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Flights from Birmingham to Madrid

Dreaming about flying to Madrid from Birmingham for a city break? Find out all you need to know about your trip here before booking your cheap flights from Birmingham to Madrid.


Birmingham Airport Overview

Birmingham Airport is the United Kingdom’s 7th busiest airport, handling over 13 million passengers a year.

Getting to the airport is simple. Birmingham Airport is accessible by National Express coaches, trains and by a network of taxi and bus services. The airport is also easily reached by road. Birmingham International railway station is directly linked to the airport passenger Terminals by SkyRail. The SkyRail is free, operates about every 2 minutes when the rail station is open and the journey takes less than 2 minutes. The city centre of Birmingham (Birmingham Coach Station) is located just 25 minutes from the airport.

Once you arrive at Birmingham Airport and have passed through security, you’ll find a good selection of shops, cafes and restaurants where you can relax before your flights to Madrid from Birmingham. 


Madrid Barajas Adolfo Suarez Airport Overview

Madrid Barajas Adolfo Suarez Airport consists of four terminals and is 6th busiest airport in Europe, handling over 53 million people annually. To get to the city centre from the airport there are several public transport options available. The Madrid Metro Line connects the airport with city centre station Nuevos Ministerios. The Barajas Line 8 provides a fast route from the underground stations at Terminal 2 and Terminal 4 into central Madrid. Meanwhile, the metro also provides links to stations on the Spanish railway network.

EMT runs regular public bus services between the airport and Madrid: bus 200 runs as a complete line – dropping passengers at departures of terminals 1, 2 and 4 before collecting passengers in the reverse order at arrivals. Prefer the freedom of a rental car? out Ryanair Car Hire for great value deals in Madrid.


What to Expect on arrival at Madrid?

Make the most of your cheap flights to Madrid from Birmingham and see as much of the Spanish capital as you can. 

Some of the main attractions in Madrid include the Prado Museum, which boasts a collection of more than 5,000 paintings. Other must-sees include the Royal Palace and Gardens and the Mercado San Miguel.


Five fun facts about Madrid

  • The official symbol of Madrid is a bear feasting on berries from the madrono tree, which represents Madrid’s growth 
  • The Retiro Park in Madrid has the only statue dedicated to the fallen angel Lucifer. The statue is at the Fuente del Angel Caído in the park and features gargoyles which spit water at the base.
  • Madrileños are often called "Gatos" (cats) not because of their late sleeping habits similar to cats, but because of the historical legend where during the Arabic invasion, an adept soldier climbed the outer walls with the agility of a cat; after which, his family assumed the name of Gato.
  • According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Madrid is home to the world’s oldest restaurant.  The city’s Botin restaurant date back to 1725.
  • Madrid’s name means ‘place of abundant water’


From Birmingham to Madrid: Practical Information

The following is some practical information you should know before your Birmingham to Madrid flights:

When you fly Birmingham to Madrid you’ll need to change your currency from pounds into euros and don’t forget to bring an adaptor for any electronic devices. 

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Plan ahead to get the lowest fares on flights from Birmingham to Madrid

Flight type
Departure date
Birmingham BHX
Madrid MAD
one way
Sun 13 Oct