Terminal Drop-Off Charge

From 1 November 2021, a £5 charge will apply for vehicles dropping off passengers at the designated drop-off zones, located directly outside the terminals. Discounts and exemptions will apply. Free drop-off will be available at the Long Stay car parks.

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Changes to entering the UK using EU ID cards

From 1 October 2021, most EU, EEA and Swiss nationals will need to use a valid passport to travel to the UK. ID cards will no longer be accepted as a valid travel document to enter the UK, though some exemptions will apply. 

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  • Dane County Airport Guide

    Full Name: Dane County Regional Airport
    Location: The airport is located five miles (8km) northeast of Madison.
    Time: GMT -6 (GMT -5 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

    Tel: (608) 246 3380

    Transfer to the City:

    The Madison Metro Transit System Route 20 bus runs to the airport every 30 minutes on weekdays, and every 60 minutes in the evenings and on weekends and holidays. Travellers going to downtown Madison should take the westbound bus marked 'Route 20 - North Transfer Point', while those heading east can take the bus marked 'Route 20 - East Towne Mall'. Many hotels in Madison offer complimentary shuttle transfers from the airport.

    Car rental:

    Car hire companies operating from the airport include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, and National. Car rental desks are located in the baggage claim area.


    Airport facilities include a business centre and conference rooms, massage services, a first aid station, information desks, pet relief areas, baby-changing and breast-feeding facilities, a family lounge, newsstands, souvenir shops, restaurants and bars, and public phones. Disabled services are available.


    Short and long-term parking is located directly across from the terminal, while the economy lot is roughly a ten-minute walk away. The first 15 minutes are free in the Hourly (Ramp) Lot, then $1 for 15 to 30 minutes, $2 for 30 to 60 minutes, $3 for 60 to 90 minutes and $4 for90 minutes to two hours. Thereafter, parking is $2 per hour with a $16 daily limit. Daily rates are $10 in the Long Term (Ramp) Lot, $8 per day in the Surface Lot, and $6 per day in the Economy Lot.