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Trip Madrid Manchester

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling, plane from Madrid to Manchester

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How to get from Madrid to Manchester?

We are suggesting 20 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Madrid Manchester. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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  • Get prices, times and duration for the journey Madrid Manchester by clicking on the 'Check prices' button and after entering your dates of departure and the number of passengers. Note that we are trying to get as many prices as we can from different online travel agencies, but sometimes it may not be possible.
  • Locate cities of Madrid and Manchester on a map as well as the route Madrid Manchester and the different connecting points (Manchester International Airport, Manchester Coach Station, Manchester Airport Coach Station, Manchester Piccadilly Railway Station, Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas Airport, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Madrid Manchester

For your trip from Madrid (Spain) to Manchester (England, United Kingdom) with a distance of 905 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The direct flight Madrid > Manchester will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Madrid and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport, 8.1 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Manchester (Manchester International airport, IATA code: MAN) operated by Iberia or Ryanair.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Madrid to Manchester without changing trains. You can take the train Birmingham-Manchester and travel by plane to get to your final destination.
Trains of CrossCountry or Arriva Trains Wales to Manchester leave from Birmingham International railway station in Birmingham. Arrival in Manchester will take place at Manchester Piccadilly station (0.3 mi from the city centre).
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Madrid Manchester only by bus, there are other means of transport (plane) that will complete the journey Birmingham-Manchester.
You will board a coach of MegaBus or National Express in Birmingham. The bus will drop you off at Manchester bus station (0.2 mi from Manchester, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Birmingham Airport bus station (7.5 mi from Birmingham) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Manchester.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Birmingham-Manchester will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by plane in order to cover the entire trip.

Which carriers to travel between Madrid and Manchester?

Airlines
British Airways carries out the flights from Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport situated 8.1 mi away from the city centre of Madrid to London (arrival at Heathrow LHR airport) and from Heathrow LHR airport (located 14.3 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Manchester (serving Manchester International MAN airport)
Biman Bangladesh Airlines flies on the route from Heathrow LHR airport situated 14.3 mi away from the city centre of London to Manchester (arrival at Manchester International MAN airport)
Air Europa schedules the flight from Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport (located 8.1 mi from Madrid, Spain) to London (serving Gatwick LGW airport)
Easyjet ensures the flight route from Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport situated 8.1 mi away from the city centre of Madrid to Bristol (arrival at Bristol BRS airport)
Aurigny Air Services carries out a flight from Bristol BRS airport (located 7.5 mi from Bristol, United Kingdom) to Manchester (serving Manchester International MAN airport)
Monarch Airlines flies on the route from Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport situated 8.1 mi away from the city centre of Madrid to Birmingham (arrival at Birmingham International BHX airport)
Iberia schedules the flight from Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport (located 8.1 mi from Madrid, Spain) to Manchester (serving Manchester International MAN airport)
Ryanair ensures the flight route from Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport situated 8.1 mi away from the city centre of Madrid to Manchester (arrival at Manchester International MAN airport)
Norwegian Air Shuttle carries out a flight from Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport (located 8.1 mi from Madrid, Spain) to London (serving Gatwick LGW airport)
Virgin Atlantic Airways flies on the route from Heathrow LHR airport situated 14.3 mi away from the city centre of London to Manchester (arrival at Manchester International MAN airport)
Bus companies
The bus company MegaBus operates the intercity service from the bus station of Birmingham Airport in Birmingham and to the one of Manchester (England United Kingdom)
National Express is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Birmingham (serving Birmingham Airport bus station at 7.5 mi from centre) and the city of Manchester where the coach will drop you off at Manchester station situated at about 0.2 mi from Manchester city centre.
The coach company ALSA carries out the route from the bus station of Madrid Sur in Madrid and to the one of Bilbao (Termibus station) ( Spain)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Birmingham-Manchester (70.8 mi)
Railway companies
Virgin Trains provides a rail connection London-Manchester with the train from London Euston railway station (2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Manchester Piccadilly at arrival (0.3 mi from centre)
Renfe transports passengers on a rail line from Madrid to Bilbao with the train Alvia which leaves Madrid-Chamartin station to arrive at Bilbao-Abando railway station ( Spain)
CrossCountry operates the train journey Birmingham-Manchester with the train from Birmingham International railway station (8.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Manchester Piccadilly at arrival (0.3 mi from centre)
Arriva Trains Wales provides a rail connection from Birmingham to Manchester with the train which leaves Birmingham International station to arrive at Manchester Piccadilly railway station (England United Kingdom)

Stop cities from Madrid or cities to visit near Manchester

When travelling from Manchester to Madrid by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Bilbao (Spain) Bristol located at 141 mi from Manchester, Birmingham 71 mi away from Manchester, London (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Manchester or back to Madrid, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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