Your gateway to Madrid is via Madrid-Barajas Airport. The airport can be reached via a fast rail line to the city; taxis and buses also service routes to and from the airport.
You can fly to Madrid via Vueling Airlines, the leading Spanish low-cost airline with a hub in Madrid. Vueling offers cheap flights from the city to major European destinations.
The largest European low-cost airlines offering no-frills, Madrid flights are Ryanair and easyJet, both of which are U.K.-based carriers.
Other smaller, budget-fare airlines servicing routes to Madrid include U.K. carriers, bmibaby and Jet2.com, as well as MyAir—an Italian-based carrier. Air Berlin is a low-cost airline that offers amenities on its flights to and from Madrid and Germany.