Manchester to Madrid flights

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Departure Sat, 08 Aug Return Fri, 21 Aug
MAN Manchester
MAD Madrid
return from £65
Departure Fri, 28 Aug Return Sat, 05 Sep
MAN Manchester
MAD Madrid
return from £48
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Madrid is an enchanting city of contrasts with ancient and modern buildings existing side by side.
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1.00 GBP = 1.1 EUR
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Last checked on 09 August 2020
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Madrid are 55% cheaper than in Manchester.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Madrid is 22% cheaper than a meal in Manchester.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 9% more expensive in Madrid than in Manchester.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Madrid is 39% 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

How can I find cheap flights from Manchester to Madrid at eDreams?
Our search engines have found flights from 48€ for the route Manchester - Madrid. At eDreams we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest 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 2.72 GBP, 9% more expensive than Manchester, with a fare of 2.50 GBP, while train tickets costs 55% less in Madrid: 1.36 GBP against 3.00 GBP in Manchester. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 10.88 GBP in Madrid, 22% less than the 14.00 GBP in Manchester. The price of the coffee is around 39% cheaper in Madrid, with an average of 1.72 GBP, while in Manchester the coffee costs 2.81 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Manchester to Madrid?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from Manchester to Madrid are May, March and April.
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 1 month to fly to  Madrid from Manchester in terms of searches from our cutomer, 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.
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