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Travel Information from Madrid to Birmingham

distanceDistance836 miles (1348 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$4 - $87
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $4 (€4) • 37 h 23 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $87 (€84) • 2 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 836 miles (1348 km) from Madrid to Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $4 (€4). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Vueling among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Madrid to Birmingham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Madrid to Birmingham

Travel Tips: Travel to Birmingham 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 Madrid to Birmingham.
FAQs

Travel between Madrid, Spain and Birmingham, United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Spain enter United Kingdom?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

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

Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Birmingham, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information was last checked on 11/6/22. 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 Birmingham from Madrid.

The restriction level for your return to Madrid, Spain from United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Madrid from Birmingham restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Madrid from Birmingham?

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Madrid, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 11/17/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Madrid from Birmingham closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 travel options from Madrid to Birmingham: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Birmingham from Madrid is by taking a bus, which costs on average $4 (€4).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Birmingham:

A bus is generally $82 (€80) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $87 (€84) from Madrid to Birmingham.

Taking a bus is about $1 (€1) less than taking a train, which costs on average $5 (€5) for this journey.

The fastest way from Madrid to Birmingham is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 25 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 37 h 23 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 24 h 28 min   of travel time.

Birmingham is approximately 836 miles (1348 km) away from Madrid.

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Birmingham is:

  • Around 2 buses per day.
  • 1 train a day.

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

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 to Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Birmingham International Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Birmingham New Street.

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

  • Travel with Vueling for flights to Birmingham. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Vueling Madrid to Birmingham tickets on Omio for $87 (€84).
Many of our customers who book a trip from Madrid to Birmingham often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Madrid and Birmingham itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Birmingham and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $4 (€4) one way.
  • A plane ticket costs $87 (€84) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $5 (€5) one way on average for this journey.

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

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