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Departure Thu, 07 Nov Return Sun, 10 Nov
MAD Madrid
MAN Manchester
return from £49
Departure Thu, 21 Nov Return Sun, 24 Nov
MAD Madrid
MAN Manchester
return from £75
Departure Wed, 23 Oct Return Wed, 30 Oct
MAD Madrid
BHX Birmingham
return from £115
Departure Fri, 22 Nov Return Mon, 25 Nov
MAD Madrid
BHX Birmingham
return from £169
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Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 90% more expensive in Birmingham than in Madrid.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 30% more expensive in Birmingham than in Madrid.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 40% more expensive in Birmingham than in Madrid.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 76% more expensive in Birmingham than in Madrid.

( Madrid airports
  • ? Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas (MAD)
    How far from city centre: 8 miles
  • ? Torrejon (TOJ)
    How far from city centre: 15 miles
) 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
L Distance: 838 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Madrid to Birmingham

How long is the flight from Madrid to Birmingham?

It takes just two hours and 25 minutes on direct flights from the Spanish capital to Birmingham.

Is there a time change from Madrid to Birmingham?

Birmingham (GMT) is one hour behind Madrid.

What are the most important things to pack in my suitcase when travelling to Birmingham?

Birmingham is somewhat cooler than Madrid, although the UK in general enjoys a moderate temperate climate. Pack a warm coat in the winter months and bring along sun cream and sunglasses in the summer. Birmingham is a fairly compact city, so good walking shoes will make it easy to explore many of the best sights on foot.

Which airlines fly from Madrid to Birmingham

You'll have several options for airlines between Madrid and Birmingham, including a national flag carrier and a couple of budget options. All of these will take you directly from the Spanish capital to Birmingham, with no stopovers:

  • Iberia, Spain's national airline based in Madrid.
  • Iberia Express, Iberia's low-cost subsidiary.
  • Ryanair, a budget Irish airline with frequent departures.

How to find cheap flights from Madrid to Birmingham

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When are the best times to fly from Madrid to Birmingham

  • March is when the weather in Birmingham begins to warm, and it's also one of the cheapest times to go. With smaller crowds, you'll find it easier to tour the main attractions.
  • June is just before high summer and sees pleasant temperatures in Birmingham, ideal for walks around the Botanical Gardens. There's a wide range of events, including the Coffee Festival, Foodies Festival, and International Dance Festival.
  • August is the warmest month, perfect for strolling around Birmingham's parks and enjoying the sunshine in the city. This month also sees a number of great outdoor events, including the Moseley Folk & Arts Festival and the Coventry Godiva Festival.
  • December is an excellent time to come and buy your Christmas gifts, at places like the Bullring & Grand Central shopping centre, or the Great Western Arcade.

Airports in Madrid

Madrid–Barajas Airport (MAD) is Spain's busiest airport, and a major international hub to the rest of the world.

Useful Information about Madrid–Barajas Airport

Madrid–Barajas Airport is located about 8 miles from the centre of Madrid.

How to get to the airport:

  • By metro – Line 8 to the central Nuevos Ministerios Metro station, 12 minutes. It runs from 6am to 2am.
  • By bus – Airport Express (known locally as Exprés Aeropuerto) service to Plaza de Cibeles in Central Madrid, around 40 minutes. 24-hour service.
  • By taxi or rental car – around 30 minutes to drive from the airport to the centre of Madrid, potentially longer at peak times. You can go via the M-40, A-2 or a combination of the A-2 and M-30 roads, all with similar distances to the city.

Services: open 24 hours a day, unlimited free Wi-Fi, plenty of shops and restaurants for refreshments, baby changing facilities, outdoor and indoor smoking zones.

Airports in Birmingham

Birmingham Airport (BHX) is one of the UK's major airports, linking Birmingham with Europe and further afield, and is served by a number of transport links.

Useful Information about Birmingham Airport

Birmingham Airport is located about 7 miles south-east of Birmingham city centre.

How to get to Birmingham from the airport:

  • By train – free AirRail Link service to Birmingham International railway station in just two minutes. From here, it's just 10 to 15 minutes on the train to the city centre.
  • By bus – National Express service X1 and X12 to Birmingham city centre, approximately 30 minutes.
  • By taxi or rental car – allow at least 30 minutes to city centre via the M6, or a combination of the M6 and M42.

Services: open 24/7, free Wi-Fi available in 30-minute slots, many shops and places to eat, baby changing rooms, outdoor smoking areas.

What to do and visit in Birmingham

  • Discover the chocolatey fun of Cadbury World.
  • View classical paintings and artefacts at the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.
  • Take the family on a learning adventure at Thinktank – Birmingham Science Museum.
  • Stroll around the gorgeous Birmingham Botanical Gardens.
  • Tour a magnificent English stately home, Aston Hall, built in the early 17th century.
  • Explore various historical sites related to William Shakespeare, including his home in nearby Stratford-upon-Avon.
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