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

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Fly from Berlin Brandenburg

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

Train to Hamburg, fly

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

Train

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants
  4. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Madrid

Bus via Madrid - South Station

  1. Take the bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Madrid - South Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Madrid

Berlin to Madrid by train

7 Weekly Trains
20h 11m Average Duration
€332 Cheapest Price
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International entry into Spain from Germany

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Conditions of entry into Spain from Germany

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health screen upon arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
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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

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Yes, entry into Spain is currently allowed 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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Madrid is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Madrid is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Madrid is 1.5 metres.

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

No, returning to Germany from Spain is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 27 Jun 2022
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The cost-effective way to get from Berlin to Madrid is to bus via Madrid - South Station, which costs €75 - €110 and takes 31h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Madrid is to fly which costs €50 - €260 and takes 6h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] and arriving at Madrid via Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Lyon Part Dieu and Barcelona-Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 11m.

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The distance between Berlin and Madrid is 1870 km. The road distance is 2369.1 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 20h 11m and costs €330 - €550.

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It takes approximately 6h 25m to get from Berlin to Madrid, including transfers.

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Berlin to Madrid bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] station.

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

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The best way to get from Berlin to Madrid is to fly which takes 6h 25m and costs €50 - €260. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €330 - €550 and takes 20h 11m, you could also bus, which costs €100 - €130 and takes 30h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 1869.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 25m

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

Ryanair, Iberia and seven other airlines fly from Berlin Hbf to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Madrid via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Lyon Part Dieu, and Barcelona-Sants in around 20h 11m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €460
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €460
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Madrid via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €300
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €280
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €280
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €390
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €410
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Madrid via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €410
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Madrid via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €400
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 Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €20
Website
Flixtrain
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Paris
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
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.
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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
blablacar.fr
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Madrid - South Station
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 9m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Madrid is 2369 km. It takes approximately 21h 17m to drive from Berlin to Madrid.

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Transavia France, Air France, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Madrid Airport.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs €3 - €22.

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