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Manchester to Madrid flights

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Departure Thu, 05 Nov Return Thu, 12 Nov
MAN Manchester
MAD Madrid
return from £42
Departure Sat, 21 Nov Return Sun, 29 Nov
MAN Manchester
MAD Madrid
return from £43
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Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.1 EUR
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1 EUR = 0.92 GBP
Last checked on 26 October 2020
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Madrid are 54% cheaper than in Manchester.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Madrid is 16% cheaper than a meal in Manchester.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 14% more expensive in Madrid than in Manchester.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Madrid is 37% cheaper than in Manchester.

Manchester airports
  • ( Manchester International (MAN)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
  • ( Birmingham Intl (BHX)
    How far from city centre: 74 miles
  • ( Liverpool John Lennon (LPL)
    How far from city centre: 27 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: 905 miles

Getting to and from the airport

Flights departing from Manchester

Manchester is the first city in the world to get industrialised, during the Industrial Revolution, and it is known for its architecture, scientific output and culture. The city is served by Manchester Airport, which is 14km away from the city centre. This airport has three terminals and is spread over an area of 1,400 acres.

Flights from Manchester to Madrid take off from Manchester Airport often. The city has a capacity for almost 50 million passengers yearly. However, the airport can handle only 61 aircrafts per hour and thus, it handles only half of its capacity for passengers. The airport is located in the Ringway area of Manchester.

Getting to Manchester airport

To catch one of those Manchester Madrid flights, make sure that you start early to avoid unnecessary traffic jams and delays. To reach quickly, head straight towards Manchester Piccadilly Station and hop on a TransPennine Express to the airport. You will directly reach Manchester Airport railway station. You can also get on the metro at Cornbrook Station. If you prefer to travel by bus and admire the city's architecture along the way, hop on bus 43, which can easily be found at Manchester city centre. There are also taxis and cabs available throughout the city, but they can be quite pricey.

Arriving to Madrid

Spain's capital, Madrid, is one of the largest cities in Europe and also one of the most beautiful. With baroque buildings and ancient palaces, Madrid never fails to please tourists and visitors with its charming ambience. Start your journey at the Royal Palace of Madrid, which is known for its unique architectural style, inspired by baroque movements. Next, go to the National Archaeological Museum to learn about Spanish and World history. Once you are done with all the sightseeing, you can go to Malasana, a hip and stylish neighbourhood with bars, cafes and restaurants. Puerta del Sol is perfect for those who like to party at nightclubs.

How to get to the city centre

Flights to Madrid from Manchester land at Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Baraja Airport. This airport is also known as Barajas Airport and is only 9km from Madrid city centre. If you would like to begin your nightly activities as soon as you arrive, head straight toward Puerta del Sol, which is 13km from the airport. The metro is the easiest way to get to central Madrid. Line 9 brings passengers to Nuevos Ministerios station in the heart of Madrid. There are also Expres Aeropuerto buses, which are express buses that run between the airport and the city all day and night.

Frequent asked questions about flights from Manchester to Madrid

Is it safe to travel from Manchester to Madrid during the Covid-19 situation?
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 Manchester. 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 are flights from Manchester to Madrid?
The average price to go from Manchester to Madrid is of 69.96 GBP, but bare in mind that ticket prices may vary depending on the season and on how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Manchester to Madrid at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Manchester to Madrid is 42£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best 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 Manchester?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Madrid costs an average of 2.73 GBP, 14% more expensive than Manchester, with a fare of 2.40 GBP, while train tickets costs 54% less in Madrid: 1.37 GBP against 2.95 GBP in Manchester. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 10.92 GBP in Madrid, 22% less than the 14.00 GBP in Manchester. The price of the coffee is around 37% cheaper in Madrid, with an average of 1.75 GBP, while in Manchester the coffee costs 2.78 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Manchester to Madrid?
The most popular months to book a trip from Manchester to Madrid are May, March and April, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Manchester to Madrid?
The best time of the year to go to Madrid when flying from Manchester depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, May is the top 1º month to fly to Madrid from Manchester in terms of searches from our customer, followed by June and July. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, November and December are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Manchester -  Madrid.
What is the cheapest price for a flight from Manchester to Madrid?
The total flight time between Manchester and Madrid is of around 02:54 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,559 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How is the weather in Madrid compared to Manchester?
While in Manchester the temperatures can reach an average of 26.08 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,Madrid's temperatures can go up to 37.21 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -3.74 ºC in Madrid, compared to the -2.77 ºC average degrees reported in Manchester. During the winter period, Manchester can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Madrid have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Manchester and Madrid?
The main airport route flying between Manchester and Madrid is: Manchester International (MAN) to Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas (MAD). This route is covered by the following airline(s): Ryanair. Iberia. British Airways.
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