Flights from Madrid to Dublin

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Flight information Madrid to Dublin

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Average flight time, total distance 1456 kilometres

2h 35min

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Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Dublin: Dublin.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Madrid to Dublin is €34. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
2h 35min is the average flight time from Madrid to Dublin.
There are 5 airlines who fly direct from Madrid to Dublin.
As of October, there are 32 flights per week flying from Madrid to Dublin.

Information is correct as of April 2016

Airlines that fly from Madrid to Dublin

Ryanair, Aer Lingus, Iberia and Iberia Express offer direct flights from Madrid to Dublin International Airport.

Terminal Information – Departing

Your terminal in Madrid depends on which airline you are flying with; at the time of writing there are 4 terminals. If you are flying with Aer Lingus or Ryanair, you will be departing from the upper floor on terminal 1. If you are departing with Iberia or Iberia Express, you will need to go to Terminal 4. It's easy to walk between the terminals, and there are public transport links for all entrances.

Socibus, Avanzabus and Alsa have direct connections between Madrid and the other main Spanish cities, whereas the metro and inner city bus services run between the city centre and the airport. The airport is 12km from the city centre.

Iberia and Iberia Express have self check in desks at Terminal 4, as well as traditional check in desks and bag drops. Iberia and Iberia Express prefer that you use the self check in desks, unless you already have your boarding pass and need to check your baggage.

Ryanair check in is between 355 and 360, whereas Aer Lingus is between 231-250. These are both located on the upper level of terminal 1.

Terminal 4 is the largest and newest terminal in the airport, and there's a huge selection of restaurants and shops here. All diets are catered for, and if you'd like to pick up any last minute Zara goodies, this is a great place to do it. Terminal 1 is slightly smaller, but there's still a decent selection of shops and restaurants available. In terminal 1 you can check into the Cibeles lounge before your flight, whereas if you're in terminal 4 you may want to pop into the Iberia lounge if you're a VIP passenger.

Madrid Airport has free Wifi in each terminal under the Airport_Free_Wifi_AENA SSID, however, if you are looking to get some work done, you can upgrade to premium services from€4.90 per hour. There are also public computers in Terminal 1.

Terminal Information – Arriving

Dublin's International Airport is the largest airport in Ireland, and it's 10km away from the city centre of Dublin. There's an ATM, information office and currency exchange in the arrivals hall, where you can book your tickets for the next leg of your journey.

If you'd like to get into the centre of Dublin, the cheapest way to do it is via the public bus. This will cost between around €3.30 depending where you alight the bus. The airport shuttle costs €7to get into town, and you can catch any of these services from outside of the arrivals terminal. A taxi will take less than 30 minutes, but it costs €30.

If you're looking to explore Ireland, the best way to do this is by renting a car at Dublin Airport and taking to the road. You can also catch bus and rail services from the centre of Dublin.

Practical Information

Madrid's Airport is also known as Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport, and there's only one international airport in the city. This is a large international airport, so it's kitted out with the best lounges, restaurants and shops for your departure.

You should arrive at Madrid International Airport at least 2 hours prior to your scheduled time of departure. You will need your Passport, as you are travelling between European countries.

What to expect in Dublin

Madrid is between 15% and 20% cheaper than living in Dublin, so you can expect to pay slightly more when dining out in Dublin. You might also notice Dublin has a few more tourist attractions, which can bump up the price of your trip considerably.

Read more: How to do Madrid on a budget.

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