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

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Recommended option

Fly to Warsaw  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Warsaw (WAW) MAD - WAW

$58 - $269

Cheapest option

Fly to Warsaw Modlin  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Warsaw Modlin (WMI) MAD - WMI

$50 - $282

6 alternative options

Train  •  27 h 33 min

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

$558 - $741

Bus  •  46 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Avenida America to Praha ÚAN Florenc
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Warsaw, Warsaw West 1301 / ...

$152 - $243

Night bus, bus  •  33 h 17 min

  1. Take the night bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Lvov
  2. Take the bus from Lviv to Warszawa

$164 - $288

Train, night train  •  41 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Marseille-St-Charles Ave
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville Tgv
  3. Take the night train from Nice Ville to Warszawa Centralna R / ...

$334 - $517

Drive, train  •  30 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Malgrat de Mar
  2. Take the train from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Sants R1
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  5. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Fulda Ice
  6. Drive from Fulda to Warsaw

$552 - $754

Drive  •  26 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Warsaw 1784.9 miles

$330 - $490

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Warsaw is to fly which costs 40€ - 250€ and takes 7 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Warsaw is to fly which costs 50€ - 240€ and takes 6 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Warsaw. However, there are services departing from Cibeles and arriving at Centrum 05 via Madrid Avenida America, Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc and Dw. Zachodni 01. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Warsaw. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Warszawa Centralna via Barcelona Sants, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris-Nord, Köln Hbf and Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 33 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Warsaw is 2290 km. The road distance is 2855.8 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Warsaw without a car is to train which takes 27 h 33 min and costs 480€ - 650€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Madrid to Warsaw, including transfers.

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Madrid to Warsaw bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, depart from Madrid Avenida America station.

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Madrid to Warsaw train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Warsaw is to fly which takes 6 h 31 min and costs 50€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 480€ - 650€ and takes 27 h 33 min, you could also bus, which costs 130€ - 220€ and takes 46 h 55 min.

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  • Distance: 1431.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 31 min

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Warsaw, Poland?

LOT, Lufthansa and 16 other airlines fly from Madrid to Warsaw hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Warsaw via Barcelona Sants, Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Nord RER, Paris-Nord, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), and Berlin Hbf in around 27 h 33 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Warsaw via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Warsaw via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Warsaw Modlin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Flights from Madrid to Warsaw Modlin via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Flights from Madrid to Warsaw Modlin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Warsaw via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Warsaw via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Warsaw via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Madrid to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Madrid to Warsaw via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Warsaw via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
renfe.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
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 Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Fulda
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
Night train from Nice Ville to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
28 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $270
Website
en.oui.sncf
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Madrid Avenida America to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
34 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
elines.cz
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
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Warsaw, Warsaw West
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Night bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Lvov
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Website
alsa.com
Agat
Phone
+48 (81) 884 41 09
Email
agat@agat.eu
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Lviv to Warszawa
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $31
Schedules at
agat.eu
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Lviv to Warszawa
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Warsaw Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 40 min.

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Madrid to Warsaw bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Warsaw, Warsaw West station.

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Madrid to Warsaw train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Warszawa Centralna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Warsaw is 2856 km. It takes approximately 26 h 16 min to drive from Madrid to Warsaw.

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LOT, Wizz Air, Vueling Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Warsaw Airport.

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There are 2977+ hotels available in Warsaw. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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