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Alcalá de Henares Guide


Alcala De Henares is located 35kms Northeast of Madrid and has been inhabited in its current location since 1BC by the Romans. With scheduled trains and buses, spending a day exploring the city is easy. There are several guided tours available to assist travellers in seeing the sights. Alcala De Henares with its rich history is a great place to spend a day or holiday. Opt for cheap car hire in Alcala de Henares and explore the sights from the style and comfort of your own vehicle.

Explore Alcala de Henares

The local turismo is located on the central Plaza de Cervantes and can arrange guided tours, has maps available and local information.

The Universidad Antigua is located in the heart of Plaza de San Diego and offers guided tours each day. It features a Plateresque façade and the Great Hall houses Paraninfo, an exclusive restaurant. The Museo Casa Natal de Cervantes is reported to be the birth place of Cervantes. The home is open to the public and contains a museum showing earlier works of Don Quixote and other items from the author.

Take time to tour the beautiful Santos Niños Justo y Pastor cathedral. Carvings by Gregorio Fernández and Pedro de Mena line the interior of the church. Nearby you will find the Oratory of San Felipe Neri.

There are many more interesting attractions located throughout the city as well as the Plaza de Cervantes. In the busy square is the open air theatre 'Teatro de Cervantes, which exhibits Calderón de la Barca art works and Lope de Vega art works. The Chapel of Oidor, City Hall, the Convent of Santa Úrsula and the Colegio de Málaga form part of the surrounding buildings.


There are several hotels available in Alcala De Henares to meet any budget or need. Try Husa El Bedel with an excellent location in the heart of the town or AC Alcala located in the commercial area of the city.


Located 20 minutes drive West of Alcala de Henares is Madrid's Barajas International Airport. This is the arrival destination for the majority of travellers visiting Alcala de Henares. Transport options here are in abundance, with many taxis, shuttles, buses and trains operating into the centre of Madrid. From here there are numerous connections to Alcala de Henares.

Car rentals are available at the airport from suppliers Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt. If you are looking to book car hire in Alcala de Henares for the duration of your holiday and you are arriving into Madrid Airport, be sure to arrange for car hire ready for your arrival, and save costs and fuss on public transport services.

Frequently asked questions

Is the cheapest? Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town. What do I need to do when picking up a car? To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient. Are there any additional costs? In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance). What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental? In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car. What is a worry-free label? This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you. How can I change or cancel my reservation? You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less). When will I get a confirmation of my booking? Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours). Which car rental companies are compared by at this location
  • Avis
  • Budget
  • Dollar Rent a Car
  • Europcar
  • Hertz
  • Keddy By Europcar
  • Thrifty

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