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There are 9 ways to get from Bremen to Madrid by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Bremen  •  7h 21m

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

40€ - 180€

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Train to Hamburg, fly  •  7h 14m

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

62€ - 343€

Train to Hannover, fly  •  9h 12m

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

93€ - 377€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  8h 27m

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

98€ - 630€

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly  •  9h 1m

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Madrid (MAD) CGN - MAD

77€ - 514€

Train  •  19h 19m

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf 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

288€ - 573€

Bus  •  31h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Bremen to Logroño
  2. Take the bus from Logroño to Madrid Pamplona to Madrid / ...

157€ - 234€

Train, bus  •  36h 39m

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Mainz Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mainz to Karlsruhe 227 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Madrid

143€ - 269€

Drive  •  19h 6m

  1. Drive from Bremen to Madrid 2048.9 km

230€ - 350€

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The cheapest way to get from Bremen to Madrid is to fly which costs 40€ - 180€ and takes 7h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Bremen to Madrid is to train and fly which costs 60€ - 350€ and takes 7h 14m.

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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 Logroño. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 15m.

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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 Duesseldorf Hbf, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon and Barcelona-Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 19m.

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The distance between Bremen and Madrid is 1695 km. The road distance is 2048.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bremen to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 19h 19m and costs 280€ - 600€.

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It takes approximately 7h 21m 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 Intercity, depart from Bremen Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Bremen to Madrid is to fly which takes 7h 21m and costs 40€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 280€ - 600€ and takes 19h 19m, you could also bus, which costs 150€ - 240€ and takes 31h 15m.

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  • Distance: 1694.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 21m

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

KLM, Air France and seven other airlines fly from Bremen to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bremen to Madrid via Duesseldorf Hbf, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Barcelona-Sants in around 19h 19m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bremen to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Bremen to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 410€
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 260€
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 410€
Flights from Hannover to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 480€
Flights from Hannover to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 460€
Flights from Hannover to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 600€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 600€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 440€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bremen to Madrid via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Bremen to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Bremen to Madrid via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 160€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Madrid via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 160€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Madrid via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 160€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Madrid via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 160€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 160€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Madrid via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 160€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Madrid via Palermo
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 160€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bremen to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 410€
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 430€
Flights from Hannover to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bremen to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 380€
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 550€
Flights from Hannover to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 330€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 340€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 440€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 420€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Hannover to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 400€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 420€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 230€
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 230€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Madrid via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 310€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 260€
Flights from Hannover to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 460€
Flights from Hannover to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 430€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Hannover to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 370€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 480€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 140€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 430€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Hannover to Madrid via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Hannover to Madrid via Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 450€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Hannover to Madrid via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
190€ - 420€
Train operators
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 Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
HVV
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 240€
Website
Thalys
Standard
110€ - 160€
Comfort
130€ - 170€
Premium
170€ - 240€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Renfe AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
60€ - 85€
Promo+
70€ - 75€
Flexible
90€ - 120€
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Logroño
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140€ - 200€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Logroño to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
alsa.com
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 Mainz to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Bremen Airport to Madrid Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 25m 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 Renfe AVE, arrive at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bremen to Madrid is 2049 km. It takes approximately 19h 6m to drive from Bremen to Madrid.

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Air France, KLM, Ryanair and Lufthansa offer flights from Bremen Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 4321+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at 87€ 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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