airport Terminal 1

Madrid Airport Terminal 1 operates mainly with International flights and major international carriers such as Lufthansa, Air Europe, Air France or Easyjet, among others.


Terminal 1 at Madrid airport is where boarding gates A, B and C are located.

Transfer between terminals

Passengers may transfer between terminals by the frequent shuttle buses that connect Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 with the rest of the terminals:


- 06:30 am to 11:30 pm (every 5 minutes)

- 11:30 pm to 01:50 am (every 20 minutes)

- 01:50 am to 06:30 am (every 40 minutes)


Transfer between terminal 1 and 2

Passengers should know it is possible to connect to Terminal 2 past Gate C46, since there is a connector that also leads to boarding gates A14-A1.

Passengers who wish to transfer to Terminal 4, please proceed to board the underground train.



Madrid Airport Terminal 1 consists of the following levels:


- Ground level: Arrivals. Find in this level boarding gates A9-12, along with the Baggage carousels and customs.


For the Non-Schengen flights baggage reclaim go to the Hall 1 and for the domestic and Schengen flights get to the Hall 2.


- First level: Departures and check-in level. Boarding gates in level 1 are the ones belonging to B and C, and also A remote gates.


Please note that the center gateway is where shared gates C30-46 and B30-18 are located. Past Gate C46, passengers may proceed to connect to Terminal 2, where it is also possible to connect to boarding gates A14-A1 through the gate area B18-20.


Flight status

See the flight status at Madrid Airport Terminal 1



The Services described below are available at Madrid Airport Terminal 1:

- Baby care facilities

- Strollers

- Post office

- Free Wi-Fi

- Food, drink and retail concessions

- Luggage storage

- Luggage wrapping

- Pharmacy

- Mobile chargers

- ATMs

- Currency exchange

- Chapel (Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe)

- Mosque

- Oratory

- Self-service check-in machines


See more Services at Madrid Airport Terminals



Airport lounges

Madrid Airport Terminal 1 counts with Cibeles lounge, which stands for a reserved room for Non-Schengen flights. Please note that access is only granted by presenting a T1 boarding pass


Location: Second level, boarding area, between gates B26 and B29. Service hours: 24/7.