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Travel Information to Madrid from Edinburgh

distanceDistance1071 miles (1727 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $280
fastestFastest modeFlight • $280 (€268) • 2 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 1071 miles (1727 km) between Edinburgh and Madrid. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are easyJet among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Edinburgh to Madrid.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh to Madrid

Travel Tips: Travel to Madrid 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 Edinburgh to Madrid.
FAQs

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

Is international entry into Madrid from Edinburgh restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is conditional for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

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

  • 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
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Madrid, Spain?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 10/3/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Madrid from Edinburgh closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Edinburgh, United Kingdom from Spain is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Spain?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from Spain?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to Edinburgh, United Kingdom was last verified on 10/4/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Edinburgh from Madrid.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Edinburgh and Madrid. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Madrid from Edinburgh is by taking a bus, which costs on average $3 (€3).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Madrid:

Taking a bus is about $277 (€265) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $280 (€268) for this trip.

Taking a bus is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a train to Madrid, which costs on average $3 (€3) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Edinburgh to Madrid is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 50 min.

There are alternative travel options to Madrid that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 29 h 19 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 1071 miles (1727 km) from Edinburgh to Madrid.

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Madrid is:

  • Around 2 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Edinburgh, Elder Street and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Flights most often depart from Edinburgh at Edinburgh Airport and arrive in Madrid at Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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

  • Travel with easyJet to go to Madrid by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Edinburgh to Madrid tickets on Omio for $280 (€268).

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

  • You can book a direct flight with easyJet or Ryanair.

Direct services to Madrid tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Looking to extend your trip from Edinburgh to Madrid? Many Omio customers who go from Edinburgh to Madrid usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you're looking to explore Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla from Madrid, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $3 (€3) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $280 (€268) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $3 (€3) one way on average.

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

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