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There are 7 ways to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Madrid Airport (MAD) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  5h 43m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Madrid (MAD) BER - MAD

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Train to Hamburg, fly  •  7h 19m

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

Train to Prague, fly  •  10h 5m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Madrid (MAD) PRG - MAD

Train, bus via Paris  •  20h 56m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est 82 / ...
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean Tgv
  4. Take the bus from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Madrid Barajas Airport 793

Train, bus  •  25h 50m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Offenburg Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Poitiers Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Poitiers Futuroscope to Madrid Barajas Airport 793

Bus  •  33h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin - Central Train Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine BlaBlaCar Bus
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Madrid Barajas Airport 793

Drive  •  21h 5m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Madrid Airport (MAD) 2357.3 km

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Madrid Airport (MAD) by train, subway, walk and bus

The journey time between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Madrid Airport (MAD) is around 23h 30m and covers a distance of around 2442 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 2m. The fastest journey normally takes 23h 30m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, DB Fernverkehr, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Madrid Airport (MAD) service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Madrid Barajas Airport. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
18h 28m
Layover time:
5h 2m
Total time:
23h 30m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
23h 30m
Journey distance:
2442 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
177 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:30
Last service departs at:
08:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Madrid Airport (MAD) train, subway, walk and bus schedules

Germany → Spain
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International entry into Spain from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Spain from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) with the exception of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden and Switzerland. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Macau, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and Uruguay
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Macau, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and Uruguay
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Sweden

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Rules to follow in Spain

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Spain from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Madrid Airport (MAD) is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Madrid Airport (MAD) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Madrid Airport (MAD) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Spain.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 22 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to fly which costs €27 - €140 and takes 5h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to fly which costs €27 - €140 and takes 5h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Hauptbahnhof station to Madrid Airport (MAD). However, there are services departing from Berlin - Central Train Station and arriving at Madrid Barajas Airport via Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 35m.

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It is 1855 km from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Madrid Airport (MAD). It is approximately 2357.3 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Madrid Airport (MAD) without a car is to train and bus via Paris which takes 20h 56m and costs €310 - €450.

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It takes approximately 5h 43m to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Madrid Airport (MAD), including transfers.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Madrid Airport (MAD) bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Berlin - Central Train Station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to fly which takes 5h 43m and costs €27 - €140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €80 - €110 and takes 33h 35m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 5m.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Madrid Airport (MAD) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Madrid Barajas Airport station.

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  • Distance: 1855.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 43m

What companies run services between Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Germany and Madrid Airport (MAD), Spain?

Iberia, Ryanair and eight other airlines fly from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Madrid Airport (MAD) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Madrid Airport (MAD) via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and Paris in around 33h 35m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €290
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €230
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €290
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €480
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €250
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €480
Flights from Prague to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €310
Flights from Prague to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €310
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €150
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Flights from Prague to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€24 - €120
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€25 - €120
Flights from Prague to Madrid via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€23 - €190
Flights from Prague to Madrid via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€23 - €190
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €330
Flights from Prague to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €230
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €250
Flights from Prague to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Flights from Prague to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Basel
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €220
Flights from Prague to Madrid via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €250
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Madrid via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €320
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€130 - €180
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Offenburg Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €20
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€100 - €120
1st Class
€110 - €140
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€85 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€85 - €100
1st Class
€95 - €110
Train from Strasbourg to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €140
1st Class
€130 - €160
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Madrid Barajas Airport
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Poitiers Futuroscope to Madrid Barajas Airport
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Madrid Barajas Airport
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Berlin - Central Train Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Blablabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Madrid Airport (MAD) is 2357 km. It takes approximately 21h 5m to drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Madrid Airport (MAD).

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Transavia France, Iberia, Ryanair and three other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Madrid Airport.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs €3 - €50.

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