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Departure Wed, 12 Apr Return Fri, 14 Apr
MAD Madrid
STN London
return from 46€
Departure Tue, 11 Apr Return Fri, 14 Apr
MAD Madrid
STN London
return from 95€
Departure Wed, 19 Apr Return Sun, 23 Apr
MAD Madrid
STN London
return from 55€
Departure Wed, 19 Apr Return Wed, 26 Apr
MAD Madrid
STN London
return from 85€
Route information
One of the oldest cities in the world, London is a heady mix of nature, nightlife, shopping and history.
Currency and cost comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 EUR = 0.89 GBP
Euro British Pound Sterling
1 GBP = 1.13 EUR
Last checked on 21 March 2023
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 96% more expensive in London than in Madrid.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 42% more expensive in London than in Madrid.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 29% more expensive in London than in Madrid.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 80% more expensive in London than in Madrid.

Madrid airports
  • ( Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas (MAD)
    How far from city centre: 13 kms
  • ( Torrejon (TOJ)
    How far from city centre: 24 kms
London airports
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 40 kms
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 23 kms
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 49 kms
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 43 kms
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 57 kms
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 12 kms
K Distance: 1263 kms

To and from the airports

Flights from Madrid

Madrid is Spain's capital city and also one of the most important European capitals. It is a global center of commerce and flights to both domestic and international destinations take off and land at the Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport. The airport, which is also known as Madrid–Barajas Airport, is a link between Europe and Latin America.

Flights from Madrid to London take off from the Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport. This airport originally had three terminals but a fourth was recently designed by Richard Rogers and Antonio Lamela to provide a stress-free starting point for travelers. The airport began to operate in 1931, though it has since been reconstructed several times.

Getting to Madrid airport

To get to Gatwick from Madrid, you need to reach Madrid–Barajas Airport located 13 kilometers from the historical center of the city. Take Madrid Metro's Line 8 and disembark at Terminal 2 or Terminal 4 stations. Terminal 2 station provides access to terminals 1 and 3. Alternatively, take one of the EMT buses from anywhere in Madrid to reach terminals 1, 2 and 4. Leave well in advance as travel time is expected to be between 30 and 45 minutes. There are also taxis and limousines available but they can be very pricey.

Getting to London

A majestic and timeless city, London always surprises its visitors with its uniqueness and modernity. London is a city where you can admire magnificent medieval buildings, and take a ride on the giant Ferris wheel called the London Eye. Do not forget to witness the Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace. Walk around Hampstead and discover quaint alleys and streets that inspired many well-known artists and writers. Shop till you drop in Oxford Street, which is Britain's longest shopping street. If you are looking for some nightly action, head toward Soho in West End of London, the entertainment district of this quirky metropolis.

Arriving to the city centre

Your Madrid to London flight may arrive at Gatwick Airport, which is 47.5 kilometers south of London's city center. The airport railway station connects Luton Airport with Victoria and London Bridge stations. However, if you land at other airports in London, trains can still help you to arrive in central London. From Heathrow, take the Heathrow Express to Paddington Station. From Luton Airport, hop on the super-fast train to Kings Cross St. Pancras station. Stansted and Southend airports are located in Essex and trains connect these airports to Liverpool Street in central London. More expensive options include taking taxis, luxury coaches and limousines, which are available at all airports.

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For flights from Madrid to London, how can I find the cheapest price?
On eDreams we use machine learning to find the most economical flight between Madrid and London. By taking into account the combinations of airlines, stopovers, direct flights as well as the various criteria for the journeys, our search engine allows us to offer our customers the best price under the best conditions.
Is London more expensive than Madrid to visit?
Looking at the price of taxis, a ride in London costs an around 4.53 EUR euros, 29% more expensive than Madrid, with a fare of 3.50 EUR euros, while train tickets cost 96% more in London: 2.94 EUR euros against 1.50 EUR euros in Madrid. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 16.98 EUR euros in London, 42% more than the 12.00 EUR euros in Madrid. The price of a coffee is approximately 82% more expensive in London, with an average of 3.90 EUR euros, while in Madrid the coffee costs 2.14 EUR.
When booking, when is the best time to do so in order to get the best prices for Madrid to London flights?
The most popular month for flights from Madrid to London are: October, September and August.
When is the best time to travel from Madrid to London?
A good period of the year to visit London from Madrid really depends on lots of personal preferences, price being one of the main criteria When it comes to popularity, August is the best month to fly to London from Madrid, basedd on searches from our customers, followed by June and April. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds March, May and February are the months with fewer searches for the route Madrid -  London.
What is the duration of a flight from Madrid to London?
Flight time, on average, from Madrid to London is usually 02:34 hours on average, at an average distance of 1,306 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in London compared to Madrid?
The average temperature in Madrid the average temperature is 37.21 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 3.0 mm , London's temperatures reach 29.01 during the hot season, with 9.0 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -3.09 degrees in London, compared to the -3.74 average degrees reported in Madrid. During the winter period, Madrid can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while London have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Madrid and London?
The most common route form Madrid to London is: Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas (MAD) to Heathrow (LHR). These airlines fly this route:
  • Iberia.
  • LATAM Airlines.
  • American Airlines.
  • Find more Madrid to London flights between Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas (MAD) to Gatwick (LGW) which are flown by the following airline(s): Norwegian Air International.
  • Easyjet.
  • Iberia.
The airlines that fly indirectly from Madrid to London are:
The airlines that fly indirectly from Madrid to London are:
  • TAP Portugal, stopping in Porto for 60 minutes at least.
  • TAP Portugal, with 135 minutes stop in Lisbon.
  • British Airways, with 125 minutes scale in Palma de Mallorca.

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