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

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Fly  •  6h 14m

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

23€ - 300€

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Train  •  25h 56m

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  5. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

349€ - 630€

Bus via Paris  •  38h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Ghent
  2. Take the bus from Gent, Dampoort to Paris, Gallieni 360
  3. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Madrid 210

123€ - 232€

Bus  •  46h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Karlsruhe N110
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Madrid

135€ - 190€

Drive, car train  •  30h 20m

  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  •  24h 19m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Madrid 2617.8 km

330€ - 490€

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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Madrid is to fly which costs 170 kr - 2300 kr and takes 6h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Madrid is to fly which costs 170 kr - 2300 kr and takes 6h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Madrid via Gent, Dampoort and Paris Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38h 39m.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Madrid. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Hamburg Hbf, Koeln Hbf, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Montpellier Saint-Roch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 56m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Madrid is 2072 km. The road distance is 2617.8 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 25h 56m and costs 2600 kr - 4700 kr.

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It takes approximately 6h 14m to get from Copenhagen to Madrid, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Madrid is to fly which takes 6h 14m and costs 170 kr - 2300 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 2600 kr - 4700 kr and takes 25h 56m, you could also bus via Paris, which costs 900 kr - 1800 kr and takes 38h 39m.

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  • Distance: 2072.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 14m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Madrid, Spain?

Air Europa, Iberia and 12 other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Madrid via Hamburg Hbf, Koeln Hbf, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, and Montpellier Saint-Roch in around 25h 56m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 210€
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
23€ - 210€
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 210€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 300€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 370€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 500€
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 500€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
170€ - 460€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 470€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 310€
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
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 Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
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 Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
80€ - 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 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 Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
150€ - 210€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
150€ - 180€
1st Class
170€ - 210€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.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 to Ghent
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Gent, Dampoort to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to Madrid Av America
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Eurolines FR
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 Paris Gallieni to Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
alsa.com

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Madrid is 2618 km. It takes approximately 24h 19m to drive from Copenhagen to Madrid.

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Air Europa, Iberia, KLM and six other airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Madrid Airport.

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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 Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs .

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