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There are 11 ways to get from Ashford to Madrid Airport (MAD) by train, plane, bus, car, car ferry or car train

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Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Tonbridge
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Madrid (MAD) LGW - MAD

$65 - $278

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Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Madrid (MAD) LHR - MAD

$126 - $381

Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Madrid (MAD) LTN - MAD

$91 - $326

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  6h 12m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Madrid (MAD) STN - MAD

$81 - $297

Train, train to Birmingham, fly  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Madrid (MAD) BHX - MAD

$103 - $427

Train, train to Bristol, fly  •  7h 52m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Madrid (MAD) BRS - MAD

$165 - $421

Train via Barcelona Sants  •  13h 39m

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$343 - $437

Train  •  18h 23m

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye Tgv
  3. Take the train from Irun to Madrid-Chamartin Ir / ...

$283 - $362

Train, bus  •  21h 45m

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Paris, Paris 757 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Madrid Barajas Airport, Madrid Airport 793

$125 - $234

Drive, car ferry  •  17h 35m

  1. Drive from Ashford to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Madrid Airport (MAD)

$207 - $368

Eurotunnel, train, drive  •  19h 13m

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  5. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Madrid Airport (MAD)

$556 - $652

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ashford to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to train and fly which costs £50 - £220 and takes 6h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Ashford to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to train and fly which costs £95 - £300 and takes 5h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ashford to Madrid Airport (MAD). However, there are services departing from Ashford(Kent) Int. and arriving at Madrid Airport via Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon, Barcelona Sants and Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 39m.

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The distance between Ashford and Madrid Airport (MAD) is 771 miles.

The best way to get from Ashford to Madrid Airport (MAD) without a car is to train which takes 13h 39m and costs £260 - £340.

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It takes approximately 6h 11m to get from Ashford to Madrid Airport (MAD), including transfers.

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Ashford to Madrid Airport (MAD) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Ashford(Kent) Int. station.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) is 1h ahead of Ashford. It is currently 8:56 PM in Ashford and 9:56 PM in Madrid Airport (MAD).

Ashford to Madrid Airport (MAD) train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

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Map of how to get from Ashford to Madrid Airport (MAD).
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  • Distance: 771.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 11m

What companies run services between Ashford, England and Madrid Airport (MAD), Spain?

You can take a train from Ashford to Madrid Airport (MAD) via Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Barcelona Sants, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, and Atocha in around 13h 39m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from London Luton to Madrid via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from London Luton to Madrid via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from London Luton to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from London Luton to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from London Stansted to Madrid via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $320
Flights from London Stansted to Madrid via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $320
Flights from Bristol to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Bristol to Madrid via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Luton to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from London Stansted to Madrid via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from London Stansted to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from London Stansted to Madrid via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from London Stansted to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Bristol to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Bristol to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Bristol to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Ashford International to Tonbridge
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Train from Ashford International to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford International Station to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $50
Premier
$57 - $63
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $95
Premier
$90 - $110
Thameslink
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $29
Virgin West Coast Trains
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $280
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Spanish Railways AVE
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Irun to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Website
renfe.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Madrid Barajas Airport, Madrid Airport
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$15
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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Iberia, Air Europa, Norwegian Air International and two other airlines offer flights from London Gatwick Airport to Madrid Airport.

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