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There are 7 ways to get from Helston to Madrid by bus, plane, train, car or car ferry

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Bus to Newquay, fly  •  11h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Helston to Newquay
  2. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to Madrid (MAD) NQY - MAD

29€ - 117€

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Train, train to Bristol, fly  •  10h 27m

  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

144€ - 540€

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  11h 56m

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

163€ - 533€

Train, train to Birmingham, fly  •  12h 21m

  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

178€ - 807€

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

128€ - 399€

Train, car ferry  •  30h 31m

  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

125€ - 492€

Bus  •  35h 45m

  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

138€ - 191€

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The cheapest way to get from Helston to Madrid is to bus and fly which costs £25 - £110 and takes 11h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Helston to Madrid is to train and fly which costs £130 - £490 and takes 10h 27m.

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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 35h 45m.

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The distance between Helston and Madrid is 1084 km.

The best way to get from Helston to Madrid without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 30h 31m and costs £110 - £450.

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It takes approximately 11h 31m 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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There is no direct flight from Newquay Airport to Madrid Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 30m and has one stopover.

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

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Madrid is 1h ahead of Helston. It is currently 2:41 AM in Helston and 3:41 AM in Madrid.

Map of how to get from Helston to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 1083.9 km
  • Duration: 11h 31m

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

You can take a bus from Helston to Madrid via LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station, Londres Victoria Coach Station, and Bilbao in around 35h 45m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newquay to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 220€
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 600€
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 310€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Newquay to Madrid via Alicante
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
23€ - 110€
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 600€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 650€
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 470€
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 850€
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 550€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 320€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 440€
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 450€
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Newquay to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
24€ - 110€
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 310€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 440€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 340€
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Redruth to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
26€ - 60€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
26€ - 35€
Anytime Day 1st Class
45€ - 60€
Train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 120€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
50€ - 65€
Anytime Day 1st Class
85€ - 120€
Train from Redruth to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 260€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
110€ - 140€
Anytime Day 1st Class
190€ - 260€
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
40€ - 150€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
40€ - 55€
Anytime Day 1st Class
100€ - 150€
Train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
70€ - 200€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
70€ - 85€
Anytime Day 1st Class
140€ - 200€
Train from Plymouth to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
100€ - 280€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
100€ - 130€
Anytime Day 1st Class
200€ - 280€
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santander to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
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 Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Website
National Express
Bus from Helston to LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
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 Bilbao
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
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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Aer Lingus, Iberia, Ryanair and British Airways offer flights from Newquay Airport to Madrid Airport.

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