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There are 12 ways to get from Sheffield to Madrid by train, plane, bus, car ferry, 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.

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Train to Manchester, fly  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Madrid (MAD) MAN - MAD

$59 - $252

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Train to Birmingham, fly  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Madrid (MAD) BHX - MAD

$87 - $393

Train to Bristol, fly  •  8h 36m

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

$153 - $365

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Madrid (MAD) LHR - MAD

$177 - $444

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Madrid (MAD) LGW - MAD

$128 - $360

Train, bus to Liverpool, fly  •  7h 55m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
  3. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Madrid (MAD) LPL - MAD

$68 - $233

Train  •  15h 46m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
  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 / ...

$430 - $692

Bus FlixBus  •  29h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Madrid 793

$116 - $193

Bus ALSA  •  30h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to Madrid

$111 - $180

Train, car ferry  •  33h 4m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Take the train from Santander to Madrid-Chamartin A

$247 - $599

Drive, car ferry  •  29h 49m

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

$192 - $530

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  24h 4m

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Est / ...
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to Nîmes Tgv
  5. Take the train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  6. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  7. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Madrid

$545 - $680

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The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Madrid is to train and fly which costs £45 - £200 and takes 6h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Sheffield to Madrid is to train and fly which costs £45 - £200 and takes 6h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sheffield station to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street and arriving at Neptuno via London, Paris, Paris and Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sheffield to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Sheffield 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 15h 46m.

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The distance between Sheffield and Madrid is 907 miles.

The best way to get from Sheffield to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 15h 46m and costs £330 - £550.

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It takes approximately 6h 30m to get from Sheffield to Madrid, including transfers.

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Sheffield to Madrid bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street.

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Sheffield to Madrid train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Sheffield station.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Madrid is to train which takes 15h 46m and costs £330 - £550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £85 - £150 and takes 29h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Sheffield to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 907.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 30m

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

You can take a train from Sheffield to Madrid via London St Pancras International, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Barcelona Sants in around 15h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sheffield to Madrid via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Paris, Paris, Madrid, and Méndez Álvaro - Terminal in around 29h 56m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Manchester to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Manchester to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Bristol to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Bristol to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Liverpool to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Liverpool to Madrid via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Bristol to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $480
Flights from Manchester to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $480
Flights from Manchester to Madrid via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $480
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Bristol to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Manchester to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Bristol to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Sheffield to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Sheffield to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $180
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $190
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Single
$27 - $40
Thameslink
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$63 - $66
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $45
Train from Lille Europe to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $190
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$170 - $190
1st Class
$220 - $330
Train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Spanish Railways AVE
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santander to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
terravision.eu
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
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 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$80 - $110
Car
$250 - $360

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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Sheffield to Madrid bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Madrid station.

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Madrid is 1h ahead of Sheffield. It is currently 10:01 PM in Sheffield and 11:01 PM in Madrid.

Sheffield to Madrid train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

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Iberia, Air France, Vueling Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Manchester Airport to Madrid Airport.

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