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from Madrid to Gibraltar

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

Our recommendation

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

22:00Madrid7h50 05:50Gibraltar
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£181One-way
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22:00Madrid7h50 05:50Gibraltar
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£181One-way
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15:05Madrid-Puerta de Atocha5h10 20:15San Roque-La Linea
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£721One-way

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Sun
28 Nov
£78Renfe
£18Grupo Interbus
Mon
29 Nov
£72Renfe
£18Grupo Interbus
Tue
30 Nov
£45Renfe
£18Grupo Interbus
Wed
1 Dec
£26Renfe
£18Grupo Interbus
Thu
2 Dec
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£18Grupo Interbus
Fri
3 Dec
£104Renfe
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Sat
4 Dec
£95Renfe
£18Grupo Interbus
Sun
5 Dec
£32Renfe
£18Grupo Interbus
Mon
6 Dec
£52Renfe
£18Grupo Interbus
Tue
7 Dec
£52Renfe
£18Grupo Interbus
Wed
8 Dec
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£18Grupo Interbus
Thu
9 Dec
£45Renfe
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Fri
10 Dec
£45Renfe
£18Grupo Interbus
Sat
11 Dec
£26Renfe
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Sun
12 Dec
£52Renfe
£18Grupo Interbus
Mon
13 Dec
£45Renfe
£18Grupo Interbus
Tue
14 Dec
£26Renfe
£18Grupo Interbus
Wed
15 Dec
£32Renfe
£18Grupo Interbus
Thu
16 Dec
£39Renfe
£18Grupo Interbus
Fri
17 Dec
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£18Grupo Interbus
Sat
18 Dec
£45Renfe
£18Grupo Interbus

Travel Information between Madrid and Gibraltar

distanceDistance308 miles (496 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£19 - £65
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £19 • 7 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £24 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGrupo Interbus, Air Nostrum or Renfe

Travel 308 miles (496 km) by coach, flight or train from Madrid to Gibraltar. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £19. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Grupo Interbus, Air Nostrum or Renfe among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Madrid to Gibraltar.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Gibraltar, United Kingdom if I’m coming from Madrid, Spain?

International travel from Madrid, Spain to Gibraltar, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Can I enter United Kingdom if coming from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-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 measures do I need to follow in Gibraltar, United Kingdom due to the pandemic?

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 27/11/2021; 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 between Madrid and Gibraltar.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Madrid, Spain from Gibraltar, 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 Gibraltar, 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 Gibraltar?

  • 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

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 27/11/2021. 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 Gibraltar here.

How do I go from Madrid to Gibraltar?

There are 3 travel options from Madrid to Gibraltar: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Gibraltar from Madrid?

The cheapest way from Madrid to Gibraltar is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £19 compared to other travel options to Gibraltar:

A coach is generally £5 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £24 from Madrid to Gibraltar.

A coach is £47 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Madrid to Gibraltar costing on average £65.

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

The quickest way to travel from Madrid to Gibraltar is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Gibraltar by coach can take on average 7 h 50 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 10 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Madrid to Gibraltar?

You should expect to travel around 308 miles (496 km) from Madrid to Gibraltar.

How many services a day are there from Madrid to Gibraltar?

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Gibraltar is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Gibraltar from Madrid as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

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

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

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Madrid to Gibraltar, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Travel with Grupo Interbus to go to Gibraltar by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Grupo Interbus Madrid to Gibraltar tickets on Omio for £19.
    • Air Nostrum can get you to Gibraltar by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Air Nostrum from Madrid to Gibraltar for £24 on Omio.
    • Travel with Renfe for trains to Gibraltar. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Renfe Madrid to Gibraltar tickets on Omio for £65.
    Can I travel directly between Madrid and Gibraltar?

    Yes, there are direct routes from Madrid to Gibraltar with the following travel companies:

    • You can find a direct coach to Gibraltar with Grupo Interbus.

    As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Gibraltar tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this journey.

    Where should I go next after I travel to Gibraltar from Madrid?
    Your journey from Madrid to Gibraltar doesn't have to end in Gibraltar. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Málaga, Sevilla or Marbella. If you’d like to add Málaga, Sevilla or Marbella to your Madrid to Gibraltar trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Gibraltar today!
    How early should I purchase tickets from Madrid to Gibraltar online for the best deals?

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

    • The price of a coach ticket is £19 one way on average for this route.
    • The price of a plane ticket is £24 one way on average for this route.
    • The price of a train ticket is £65 one way on average for this route.

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