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There are 12 ways to get from Madrid to Dunstable by plane, train, bus, car, car ferry or car train

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Fly to London Heathrow, train

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to London Heathrow (LHR)
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to Luton

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Fly to London Luton

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to London Luton (LTN)

Fly to London Gatwick, train

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

Fly to London Stansted, train

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to London Stansted (STN)
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton

Fly to Birmingham, train, bus

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Birmingham (BHX)
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Milton Keynes Central
  3. Take the bus from Central station to Dunstable, Regent Street

Fly to Bristol, train

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

Train

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Intl
  4. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Leagrave

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Zaragoza-Delicias
  2. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Lille
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Intl
  4. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton

Bus via Paris

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Coach Station to London Luton Airport Bus Station Bay K

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Bilbao
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Londres Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Coach Station to Luton Station Interchange

Drive, car ferry

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

Drive, Eurotunnel

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

Madrid to Dunstable by train, bus and walk

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dunstable is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Dunstable is to fly which costs €50 - €160 and takes 7h 3m.

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The fastest way to get from Madrid to Dunstable is to fly and train which takes 6h 19m and costs €85 - €330.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Dunstable. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Dunstable, Asda via Paris, London Victoria Green Line Coach Station and Airport Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 36m.

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The distance between Madrid and Dunstable is 811 miles.

The best way to get from Madrid to Dunstable without a car is to train which takes 15h 8m and costs €270 - €600.

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It takes approximately 6h 19m to get from Madrid to Dunstable, including transfers.

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Madrid to Dunstable bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Madrid station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Dunstable is to fly which takes 7h 3m and costs €50 - €160. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €270 - €600 and takes 15h 8m, you could also bus via Paris, which costs €80 - €120 and takes 28h 36m.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Madrid to Dunstable bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at London Luton Airport Bus Station Bay K.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Dunstable.
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  • Distance: 811.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 19m

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

easyJet, Ryanair and seven other airlines fly from Madrid to Dunstable hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Dunstable via Barcelona-Sants, Paris Gare De Lyon, Gare de Lyon - Diderot, La Fayette - Magenta - Gare du Nord, Paris Nord, London St Pancras Intl, and London St Pancras International LL in around 15h 8m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £370
Flights from Madrid to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £360
Flights from Madrid to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £340
Flights from Madrid to London Gatwick via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £340
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Madrid to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £370
Flights from Madrid to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £360
Flights from Madrid to London Gatwick via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £250
Flights from Madrid to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £250
Flights from Madrid to London Gatwick via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £250
Flights from Madrid to London Gatwick via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £250
Flights from Madrid to London Luton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £260
Flights from Madrid to London Luton via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£95 - £290
Flights from Madrid to London Luton via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £260
Flights from Madrid to London Luton via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£85 - £260
Flights from Madrid to London Luton via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£85 - £260
Flights from Madrid to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £260
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to London Luton via Turin
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £190
Flights from Madrid to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£20 - £200
Flights from Madrid to London Stansted via Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£20 - £200
Flights from Madrid to London Stansted via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£20 - £200
Flights from Madrid to London Stansted via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£20 - £200
Flights from Madrid to London Stansted via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£20 - £200
Flights from Madrid to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£20 - £200
Flights from Madrid to London Stansted via Mahon
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£20 - £200
Flights from Madrid to London Stansted via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£20 - £200
Flights from Madrid to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £210
Flights from Madrid to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £210
Flights from Madrid to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£16 - £370
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £360
Flights from Madrid to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £320
Flights from Madrid to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £340
Flights from Madrid to London Gatwick via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to London Heathrow via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £550
Flights from Madrid to Birmingham via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £650
Flights from Madrid to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £550
Flights from Madrid to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £390
Flights from Madrid to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £450
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £330
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £550
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Farringdon to Luton
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £18
Train from Gatwick Airport to Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£26 - £35
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£26 - £35
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Leagrave
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£15 - £19
East Midlands Railways
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £24
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £24
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £100
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
£50 - £70
Promo+
£59 - £63
Flexible
£75 - £100
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Zaragoza-Delicias
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £60
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
£27 - £35
Promo+
£32 - £34
Flexible
£45 - £60
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£50 - £70
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£70 - £100
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Zaragoza-Delicias
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Intl
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£100 - £300
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£260 - £300
Standard
£100 - £120
Standard Premier
£140 - £180
Train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Intl
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£75 - £290
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£260 - £290
Standard
£75 - £90
Standard Premier
£110 - £150
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Central station to Dunstable, Regent Street
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Arriva UK
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Coach Station to London Luton Airport Bus Station Bay K
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £12
Website
Arriva UK
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Coach Station to Luton Station Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £12
Website
Arriva UK
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 Zaragoza to Lille
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£95 - £130
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Londres Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£90 - £130
Website
alsa.com
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 Madrid to Paris
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£21 - £26
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
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
blablacar.fr
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
Blablabus
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Coach Station to London Luton Airport Bus Station Bay K
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £13
Website
Megabus UK
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Santander to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£65 - £280
Book at
Brittany Ferries
Adult
£65 - £85
Car
£190 - £280

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