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There are 7 ways to get from Bremen to Madrid by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Bremen  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Madrid (MAD) BRE - MAD

$108 - $394

Cheapest option

Train to Hamburg, fly  •  7 h 6 min

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

$46 - $241

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Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Madrid (MAD) DUS - MAD

$142 - $371

Train  •  18 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  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 / ...

$485 - $619

Bus ALSA  •  29 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bremen to Bilbao
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Madrid Ouibus

$118 - $183

Bus Eurolines DE  •  37 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bremen to Karlsruhe 022
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Madrid

$136 - $198

Drive  •  19 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Bremen to Madrid 1281.4 miles

$260 - $390

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The cheapest way to get from Bremen to Madrid is to train and fly which costs 40€ - 210€ and takes 7 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bremen to Madrid is to train and fly which costs 40€ - 210€ and takes 7 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bremen to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Bremen and arriving at Madrid via Bilbao. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bremen to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Bremen Hbf 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 18 h 17 min.

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The distance between Bremen and Madrid is 1695 km. The road distance is 2050.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bremen to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 18 h 17 min and costs 420€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 22 min to get from Bremen to Madrid, including transfers.

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Bremen to Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Bremen station.

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Bremen to Madrid train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Bremen Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Bremen to Madrid is to fly which takes 7 h 22 min and costs 90€ - 350€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 420€ - 550€ and takes 18 h 17 min, you could also bus, which costs 100€ - 160€ and takes 29 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Bremen to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 1059.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 22 min

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

Lufthansa, Air France and eight other airlines fly from Bremen to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bremen to Madrid via Köln Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Paris-Nord, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Barcelona Sants in around 18 h 17 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bremen to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Bremen to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
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 Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bremen to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bremen to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $470
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bremen to Madrid via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Bremen to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bremen to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
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 Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.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
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
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
Bus from Bremen to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bremen to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
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

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There is no direct flight from Bremen Airport to Madrid Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Bremen to Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Madrid station.

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Bremen 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 Bremen to Madrid is 2050 km. It takes approximately 19 h 10 min to drive from Bremen to Madrid.

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Swiss, Air France, Ryanair and two other airlines offer flights from Bremen Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 3657+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bremen to Bremen Airport is to line 6 tram which takes 10 min and costs .

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