This Route is Operated by:
PGA-Portugalia Airlines, Ryanair, Iberia, Norwegian Air Shuttle, TAP Portugal, Air Europa, British Airways, easyJet
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|Avg. Flight Duration:|
3 hours 59 minutes
|Flights Depart from:||Madrid|
|Flights arrive in:||London|
|Airlines:||PGA-Portugalia Airlines, Ryanair, Brussels Airlines, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Air Europa, KLM, British Airways, easyJet|
Flights between these two capital cities are convenient and competitively priced. Direct flights leave approximately every hour most weekdays. Saturdays and Sundays are also regularly serviced albeit less frequently. The first flights on all days are at about 7:00 a.m. The final flights are at about 9.30 p.m. on weeknights and earlier on weekends.
Norwegian Airlines, Ryanair, Air Europe and British Airways all fly direct routes. Spanish airline Iberia is a significant provider of direct flights, as is easyJet, which provides three to six direct flights most days.
The flights from Madrid to London are about two hours and 30 minutes in duration. EasyJet flights take about two hours and 25 minutes when travelling from Madrid to London and about 10 minutes longer in the other direction. EasyJet uses two airports for such flights - London Gatwick and London Luton.
On average, most weekdays have between 25 to 30 direct return flights from Madrid to London. At either end of the day (mornings and evenings), flights leave approximately every hour. Throughout the rest of the day, they are less frequent, departing approximately every two or three hours. Saturdays and Sundays follow a similar pattern, however, stop in the early evening. EasyJet has three morning flights most days of the weekend with an additional afternoon flight most Sundays. Weekdays get between four and six flights, on average, spread evenly from early morning to late at night.
Departure airports: Madrid All flights from Madrid use the Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas airport, located twelve kilometres outside of the city. The airport is accessible by metro, train, bus and taxi. There are car rental services at terminals T1 and T4. Travellers should be careful to note their terminal before making plans for the airport commute. There are two metro stations at the airport. Aeropuerto T1-T2-T3 is located in terminal T2, while the other is at terminal T4.
Arrival airport: London Arrivals in London may be at one of four airports: London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London Luton or London Stansted. Each airport has a range of transport options. London Heathrow is highly serviced with the fastest option being the Heathrow Express train. More economical options are the Underground and National Express coach which is very convenient. London Gatwick is met by the Gatwick Express train, easyBus and National Express coach. Stansted Airport has the Stansted Express as well as bus and coach services. London Luton is accessible by train or airport shuttle buses. All airports offer thorough services with regard to WiFi access, phone charging points and shopping.