How to travel from London to Madrid

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from London to Madrid

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

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To get from London to Madrid on Oct 03 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:50PMLondon Heathrow Airport2h30 07:20PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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03:50PMLondon Heathrow Airport2h30 07:20PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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07:35AMLondon Gatwick Airport2h35 11:10AMMadrid Barajas Airport
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07:20PMLondon Gatwick Airport2h35 10:55PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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05:25PMLondon Gatwick Airport2h30 08:55PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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Travel Tips: Travel from London to Madrid

Travel Tips: Travel to Madrid easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Madrid.
FAQs

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

Can I enter Spain if coming from United Kingdom?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is conditional 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
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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 9/26/22; 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 from London to Madrid.

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

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

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted 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:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to London, United Kingdom was last verified on 10/1/22. 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.

The London to Madrid distance is approximately 1263 km.

Many of our customers travelling from London to Madrid don't make Madrid their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla, either of which you could add to your London and Madrid trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Madrid to any of these top destinations today!

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