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Flight Information between Birmingham and Madrid

distanceDistance836 miles (1348 km)
durationAverage flight duration2 h 20 min
priceAverage plane ticket price£116 (€129)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesRyanair, Iberia Express or Iberia

Flights from Birmingham to Madrid cover the 836 miles (1348 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 20 min with our travel partners like Ryanair, Iberia Express or Iberia. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £116, you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as £11. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham International Airport and arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.


RyanAir and Iberia between Birmingham and Madrid

Travel between Birmingham and Madrid from £11 with Omio’s flight partners RyanAir and Iberia! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.


Looking for flights between Birmingham and Madrid? Iberia is one of the best companies to travel with on the 836 miles (1348 km) route from Birmingham to Madrid. As an official travel partner of Iberia, Omio quickly shows you the latest Iberia flight timetables, tickets and offers (such as luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Birmingham to Madrid routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable Iberia plane tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for flights from Birmingham to Madrid, you can quickly see if the Iberia ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a flight. Once you’re ready, book your Birmingham - Madrid flight now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with Iberia!

These are Iberia 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the flight from Birmingham to Madrid:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees waived for trips between May 28 and June 30, 2020. Flexible condition for flights until August 31, as long as they were booked before May 28, 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Birmingham to Madrid Flights: An Overview

Travellers taking a business or leisure trip from the West Midlands to the Spanish capital can use direct flights from Birmingham to Madrid with Iberia and budget operator Ryanair. Additionally, several airlines offer indirect flight options requiring 1 change in transit. Direct flights take around 2 hours 25 minutes while indirect services take upwards of 4 hours and, in some cases, considerably longer.

Which airlines fly from Birmingham to Madrid?

Spanish national carrier Iberia and budget airline Ryanair offer direct flights from Birmingham to Madrid. Indirect flights requiring 1 change use various airlines, including Cityjet services via Brussels, Vueling flights via Barcelona and KLM services via Amsterdam Schiphol.

How long is the flight from Birmingham to Madrid?

Iberia and Ryanair flights from Birmingham to Madrid cover the 838 mile route between the Midlands and the Spanish capital in 2 hours 25 minutes. The fastest indirect connection is provided by Cityjet's route via Brussels taking 4 hours 20 minutes, but most indirect services take upwards of 5 hours.

How many flights are there from Birmingham to Madrid?

The Ryanair schedule offers 4 direct flights between Birmingham and Madrid weekly, on Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, with mid afternoon departure times. The Iberia summer schedule has direct flights on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. There are over 20 indirect departures from Birmingham daily, with services beginning in early morning. In winter the schedule is slightly reduced although there are still direct flights on the route.

What is/are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Birmingham to Madrid?

Departure airport: BirminghamBirmingham Airport is located about 6 miles south-east of the city centre, with frequent public transport connections via Birmingham International rail station and the 2 minute monorail link to the terminal. passenger facilities include long and short stay car parks, currency exchange and a wide selection of restaurants and shops.

Arrival airport: Madrid Barajas Barajas Airport is about 8 miles north-east of central Madrid, connected by regular trains on the Cercanias network, and by Metro line 8, taking around 25 minutes to the centre. Passenger facilities in the terminals include currency exchange kiosks, duty free shops, international dining and Castilian speciality stores.

Travel Tips

Flights from Birmingham to Madrid
Take a flight 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 Birmingham to Madrid.
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my flight between Birmingham and Madrid?

Travel between Birmingham, United Kingdom and Madrid, Spain by plane is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Spain from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Spain from Birmingham?

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 are the safety rules to follow in Madrid, Spain?

When travelling in Spain, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 21/09/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight to Madrid from Birmingham before travelling.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to United Kingdom from Madrid, Spain?

The current restriction level for your return trip by plane from Madrid to Birmingham is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Spain?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Madrid?

What are the entry requirements?

  • 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 safety rules to follow in Birmingham, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last verified on 20/09/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Madrid to Birmingham flight here.

How much does a cheap flight to Madrid from Birmingham cost?
Omio customers have found cheap plane tickets to Madrid from Birmingham for as low as £11  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a plane ticket from Birmingham to Madrid on average?
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Birmingham to Madrid flight prices are on average £116  one way.
How many miles is it from Birmingham to Madrid by flight?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Madrid from Birmingham via plane to be approximately 836 miles (1348 km).
How long does it take from Birmingham to Madrid by plane?
The Birmingham to Madrid flight duration is on average 2 h 20 min, which is to be expected when travelling 836 miles (1348 km) to Madrid from Birmingham. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What airport does the flight from Birmingham to Madrid depart from? Which Madrid airport do I fly into from Birmingham?

Omio customers who book cheap flights for this trip most frequently fly from Birmingham International Airport   to Madrid Barajas Airport.

Where is the departure airport in Birmingham located? Where is the arrival airport in Madrid located?

The most popular departure airport with passengers for this trip, called Birmingham International Airport, is located 7 miles (11 km) from the city centre of Birmingham.

The most popular arrival airport, Madrid Barajas Airport, is located 7 miles (12 km) away from the city centre of Madrid. You can check what public transportation connections, taxi services or airport shuttle service options are available to take you from Madrid Barajas Airport to the city centre in Madrid.

Which airlines can get me from Birmingham to Madrid?
Take the Birmingham to Madrid flight with Ryanair, Iberia Express or Iberia. However, it's always good to check out all possible airlines for the journey from Birmingham to Madrid as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any Birmingham to Madrid direct flight services?
Yes, you can look for direct flights from Birmingham to Madrid with Ryanair  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct flight tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
What are the first and last departure flight times from Birmingham to Madrid?
The first Birmingham to Madrid flight departs at 05: 00   and the last flight from Birmingham to Madrid leaves at 16: 50. Check out the most up-to-date Birmingham to Madrid flight schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I book a plane ticket between Birmingham and Madrid to get the best deals?
If you purchase Birmingham to Madrid plane tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £116. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for flights from Birmingham to Madrid. Look out for plane tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.