There are 8 ways to get from Scotland to Madrid by plane, train, bus, night 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 Glasgow  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Madrid (MAD) GLA - MAD

$60 - $327

7 alternative options

Fly from Edinburgh  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Madrid (MAD) EDI - MAD

$61 - $229

Train  •  18 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  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

$573 - $919

Bus  •  35 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to Madrid

$111 - $188

Night train, bus  •  35 h 55 min

  1. Take the night train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Madrid - South Station

$119 - $171

Drive, carferry  •  32 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Plymouth
  2. Take the carferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Drive from Santander to Madrid

$235 - $601

Train, car ferry  •  41 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Winchester
  2. Take the train from Winchester to Portsmouth & Southsea
  3. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
  4. Take the train from Santander to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha A

$345 - $806

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  22 h 44 min

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

$466 - $621

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Scotland to Madrid is to fly which costs £45 - £180 and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Scotland to Madrid is to fly which costs £45 - £260 and takes 5 h 52 min.

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The distance between Scotland and Madrid is 1138 miles.

It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Scotland to Madrid, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scotland to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Madrid via Londres Victoria Coach Station and Bilbao. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Scotland to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha via London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 6 min.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 18 h 6 min and costs £440 - £750.

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Map of how to get from Scotland to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 1137.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 52 min

What companies run services between Scotland and Madrid, Spain?

Ryanair, British Airways and five other airlines fly from Paisley to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Madrid via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Barcelona Sants in around 18 h 6 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Edinburgh to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Edinburgh to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Glasgow to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Edinburgh to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Edinburgh to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flights from Glasgow to Madrid via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flights from Edinburgh to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to Madrid via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2,200 - $4,600
Flights from Glasgow to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2,200 - $4,600
Flights from Edinburgh to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Madrid via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $220
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $220
1st Class
$260 - $390
Spanish Railways AVE
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $150
Sleeper Berth Solo
$194
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $75
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
$167
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bilbao to Madrid - Avénida de America
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Madrid - South Station
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Ouibus
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
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$80 - $110
Car
$260 - $370
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Adult
$100 - $130
Car
$320 - $450

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