There are 13 ways to get from Madrid to London by plane, train, bus, car, car ferry or car train

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Fly to London Heathrow  •  4 h 56 min

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

$99 - $333

Cheapest option

Fly to London Gatwick  •  5 h 17 min

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

$53 - $273

11 alternative options

Fly to London Luton, train  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to London Luton (LTN) MAD - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$58 - $277

Fly to London Stansted  •  5 h 46 min

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

$57 - $239

Fly to London City  •  7 h 27 min

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

$105 - $558

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  6 h 20 min

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

$97 - $383

Fly to Bristol, train  •  7 h 6 min

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

$137 - $373

Train  •  13 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$353 - $577

Bus Ouibus  •  25 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid - Avénida de America to Paris City Center - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to London Ouibus

$60 - $83

Bus FlixBus  •  26 h 55 min

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

$98 - $166

Drive, car ferry  •  29 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Bilbao
  2. Take the car ferry from Bilbao to Portsmouth
  3. Drive from Portsmouth to London

$175 - $575

Train, bus  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Palencia Ave / ...
  2. Take the bus from Palencia to Londres Victoria Coach Station

$136 - $217

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  16 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

$395 - $495

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to London is to bus which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 25 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to London is to fly which takes 4 h 56 min and costs 85€ - 290€.

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The distance between Madrid and London is 1263 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to get from Madrid to London, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to London. However, there are services departing from Madrid - Avénida de America and arriving at London via Paris City Center - Bercy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to London. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at London St. Pancras International via Barcelona Sants, Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Nord Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 23 min.

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

British Airways, Iberia and six other airlines fly from Madrid to London hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to London via Barcelona Sants, Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 13 h 23 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Madrid to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Madrid to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Madrid to London Luton via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Madrid to London Stansted via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $6,000
Flights from Madrid to London City via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Madrid to London City via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Madrid to London City via Malaga
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Madrid to London City via Mahon
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Madrid to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Madrid to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Madrid to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Madrid to London Stansted via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $6,000
Flights from Madrid to London City via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Madrid to London City via Malaga
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Madrid to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Madrid to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Flights from Madrid to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Madrid to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Madrid to London Luton via Basel
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Madrid to London Luton via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Madrid to London Luton via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Madrid to London Stansted via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $320
Flights from Madrid to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Madrid to Bristol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Madrid to Bristol via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Madrid to London Stansted via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Madrid to London Stansted via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Madrid to London Stansted via Porto
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Madrid to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Madrid to London Stansted via Pisa
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Madrid to London Stansted via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Madrid to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Madrid to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to London Stansted via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Madrid to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Madrid to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Bristol via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Bristol via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Bristol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Bristol via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Madrid to London Luton via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Bristol via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Madrid to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Madrid to London Gatwick via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Madrid to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Madrid to London City via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to London City via Porto
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Madrid to London City via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Madrid to London City via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Virgin West Coast Trains
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Palencia
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $400
Eurostar
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Madrid - Avénida de America to Paris City Center - Bercy
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to London
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to London
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Bilbao to Portsmouth
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

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