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Flights London to Madrid

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Flight TimeFlights from London and Madrid take around 2 h and 30 m minutes, however this flight time can depend on other factors too
Cheapest flightThe cheapest price available for flights from London to Madrid that have been booked by our customers in the last 72 hours
Airport of DepartureGatwick is from where you'll depart for flights from London to Madrid
Airport of ArrivalOutbound flights from London to Madrid arrive at Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas

Last minute flights to Madrid

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Departure Tue, 08 Feb Return Tue, 15 Feb
LON London
MAD Madrid
return from £13
Departure Wed, 23 Feb Return Wed, 02 Mar
LON London
MAD Madrid
return from £15
Route information
Lively morning, noon and night, Madrid is a vibrant city that buzzes with life and boasts mesmerising sights.
Currency exchange rates and cost of life
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.19 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.85 GBP
Last checked on 25 January 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Madrid are 52% cheaper than in London.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Madrid is 33% cheaper than a meal in London.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Madrid is 16% cheaper than in London.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Madrid is 44% cheaper than in London.

London airports
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
Madrid airports
  • ( Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas (MAD)
    How far from city centre: 8 miles
  • ( Torrejon (TOJ)
    How far from city centre: 15 miles
K Distance: 785 miles

Travelling to and from the airports

Flights from London

It is not possible to see all of London in one visit, but you can certainly pack in a lot. From superb museums to a kaleidoscopic choice of arts, millions of visitors are drawn to London each year to experience all that it has to offer. The city has five major airports: Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and London City, which together make one of the busiest airport networks in the world. Flights from London to Madrid may leave from any of them. Heathrow is the largest, handling flights to around 185 destinations worldwide. Gatwick is second largest. Luton and Stansted operate primarily low-cost flights, while London City is the smallest of the five.

Travel to London airport

Madrid flights from London may leave from either Heathrow (west), Gatwick (south), Stansted (north east), Luton (north west) or London City (centre) airports. To arrive at Heathrow, you can take the Heathrow Express train service from Paddington Station (about 15-20 minutes) or the Piccadilly Line from the centre (about 40 minutes). Gatwick is served by the Gatwick Express or Thameslink train from London Victoria. For Stansted, take the train from Liverpool Street train station (about 40 minutes), while Luton can be reached via a train from St Pancras International Station to Luton Airport Parkway (about 35 minutes) and then a shuttle bus to the terminal (10 minutes). London City Airport is on the DLR.

Arriving in Madrid

Madrid offers an intoxicating blend of attractions, from bustling tapas bars and energetic nightlife to world-class galleries and stately monuments. The city's three main art galleries, Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen-Bornemisza, combined house some of the world's most prized art collections, including works by El Greco, Goya, Picasso and Caravaggio. Afterwards, you can catch your breath by whiling away a few hours in the landscaped gardens of the nearby Buen Retiro Park. Madrid is a city that loves to indulge, with around the clock eateries and busy bars full of locals chatting and drinking over an endless array of tapas and diverse cuisine.

Travelling to the city centre

London to Madrid flights will arrive into Madrid-Barajas Airport, situated about seven miles from the city centre close to the M40, M11, A1, A2 and R2 motorways. The airport has four terminals, all of which are served by the metro line 8 from the city centre. There is also a local Renfe train service connecting Terminal 4 with the city centre on the "Cercanías" C1 line. Terminals 1, 2 and 3 have a shuttle bus that links to Terminal 4. There is also the express bus service line 203, which runs from the airport to the Atocha train station in the city centre. Bus line 200 runs to the Avenida de América.

Is COVID-19 disrupting flights from London to Madrid?
At eDreams we do our utmose to ensure that your travel pans won't be affected by restrictions or possible cancellations that Spain may apply. Using the flexible ticket gurantee you can decide if you rather rebook or get a refund!
If I want to book flights from London to Madrid at eDreams, how can I find them?
Using our flight search engines, you can find flights from 13 for the route London - Madrid. At eDreams, wel always aim at providing our customers with the cheapest option, allowing you to adjust according to stopovers, airports, dates and many more filters.
Is Madrid more expensive than London to visit?
Comparing taxi prices, a ride in Madrid costs an average of 2.51 GBP euros, 16% cheaper than London, with a fare of 3.00 GBP euros, while train tickets cost 52% less in Madrid: 1.26 GBP euros against 2.60 GBP euros in London. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 10.04 GBP euros in Madrid, 33% less than the 15.00 GBP euros in London. The price of a coffee is approximately 44% cheaper in Madrid, with an average of 1.72 GBP euros, while in London the coffee costs 3.09 GBP.
What would be the best time to book a flight from London to Madrid?
The most popular months to book from London to Madrid are May, April and June.
When would be the best time to travel from London to Madrid?
A great time of the year to visit Madrid from London really depends on lots of personal preferences, especially the price. Regarding popularity, May is the best month to fly to  Madrid from London in terms of searches from our customers, followed by December and June. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds January, November and September are the months with fewer searches for London -  Madrid.
What is the duration of a flight from London to Madrid?
Flight duration from London to Madrid is around 02:30 hours on average, at an average distance of 1,257 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in Madrid compared to {origin}?
The average temperature in London is 29.01 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 9.0 mm ,Madrid's temperatures reach 37.21 during the hot season, with 3.0 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -3.74 degrees in Madrid, compared to the -3.09 average degrees reported in London. During the winter period, London can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Madrid have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
From which airports can you fly from London to Madrid?
The main route from London to Madrid is: Luton International (LTN) to Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas (MAD). The following airlines fly this route:
  • Easyjet.
  • You can also find London - Madrid flights between Heathrow (LHR) to Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas (MAD) which are flown by the following airline(s): American Airlines.
  • LATAM Airlines.
  • Boliviana De Aviacion.
The airlines that fly indirectly from London to Madrid are:
The airlines that fly indirectly from London to Madrid are:
  • TAP Portugal, stopping in Lisbon for 70 minutes at least.
  • TAP Portugal, with 1035 minutes stop in Porto.
  • Swiss International Air Lines, with 65 minutes scale in Zurich.

Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas - Latest customers reviews

5.0 /5
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5.0 /5
Date 2019-01-19 Age Under 30 Location London

Great airport lovely staff

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