How to travel from Madrid to Dublin

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from Madrid to Dublin

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

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flight

To get from Madrid to Dublin on Dec 04 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:55PMMadrid Barajas Airport2h40 11:35PMDublin Airport
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06:20PMMadrid Barajas Airport14h40 08:00AMDublin Airport
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04:00PMMadrid Barajas Airport2h40 05:40PMDublin Airport
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02:55PMMadrid Barajas Airport9h20 11:15PMDublin Airport
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10:20AMMadrid Barajas Airport13h55 11:15PMDublin Airport
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Travel Information to Dublin from Madrid

distanceDistance1448 km
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range€3 - €100
fastestFastest modeFlight • €100 • 2 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or Aer Lingus

Travel 1448 km by coach, ferry, flight or train between Madrid and Dublin. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Alsa or Aer Lingus among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Madrid to Dublin.

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FAQs

Travel from Madrid, Spain to Dublin, Ireland is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Dublin from Madrid restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Dublin, Ireland from Madrid?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Dublin, Ireland?

The government of Ireland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Madrid and Dublin closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Madrid, Spain from Ireland is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Madrid, Spain from Dublin, Ireland?

Reentering Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Madrid from Dublin?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Madrid, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Spain must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Madrid from Dublin here.

There are 4 travel options from Madrid to Dublin: coach, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way from Madrid to Dublin is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around €3 compared to other travel options to Dublin:

A train journey is usually €35 less than a journey to Dublin by coach, which costs on average €38 for the same trip.

A train is generally €97 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average €100 from Madrid to Dublin.

The fastest way from Madrid to Dublin is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 30 min.

Other travel options from Madrid to Dublin can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 7 h 37 min.

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The Madrid to Dublin distance is approximately 1448 km.

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

  • Coaches most often depart from Madrid at Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Dublin at Dublin, Dublin Airport.
  • Flights mostly depart from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Dublin Airport.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Madrid to Dublin, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Alsa for coaches to Dublin. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Alsa Madrid to Dublin tickets on Omio for €38.
  • Travel with Aer Lingus to go to Dublin by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Aer Lingus Madrid to Dublin tickets on Omio for €100.
Many of our customers travelling from Madrid to Dublin don't make Dublin their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Edinburgh or Paris, either of which you could add to your Madrid and Dublin trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Dublin to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Coach tickets cost €38 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average €100 one way.
  • Train tickets cost €3 one way on average.

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

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