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from London to Madrid

You can get from London to Madrid by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from London to Madrid on Sep 19 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:00AMLondon Stansted Airport2h20 11:20AMMadrid Barajas Airport
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581One-way
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08:00AMLondon Stansted Airport2h20 11:20AMMadrid Barajas Airport
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10:00AMLondon Gatwick Airport2h30 01:30PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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731One-way
05:20PMLondon Gatwick Airport2h30 08:50PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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971One-way
10:35AMLondon Heathrow Airport2h25 02:00PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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1611One-way

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Sat
Sep 18
33Ryanair
Sun
Sep 19
58Ryanair
Mon
Sep 20
28Ryanair
Tue
Sep 21
16Ryanair
Wed
Sep 22
16Ryanair
Thu
Sep 23
28Ryanair
Fri
Sep 24
37Ryanair
Sat
Sep 25
16Ryanair
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Sep 26
33Ryanair
Mon
Sep 27
18Ryanair
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Sep 28
13Ryanair
Wed
Sep 29
15Ryanair
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Sep 30
28Ryanair
Fri
Oct 1
33Ryanair
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Oct 2
15Ryanair
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Oct 3
22Ryanair
Mon
Oct 4
24Ryanair
Tue
Oct 5
11Ryanair
Wed
Oct 6
15Ryanair
Thu
Oct 7
22Ryanair
Fri
Oct 8
14Ryanair

Travel Information from London to Madrid

distanceDistance783 miles (1263 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • €31 • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair

Take a flight to travel 783 miles (1263 km) between London and Madrid. Ryanair is the main travel provider operating this journey. Travellers can even take a direct flight from London to Madrid.

Travel Tips

Travel from London to Madrid
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FAQs
Does Spain have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling from London to Madrid?

International travel from London, United Kingdom to Madrid, Spain is: Partially open.

Can I enter Spain if coming from United Kingdom?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Madrid if travelling from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What measures do I need to follow in Madrid, Spain due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Spain must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/17/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between London and Madrid.

Are there restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Madrid, Spain due to the coronavirus pandemic?

Return travel to London, United Kingdom from Spain is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Spain?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from Spain?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to London, United Kingdom was last verified on 9/17/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to London from Madrid.

How do you get from London to Madrid?

Travel London to Madrid by flight.

What is the fastest way to get to Madrid from London?

A flight is the fastest way to get from London to Madrid with an average travel time for this journey around 2 h 20 min.

How far is Madrid from London?

Madrid is approximately 783 miles (1263 km) away from London.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from London to Madrid?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Madrid:

  • Flights most often depart from London at London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Madrid at Madrid Barajas Airport.
Which travel operators can get me from London to Madrid?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with between London and Madrid:

  • You can travel between London and Madrid by flight with Ryanair. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for €31 with Ryanair from London to Madrid.
Can I travel directly to Madrid from London?

Yes, there is a direct service from London to Madrid:

  • You'll find direct flight services to Madrid with Air Europa.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Madrid tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this route.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from London to Madrid?
Looking to extend your trip from London to Madrid? Many Omio customers who go from London to Madrid usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you're looking to explore Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla from Madrid, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
When should I buy a ticket from London to Madrid online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip to Madrid from London, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing on average €31 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Madrid from London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
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London
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London Liverpool Street Stn
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
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