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Birmingham to Madrid flights

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Departure Fri, 09 Oct Return Fri, 16 Oct
BHX Birmingham
MAD Madrid
return from £23
Departure Mon, 26 Oct Return Sat, 31 Oct
BHX Birmingham
MAD Madrid
return from £29
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Madrid is packed with amazing things to see and do; no wonder the city has become a social spot in Spain.
Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.09 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.93 GBP
Last checked on 30 September 2020
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Madrid are 43% cheaper than in Birmingham.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 10% more expensive in Madrid than in Birmingham.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 25% more expensive in Madrid than in Birmingham.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Madrid is 35% cheaper than in Birmingham.

Birmingham airports
  • ( Manchester International (MAN)
    How far from city centre: 62 miles
  • ( Birmingham Intl (BHX)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ( East Midlands (EMA)
    How far from city centre: 34 miles
Madrid airports
  • ( Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas (MAD)
    How far from city centre: 8 miles
  • ( Torrejon (TOJ)
    How far from city centre: 15 miles
K Distance: 838 miles

Getting to and from the airport

Flights departing from Birmingham

Birmingham is considered the second largest city in Britain. The city is a centre for exquisite shopping, pulsating nightlife and vibrant culture. With its diverse cultural mix, Birmingham has something for everyone. With the Bullring Shopping Centre, Cadbury World, Bourneville Village, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, the cosmopolitan city will amaze you with its picturesque landscapes, impressive attractions and exciting activities.

The metropolitan city is situated in the West Midlands area of England, and is home to many museums, parks and cultural festivals. Flights from Birmingham to Madrid depart from Birmingham Airport, which is located about 8km from the city centre.

Getting to Birmingham airport

Birmingham airport is one of the largest airports in the UK and it operates long-haul flights including European and domestic ones. Birmingham Madrid flights from the airport have a journey time of over two hours to Madrid. Iberia, Norwegian Air International 6059, Monarch, Ryanair and other major airlines operate international flights from Birmingham Airport.

Getting to the airport from the city is simple. You can connect to Birmingham Railway Station from the airport terminal through the free monorail service. From there, you can take a train ride to the city centre. Taxis are also available at the airport, or you can opt for a bus ride from the airport to the city centre.

Arriving to Madrid

Madrid is Spain's capital and largest city, renowned for its pulsating nightlife, fascinating attractions and exciting activities. The city is the official residence of the monarchy and is the hub for all cultural and political activities in Spain. Madrid appeals to all kinds of people - the party-goers, art aficionados, fashionistas, music lovers and culture enthusiasts.

The city has a rich history and architectural interest. As one of the most populous urban centre, Madrid is highly reputed as being the forerunner in financial, political and administrative capital of Spain. The metropolitan city is the home of the famous football team, Real Madrid.

How to get to the city centre

Flights to Madrid from Birmingham land at Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport, the major airport serving the city and its neighbouring areas. The airport is located just 13km northeast of the city, and getting to the city is simple. Once you land at the airport, you will find several transport options for your onward journey.

The airport has four terminals, which are all conveniently connected by rail or road. You can opt for a train ride or take a taxi to the city. The Madrid Underground system connects to suburban and national train networks for journeys outside the city.

Frequent asked questions about flights from Birmingham to Madrid

How is COVID-19 affecting flights from Birmingham to Madrid?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Spain may apply when travelling from Birmingham. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
📊 How much, on average, are flights from Birmingham to Madrid?
The average price to go from Birmingham to Madrid is 55.61 GBP but ticket prices vary a lot, depending on the season and how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Birmingham to Madrid at Opodo?
Our search engines have found flights from 23€ for the route Birmingham - Madrid. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Madrid expensive to visit compared to Birmingham?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Madrid costs an average of 2.74 GBP, 25% more expensive than Birmingham, with a fare of 2.20 GBP, while train tickets costs 43% less in Madrid: 1.37 GBP against 2.40 GBP in Birmingham. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 10.97 GBP in Madrid, 10% more than the 10.00 GBP in Birmingham. The price of the coffee is around 35% cheaper in Madrid, with an average of 1.75 GBP, while in Birmingham the coffee costs 2.71 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Birmingham to Madrid?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from Birmingham to Madrid are May, April and March.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Birmingham to Madrid?
The best time of the year to go to Madrid when flying from Birmingham depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, May is the top 1 month to fly to  Madrid from Birmingham in terms of searches from our cutomer, followed by June and July. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period January, November and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Birmingham -  Madrid.
How long does the flight take to go from Birmingham to Madrid?
The total flight time between Birmingham and Madrid is of around 02:33 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,385 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in oter cities in between).
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