Flights from Dublin to Madrid

Flight information Dublin to Madrid

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Average flight time, total distance 1456 kilometres

2h 25min

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This information is correct as of November 2015

Airlines that fly from Dublin to Madrid

There are 2 flights a day from Dublin to Madrid, from three different airlines.

Ryanair fly twice on every day of the week, whereas Aer Lingus have one flight departing every day of the week. On Monday, Wednesday and Friday Iberia, Spain’s national carrier, fly from Dublin to Madrid.

Terminal Information - Departing

Ryanair and Iberia fly from Terminal 1 at Dublin Airport. Many international and European flights depart from Terminal 1, so it can get pretty busy. There are plenty of shops and restaurants in Terminal 1, as well as places to sit.

Terminal 2 is home to all Aer Lingus flights. You’ll find the desks on the west end of the terminal. Once you head through security, you’ll have a large selection of goods at Duty Free, and plenty of places to eat. There are places to eat both before and after security, but there’s much more choice airside.

Terminal 2 is also where the US flights depart, and US pre-clearance can congest the terminal occasionally. Just make sure that you arrive with plenty of time to spare.

Free Wifi is available throughout Dublin airport, and there are foreign currency exchanges in both Terminal 1 and 2. However, you won’t need to exchange currency for Spain as they use Euros.

Religious facilities are available in both Terminal 1 and 2. There are executive lounges available to rent for around €20 per person for 3 hours, as well as an Aer Lingus lounge in Terminal 2.

Terminal Information - Arriving

Madrid’s Airport is one of the largest in Europe, and it has excellent connections to the city. You should expect to get through Madrid arrivals easily, and in less than 30 minutes.

There are a few small shops and a currency exchange on exit from Madrid Airport.

The Express bus costs €5 and goes straight into the city, taking about 35 minutes. The train only costs a few Euros, and takes 20 minutes. A cab is the most expensive option, but you may prefer to grab one if you’re heading to an obscure address. Traffic in Madrid can be pretty congested, so be prepared to wait.

Practical Information

Make sure to take your passport when travelling between European countries. As a European citizen you will not need a visa to enter Spain.

To make the process easier at Dublin, make sure to separate your liquids under 100ml into a clear resealable plastic bag, and have your electronics ready to remove at security.

Check in for European flights starts 2 hour prior to departure, and it’s recommended you get there slightly earlier during summer holiday periods.

What to expect in Madrid

Madrid is slightly cheaper than Dublin, and much hotter! Accommodation and public transport are noticeably cheaper here, as well as dining out and drinking. Want to learn more? Check out this local’s guide to Madrid.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.