How to travel from Manchester to Madrid

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Travel Information between Manchester and Madrid

distanceDistance903 miles (1456 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $135
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 25 h 14 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $135 (€125) • 2 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesIberia

Travel 903 miles (1456 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Madrid from Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Iberia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Manchester to Madrid.

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FAQs

International travel from Manchester, United Kingdom to Madrid, Spain is: Partially open.

Can I enter Spain if coming from United Kingdom?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Madrid if traveling from Manchester?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to 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)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What measures do I need to follow in Madrid, Spain due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Spain must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 7/28/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Madrid from Manchester.

The restriction level for your return to Manchester, United Kingdom from Spain is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Manchester from Madrid restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Manchester, United Kingdom?

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

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

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 8/8/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Manchester from Madrid closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Manchester to Madrid. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Madrid from Manchester is by taking a train, which costs on average $2 (€2).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Madrid:

A train is $4 (€4) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Manchester to Madrid costing on average $7 (€6).

A train is generally $133 (€123) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $135 (€125) from Manchester to Madrid.

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

Other travel options to Madrid can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 39 h 28 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 25 h 14 min   on average.

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

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Madrid is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Manchester 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 Manchester to Madrid:

  • Buses mostly depart from Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Flights from Manchester to Madrid most often leave from Manchester Airport and arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Trains from Manchester to Madrid most often leave from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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

  • You can travel between Manchester and Madrid by flight with Iberia. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $135 (€125) with Iberia from Manchester to Madrid.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Manchester to Madrid often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Manchester and Madrid itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Madrid and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $7 (€6) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $135 (€125) one way.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $2 (€2) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Manchester to Madrid 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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