There are 12 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Madrid Airport (MAD) by plane, bus, train, car, car ferry or car train

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

Recommended option

Fly from London Heathrow  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Madrid (MAD) LHR - MAD

$70 - $290

Cheapest option

Bus to London Stansted, fly  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Stansted Airport
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Madrid (MAD) STN - MAD

$49 - $234

10 alternative options

Fly from London Gatwick  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Madrid (MAD) LGW - MAD

$81 - $311

Bus to London Luton, fly  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Luton Airport
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Madrid (MAD) LTN - MAD

$57 - $264

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  6 h 20 min

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

$124 - $421

Train to Bristol, fly  •  7 h 6 min

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

$164 - $409

Train  •  15 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International 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

$361 - $595

Bus ALSA  •  27 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Madrid - Avénida de America Ouibus

$99 - $189

Bus FlixBus  •  28 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Madrid 793

$104 - $180

Drive, car ferry  •  29 h 4 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Portsmouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Bilbao
  3. Drive from Bilbao to Madrid Airport (MAD)

$170 - $572

Train, car ferry  •  32 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Woking to Portsmouth & Southsea
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
  3. Take the train from Santander to Madrid-Chamartin A

$175 - $578

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  16 h 29 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Madrid Airport (MAD)

$394 - $504

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to bus and fly which costs £35 - £180 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to fly which costs £55 - £220 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Madrid Airport (MAD) is 778 miles.

It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Madrid (MAD), including transfers and time at the airport.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Madrid Airport (MAD). However, there are services departing from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 and arriving at Madrid Airport via Londres Victoria Coach Station, Bilbao and Madrid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 40 min.

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What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Madrid Airport (MAD), Spain?

British Airways, Iberia and seven other airlines fly from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Madrid Airport (MAD) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Madrid Airport (MAD) via King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Barcelona Sants, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, and Atocha in around 15 h 13 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from London Luton to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Flights from Bristol to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Basel
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from London Luton to Madrid via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from London Stansted to Madrid via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $320
Flights from Bristol to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Luton to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from London Stansted to Madrid via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from London Stansted to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from London Stansted to Madrid via Rabat
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Bristol to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Bristol to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Bristol to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Bristol to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$270 - $400
Spanish Railways AVE
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Luton Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bilbao to Madrid - Avénida de America
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Madrid
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$110 - $140
Car
$340 - $480
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Adult
$100 - $140
Car
$330 - $470

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