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from Glasgow to Madrid

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

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To get from Glasgow to Madrid on 27 Sep we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:05Glasgow International Airport5h00 12:05Madrid Barajas Airport
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06:05Glasgow International Airport5h00 12:05Madrid Barajas Airport
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16:45Glasgow International Airport5h40 23:25Madrid Barajas Airport
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06:05Glasgow International Airport6h35 13:40Madrid Barajas Airport
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06:05Glasgow International Airport9h20 16:25Madrid Barajas Airport
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Travel Information from Glasgow to Madrid

distanceDistance1065 miles (1718 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £73 • 5 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesIberia

Take a flight to travel 1065 miles (1718 km) between Glasgow and Madrid. Iberia is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Glasgow to Madrid.

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Travel from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Madrid.
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Madrid, Spain from Glasgow, United Kingdom?

Travel between Glasgow, United Kingdom and Madrid, Spain is: Partially open.

Can travellers from United Kingdom enter Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • 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

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 25/09/2021. 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 Glasgow.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Glasgow, United Kingdom from Madrid, Spain due to COVID-19?

The restriction level for your return to Glasgow, United Kingdom from Spain is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Glasgow from Madrid restricted?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

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

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Glasgow, United Kingdom?

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

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

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 25/09/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Glasgow from Madrid closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Glasgow to Madrid?

Travel Glasgow to Madrid by flight.

What is the fastest way from Glasgow to Madrid?

Travelling by flight is also the quickest way from Glasgow to Madrid. It takes on average 5 h 50 min   to travel this journey.

What is the distance from Glasgow to Madrid?

You should expect to travel around 1065 miles (1718 km) from Glasgow to Madrid.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Glasgow to Madrid?

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

  • Flights most often depart from Glasgow at Glasgow International Airport and arrive in Madrid at Madrid Barajas Airport.
Which travel companies can take me from Glasgow to Madrid?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with from Glasgow to Madrid:

  • You can travel by plane from Glasgow to Madrid with Iberia, and you can find Iberia Glasgow to Madrid tickets for £73 on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly to Madrid from Glasgow?

Yes, there is a direct route available to Madrid from Glasgow:

  • You can take a direct flight with.

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 Glasgow.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Glasgow to Madrid?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Glasgow to Madrid often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Glasgow and Madrid itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Madrid and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase Glasgow to Madrid tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing £73 one way on average.

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


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Glasgow Central

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines Argyle

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