There are 6 ways to get from Berlin to Madrid by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Berlin Tegel  •  6h 13m

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

38€ - 273€

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Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld  •  6h 17m

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

38€ - 366€

4 alternative options

Train  •  20h 32m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Avignon Tgv Tgv
  3. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

304€ - 440€

Bus  •  33h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine N780 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Madrid, Madrid 793 / ...

109€ - 135€

Bus via Karlsruhe  •  39h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin ZOB to Karlsruhe
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Madrid

112€ - 203€

Drive  •  21h 43m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Madrid 2316.8 km

270€ - 400€

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Madrid is to fly which costs 35€ - 370€ and takes 6h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Madrid is to fly which costs 35€ - 280€ and takes 6h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Berlin, Berlin central bus station and arriving at Madrid, Madrid via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Avignon Tgv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 32m.

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The distance between Berlin and Madrid is 1870 km. The road distance is 2316.8 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 20h 32m and costs 300€ - 440€.

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It takes approximately 6h 13m to get from Berlin to Madrid, including transfers.

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

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Berlin to Madrid train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Madrid is to fly which takes 6h 13m and costs 35€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 300€ - 440€ and takes 20h 32m, you could also bus, which costs 100€ - 140€ and takes 33h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 1869.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 13m

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

Iberia, easyJet and eight other airlines fly from Berlin to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Madrid via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Avignon Tgv in around 20h 32m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 360€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Madrid via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Madrid via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Madrid via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 230€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 320€
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Madrid via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 350€
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Madrid via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 350€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 310€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 360€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 330€
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
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 Avignon Tgv
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130€ - 190€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
130€ - 160€
1st Class
160€ - 190€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Avignon Tgv to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Madrid, Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Berlin ZOB to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
27€ - 75€
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Karlsruhe to Madrid
Ave. Duration
27h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Website
eurolines.de

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

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

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Berlin to Madrid train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Madrid is 2317 km. It takes approximately 21h 43m to drive from Berlin to Madrid.

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easyJet, Air France, Brussels Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Madrid Airport.

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Book your Berlin to Madrid bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 4157+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at 87€ 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€ - 3€.

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