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from Gibraltar to Madrid

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

Our recommendation

To get from Gibraltar to Madrid on Jan 22 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:30PMGibraltar8h30 06:00AMMadrid
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$251One-way
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09:30PMGibraltar8h30 06:00AMMadrid
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$251One-way
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03:18PMSan Roque-La Linea5h22 08:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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$701One-way

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Sat
Jan 22
$70Renfe Intercity
$25Grupo Interbus
Sun
Jan 23
$53Renfe Intercity
$25Grupo Interbus
Tue
Jan 25
$31Renfe Intercity
$25Grupo Interbus
Wed
Jan 26
$53Renfe Intercity
$25Grupo Interbus

Travel Information to Madrid from Gibraltar

distanceDistance308 miles (496 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$25 - $53
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $25 (€21) • 8 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $53 (€44) • 5 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGrupo Interbus or Renfe Intercity

Travel 308 miles (496 km) by bus or train between Gibraltar and Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 22 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $25 (€21). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Grupo Interbus or Renfe Intercity among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Gibraltar to Madrid.

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FAQs

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

Travel between Gibraltar, United Kingdom and Madrid, Spain is: Partially open.

Can travelers from United Kingdom enter Spain?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Madrid from Gibraltar?

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Madrid, Spain?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Spain has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 1/20/22. 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 journey to Madrid from Gibraltar.

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

The current restriction level for returning to Gibraltar, United Kingdom from Spain is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Gibraltar, United Kingdom from Madrid, Spain?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Gibraltar from Madrid?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in Gibraltar, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 1/19/22. 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 Gibraltar from Madrid here.

How do I go from Gibraltar to Madrid?

There are 2 ways to get from Gibraltar to Madrid: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Gibraltar to Madrid?

The cheapest way to get from Gibraltar to Madrid is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $25 (€21) compared to other travel options to Madrid:

A bus is generally $28 (€23) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $53 (€44) from Gibraltar to Madrid.

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

The quickest way to travel from Gibraltar to Madrid is by train, which takes on average 5 h 22 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 8 h 30 min.

What is the distance from Gibraltar to Madrid?

The distance is approximately 308 miles (496 km) from Gibraltar to Madrid.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Gibraltar to Madrid?

The average frequency per day from Gibraltar to Madrid is:

  • 1 bus per day.

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

When traveling between Gibraltar and Madrid, what are the departure and arrival points in Gibraltar and Madrid?

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

    Which travel companies can take me from Gibraltar to Madrid?

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Gibraltar to Madrid:

    • You can go to Madrid from Gibraltar by bus with Grupo Interbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $25 (€21) with Grupo Interbus from Gibraltar to Madrid on Omio.
    • You can travel by train from Gibraltar to Madrid with Renfe Intercity, and you can find Renfe Intercity Gibraltar to Madrid tickets for $53 (€44) on Omio.

    Is there a way to travel directly from Gibraltar to Madrid?

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

    • You can take a direct bus with Grupo Interbus with 1 direct bus per day.

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

    Where else should I travel to after my journey from Gibraltar to Madrid ends?

    Looking to extend your trip from Gibraltar to Madrid? Many Omio customers who go from Gibraltar 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.

    How far in advance should I buy tickets from Gibraltar to Madrid online to get the best deals?

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

    • Bus tickets are costing on average $25 (€21) one way.
    • Train tickets are costing on average $53 (€44) one way.

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

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