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There are 10 ways to get from Gretna Green to Madrid by train, plane, bus, car, car ferry or car train

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Recommended option

Train to Manchester, fly  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Madrid (MAD) MAN - MAD

76€ - 284€

Cheapest option

Train to Newcastle, fly  •  11h 10m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Madrid (MAD) NCL - MAD

46€ - 279€

8 alternative options

Train to Edinburgh, fly  •  8h 33m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Madrid (MAD) EDI - MAD

64€ - 396€

Train to Glasgow, fly  •  9h 50m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Madrid (MAD) GLA - MAD

81€ - 258€

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  9h 43m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Madrid (MAD) BHX - MAD

133€ - 589€

Train to Liverpool, fly  •  8h 44m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Warrington Bank Quay
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Madrid (MAD) LPL - MAD

94€ - 463€

Train, bus  •  36h 42m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the bus from BIRMINGHAM Coach Station, Digbeth to LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Logroño
  4. Take the train from Logrono to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Alv

218€ - 484€

Drive, car ferry  •  31h 31m

  1. Drive from Gretna Green to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Drive from Santander to Madrid

188€ - 486€

Train, bus via Palencia  •  2 days 13h

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the bus from BIRMINGHAM Coach Station, Digbeth to LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Palencia
  4. Take the train from Palencia to Madrid-Principe Pio

272€ - 547€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  21h 13m

  1. Drive from Gretna Green to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Madrid

383€ - 504€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gretna Green to Madrid is to train and fly which costs £55 - £360 and takes 8h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Gretna Green to Madrid is to train and fly which costs £65 - £260 and takes 8h 30m.

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The distance between Gretna Green and Madrid is 1623 km.

The best way to get from Gretna Green to Madrid without a car is to train and bus which takes 36h 42m and costs £190 - £440.

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It takes approximately 8h 30m to get from Gretna Green to Madrid, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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Madrid is 1h ahead of Gretna Green. It is currently 5:36 AM in Gretna Green and 6:36 AM in Madrid.

Japan Airlines, Vueling Airlines, Air France and eight other airlines offer flights from Manchester Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 3003+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Gretna Green to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 1622.8 km
  • Duration: 8h 30m

What companies run services between Gretna Green, Scotland and Madrid, Spain?

There is no direct connection from Gretna Green to Madrid. However, you can take the train to Carlisle, take the train to Manchester Airport, take the walk to Manchester airport, fly to Madrid, take the walk to Aeropuerto T4, then take the train to Madrid. Alternatively, you can take the train to Carlisle, take the train to Haymarket, take the walk to Haymarket, take the tram to Edinburgh Airport, take the walk to Edinburgh airport, fly to Madrid, take the walk to Aeropuerto T4, then take the train to Madrid.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
30€ - 250€
Flights from Manchester to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 380€
Flights from Manchester to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 250€
Flights from Edinburgh to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
80€ - 420€
Flights from Edinburgh to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 480€
Flights from Glasgow to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 220€
Flights from Glasgow to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 250€
Flights from Glasgow to Madrid via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 250€
Flights from Newcastle to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 360€
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 300€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 280€
Flights from Edinburgh to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 90€
Flights from Edinburgh to Madrid via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 90€
Flights from Edinburgh to Madrid via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 90€
Flights from Edinburgh to Madrid via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 90€
Flights from Edinburgh to Madrid via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 90€
Flights from Glasgow to Madrid via Bristol
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
50€ - 240€
Flights from Glasgow to Madrid via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
55€ - 250€
Flights from Glasgow to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
Flights from Glasgow to Madrid via London Luton
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 250€
Flights from Newcastle to Madrid via Bristol
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
55€ - 250€
Flights from Newcastle to Madrid via Belfast (Aldergrove), Bristol
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
60€ - 280€
Flights from Liverpool to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 240€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 450€
Flights from Edinburgh to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 400€
Flights from Glasgow to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 200€
Flights from Newcastle to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 850€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Manchester to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
30€ - 250€
Flights from Manchester to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 380€
Flights from Edinburgh to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
80€ - 420€
Flights from Edinburgh to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 480€
Flights from Glasgow to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 220€
Flights from Glasgow to Madrid via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 250€
Flights from Newcastle to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 360€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
28€ - 220€
Flights from Manchester to Madrid via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
28€ - 220€
Flights from Manchester to Madrid via Porto
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
28€ - 220€
Flights from Manchester to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
28€ - 220€
Flights from Edinburgh to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 240€
Flights from Newcastle to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Newcastle to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 310€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 310€
Flights from Newcastle to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 350€
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 320€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 290€
Flights from Edinburgh to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 750€
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Manchester to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
90€ - 300€
Flights from Glasgow to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 250€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Manchester to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
70€ - 330€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Manchester to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
130€ - 290€
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Madrid via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 600€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Madrid via Budapest
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
18€ - 27€
Off-Peak Day Single
30€ - 45€
Anytime Day Single
45€ - 65€
Train from Carlisle to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
15€ - 21€
Off-Peak Day Single
24€ - 35€
Anytime Day Single
30€ - 50€
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
15€ - 22€
Off-Peak Day Single
25€ - 40€
Anytime Day Single
35€ - 50€
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 150€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
40€ - 55€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
110€ - 150€
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 150€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
40€ - 55€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
110€ - 150€
Train from Carlisle to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
80€ - 290€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
80€ - 110€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
210€ - 290€
Train from Carlisle to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 170€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
45€ - 65€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
120€ - 170€
Train from Carlisle to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
80€ - 280€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
80€ - 110€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
200€ - 280€
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 75€
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
24€ - 35€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
55€ - 75€
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 45€
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
14€ - 21€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
30€ - 45€
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 100€
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
8€ - 13€
Anytime Day Single
45€ - 65€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
70€ - 100€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Logrono to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Palencia to Madrid-Principe Pio
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 28€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
145€
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from BIRMINGHAM Coach Station, Digbeth to LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
National Express
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Logroño
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Palencia
Ave. Duration
2 days 0h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
160€ - 220€
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
70€ - 90€
Car
220€ - 310€

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