How to get from Madrid to Dublin

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from Madrid to Dublin

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

Our recommendation

To get from Madrid to Dublin on 29 Jun we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Madrid to Dublin

distanceDistance898 miles (1448 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£34 - £176
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £34 • 7 h 52 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £176 • 2 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair or Alsa

Travel 898 miles (1448 km) by flight or coach to Dublin from Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £34. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Ryanair or Alsa among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Madrid to Dublin.

Travel Tips: Travel from Madrid to Dublin

Travel to Dublin 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 Madrid to Dublin.

International travel from Madrid, Spain to Dublin, Ireland is: Fully open.

Can I enter Ireland if coming from Spain?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Dublin if travelling from Madrid?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Dublin, Ireland due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Ireland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 25/06/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Dublin from Madrid.

Return travel to Madrid, Spain from Ireland is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from Ireland?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Spain from Ireland?

Requirements for reentering Spain:

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Spain?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Spain to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Madrid, Spain was last verified on 27/06/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Madrid from Dublin.

You can travel to Dublin from Madrid 2 different ways: flight or coach.

The cheapest way from Madrid to Dublin is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £34 compared to other travel options to Dublin:

A coach is £142 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Madrid to Dublin costing on average £176.

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

There are alternative travel options to Dublin that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 7 h 52 min.

Dublin is approximately 898 miles (1448 km) away from Madrid.

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

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

  • Ryanair can get you to Dublin by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Ryanair from Madrid to Dublin for £176 on Omio.
  • Alsa can take you to Dublin by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Alsa from Madrid to Dublin for £34.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Madrid to Dublin often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Edinburgh or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Madrid and Dublin itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Dublin and any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Madrid to Dublin, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket is £176 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £34 one way.

But we recommend booking Madrid to Dublin tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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