Smoking at Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD)

Airport Rating


Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (Aeropuerto Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas)

Before Security

Smoking is only permitted in designated areas outside the terminals.

Update: Latest report suggests that you can smoke anywhere outside the terminals and you are not restricted to smoking areas. Thanx to SP for this information.

After Security

Terminal 1:

2024, May update from Andrey.: There is no more a smoking area after the security of terminal 1 of Madrid airport (MAD)

Update from BarryOS, March 2020: Was in T1 for a few hours and found the terrace in the VIP area is still available for smokers and loungers alike. either traveling with business will let you in for free or a fee of 36 euro to use the lounge. maximum stay is 4 hours prior to departure.

Update Nov 2019 from Fernando: I can confirm that the Smoking outdoor area inside the T1 VIP Lounge is still open.

VIP Sala lounge has smoking. Anyone flying business or anyone who has priority Pass can get in. Feedback from Adam L. on the 13th Sept 2018. It located on the second floor by gate B28.

Terminal 2:

No smoking

Terminal 3:

No smoking

Terminal 4:

Update from MK, June 2023: Smoking section in Madrid airport is incredible. Outdoors but covered. Tables and chairs. Vending machines. High end food truck. Charging stations. Plants. never seen better.

Photo of smoking area from Matthias, Sept 2022

MAD terminal 4 smoking

Update from Piotr, July 2022: I can confirm: there is open air smoking area after security check, it is located near entrance to the gates J40-J9 (down floor) or if you landed in Madrid, on the way to baggage claim.

Update from Levs, May 2022: There is big, good and comfortable open air smoking area after security check, it is located near entrance to the gates J40-J9 (down floor).

Terminal 4S:

No smoking

Further Information

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