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

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Horsham
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Madrid (MAD) LGW - MAD

$75 - $290

12 alternative options

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Woking
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Madrid (MAD) LHR - MAD

$96 - $330

Fly from Southampton  •  8 h

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Madrid (MAD) SOU - MAD

$98 - $443

Train to Bristol, fly  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Madrid (MAD) BRS - MAD

$139 - $362

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Madrid (MAD) STN - MAD

$87 - $286

Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Madrid (MAD) LTN - MAD

$94 - $321

Train, train to Birmingham, fly  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Winchester
  2. Take the train from Winchester to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Madrid (MAD) BHX - MAD

$115 - $403

Car ferry, train via Barcelona Sants  •  17 h 50 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
  2. Take the train from Cherbourg to Paris St Lazare Ic
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$381 - $521

Car ferry, train  •  29 h 28 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
  2. Take the train from Santander to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha A

$169 - $568

Bus Ouibus  •  29 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Old Portsmouth, University to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 030
  2. Take the bus from London to Hernani
  3. Take the bus from Hernani to Madrid - Avénida de America

$80 - $116

Car ferry, drive  •  28 h 4 min

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

$161 - $581

Bus ALSA  •  31 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Old Portsmouth, University to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 030
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Logroño
  3. Take the bus from Logroño to Madrid

$115 - $189

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  21 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Portsmouth to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  5. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  6. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Madrid

$590 - $697

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

KLM, Flybe and seven other airlines fly from Portsmouth to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portsmouth to Madrid via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, London, and Hernani in around 29 h 47 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
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
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Southampton to Madrid via Rennes
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from London Luton to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 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, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Bristol to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Bristol to Madrid via Malaga
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Bristol to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
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, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
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 London Luton to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Bristol to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Bristol to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Bristol to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Southampton to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
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
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Southampton to Madrid via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
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
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Woking
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Winchester
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Cherbourg to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $130
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
$210 - $240
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$210 - $240
1st Class
$280 - $420
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santander to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
renfe.com
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
$184
Website
eurotunnel.com
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Hernani
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Hernani to Madrid - Avénida de America
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
PLM Autocares
Phone
+34 902 14 41 74
Email
info@plmautocares.com
Website
plmautocares.com
Bus from Logroño to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
plmautocares.com
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $45
Car
$60 - $90
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Adult
$110 - $140
Car
$350 - $500
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$110 - $150
Car
$360 - $550

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Portsmouth to Madrid?

The distance between Portsmouth and Madrid is 1172 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Madrid?

The cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Madrid is to bus which costs £55 - £85 and takes 29 h 47 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Portsmouth to Madrid?

The quickest way to get from Portsmouth to Madrid is to train and fly which takes 6 h 35 min and costs £50 - £210.

Is there a direct bus between Portsmouth and Madrid?

No, there is no direct bus from Portsmouth to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Old Portsmouth, University and arriving at Madrid - Avénida de America via London and Hernani. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 47 min.

How long does it take to get from Portsmouth to Madrid?

It takes approximately 6 h 35 min to get from Portsmouth to Madrid, including transfers.