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There are 11 ways to get from London to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha by plane, train, bus, car, car ferry or car train

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Fly from London Heathrow

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

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Fly from London Stansted

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Madrid (MAD)

Train to London Gatwick, fly

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Madrid (MAD)

Fly from London City

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Madrid (MAD)

Train to Bristol, fly

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

Train

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Madrid - South Station

Bus via Paris

  1. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Madrid

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from London to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Drive from Santander to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Palencia
  2. Take the train from Palencia to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha

London to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha by train

14 Weekly Trains
13h 44m Average Duration
€259 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from London to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is to fly which costs £29 - £240 and takes 5h 58m.

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The fastest way to get from London to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is to fly which takes 5h 13m and costs £30 - £210.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. However, there are services departing from Londres Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Estación De Atocha via Bilbao and Méndez Álvaro - Estación Sur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Gare du Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon and Barcelona-Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 44m.

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The distance between London and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is 1264 km.

The best way to get from London to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha without a car is to train which takes 13h 44m and costs £210 - £500.

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It takes approximately 5h 13m to get from London to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, including transfers.

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London to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Londres Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from London to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is to fly which takes 5h 13m and costs £30 - £210. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £210 - £500 and takes 13h 44m, you could also bus, which costs £100 - £140 and takes 26h 29m.

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Map of how to get from London to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha.
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  • Distance: 1264.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 13m

What companies run services between London, England and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Spain?

Iberia, British Airways and six other airlines fly from London Paddington to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from London King's Cross to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Paris Nord, Gare du Nord, Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Barcelona-Sants in around 13h 44m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €380
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €650
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €480
Flights from London City to Madrid via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €1300
Flights from London City to Madrid via Mahon
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€200 - €1300
Flights from London City to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€200 - €1300
Flights from London City to Madrid via San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€200 - €1300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €380
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€450 - €800
Flights from London City to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€200 - €1300
Flights from London City to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€470 - €1300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €480
Flights from London City to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €900
Flights from Bristol to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €410
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€65 - €240
Flights from London Stansted to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€14 - €250
Flights from London Stansted to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€14 - €250
Flights from London Stansted to Madrid via Porto
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€14 - €250
Flights from Bristol to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €180
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €380
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €340
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €340
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €340
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€55 - €340
Flights from Bristol to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €210
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €480
Flights from Bristol to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €440
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €380
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €330
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€140 - €1400
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€50 - €65
Anytime Day 1st Class
€85 - €120
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€69 - €74
Flexible
€90 - €120
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
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Palencia to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€157
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
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
€150 - €220
Website
alsa.com
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Bilbao to Madrid - South Station
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Blablabus
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
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 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€75 - €330
Book at
Brittany Ferries
Adult
€75 - €100
Car
€230 - €330

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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London to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Madrid - South Station.

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Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 2:05 AM in London and 3:05 AM in Madrid-Puerta De Atocha.

London to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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British Airways, TAP Portugal, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 851+ hotels available in Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £4 - £35.

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