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Travel Information between Madrid and Edinburgh

distanceDistance1071 miles (1727 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £17 • 2 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair

Travel 1071 miles (1727 km) by flight between Madrid and Edinburgh. Ryanair is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Madrid to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Madrid to Edinburgh

Travel to Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh.

Does United Kingdom have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling to Edinburgh from Madrid?

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

Can travellers from Spain enter United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

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

This information was last checked on 21/01/2022. 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 between Madrid and Edinburgh.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Madrid, Spain from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

The current restriction level for returning to Madrid, Spain from United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Madrid, Spain from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Madrid from Edinburgh?

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

Which rules do I need to follow in Madrid, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Spain must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 21/01/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Madrid from Edinburgh here.

What are my Madrid to Edinburgh travel options?

Travel Madrid to Edinburgh by flight.

What is the fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Madrid?

The fastest way to travel from Madrid to Edinburgh is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 45 min.

How many miles from Madrid to Edinburgh would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 1071 miles (1727 km) from Madrid to Edinburgh.

Where do I depart from Madrid? Where do I arrive in Edinburgh?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Madrid to Edinburgh:

  • Most travellers who buy a plane ticket from Madrid to Edinburgh depart from Madrid Barajas Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Madrid to Edinburgh?

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

  • You can go to Edinburgh from Madrid by plane with Ryanair. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £17 with Ryanair from Madrid to Edinburgh on Omio.

Is it possible to travel directly from Madrid to Edinburgh?

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

  • You'll find direct flights with.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Edinburgh from Madrid ends?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Madrid to Edinburgh often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Madrid and Edinburgh itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Edinburgh and any of these top destinations today!

When should I purchase a ticket from Madrid to Edinburgh online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £17 one way.

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

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