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There are 5 ways to get from Capital Region to Madrid by plane, train, bus, car or car train

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Fly

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Madrid (MAD)

Train

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lyon Part Dieu
  5. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants
  6. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Osnabrück central train station
  2. Take the bus from Osnabrueck to Logroño
  3. Take the bus from Logroño to Madrid

Drive, car train

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Hamburg Altona
  2. Take the car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Madrid

Drive

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Madrid

Capital Region to Madrid by train

The train journey time between Capital Region and Madrid is around 32h and covers a distance of around 3155 km. This includes an average layover time of around 8h 53m. The fastest train normally takes 31h 55m. Operated by Danish Railways (DSB), DB Fernverkehr AG, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Capital Region to Madrid train service departs from København H and arrives in Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
23h 7m
Layover time:
8h 53m
Total time:
32h

Train route information

Fastest train time:
31h 55m
Train distance:
3155 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
166 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
15:04
Last train departs at:
15:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Capital Region to Madrid train schedules

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International entry into Spain from Denmark

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark
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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 Denmark

  • 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 Denmark
  • 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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  • 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, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden and Switzerland. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine 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, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine 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
  • 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, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Vatican
  • 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 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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Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Denmark

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 Denmark.

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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 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, but conditions apply when returning to Denmark from Spain.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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The cheapest way to get from Capital Region to Madrid is to fly which costs 230 kr - 1400 kr and takes 6h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Capital Region to Madrid is to fly which costs 230 kr - 1400 kr and takes 6h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Capital Region station to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen central train station and arriving at Madrid via Osnabrueck and Logroño. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40h 14m.

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No, there is no direct train from Capital Region to Madrid. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Hamburg Hbf, Köln Hbf, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Lyon Part Dieu and Barcelona-Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 24m.

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The distance between Capital Region and Madrid is 2076 km. The road distance is 2618.5 km.

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The best way to get from Capital Region to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 25h 24m and costs 2500 kr - 5000 kr.

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It takes approximately 6h 21m to get from Capital Region to Madrid, including transfers.

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Capital Region to Madrid bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Copenhagen central train station.

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Capital Region to Madrid train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Capital Region to Madrid is to fly which takes 6h 21m and costs 230 kr - 1400 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 2500 kr - 5000 kr and takes 25h 24m, you could also bus, which costs 1200 kr - 2000 kr and takes 40h 14m.

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  • Distance: 2076 km
  • Duration: 6h 21m

What companies run services between Capital Region, Denmark and Madrid, Spain?

Air Europa, Ryanair and nine other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Madrid via Hamburg Hbf, Köln Hbf, Bruxelles Midi, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Lyon Part Dieu, and Barcelona-Sants in around 25h 24m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €340
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €340
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Prague
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €370
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €370
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €250
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€160 - €310
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €400
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.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 Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€80 - €120
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg central station to Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €27
Website
Flixtrain
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Website
Thalys
Standard
€65 - €90
Comfort
€75 - €100
Premium
€90 - €130
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€130 - €150
Renfe SNCF
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
rdc-deutschland.de
Car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
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 Copenhagen central train station to Osnabrück central train station
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€27 - €35
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
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 Osnabrueck to Logroño
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€130 - €190
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Logroño to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €40
Website
alsa.com
Jimenez Movilidad
Phone
+34 (0) 941 202 777
Email
infoweb@autobusesjimenez.com
Website
jimenezmovilidad.es
Bus from Logroño to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €25
Website
Autobuses Jiménez S.L

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 10m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Capital Region to Madrid is 2619 km. It takes approximately 23h 48m to drive from Capital Region to Madrid.

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Air Europa, Iberia, British Airways and five other airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Madrid Airport.

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The best way to get from Capital Region to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs .

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