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Travel Information from Madrid to Manchester

distanceDistance903 miles (1456 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $59
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 24 h 12 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $59 (€53) • 2 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesIberia Express

Travel 903 miles (1456 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Manchester from Madrid. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Iberia Express among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Madrid to Manchester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Madrid to Manchester

Travel Tips: Travel to Manchester 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 Manchester.

Travel from Madrid, Spain to Manchester, United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Manchester from Madrid restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Manchester, United Kingdom from Madrid?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Manchester, United Kingdom?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Madrid to Manchester closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Madrid, Spain from United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Madrid, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travelers 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 11/17/22. 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 Madrid from Manchester here.

There are 4 ways to travel between Madrid and Manchester including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Madrid to Manchester is by taking a train with an average price of $2 (€2).

This is compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A train is $51 (€46) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Madrid to Manchester costing on average $54 (€48).

A train is $57 (€51) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Madrid to Manchester costing on average $59 (€53).

The fastest way from Madrid to Manchester is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 30 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 39 h 53 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 24 h 12 min   of travel time.

The Madrid to Manchester distance is around 903 miles (1456 km).

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Manchester is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Manchester 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 Manchester:

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Madrid to Manchester depart from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 to Manchester, Coach Station.
  • Most travelers take a flight from Madrid Barajas Airport to Manchester Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Manchester Piccadilly.

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

  • Iberia Express can take you to Manchester by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Iberia Express from Madrid to Manchester for $59 (€53).

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

  • You can take a direct flight with.

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

Your trip from Madrid to Manchester doesn't have to end in Manchester. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you’d like to add London, Liverpool or Edinburgh to your Madrid to Manchester tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Manchester today!

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $54 (€48) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket costs $59 (€53) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $2 (€2) one way.

But we recommend booking Madrid to Manchester 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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