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Flights to Madrid

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Last minute flights to Madrid

Departure Wed, 11 Dec Return Thu, 19 Dec
STN London
MAD Madrid
return from £34
Departure Wed, 11 Dec Return Wed, 18 Dec
MAN Manchester
MAD Madrid
return from £46
Departure Wed, 11 Dec Return Wed, 18 Dec
BHX Birmingham
MAD Madrid
return from £43
Departure Sat, 14 Dec Return Mon, 16 Dec
BCN Barcelona
MAD Madrid
return from £51
Popular flight routes to Madrid
London - Madrid
return from £21
Manchester - Madrid
return from £36
Birmingham - Madrid
return from £27
Barcelona - Madrid
return from £41
Edinburgh - Madrid
return from £86
Lisbon - Madrid
return from £102

Trips to Madrid

Madrid travel

The capital city of Spain, Madrid, has a vibrant atmosphere; cultural attractions and a connection with history that ensure travellers have everything they could possibly want from a European vacation. Madrid is a city that combines its enduring history with its cosmopolitan atmosphere to create a destination that is favoured amongst tourists from around the world. All trips to Madrid will awe you with sights to see, picturesque streets to roam and, of course, excellent shopping opportunities to explore. Visitors can immerse themselves in the city's fantastic local culture, its peerless art scene and world-acclaimed fine dining. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Madrid!

Things to do and places to see in Madrid

There can never be a dull moment when in Madrid with tourist having to decide what to do first - engross themselves in thousands of paintings; shop till you drop on the streets of Madrid; slug it out with a variety of football teams or marvel at the various churches and their intricate architecture or dance your way from sunset to sunrise and call this place your home.

A visit to Madrid cannot be completed without visiting the following:

  • Visit the Plaza Square in the heart of Madrid
  • Go shopping like a local in the huge Mercado San Miguel and get choice goods at rock bottom prices
  • Loiter in the lush green gardens, lakes and cafes at the Retiro Park
  • Take a stroll in the Rosaleda at Palacio de Cristal amongst the 4000 different roses
  • Come alive with the night life at Puerta del Sol, also known as "kilometre zero"
  • Become awed by the grandeur and luxuriousness of the Palacio Real, the official residence of the royal family
  • Art lovers are enthralled by the Villahermosa Palace having over 1000 pieces of different artwork
  • Visit the bigger museum, Museo Nacional del Prado, having 8600 painting and 700 sculptures
  • Football lovers cannot miss going to Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, home to the football team, Real Madrid
  • Fashion gurus flock to the El Rastro flee market to purchase hand stitched Moroccan leather bags
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Madrid airports

All domestic and international flights to Madrid land at Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas Airport. One of the busiest airports in Europe is well within Madrid's city limits and a short distance from the city centre.

  • Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas Airport

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    Location

    Madrid international airport is about 12km from the heart of the city and about 9km from the financial district.

    Transport options

    There are a multitude of ground transport options for passengers arriving in Madrid. The Underground metro line 8 will pick you from any terminal (T1, T2, T3, and T4) and take you to central Madrid in about 15 minutes. If you have heavy luggage, use the train from terminal T4 to get you to the city in 25 minutes. City buses available from any of the four terminals or the Intercity buses available from T1, T2 and T4 will get you to the central transportation hub at Canillejas and other locations in the city. Pre-book a ride of your choice at the various car rentals and pick it from T1 or T4. Official metered taxis are available at all the arrival terminals for a faster exit from the airport.

FAQ's about Madrid

🖱️ When's the best time to book flights to Madrid?
The top month to book flights to Madrid is May, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for Madrid flights is September. In third place: July. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to Madrid, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to Madrid?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to Madrid is... May. The next best month to travel to Madrid is October. And let's not forget August, the third top choice for when to go to Madrid. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to Madrid is January.
🕑 How long before a flight to Madrid should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Madrid, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to Madrid departing from over 50 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Madrid at Opodo you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
✈️ What is the name of Madrid’s airport?
Madrid is served by 14 airport[s]. Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez Airport operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 50 cities, such as London, Manchester and Birmingham, the most popular routes.
📌 How far is Madrid’s airport from the city centre?
Madrid’s airport Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez Airport is located 9 miles from the city centre.
💶 How much is the trip from the airport to Madrid’s city centre?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is about 1.26 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez Airport , for example, the average price for the ride to Madrid centre is around 2.52 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in Madrid. Pick your preferred car type and get from Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez Airport to Madrid city centre on your own terms.
🗺️ How to get from the airport to Madrid city centre?
There are many ways to get from Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez Airport to central Madrid:
🚗 Driving:
If you go by car or decide to take a taxi, be aware of traffic. The average travel time from Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez Airport to Madrid city centre when driving is 27 mins, but it may vary depending on the time of the day.
💳 How much should I budget for a trip to Madrid?
If you are going to Madrid, here is a list with an average price of some goods:
  • - Inexpensive Restaurant: 9.25 GBP
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 33.65 GBP
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 6.73 GBP
  • - Domestic Beer: 2.52 GBP
  • - Imported Beer: 2.52 GBP
  • - Coffee: 1.51 GBP
  • - SoftDrink: 1.45 GBP
  • - Water: 1.13 GBP

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