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from Madrid to London

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

Our recommendation

To get from Madrid to London on 30 Sep we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:15Madrid Barajas Airport2h20 07:35London Stansted Airport
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£241One-way
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06:15Madrid Barajas Airport2h20 07:35London Stansted Airport
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£241One-way
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22:30Madrid Barajas Airport2h20 23:50London Stansted Airport
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£321One-way
07:35Madrid Barajas Airport2h30 09:05London Heathrow Airport
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£861One-way
07:35Madrid Barajas Airport2h25 09:00London Gatwick Airport
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£871One-way

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Wed
29 Sep
£39Ryanair
Thu
30 Sep
£24Ryanair
Fri
1 Oct
£54Ryanair
Sat
2 Oct
£12Ryanair
Sun
3 Oct
£51Ryanair
Mon
4 Oct
£93easyJet
Tue
5 Oct
£12Ryanair
Wed
6 Oct
£12Ryanair
Thu
7 Oct
£51Ryanair
Fri
8 Oct
£88Ryanair
Sat
9 Oct
£37Ryanair
Sun
10 Oct
£37Ryanair
Mon
11 Oct
£20Ryanair
Tue
12 Oct
£12Ryanair
Wed
13 Oct
£12Ryanair
Thu
14 Oct
£12Ryanair
Fri
15 Oct
£16Ryanair
Sat
16 Oct
£12Ryanair
Sun
17 Oct
£19Ryanair
Mon
18 Oct
£16Ryanair
Tue
19 Oct
£12Ryanair

Travel Information from Madrid to London

distanceDistance783 miles (1263 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £61 • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair

Travel 783 miles (1263 km) by flight from Madrid to London. Ryanair is the main travel provider operating this journey. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Madrid to London.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Madrid, Spain to London, United Kingdom?

Travel between Madrid, Spain and London, 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 London from Madrid?

Conditions of entry 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in London, 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 26/09/2021. 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 between Madrid and London.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Spain from London, 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 London, 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 London?

  • 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 27/09/2021. 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 London here.

How do I travel to London from Madrid?

Your travel option from Madrid to London includes taking a flight.

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

Going by flight is the quickest way from Madrid to London with an average travel time of 2 h 20 min.

How many miles are between Madrid and London

The distance between Madrid and London is around 783 miles (1263 km).

When going from Madrid to London, where do I depart from Madrid and where do I arrive in London?

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

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

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

  • You can go to London from Madrid by plane with Ryanair. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £61 with Ryanair from Madrid to London on Omio.
Can I find a direct route to London from Madrid?

Yes, there is a direct route available between Madrid and London:

  • You'll find direct flights with Ryanair, British Airways, Air Europa or Iberia.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Madrid to London?
Omio customers who travel from Madrid to London often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between London and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Madrid to London online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average £61 one way.

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