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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Newquay  •  10h 42m

  1. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to Madrid (MAD) NQY - MAD

130€ - 255€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  36h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Helston to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to Madrid 210

122€ - 223€

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Train, train to Bristol, fly  •  10h 30m

  1. Take the train from Redruth to Plymouth
  2. Take the train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Madrid (MAD) BRS - MAD

148€ - 386€

Train to Exeter, fly  •  12h 13m

  1. Take the train from Redruth to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Madrid (MAD) EXT - MAD

150€ - 302€

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  11h 54m

  1. Take the train from Redruth to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Madrid (MAD) LHR - MAD

220€ - 543€

Train, train to Birmingham, fly  •  12h 23m

  1. Take the train from Redruth to Plymouth
  2. Take the train from Plymouth to Birmingham New Street
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Madrid (MAD) BHX - MAD

142€ - 463€

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  12h 59m

  1. Take the train from Redruth to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Madrid (MAD) LGW - MAD

173€ - 458€

Drive, car ferry  •  26h 30m

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

129€ - 410€

Train, car ferry via Madrid Chamartín  •  29h 45m

  1. Take the train from Redruth to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Take the train from Santander to Madrid-Chamartin Alv

135€ - 433€

Train, car ferry  •  30h 35m

  1. Take the train from Redruth to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Take the train from Santander to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Alv

139€ - 430€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Helston to Madrid is to bus which costs £100 - £200 and takes 36h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Helston to Madrid is to train and fly which costs £130 - £350 and takes 10h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Helston to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Helston and arriving at Madrid via Londres Victoria Coach Station and Bilbao. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36h 20m.

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The distance between Helston and Madrid is 677 miles.

The best way to get from Helston to Madrid without a car is to train and car ferry via Madrid Chamartín which takes 29h 45m and costs £110 - £390.

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It takes approximately 10h 42m to get from Helston to Madrid, including transfers.

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Helston to Madrid bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Helston station.

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The best way to get from Helston to Madrid is to fly which takes 10h 42m and costs £110 - £230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £100 - £200 and takes 36h 20m.

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There is no direct flight from Newquay Airport to Madrid Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 40m and has one stopover.

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Helston to Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Madrid station.

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Map of how to get from Helston to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 677.4 miles
  • Duration: 10h 42m

What companies run services between Helston, England and Madrid, Spain?

Aer Lingus, Iberia and five other airlines fly from Helston to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Helston to Madrid via London Victoria Coach Station, Londres Victoria Coach Station, and Bilbao in around 36h 20m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Newquay to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 360€
Flights from Newquay to Madrid via Alicante
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
Flights from Newquay to Madrid via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 410€
Flights from Newquay to Madrid via Cork
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Flights from Newquay to Madrid via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Flights from Exeter to Madrid via Malaga
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
60€ - 280€
Flights from Exeter to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 420€
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 440€
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 410€
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 430€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newquay to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 410€
Flights from Newquay to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 360€
Flights from Newquay to Madrid via Alicante
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
Flights from Newquay to Madrid via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 410€
Flights from Newquay to Madrid via Cork
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Flights from Newquay to Madrid via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Flights from Bristol to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 430€
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 420€
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 440€
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 410€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 290€
Flights from Exeter to Madrid via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
55€ - 270€
Flights from Exeter to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 270€
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 280€
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 280€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 330€
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 300€
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Basel
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 300€
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 300€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 550€
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 700€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 400€
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Exeter to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
600€ - 1200€
Flights from Exeter to Madrid via Malaga
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
600€ - 1200€
Flights from Exeter to Madrid via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
600€ - 1200€
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 340€
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newquay to Madrid via Birmingham, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Flights from Exeter to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 700€
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Exeter to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 700€
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 700€
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 550€
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 360€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
180€ - 950€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 430€
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Redruth to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
29€ - 55€
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
17€ - 26€
Advanced Single
18€ - 26€
Anytime Day Single
29€ - 55€
Train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
30€ - 50€
Advanced Single
30€ - 50€
Anytime Day Single
55€ - 110€
Train from Redruth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 95€
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
28€ - 45€
Advanced Single
30€ - 45€
Anytime Day Single
50€ - 95€
Train from Redruth to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
130€ - 240€
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
65€ - 110€
Advanced Single
70€ - 100€
Anytime Day Single
130€ - 240€
Train from Redruth to Reading
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 210€
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
60€ - 90€
Advanced Single
60€ - 90€
Anytime Day Single
110€ - 210€
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 45€
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
14€ - 23€
Advanced Single
16€ - 23€
Anytime Day Single
24€ - 45€
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Redruth to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
25€ - 40€
Anytime Single
35€ - 55€
Off-Peak Single
26€ - 40€
Train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
35€ - 55€
Anytime Single
55€ - 85€
Off-Peak Single
50€ - 75€
Train from Redruth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 80€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
30€ - 50€
Anytime Single
50€ - 80€
Off-Peak Single
45€ - 70€
Train from Plymouth to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
45€ - 75€
Anytime Single
80€ - 120€
Off-Peak Single
80€ - 120€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. The 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 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santander to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Santander to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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 Helston to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
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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 Bilbao
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 90€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
27€ - 45€
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bilbao to Madrid Av America
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
Eurolines FR
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€ - 320€
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
70€ - 95€
Car
220€ - 320€

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Madrid is 1h ahead of Helston. It is currently 10:22 PM in Helston and 11:22 PM in Madrid.

Ryanair, Air France, Aer Lingus and three other airlines offer flights from Newquay Airport to Madrid Airport.

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