Thinking of flying to London from Madrid? Find out everything you need to know before you book your cheap Ryanair flights from Madrid to London.
Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport Overview
When you fly Madrid to London you will be flying from Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport. Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport commonly known as Madrid–Barajas Airport, is the main international airport serving Madrid in Spain and handles over 53 million passengers every year.
Getting to the airport is easy via a number of public transport options. The Airport Express bus provides a 24-hour service and runs every 15 minutes during the day and every 35 minutes at night. The journey takes approximately 40 minutes.
If travelling by metro, you’ll find trains leave every 5 minutes via Line 8 which goes straight to Barajas Airport Metro station from Nuevos Ministerios in the centre of Madrid. The journey time is just 12 minutes.
London Stansted Airport Overview
Your Madrid to London flights will land in London Stansted Airport, which is London’s fourth busiest airport, handling roughly 25 million passengers a year. The airport provides a number of convenient transport links, with options to suit all budgets, timetables and destinations. Travellers can get to and from London by coach, bus, train or car. National Express coaches to London Stansted Airport run 24-hours a day and stop at 38 pick-up points, including 15 in central London. Stansted Express trains are the quickest and most direct way to travel between London Stansted Airport and the capital. Services run every 15 minutes. Prefer the freedom of a rental car? Search Ryanair Car Hire for great value deals.
What to Expect on arrival at London?
Make the most of your cheap flights to London from Madrid – you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to deciding what to see and do first in London. Some of the city’s Instagram-worthy attractions include Buckingham Palace, The Tower of London, Westminster Abbey and Big Ben. For something different, take a tour of the Warner Bros. Studio to see how the Harry Potter films were brought to life. Need more suggestions? Check out our London travel guides on Try Somewhere New.
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From Madrid to London: Practical Information
Some practical information for you before you book your cheap flights from Madrid to London:
You will need to change your currency from euros into pounds before you arrive in London.
Don’t forget to pack an adaptor if you plan to charge electrical devices such as smart phones while you’re in London.
The average flight time between Madrid and London is around 2 hours 10 minutes.
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