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Departure Thu, 07 Nov Return Wed, 13 Nov
MAD Madrid
LGW London
return from £53
Departure Tue, 22 Oct Return Wed, 23 Oct
MAD Madrid
LTN London
return from £80
Departure Thu, 17 Oct Return Wed, 23 Oct
MAD Madrid
LHR London
return from £88
Departure Thu, 24 Oct Return Sat, 26 Oct
MAD Madrid
LCY London
return from £162
Flight route information
Find out further information on Madrid and London to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
90%

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

Madrid
£1.31
London
£2.5
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
60%

The average meal is 60% more expensive in London than in Madrid.

Madrid
£9.6
London
£15
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
90%

Taxis are 90% more expensive in London than in Madrid.

Madrid
£2.62
London
£5
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
80%

Coffee is 80% more expensive in London than in Madrid.

Madrid
£1.55
London
£2.79
( Madrid airports
  • ? Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas (MAD)
    How far from city centre: 8 miles
  • ? Torrejon (TOJ)
    How far from city centre: 15 miles
) London airports
  • ? Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ? Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ? Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ? Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ? London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ? Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
L Distance: 785 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Madrid to London

How long is the flight from Madrid to London?

The duration of a direct flight from Madrid to London is approximately 2 hours. The fastest flights with connections take about 5 to 6 hours to reach London, depending on the stopover destination and flight path. The distance between Madrid and London is about 776 miles.

What are the most common stopovers?

The most common stopovers for flight departures from Madrid to London include Brussels Airport (BRU), Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) and Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN).

What documentation do I need to fly to London from Madrid?

Residents of the EEA and Switzerland may enter the UK with either a passport or an identity card. All other nationalities require a passport, and possibly an entry visa depending on country of citizenship.

Which airlines fly from Madrid to London

Several major airlines offer passenger services from Madrid to London. These include:

How to find cheap flights from Madrid to London

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When are the best times to fly from Madrid to London

  • May is considered a great time to visit London, as parks and gardens are at their best. Days are growing sunnier and warmer during this time.
  • August is the peak of summer in London, and one of the most popular times to travel to the city. During this time, you will experience warmer weather that's perfect for sightseeing and outdoor activities.
  • February is one of the cheapest times to go for city breaks in London, with smaller crowds and shorter queues for visitor attractions. During this period, you will get great deals for off-season flight and hotel prices.

Airports in Madrid

Madrid has one major airport offering passenger services to London, Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD).

Useful information about Madrid-Barajas Airport

Located in Madrid's Barajas district, Madrid-Barajas Airport is one of Europe’s largest airports, just 12km away from the city centre.

How to get to the airport:

  • By bus: airport express, line 203, runs every 15 to 30 minutes, journey time about 40 minutes.
  • By metro: trains run every 5 minutes, journey time about 12 minutes.
  • By taxi: journey time typically 25 to 30 minutes.

Services: wide range of shops and duty-free shopping, free Wi-Fi, VIP lounges, large selection of food and drink outlets, postal and business facilities

Airports in London

London has several major airports offering flight services to Madrid: London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London City Airport (LCY) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

Useful information about London Heathrow Airport

Heathrow Airport is about 25km south-west of the city centre.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By train: Heathrow Express, about 15 minutes to the city centre.
  • By coach: frequent services; journey time varies between 35 to 70 minutes.
  • By taxi: journey time about an hour.

Services: open 24/7, Wi-Fi access, medical assistance, child care, lounges, duty-free shops, forex services, banks, cafés and restaurants.

Useful information about London City Airport

Located in the Borough of Newham, London City Airport is about 10km from the city centre, offering flights with connections between Madrid and London.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By taxi: around 30 minutes.
  • By train: DLR, about 22 minutes, connections to underground service.
  • By bus: bus numbers 473 and 474, about an hour.

Services: open 24/7, free Wi-Fi, medical facilities, baby care, lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, left luggage options, wide range of restaurants and cafés.

Useful information about London Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport is located 45km south of the city centre.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By train: 30 minutes to London Victoria station.
  • By coach: frequent services; travel time approximately one hour.
  • By taxi: journey time varies between 60 to 90 minutes.

Services: open 24/7, Wi-Fi access, medical assistance, child care, lounges, duty-free shops, forex services, banks, many restaurants and cafés

What to do and visit in London

  • Visit historic royal sites such as Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London.
  • Check out attractions like the Madame Tussauds wax museum, and the fascinating Natural History Museum.
  • Discover world-class artworks at the Tate Modern and the National Gallery.
  • Take in breathtaking views of London with a ride on the London Eye, or a boat cruise on the River Thames.
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3.7 /5
Reviews: 3
2.0 /5
Al
Date 2019-01-15 Age 31-50 City

The first part of the journey didn't start well I understand that in busy flight it is necessary to check your luggage but they should allow you bring your luggage with you under certain circumstances.

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Nik
Date 2018-12-24 Age 31-50 City London

Not so bad.

5.0 /5
Caroline Frances Needham
Date 2018-12-18 Age Over 70 City London

Really helpful as we arrived late due to a traffic accident on the way to the airport. The staff fast tracked us to enable us to catch the flight

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maojinjaw
Date 2019-06-23 Age 51-70 City UK

Small modern and well maintained. Quick arrival/departure times.

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Reviews: 7
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Jeff
Date 2019-06-10 Age 51-70 City London

Good overall

5.0 /5
Jose
Date 2019-06-04 Age 51-70 City Portugal

Great

4.0 /5
Blop
Date 2019-04-30 Age 31-50 City UK

Fast and convenient

1.0 /5
None
Date 2019-01-02 Age Over 70 City

Drone problems caused many problems

4.0 /5
Rod
Date 2018-04-26 Age 51-70 City Australia

Cafe/restaurant area needs to be updated - looks very dreary

5.0 /5
Juanito
Date 2018-02-08 Age Over 70 City UK

Norwegian should look at the online check-in system

5.0 /5
Aubs
Date 2017-11-04 Age 51-70 City London

very happy with the service especially from Norweigan Airlines

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