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Travelers usually depart from Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas, Madrid - Puerto de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín railway station, Madrid - Avenida de America, or Madrid - Méndez Álvaro when they travel from Madrid to Cardiff. Book your trip to arrive at Cardiff, Cardiff - University, Cardiff - Gorsedd Gardens, Cardiff - Sophia Gardens, or Cardiff - Kingsway Stop GB. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, Vueling, Iberia Airlines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, and Air Europa. Madrid and Cardiff have 241 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Cardiff, consider visiting Tintern Abbey, United Kingdom, Avebury, St. David's Cathedral, Cardiff, St Fagans: National History Museum, Brecon Beacons, Stonehenge, and Roman Baths, Bath.

Check-in for a flight from Madrid to Cardiff

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
VuelingVLGVYNoOpens 168 days before flight
Closes 4 hours before flight
Iberia AirlinesIBEIBYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight
KLM Royal Dutch AirlinesKLMKLYesOpens 30 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Air EuropaAEAUXYesNo

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  • Travel is allowed
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is required
  • No quarantine is required
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Most travelers from Spain can enter Cardiff, CWL, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is required
  • No quarantine is required
Visa requirements
  • No visa required
Additional information
  • Masks are recommended in public

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test is required for vaccinated travelers
  • No quarantine is required
Visa requirements
  • No visa required
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for Spain
Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in certain settings
  • Mandatory health screening on arrival

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in United Kingdom in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Madrid?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Madrid and London, Manchester, Dublin, Birmingham, Toronto, Edinburgh, Athens, Thessaloniki, Vancouver, Reykjavik, Glasgow, Bristol, Tallinn, Liverpool, Montreal, Copenhagen, Paris, Newcastle upon Tyne, Malta, Vilnius.
What are the most popular routes to and from Cardiff?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cardiff and Edinburgh, Dublin, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Palma, Majorca, Paris, Ibiza, Glasgow, Istanbul, Málaga, Rome, Athens, London, Faro, Cork, Alicante, Milan, Berlin, Düsseldorf, Oslo.
Which airports are there in Madrid?
Madrid is mainly served by Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas. But there are other airports nearby, including Torrejon Airport, Cuatro Vientos Airport.
What airports are near Madrid?
The main airport in Madrid is Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas. It is also served by Valladolid.
What airports are near Cardiff?
The main airport in Cardiff is Cardiff. It is also served by Heathrow, Gatwick, London Stansted, Manchester, Luton, Birmingham, Bristol, Liverpool John Lennon, London City, East Midlands.
What buses and trains depart from Madrid?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Madrid, including Alsa, Renfe.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Madrid and Cardiff?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Madrid and Cardiff thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Madrid and Cardiff can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Madrid and Cardiff?
Currently, you can fly between Madrid and Cardiff with Ryanair, Vueling, Iberia Airlines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Air Europa.
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