Flights to Madrid

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Last minute flights to Madrid

Departure Tue, 23 Jan Return Wed, 31 Jan
STN London
MAD Madrid
return from £29
Departure Sun, 21 Jan Return Sun, 28 Jan
BHX Birmingham
MAD Madrid
return from £38
Departure Wed, 24 Jan Return Sat, 27 Jan
MAN Manchester
MAD Madrid
return from £44
Departure Thu, 01 Feb Return Mon, 05 Feb
ORY Paris
MAD Madrid
return from £52
Popular flight routes to Madrid
London - Madrid
return from £44
Birmingham - Madrid
return from £74
Manchester - Madrid
return from £130
Paris - Madrid
return from £115
Edinburgh - Madrid
return from £85
Bristol - 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.

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

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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    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.

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