Cheap Flights from Manchester to Madrid
Flight information Manchester to Madrid
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Average flight time, total distance 892 miles
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Airlines that fly from Manchester to Madrid
Iberia Express and Ryanair both provide direct flights from Manchester to Madrid.
There are three terminals at Manchester Airport. Iberia Express and Ryanair flights both depart from Terminal 3. Passengers on flights to Madrid are advised to arrive two hours before their scheduled flight departure time, you can save time at the airport by checking in in advance online and printing your boarding pass, or via the Ryanair or Iberia Express mobile app which will store your boarding pass for easy access.
Terminal 3 offers a selection of food, drink and shopping facilities in its departures lounge. There’s Biza Duty Free, Boots, WHSmith, Accessorize and Dixons Travel. Food and drink can be bought from Costa Coffee, Trattoria Milano or the Pork & Pickle bar and restaurant. A premium lounge is also available for a fee.
Madrid Airport (also known as Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport) is located 13 kilometres north east of Madrid city centre. There are four terminals at Madrid Airport. Ryanair flights arrive to Terminal 1 and Iberia Express flights arrive to Terminal 4.
Passengers arriving to Terminal 1 will find car hire desks, a café, a pharmacy and a number of shops as they exit the baggage claim area. The Terminal 4 arrivals lobby is home to a café, a few shops and car rental desks. Both terminals have cash machines and currency exchange offices. Wi-Fi is available throughout the airport, with the first 30 minutes free of charge.
Terminal 1 and Terminal 4 are home to a number of car hire companies including Enterprise, Avis, Sixt, Europcar and Hertz. The airport is surrounded by major routes to and from Madrid city so it’s easy to travel by car, if a little congested in the city centre. Other options for getting from the airport to the city centre include taxi, metro, train or bus.
Taxis leave from outside both terminals. Official taxis are white with a red stripe and the Madrid city coat-of-arms on the door.
Metro line 8 runs from the airport (floor 1 in Terminal 1 and floor -1 in Terminal 4) to Madrid city centre.
Trains on the C1 of Renfe Cercanias run from Terminal 4 straight to the city centre.
Bus options include local buses or the Linea Expres, a shuttle which gets to the city centre in about 40 minutes.
What to Expect in Madrid
Throughout the year, Madrid enjoys largely warm and dry weather. Temperatures in July and August can reach up to 40°c although the lack of humidity makes this more bearable than in other hot cities. May, June, September and October enjoy pleasant weather with temperatures between 20°c and 32°c. Winter temperatures rarely drop below freezing and rainfall throughout the year is minimal.
The cost of living in Madrid is cheaper than in Manchester. As a result, you’re likely to find that eating out, stocking up on groceries or travelling on public transport are all nicely affordable.
Madrid is one hour ahead of the UK.
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