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There are 8 ways to get from Berlin to Madrid by plane, train, night bus, bus or car

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Fly from Berlin Tegel  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Madrid (MAD) TXL - MAD

$70 - $257

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Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Madrid (MAD) SXF - MAD

$49 - $301

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Train to Hamburg, fly  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Madrid (MAD) HAM - MAD

$102 - $284

Train  •  19 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$526 - $677

Night bus, bus  •  40 h 16 min

  1. Take the night bus from Berlin, Berlin TXL, E to Karlsruhe N15
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Madrid

$143 - $215

Bus  •  42 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 060 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Madrid Avenida America

$134 - $219

Drive, train  •  26 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Göttingen
  2. Take the train from Göttingen to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  5. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  6. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  7. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Madrid

$418 - $586

Drive  •  21 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Madrid 1485.7 miles

$310 - $460

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Madrid is to fly which costs 60€ - 230€ and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Madrid is to fly which costs 60€ - 230€ and takes 6 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Berlin, Memhardstr. and arriving at Madrid via Berlin, Berlin TXL, E and Karlsruhe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf (tief) and arriving at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 34 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Madrid is 1870 km. The road distance is 2377.1 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 19 h 34 min and costs 450€ - 600€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from Berlin to Madrid, including transfers.

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Berlin to Madrid bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin, Berlin TXL, E station.

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Berlin to Madrid train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Madrid is to fly which takes 6 h 9 min and costs 60€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 450€ - 600€ and takes 19 h 34 min, you could also bus, which costs 110€ - 200€ and takes 42 h 18 min.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 1168.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 9 min

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Madrid, Spain?

Iberia, easyJet and 10 other airlines fly from Berlin to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin to Madrid via Köln Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Paris-Nord, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Barcelona Sants in around 19 h 34 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Madrid via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Madrid via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Madrid via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Madrid via Budapest
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Madrid via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Göttingen to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
Spanish Railways AVE
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Berlin, Berlin TXL, E to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Karlsruhe to Madrid
Ave. Duration
27 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
eurolines.de
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Berlin, Südkreuz Bf to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Madrid Avenida America
Ave. Duration
35 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
elines.cz

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 5 min.

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Berlin to Madrid bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Madrid station.

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Berlin to Madrid train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Madrid is 2377 km. It takes approximately 21 h 57 min to drive from Berlin to Madrid.

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easyJet, Vueling Airlines, Iberia and five other airlines offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 3699+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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