How to get from Dublin to Madrid

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from Dublin to Madrid

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

Our recommendation

To get from Dublin to Madrid on 26 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Madrid from Dublin

distanceDistance898 miles (1448 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £58 • 2 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair

Travel 898 miles (1448 km) by flight to Madrid from Dublin. Ryanair is the main travel provider operating this journey. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Dublin to Madrid.

Travel Tips: Travel from Dublin to Madrid

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 Dublin to Madrid.

Travel between Dublin, Ireland and Madrid, Spain is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Ireland enter Spain?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Madrid from Dublin?

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to 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)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Madrid, Spain?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Spain has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 23/05/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip to Madrid from Dublin.

The restriction level for your return to Dublin, Ireland from Spain is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Dublin from Madrid restricted?

Entry into Ireland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

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

Conditions of reentry into Ireland:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Dublin, Ireland?

You should observe these safety measures in Ireland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Ireland was last checked on 23/05/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Dublin from Madrid closer to your date of departure here.

You can travel to Madrid from Dublin by flight.

The fastest way to travel from Dublin to Madrid is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 25 min.

The distance from Dublin to Madrid is approximately 898 miles (1448 km).

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

  • Flights from Dublin to Madrid most often leave from Dublin Airport and arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.

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  • You can take a flight from Dublin to Madrid with Ryanair. Cheap tickets can be found for £58 with Ryanair from Dublin to Madrid.

Yes, there is a direct route available between Dublin and Madrid:

  • You can travel directly by plane with Iberia Express or Aer Lingus.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Madrid as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Madrid from Dublin.

Looking to extend your trip from Dublin to Madrid? Many Omio customers who go from Dublin 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 planning your trip between Dublin and Madrid, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost on average £58 one way.

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

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