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from Madrid to Edinburgh

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

Our recommendation

To get from Madrid to Edinburgh on 21 Sep we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:35Madrid Barajas Airport14h50 21:25Edinburgh Airport
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£1341One-way
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07:35Madrid Barajas Airport14h50 21:25Edinburgh Airport
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£1341One-way
Other options
11:40Madrid Barajas Airport8h05 18:45Edinburgh Airport
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£3091One-way
07:35Madrid Barajas Airport6h30 13:05Edinburgh Airport
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£3401One-way
15:45Madrid Barajas Airport6h40 21:25Edinburgh Airport
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£3401One-way

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Tue
21 Sep
£134Iberia
Thu
23 Sep
£147Air Europa
Fri
24 Sep
£130easyJet
Sat
25 Sep
£131Air Europa
Sun
26 Sep
£30Iberia

Travel Information to Edinburgh from Madrid

distanceDistance1071 miles (1727 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £70 • 2 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways

Travel 1071 miles (1727 km) by flight from Madrid to Edinburgh. British Airways is the main travel provider operating this journey. Travellers can even take a direct from Madrid to Edinburgh.

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

Travel from Madrid, Spain to Edinburgh, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Edinburgh from Madrid restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Edinburgh, United Kingdom from Madrid?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 19/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Madrid and Edinburgh closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Madrid, Spain from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

Is my journey back to Madrid from Edinburgh restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry 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

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Madrid, Spain?

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

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

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 20/09/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Madrid from Edinburgh closer to your date of departure here.

What are my travel options from Madrid to Edinburgh?

Travelling from Madrid to Edinburgh includes taking a flight.

What is the fastest way to Edinburgh from Madrid?

Travelling by flight is also the quickest way from Madrid to Edinburgh. It takes on average 2 h 50 min   to travel this journey.

What is the distance from Madrid to Edinburgh?

The distance between Madrid and Edinburgh is around 1071 miles (1727 km).

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

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

  • Flights most often depart from Madrid at Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Edinburgh at 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 travel by plane between Madrid and Edinburgh with British Airways, and you can find British Airways Madrid to Edinburgh tickets for £70 on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Edinburgh from Madrid?
Omio customers who travel from Madrid to Edinburgh often also extend their holiday to go to London, Glasgow or Manchester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Edinburgh and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I book Madrid to Edinburgh tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Madrid to 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 £70 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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Edinburgh
Madrid America
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Madrid Est. Sur
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 6<br>Bus lines 8, 102, 113, 148, 152, 156, N11<br>Suburban train lines C1, C5, C7, C10
Madrid Chamartín
Amenities
Refreshments

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