There are 13 ways to get from Southampton to Madrid Airport (MAD) by plane, train, 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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Fly from Southampton  •  6 h 25 min

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

$77 - $416

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Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Madrid (MAD) LGW - MAD

$75 - $290

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Train to Bristol, fly  •  6 h 24 min

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

$119 - $327

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Madrid (MAD) LHR - MAD

$124 - $377

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  6 h 46 min

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

$102 - $380

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Madrid (MAD) STN - MAD

$85 - $283

Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central 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

$91 - $316

Train  •  18 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
  3. Take the train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Avignon TGV Tgv
  4. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$351 - $627

Bus FlixBus  •  29 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Madrid Barajas Airport, Madrid Airport 793

$97 - $159

Car ferry, drive  •  28 h 17 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Bilbao
  2. Drive from Bilbao to Madrid Airport (MAD)

$189 - $726

Car ferry, train  •  31 h 22 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
  2. Take the train from Santander to Madrid-Chamartin A

$162 - $567

Bus ALSA  •  32 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Zaragoza
  3. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Madrid-Barajas Airport T4

$109 - $189

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  22 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Tgv / ...
  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 Airport (MAD)

$543 - $674

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Madrid Airport (MAD). However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Madrid Barajas Airport, Madrid Airport via London and Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 11 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Madrid Airport (MAD) is 731 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Madrid Airport (MAD) without a car is to train which takes 18 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to get from Southampton to Madrid Airport (MAD), including transfers.

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Southampton to Madrid Airport (MAD) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to fly which takes 6 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 18 h 22 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 29 h 11 min.

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There is no direct flight from Southampton Airport to Madrid Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Southampton to Madrid Airport (MAD) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Madrid Barajas Airport, Madrid Airport station.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) is 1 h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 11:41 AM in Southampton and 12:41 PM in Madrid Airport (MAD).

Air Europa, Volotea, easyJet and three other airlines offer flights from Southampton Airport to Madrid Airport.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Madrid Airport (MAD).
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  • Distance: 731.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 25 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Madrid Airport (MAD), Spain?

KLM, easyJet and eight other airlines fly from Southampton to Madrid Airport (MAD) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Southampton to Madrid Airport (MAD) via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy, Marne la Vallée-Chessy, Avignon TGV, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, and Atocha in around 18 h 22 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 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Flights from London Stansted to Madrid via Malaga
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $6,000
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
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 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Flights from London Stansted to Madrid via Malaga
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $6,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Southampton to Madrid via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Bristol to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from London Stansted to Madrid via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $320
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 Bristol to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from London Stansted to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
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
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
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Bristol to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 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
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
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Southampton to Madrid via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $260
Premier
$200 - $300
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$64 - $67
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $240
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $46
Train from Lille Europe to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
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
3 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
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 Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
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
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
4 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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
$173
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 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
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 Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Madrid Barajas Airport, Madrid Airport
Ave. Duration
15 h 35 min
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 Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Zaragoza to Madrid-Barajas Airport T4
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$140 - $180
Car
$450 - $650
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Adult
$100 - $140
Car
$330 - $470

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There are 3643+ hotels available in Madrid Airport (MAD). Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs .

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